It has been four years since Pickens Plan was started and four years since Chesapeake Energy started promoting the use of natural gas powered vehicles. In Atlanta I see natural gas powered buses run by the local transit authority. However, they came into use in the 1990s as way to curb air pollution. They are nothing new. Also, in San Diego I see natural gas powered buses run by the local…Continue
In December 1968 we got the first real view of that stable, secure place. Apollo 8 was orbiting the moon, the astronauts busy photographing possible landing zones for the missions that would follow. On the fourth orbit, Commander Frank Borman decided to roll the craft away from the moon and tilt its windows…Continue
Added by Solar Man on July 10, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments
Forty years ago, a highly controversial study warned that we had to curb growth or risk global meltdown. Was it right?
AT THE beginning of the 1970s, a group of young scientists set out to explore our future. Their findings shook a generation and may be even more relevant than ever…Continue
Added by Solar Man on July 5, 2012 at 3:34am — No Comments