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Silicon Valley loves the Prius- jumps to #1 best selling car in 2007

Published on July 20th, 2007 | by

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Smart people drive green cars. I love the smell of Smug in the morning. Toyota’s Prius hybrid has become the bestselling car in Silicon Valley. Through May, 1,627 Prius registrations have been recorded in Santa Clara County, according to R.L. Polk. That puts the Prius ahead of Toyota’s Camry and Corolla and Honda’s Accord and […] read more

From the Non-Green Files:The Thriller Dance as performed by a thousand+ Filipinio Inmates

Published on July 20th, 2007 | by

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I reserve the right to post something once a week or so that has nothing to do with saving the world, the environment, or green. Here’s a video of 1,500 inmates at the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Cebu, Philippines practicing a large scale recreation of Michael Jackson’s Thriller. ๐Ÿ˜€ [youtube:http://youtube.com/watch?v=hMnk7lh9M3o] read more

Kids in Guinea are studying in airport parking lots because it’s the only place there is light at night

Published on July 20th, 2007 | by

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This makes me sad. These kids need some solar panels and/or someone like William Kamkwamba (the kid in Malawi who built his own windmill using bike parts and home-taught engineering skills). CONAKRY, Guinea – The sun has set in one of the world’s poorest nations and as the floodlights come on at G’bessi International Airport, […] read more

When the polar ice caps melt and seas rise 200 feet, at least we’ll have good wine

Published on July 19th, 2007 | by

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Doug Frost is a Master Wine Guy who writes for the Kansas City Star. He just wrote an article on how Global Warming is affecting (for the better) some German wine regions. Global Warming has its upside At a minimum, the altered weather patterns of global warming play havoc with agriculture. Among winemakers it is […] read more

BP plays solar with one hand while dumping chemicals into Lake Michigan with the other

Published on July 19th, 2007 | by

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BP (British Petroleum) is so great, they are expanding their solar plant in Maryland. What a green and responsible company! But wait, what’s this? They want to dump more ammonia and industrial sludge into Lake Michigan!?! Oh yeah, that’s right- BP sucks. WHITING, Ind., July 14 (UPI) — An enormous BP oil refinery in Indiana […] read more