The recent solar roadway test in Netherlands performed better than expected, by a difference of 0.5 of the predicted result. So while the road performed better than expected it wasn't by a very large amount and is, in fact, not significantly different.
In addition, the solar roadway only performed at about 50% of non tracking rooftop solar.
The disturbing part of the Alberta provincial elections Rachel Notley, Alberta's new leftie premier. (Image courtesy Wikipedia ) On 5 May, the NDP won a decisive victory in Alberta . While left-leaning folks like me are quite satisfied, there is a disturbing feature of the election that ought to overshadow our e...
Truck nuts. Bumper Balls. Trucksticles. For the uninitiated, these simulated plastic scrotums are designed to decorate the discerning trailer hitch. Available online for $26.95, they have become ubiquitous in Alberta's oilpatch.
They're also strangely emblematic of why Alberta is broke. Because in order to wrench resource wealth away from companies who would obviously like to keep those billions for themselves, you need real nuts — not the sto...
James Hansen explains why the 2°C limit on #ClimateChange, as on the table at the upcoming Paris talks, the recent #Nuclear associations meetings and among #Greens in general, is actually not aggressive enough.
Dr. Hansen argues that, if the market allowed for an honest pricing of #fossilfuels, we'd see a much faster change over to #NuclearPower and #Renewables. Time is running out but we have the tools. It would be incredibly tragic if we failed to use them and quickly.
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