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The Future is Green: Sustainable Transport and Local and Sustainable Materials

Article: The Future is Green: Sustainable Transport and Local and Sustainable Materials

We started our peek into our bright green [www.sundance.tv] future by looking at two very big, very large scale hurdles to clear: zero carbon and zero waste. Today, we’ll focus on more tangible ideas that are easier to put in to everyday context, since they’re things we use every day: sustainable transport [www.sundance.tv] and local/sustainable…

Unplugging Your Cars from Conventional Fuels

Article: Unplugging Your Cars from Conventional Fuels

Earlier this week, we mentioned [www.sundance.tv] plug-in hybrids as a way to greener transportation, and they’re a good goal for the short term. Ultimately, though, to achieve truly green transportation, we need to get off of fossil fuels and in to a renewable option. Biofuels [www.sundance.tv] are one possibility; battery-powered electric cars [www.sundance.tv] are another,…

Hypercar: One Vision of the Car of the Future (Part 1)

Article: Hypercar: One Vision of the Car of the Future (Part 1)

Back in 1982, on the heels of the oil crisis of the late 1970s and early 1980s, resource analysts Amory Lovins and L. Hunter Lovins founded the Rocky Mountain Institute [www.rmi.org] (RMI) to examine and consult on energy policy, and have since helped shape the policies of some of the biggest corporations and governments around…