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Road trip, dudes!

The Kick the Oil Habit road trip is underway -- it was introduced today by Sen. Barack Obama.

Amanda on Marketplace

Following up on Amanda's post below -- check out her appearance on public radio's Marketplace, where she discusses Gore's appearance at Wal-Mart's meeting.

The Jinglehorse EcoSystem

The CEO of Jinglehorse, a Georgia-based computer company, wrote to let us know that his outfit has created the EcoSystem, an energy-efficient, eco-friendly PC. According to Jinglehorse, the system uses 75% less energy than normal …

The new trailer for An Inconvenient Truth

Take a Road Off, Arnie

Schwarzenegger asks feds to protect roadless national forests in California California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) today asked the feds to keep all 4.4 million roadless acres of national forest in his state off-limits to logging, …

Population pixels

Lisa mentioned that yesterday was World Population Day. The huge numbers that get tossed around in these discussions are difficult to grasp, so if you'd like a handy way to visualize world population, check this …

Dioxin Another Day

EPA should reassess dioxin risk, science panel says The U.S. EPA may be overestimating the cancer-causing risk of the chemical dioxin at very low doses, and should crunch the numbers in new ways before setting …

What’s Up, Dock?

San Francisco aims to provide plug-in power to docked cruise ships As San Francisco completes a new cruise-ship terminal, it plans also to build a facility to provide electric power to docked ships. Shoreside power …

The Gospel According to Nuke

Britain’s new energy policy calls for more nukes as well as renewables Surprising no one, the British government yesterday unveiled a pro-nuclear energy policy. Trade and Industry Secretary Alistair Darling defensively told Parliament that the …