but you gotta wait another fifteen years. Detroit automakers are rallying their troops: factory workers, Congressmen who have car factories in their district, those who are afraid Detroit means it when they say higher emission standards will cost jobs.
As the global warming debate rages, Heather Clancy chronicles the smart grid, electric vehicles, alternative energy, green IT and other developments shaping the green technology movement.
Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation
I never was big on huge arena rock concerts, but I happily glommed onto some tix last week from friends who FORGOT they had extra Police seats. As if!
When I pleaded my case to the ZDNet editors to let me contribute to this blog, I promised to regularly recognize neat-o regional efforts that fall into the green tech movement.After all, for every mammoth corporation looking to eke out some corporate responsibility greenie points in its annual report, there are dozens nay hundreds of smaller companies fighting the good fight.
If you guessed Detroit, you're in need of drug therapy. China, of course.
They going to build a better mousetrap, only this time it'll be a smog trap. Check out the video on CNET about Nanostellar's new style of catalytic converter.
There's more than wheat and cattle on the Great Plains of America. There's wind.
It never hurts to know your rivals' weak spots. In that vein, biofuel start-up Cilion has tapped a former British Petroleum executive as its new CEO.
Some recently revised official American meteorological data created some statistical blips in the weather records of past years. And that, of course, set off a global warming of the blogosphere, a veritable firestorm of conspiracy charges and "told-you-so" crowing from the "off-my-cloud" deniers of global warming.
You are a great source of renewable energy, just as long as we can keep you eating protein and starches, maybe throw in some salt and salsa for taste. Now some clever folks at MIT think you can generate a lot of useful energy, not just use it for slamming your keyboard or pacing the floor of your cubicle.
Well, the race for the control of the Arctic seems to be on. Russia, Norway, Denmark, Canada.