Seventeen years after the Kyoto Protocol was drafted, it appears that the U.S. is moving toward taking action to limit the nation’s emissions of greenhouse gases.
In response to global warming, some Falls Church residents are stepping up efforts to “green” their homes and workplaces to combat the 21st century challenge.
Earlier this week, the National Conference of State Legislators held an energy policy forum entitled “The Future of State Electricity Policy” for the benefit of legislators from all over the U.S. who were attending the annual conference. At the outset, the organizers announced they had been considering a transportation fuels […]
Local restaurant owner Hans Hess recently delved into the taxi industy, putting a new twist on an age-old service by opening Arlington-based EnviroCAB, the county’s first exclusively hybrid fleet of cabs.
Falls Church-based Don Beyer Volvo launched a major new environmental initiative this week, teaming with a Rockville-based clean energy company to buy Renewable Energy Credits (REC) with every car sold to offset with wind power each vehicle’s estimated first year of carbon emissions.
Efforts to lift a 25 year old moratorium on protecting our nation’s shorelines gas drilling heated up this week as consideration of the FY 2008 Interior Appropriations bill progressed on the House floor.
Something few of us are aware of is the massive waste built into the energy systems we have built over the last 100 years. This week, I am going to talk about electricity generation, but the same point can be made about the internal combustion engine which is a monument […]