It seems that wind turbines change how heat dissipates in the areas downwind of them, because they slow the wind as it spins their propellers. Once one begins to think about it, this domino effect makes perfect sense.
Opinion That sound you can hear is climate scientists desperately scraping the bottom of the barrel in a failed bid to maintain the credibility of AGW.
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Column I’m at the Nvidia GPU Technology conference and it
suddenly hit me that we are at the forefront of another massive change
in the computer industry.
It’s April 22, and there is absolutely no way I could have possibly
forgotten. For the past couple of weeks my e-mail inbox and
unfortunately even my postal mailbox has been flooded with marketing
materials. Promotions for eco-friendly and green products, sales in the
name of the special day, it would seem that as many corporations and
businesses as possible are trying to capitalize on the event, which was
originally established in 1970 as a grassroots attempt to gain
Opinion - I had a thought yesterday. I was doing some research on future green technologies and something occurred to me. One of the limiting factors today in greener, battery-powered automobiles is their limited range. Another is expense. Most battery-only vehicles will get you about 75 miles, and hybrid solutions are very pricey. Still, 75 miles is enough to commute back and forth to work each day even with some extra driving thrown in. But, it's not really good for much else. So what's the solution? I think it might be an external, auxiliary source of power.
Opinion - The discussion and debate over the state of our nation’s
energy independence is in full swing. The Republicans are taking an
offensive approach and attacking the concepts that are involved in
Obama’s energy plan. Unfortunately, John McCain isn’t doing such a
great job at pronouncing his own energy plan’s name. With the concept
of offshore drilling becoming more popular and more acceptable among
the general public, it still has the candidates divided.