China: US currency bill would have repercussions

China: US currency bill would have repercussions By SCOTT McDONALD – Associated Press | AP – 7 hrs ago Link @ http://news.yahoo.com/china-us-currency-bill-repercussions-090135830.html   BEIJING (AP) — China stepped up its criticism Tuesday of a proposed U.S. law to punish countries with artificially low currencies, saying there would be serious repercussions for the world’s two biggest economies if it is [...]

How High-Stakes Testing Led to the Atlanta Cheating Scandal by Dana Goldstein

How High-Stakes Testing Led to the Atlanta Cheating Scandal And the ones in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, and Houston … Link @ http://www.slate.com/id/2299709/ and @ http://www.slate.com/id/2299709/pagenum/2 By Dana Goldstein Posted Thursday, July 21, 2011, at 12:57 PM ET What caused the explosion in school test cheating scandals?On July 5, Georgia released the results of a [...]

Deadline Wednesday: Tell the BLM to ban destructive uranium mining at the Grand Canyon

As for a personal message * What the hell  are you thinking. Uranium by the grand canyon? do you not think this will have long standing consequences? Stop pandering to big business and start pandering to Americans and more specifically keep our nature beautiful and to do that stop using it as a dumping ground [...]

Help us Promote the Intentional Communities website

Help us Promote the Intentional Communities website Link @ http://www.ic.org/link.php main page @ http://www.ic.org/   The Intentional Communities website is the best place on the web for people to find information about intentional community, co-ops, communes, ecovillages, land trusts, cohousing, and more. We are asking for your help in promoting the Intentional Communities website by [...]

Say No to – Tar Sands and Shale sands Oil. Amazingly inefficient and supper destructive

Say No to – Tar Sands and Shale sands Oil. Amazingly inefficient and supper destructive  –Both mining and processing of tar sands involve a variety of environmental impacts, such as global warming and greenhouse gas emissions, disturbance of mined land; impacts on wildlife and air and water quality. The development of a commercial tar sands industry [...]

Much Needed Chill Pill: The Truth About 2016 CAFE Standards

Link @ http://www.ridelust.com/much-needed-chill-pill-the-truth-about-2016-cafe-stan…

House Dem’s Introduce $825b Hybrid Vehicle Stimulus Bill – breakdown

House Dem’s Introduce $825b Hybrid Vehicle Stimulus Bill by Suzanne Denbow | January 16th, 2009 Taking the early initiative to help fulfill President-elect Obama’s lofty campaign promise to have 1 million hybrid vehicles on the road by 2015, House of Rep. Democrats have introduced a bill that will pump $825 billion dollars into hybrid vehicle research, development, and production. [...]

More green biofuel and other things ridelust.com

Will Saab Become the Green Brand? Links @ http://www.ridelust.com/category/best-of/rants-raves/biofuel/page/3/ and @ http://www.ridelust.com/category/best-of/rants-raves/biofuel/page/2/   Baard Eker, designer and 49 percent owner of Koenigsegg, spoke briefly about the future of the brand Born From Jets. “Saab has to refine their quality level, their soul and spirit and we believe that this is something we can help with. [...]

K-1 Attack Hybrid Supercar, By West Philly Hybrid X Team (high school students)

K-1 Attack Hybrid Supercar, By West Philly Hybrid X Team     Based out of West Philadelphia high school, the West Philly Hybrid X Team is making headlines for their impressive engineering ability in the creation of the K-1 Attack hybrid supercar. Designed and produced entirely within the walls of West Philadelphia High School’s Automotive [...]

Some green biofuel alternatives

Poet Energy’s First Cellulosic Ethanol Plant Running Smoothly http://www.ridelust.com/category/best-of/rants-raves/biofuel/page/3/ http://www.ridelust.com/category/best-of/rants-raves/biofuel/page/4/ http://www.ridelust.com/category/best-of/rants-raves/biofuel/page/5/   The largest producer of ethanol in the US, POET Energy, recently opened an $8 million “pilot plant” to produce cellulosic ethanol. The 20,000 gallon per year plant is called a pilot projectbecause it’s to be a forerunner to the company’s $200 million dollar, [...]

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