Saturday, December 20, 2008
Scientific American on Energy
Here are a few some very interesting links to December articles from the online version of Scientific American magazine on the future of energy in America concerning:
Obama's future energy policies, the viability of nuclear power, so called 'green collar jobs', and future energy technologies :
1. Obama's First 100 Days
The new president must take bold steps, right away, to tackle the nation's energy challenge
By Shirley Ann Jackson
2. Can Nuclear Power Compete?
Newly approved reactor designs could reduce global warming and fossil-fuel dependence, but utilities are grappling with whether better nukes make market sense
By Matthew L. Wald
3. Green-Collar Jobs--The Future of the Global Workplace
Investing now in clean energy technology will create millions of jobs and lifelong careers
By Jerome Ringo
4. The U.S. Needs to Lead in Clean Tech
Steve Mirsky talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas L. Friedman on how green technology can save the world economy
By Steve Mirsky and Thomas L. Friedman
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by Marcel F. Williams Skull of Oreopithecus (Credit: After Szalay and Berzi, 1973) P rimates , of course, are generally characterized ...
FlexBlue subsea nuclear reactor being deployed by vessel (Credit: DCNS) by Marcel F. Williams Within the Exclusive Economic Zones (...
NASA OTV with single stage reusable lunar lander (credit NASA) by Marcel Williams In 2009, President Obama inherited an annua...
Nuclear Synfuel Economy The Methanol Economy Gasoline from Air & Water
On Space Exploration, Radiation and Monkeys!
Links and References Bell V-280 Valor Watch the Army's futuristic V-280 helicopter flying in cruise mode for the first tim...
Credit: US Energy Information Administration References and Links What is U.S. electricity generation by energy source?
References and Links Orion Span Startup announces plans for low-cost commercial space station