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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- ► 2012 (45)
- ► 2011 (62)
- ► 2010 (91)
- ► 2009 (74)
- ▼ December (5)
References & Links 1. http://www.startech.net/ 2. Methanol production from Startech technology 3. Online brochure
by Marcel F. Williams “I’m taking nothing off the table, and we’re not compromising safety. Anything we don’t need to do we can delay...
Notional regolith bag covered Kevlar biosphere and bio-torus next to two solar powered cylindrical SLS propellant tank technology ...
Earth's continents if the polar ice caps melt completely, raising global sea levels nearly 80 meters Sea levels are rising. And global ...
NASA OTV with single stage reusable lunar lander (credit NASA) by Marcel Williams In 2009, President Obama inherited an annua...
Notional MADV on the surface of Mars (Credit: Lockheed Martin) by Marcel F. Williams At the 68th International Astronautical Congress...
by Marcel F. Williams "The effort required to resurrect the Delta Clipper program wouldn’t be very great. Many tests showing the proo...
Skylon Space Mission Passenger and Logistics Module Alan Bond Lecture on Skylon Space Plane The Three Rocketeers Future of Spa...
In 2031, a reusable OTV-400 places a boom contracted artificial gravity habitat (AGH) and two Extraterrestrial Landing Vehicles (...