Green Science and Technology
Sick of hearing about miles per gallon? How about espresso shots per mile?
That's how the makers of the Carpuccino, a refurbished 1988 Volkswagen Scirocco that runs on coffee grounds, measure efficiency. Fifty six shots to the mile is what they're getting at the moment. That's not efficient enough to be affordable, but it is another transportation alternative that could bloom into something bigger.
He wants a non-polluting energy source that costs half what today's cheap, dirty energy costs.
Yesterday, most of the mid-Atlantic was battered by a blizzard that paralyzed much of the nation's capital. Leave it to the pundits and skeptic talking heads to jump on this opportunity to claim that recent heavy snowstorms and cold weather are proof that global warming isn't real.