Deniers, Gravel and 100 Miles per Gallon
Kudos to Al Gore for continuing to fight the good fight.
Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore said some of the world’s largest energy companies, including Exxon Mobil Corp., are funding research aimed at disputing the scientific consensus on global warming as part of a campaign to mislead the public.
Democratic Presidential candidate and former U.S. Senator from Alaska Mike Gravel discussed his environmental views with Grist yesterday.
And finally, this is fascinating:
The Automotive X PRIZE will provide a multi-million dollar purse to the teams that can design, build and bring to market 100 MPG or equivalent fuel economy vehicles. The competition is expected to culminate in a Tour de France-style road race traveling through multiple cities while broadcast to a global audience in 2009 and 2010.