Posts Tagged ‘ energy ’

Who needs the Grid? and a Winter’s tale

Dec 11th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Who Needs the Grid?- The Atlantic Since the boxes are “fuel agnostic,” customers can run them on existing propane, natural gas, or ethanol sources. But they’ll also run on plant waste, or almost anything else containing hydrogen and carbon. And the eventual “killer app”? Processing wind-
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Grit, nuclear power & entrepreneur-friendly cities

Aug 6th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. The truth about grit Interestingly, it also appears that praising children for their intelligence can make them less likely to persist in the face of challenges, a crucial element of grit. […] After taking the test, one group was praised for their intelligence – “You must
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Climate change con, Green energy quakes

Jul 13th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Meet the man who has exposed the great climate change con trick What makes you sure that you’re right and all those scientists out there saying the opposite are wrong? ‘I’m a geologist. We geologists have always recognised that climate changes over time. Where we differ
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Innocent smoothies, Super-Fuel-Efficient car contest, Twitter 101

Apr 8th, 2009 | By

Morning Reading, selected articles of interest from various publications. Coke buys into Innocent smoothies Coca-Cola has bought a £30m stake in Innocent, the British fruit drink and “smoothie” maker renowned for its ethical ethos. Innocent says the minority investment will allow further European expansion. Read Article Teams Race to Build Super-Fuel-Efficient Car A field of
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