Friday, June 16, 2006

10 Steps To End America’s Fossil-Fuel Addiction

Popular Science

You'll have to click around to read this whole thing. But mainly I'm posting it because it is encouraging when a mainstream publication focuses on these issues.

There are no silver bullets here. Rather, a suite of new technologies, assembled with the help of dozens of scientists and energy experts, shows that by 2025 we can cut our oil consumption in half, and slash our reliance on electricity-producing fossil fuels, like coal and natural gas, almost entirely. Added to our portfolio of existing nuclear and hydroelectric power, renewable energy sources can virtually eliminate our need to rely on greenhouse-gas- producing fuels to run our homes and economy.


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