Comments on: A green energy solution that’s out of this world Global environmental challenges Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:14:55 +0000 hourly 1 By: Mike Gino. Sun, 27 Jul 2008 22:05:37 +0000 1. Require that all new construction have solar panels.
2. Older homes would recieve, prop tax cuts if they comply.
3. Diminish the Amount of veichles allowed into Manhattan.
4. Taxi/police/Gov’t etc. should only invest in Electric cars.
5. Wind generated energy.
6. Incentive program for housing crisis which allows for
7. Above ground train system.

By: eron Sun, 13 Jul 2008 17:44:47 +0000 Problem with most of the X to fuel programs is that there horribly inefficient. There is no point in turning a waste product to fuel if it requires nearly as much energy to make as they will give you.
Wind farms though are a win win (unless your a bird or a bird watcher :) as they produce a large amount of usable power from an under used source. Even solar finally has the potential to make big inroads with the newer types of films being made. Now if only we could get some big dollars invested into fusion.

BTW the smart “big oil” folks are starting to realize that they should be in the business of big energy and are starting to move the industry in that direction.

By: InLoveWithTheEarth Sun, 13 Jul 2008 00:41:40 +0000 What about turning fat from the livestock industry into fuel? It’s mostly a waste product, isn’t it? Is anyone doing research into this?

This funny eco video suggests a national fat-to-fuel program. Sure, the idea of converting cellulite into fuel for cars might be a little far-fetched, but I think it’s worth it to entertain all kinds of ideas if we’re ever going to find the kind of “silver buckshot” we’ll need to acheieve sustainable energy independence.

By: Chandler Bluesoul Sat, 12 Jul 2008 20:30:19 +0000 I really think we need to plant more crops and use oils that we get from plants. Many things can be made from h the cannabis plant. Plus it would give a boom the the farming industry. The sun, water, time and, God, it is the perfect Energy source and has a very short grow cycle.

By: Bob Fri, 11 Jul 2008 15:49:44 +0000 Even though the technology is here for relief from much of the dependence on foreign oil, until the owners of the infrastructure can make the bucks, the providers of the technology won’t be able to deploy it. Big oil and big power will starve out the entreprenours until they can use their embedded base to pay for the distribution channels. It happenned with the telephone comnanies and video to the home. Watch it happen again with elctrical power, with hydrogen fuel, with solar power.