Recycling CDs for Wastewater Treatment

September 30, 2013


Someone has finally come up with an upcycling use for old CD discs. Din Ping Tsai, a physicist at National Taiwan University, has developed a small,…

Bird Groups and Wind Turbines Getting Along

September 26, 2013


It has been widely assumed for years that two groups that don’t get along are wind capability advocates and bird protection groups. But, in a …

Wind Ship “Vindskip” Would Use Its Hull As a Sail

September 24, 2013


In another approach to improve cargo ship design using wind power, Lade AS has developed plans to construct a hybrid cargo ship. The Vindskip, (“wi…

EV-Sharing in Paris - Update

September 23, 2013


A few years ago, we covered Paris’s plans to initiate an electric car sharing program. Through the Autolib car sharing program, which boasts by 1…

VW Announces Production of Two Electric Cars

September 20, 2013


Following up on expectations, Volkswagen announced the production of two new electric vehicles last week. The 2015 e-up! (exclamation mark included…

EPA Labels for Used Cars

September 19, 2013


The new car market has had labels to inform prospective buyers of the relative efficiencies of different vehicles. Now, the EPA is making that same …

KAIST Bus Charges Itself En Route

September 11, 2013


There are many solutions, proposed or in development, to address the “range anxiety” EVs produce, from implementing fuel cells to self-propelled …

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