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During President George W. Bush’s first term my wife, kids and I were still living in the United States, and heard a steady stream of assurances from the media that the president was craftily jacking up the price of gas at the pump to benefit his and Vice President Dick Cheney’s cronies in Halliburton. Read more
In September of 2010, more than 30 communities across the United States entered to compete in the U.S. EPA’s Green Power Community Challenge, which encouraged the participating communities to increase their use of green power generated from renewable resources such as solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, biogas, and low-impact hydropower. Read more
Dr. Richard Wool is a chemical engineering professor at the University of Delaware. Read more
The biggest innovations of our time will likely be those that help address humanity’s needs, rather than those that simply create the most profit. Good ideas come from doing things differently, exploring new territory and taking risks. As you will see from these six extreme projects, the spirit of ingenuity and innovation is alive and well.