Students in Florida are riding on the first two hybrid plug-in school buses in the U.S. The buses use both a diesel engine and electric motor, and they plug into a power socket at night to charge the batteries. The Manatee School District bought the
This Solar Trailer is owned by the Florida Solar Energy Center, and it is used to provide clean, quiet power to storm disaster victims. The trailer has a large, flat solar panel that charges several batteries during the day and is capable of delivering
Now that we have written that headline to tickle your RSS reader, We will talk about orange juice. According to Lucy Siegle of the Guardian, "Making a litre of fresh orange juice requires 958 litres of water for irrigation and 2 litres of tractor fuel.
Via: Catholic News Online, Less than a week following publication of the latest IPCC summary report, Bishop Thomas G Wenski of Orlando, Florida, chairman of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on International Policy, has sent a letter to
Solar power in the Sunshine State -- sounds like a winner to us! The town of Dania, Florida has taken a page from Treehugger, and decided that solar-powered street lights would be a good investment, considering the threat of hurricane-caused power