Baton Rouge flood victim’s Dry Pillow Diary

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:27+00:00 September 13th, 2016|Categories: #climatechange, Automobiles and Energy, Environment, Food and Wine, Health & Fitness|Tags: , , , , |

A Go Fund Me account has been set up for Steve Wheeler and his family. Wheeler is a journalist whose house has to be almost completely reconstructed after of the epic floods in Baton Rouge, Louisiana dumped over two feet of water in forty-eight hours. Wheeler took to Facebook to let his friends and family [...]

Five Years; Stop Coal Plants, Gasoline Cars or else

By | 2017-07-30T15:31:02+00:00 September 7th, 2014|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Coal, Emissions, Environment, Gasoline (petrol), oil|Tags: , , , , , |

By Stephen Leahy Here's the frightening implication of a landmark study on carbon emissions: By 2018, no new cars, homes, schools, factories, or electrical power plants should be built anywhere in the world, ever again, unless theyre either replacements for old ones or carbon neutral. Otherwise greenhouse gas emissions will push global warming past 2ËšC [...]

Chrysler’s ENVI at the 2009 NY auto show

By | 2017-03-22T08:05:45+00:00 April 15th, 2009|Categories: 2009 New York auto show, Automobiles and Energy, Automotive executives, batteries, Chrysler, Hybrids, Technology, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , , , , , , |

David Vieau, President and CEO of A123Systems and Lou Rhodes, Vice President-Advanced Vehicle Engineering and President of ENVI sat down with me at the 2009 New York auto show to talk batteries & Chrysler hybrids. The heart of ENVI's battery system is a scalable battery module, built by A123. The first five vehicles [...]

California sues EPA over clean car waiver

By | 2017-01-20T18:33:52+00:00 January 23rd, 2008|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, California Air Resources Board (CARB), Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE), DOE (Department of Energy), Emissions, Environment, Environmental Protection Administration (EPA), Politics|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Anyone watching this story had to know California wasn't going to walk away from this fight. California has become the trumpeter of clean air with Schwarzenegger traveling the world holding the environmental beacon of light. For the first time, states could be allowed to limit greenhouse gasses to prevent climate change, which is recognized as [...]