Sunday, October 30, 2005

Five Technologies to Keep the World Humming

The Future is Green points us to an article from October's Popular Mechanics that profiles five technologies that can " ease the pressure on fossil fuels." Now, these aren't pie-in-the-sky technologies like the Freedom Car, but workable solutions that are "near implementation." I and others have discussed many of these -- the PM piece, however, does a nice job of demonstrating the range of technological alternatives out there, and also of highlighting human capacity for innovation. Each overview also provides a summary of criticism of the technology; there are also sidebars on nuclear power and its limitations. An inspiring read...

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