After Fukushima, we invested in some measuring gear, and have been surprised by what we see. As a layman, have taken a number of roadside readings over a significant swath in my travels in Colorado and Wyoming, and the observations suggest a couple widespread issues: 1) apparently elevated background radiation; 2) radioactive isotopes being deposited on surfaces by rainwater (and likely inhaled in moist rain air). The... more »
Idle start/stop systems shut a car down when it is idling. Since idling causes unnecessary emissions, why not do more than encourage drivers not to idle?
Some cars already have this technology, such as Toyota Prius and Mini Cooper. And some car manufacturers are already planning on using this for all their cars in the future, such as Mazda and Ford. We should require it of all new cars.
To have mist sprayers put up in arias were there is a hight population, so that it gradually spits mist during a dust storm, so that gradually the water particul adds wight to the dust particl causing it be heavy & drop to the ground...instead of the dust flying around right in to people's lungs
Have an X style contest that offers patent support, purchase contract grants and cash rewards (say twelve, one million dollar prize/grants). The Winners design the most energy affordable, scalable, device/array system or bio-filter that removes carbon and, secondarily, particulate pollution from urban atmosphere areas. Criteria: -Least grid sourced electricity used -Least Water used. -Least expensive material construction... more »