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Notables Commemorate Sustained Construction of First U.S. First High-Speed Rail System

EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy is joining California Governor Jerry Brown, High-Speed Rail Authority board members and other in Fresno to commemorate the milestone, one that is expected to bring substantial long-term economic and environmental benefits across the Golden State.

Trains, cars, motorcycles and boats - high speed electric transportation is here

Super-Fast Electric Vehicles

Who says that electric transportation needs to be slow? With high speed trains, cars and other vehicles, electric transportation can be very fast. All around the globe we are seeing evidence of super fast electric transportation that can go hundreds of miles per hour (MPH).  These fast and efficient electric vehicles are an ideal way to both make an economy…

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The Latest Environmental News Headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Fossil Energy and Safety; Fracking and Earthquakes; China and Air Pollution, more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: One of the problems with the dirty energy industry is how successful they’ve been in getting the government to insufficiently regulate for safety. Companies profit off of cutting corners and we pay the price when accidents happen. This is the world of…

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The lates environmental news headlines

Enviro News Wrap: Japanese Reels from Quake and Tsunami; NIMBYism; Greening the Military, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Japanese earthquake and tsunami: Four Nuclear plants in Japan are affected by the earthquake, hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes and over a dozen are sick from exposure. The risks we take to get energy. National Geographic provides pictures of…

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China stands poised to surpass the United States - if America allows itself to fall behind

China’s Green Innovation and the Challenge for America

The United States is losing its competitive edge against an emerging economic superpower. China is on track to surpass U.S. gross domestic product in 2020 and it is increasingly competing with world renowned American innovation. China has historically been a global leader in innovation. They are the first nation to invent a wealth of crucial technologies including the magnetic compass, gunpowder, cast iron, the…

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