Electric Bus To Loop University of Utah

Via Questpoint Solar Solutions, 03-07-2012 The University of Utah has placed an order for a 40-foot, all-electric transit bus with BYD Company Limited (BYD) the largest manufacture of all-electric buses in the world. BYD’s long-range, all-electric, “GreenCity” buses have been running worldwide in commercial fleet service for the last two years. BYD’s GreenCity fleets  have…

The purpose of citizenship

  I would like to forward a message from Annie Leonard (The Story Of Stuff): I’m at the White House in Washington today, at a forum on social innovation, talking about the importance of flexing our citizen muscles. As you know, I’ve been talking a lot about the power of citizens to make change in…

Hybrids in rush hour

This morning I slept too long after a late night yesterday and woke up with the knowledge that I will have to queue in the traffic jam. If I do not leave home at 6:30 in the morning, the likelihood of ending up in rush hour traffic jam is rather high, probably some 90%.

Sick of green buildings

I am seriously starting to get sick of all those green buildings going up. They have the same design as all other buildings, they have the same materials than most other buildings and  many of them generate the same rubbish as other buildings. Being green just because you use low VOC adhesive? Or because you…