Dead Wild Roses: Solar Freakin’ Roadways!

An exciting update on my recent post on solar roadways.  Scott and Julie have an Indiegogo campaign (like kickstarter, but not) and they were looking for $1 million to fund production of their solar roadway hexagons. They have made their goal with a few days left and are currently just under $1.3 million. This is ...

Dead Wild Roses: Solar Powered Roads – A Followup

A while ago I wrote a post, Roads: Why Are They Still Asphalt? In it I expressed my desire for the future of road materials. No more hours idling in construction zones as they pour more oil to patch another season’s worth of a billion or so potholes. Better drainage and more traction during slippery conditions. Why ...

Dead Wild Roses: Solar Powered Roads – A Followup

A while ago I wrote a post, Roads: Why Are They Still Asphalt? In it I expressed my desire for the future of road materials. No more hours idling in construction zones as they pour more oil to patch another season’s worth of a billion or so potholes. Better drainage and more traction during slippery conditions. Why ...

Dead Wild Roses: Noam Chomsky on Destroying the World

I would recommend going to Alter.net and reading the full article as it also focuses on the nuclear threat that humanity faces and how we in the West have been merrily poking at the hornets nest of annihilation with a stick.  The part I quoted (after the Idle No More manifesto) deals with the struggle ...

350 or bust: What The Hell Are We Thinking?

This articulate teenager, presenting recently at the hearings of the Northern Gateway Review Panel, asks all of us a question we need to ponder in our hearts: * What will we answer, when our children and grandchildren ask us this question? * * Looking for a way to answer this question?  Go to citizensclimatelobby.org – ...