Tag: Burning Man

No Rich White Guy Left Behind: The Selling of Electric Cars as Zero Emission Vehicles

No Rich White Guy Left Behind: The Selling of Electric Cars as Zero Emission Vehicles

October 11, 2015 |

Electric cars and their $1600 cost per ton for CO2 reduction. And, yep, you’re paying for it.  Electric cars have environmental benefits, no doubt about it, and anyone who drives one is making a contribution to a cleaner world. That’s the good news. But, “Zero emission vehicle”? Wrong, unless you agree with the guy who just […]

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Burning Man, Burning Microbe: Biofuels beyond biomass

Burning Man, Burning Microbe: Biofuels beyond biomass

October 12, 2012 |

Can you have a biofuel without processing an intermediate biomass? Can post-biomass technologies revolutionize fuel and chemical production? Fuels and chemicals can make people mighty uneasy, when you think about them. With fossil fuels, the issues include the uneven distribution of resources and wealth, national security, price and price volatility, and carbon emissions. So along came […]

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