UnPollute

A Way Forward: to the Zero Emissions Future.

Promoting and a Greener and Healthier You! Everybody needs Transportation, Food, and Energy! Save yourself, save money, save the planet.

Clean and Green -- Links

EcoSpeed Portland based and awesome electric power assist systems custom designed for your bike, with a great website to boot! (A UnPollute Network Member!)

Joe-Bike A Favorite Bike Shop and Manufacturer in Portland. Specialty: Cargo Bikes. (Joe is another UnPollute Network Member!)

V is for Voltage Forums for All your electric vehicle questions, even highly technical ones.

TriMet Portland's great bus and lightrail system's website has awesome mapping and trip planning features!
ClimatePath Carbon Offsetting.
Solarbotanic Power Trees!
Bicycle Transportation Alliance Advocates Cycling.
BikePortland See the RSS Feed below.
Electric Bikes NW Stores in Portland, Bend, and Seattle, informative website.
Worksmancycles Utility Bikes
Optibike Fast Electric Bikes
Segway The Balancing Transport.
Leitra Velomobiles Bikes you get into!
ItsElectric Power Hub Kits.
PowerInMotion Ebikes and More, Calgary.
Treehugger It's Environmental!
Worldbicyclerelief.org absolutely shares my dream, giving out bikes! It is a success and boon for the planet.
The League of American Bicyclists To promote ... a bicycle-friendly America.
Walkscore.com directly correlates to bike and alternate transport issues. It'll map your own neighborhood in surprisingly great detail, it'll probably help you find something local that's new to you.
Co-Motion Cycles Bikes literally for the whole family...
Finally: Take the Bike Commute Challenge, September is bike month, but this website can track your performance and impact all year round. Make a team for your company or group if there is not one already. Now bike a lot...

TreeHugger Slide Shows

Study links certain parenting tactics to increased materialism later in life

If you want to raise appreciative and grateful children, here's what NOT to do.

Artist's embroidered seed art evokes bonds between nature and humans

Using natural materials that she "hunts and gathers," artist Rena Detrixhe embroiders and crochets them into contemplative works.

Remixd: Charming upcycled clothing from thrift store finds

Creating romantic, shabby chic dresses to elegant, layered European-inspired pieces, designer Jacquie Tsang transforms boring thrift store clothing into something unique and stylish.

Petite Mort: Precious ethical furs handmade from roadkill

Millions of animals are accidentally killed on US roads every year. Here's how one company is turning these sad statistics into something useful, beautiful and respectful.

This Indian solar power plant will = almost all of the solar power installed in the US in 2010

The Indian solar power market is heating up, really heating up.
 

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Bicycling Tips in Portland OR

"Just follow this link... Portland Biking and Walking Maps.  Check out the Bike shops have made it onto the maps!"
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Bicycling Tips in Portland OR

From the city of Portand's Transportation web site maps... I like it a lot, but we should mark it up and repost, hehe!
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"I must share recent a letter to me: Dear Emett, Coal is toxic. It pollutes our air and water, harms our health, snarls our traffic, hurts our local economy, and worsens the climate crisis. But Big Polluters don't seem to care. And they want…"
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1st: Sign Up with your email and set your password. 2nd: Sign In, picking your ID, adding some info if you wish. Then just wait to be approved! Join Up! It may be a bit of a wait, but the order by which you join is the order by which I'll someday be handing out Unpollute Gift Cards!

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Unpollute

The Unpollute Charter and my Highest Aspiration: to get cleaner air by giving you money to enable nonpolluting modes of transport and sustenance. Carbon offset credits to the people... that's the idea I call Unpollute!

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Sustenance and Sustainability

What we eat and how it got to us, how it was grown, prepared, and/or packaged all matter. Sustainable products and industries will resist inflation and make the world and us healthier at the same time...

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Zero Emissions Vehicles

Bikes, eBikes, Segways, skate boards, running shoes... Electric: cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses, and even airplanes...

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Zero Emissions Power Generation and Storage

Political, Scientific, and Technological advances discussed here. Links to great articles...

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Green It Up

We already know that being "Greener" saves money and helps nature, but what green choices make the most impact? Link up your favorite green site or your blog here!

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Bicycle Commuting / Cycling / Less Driving

So nice that I consider it a privilege and a luxury, bike commuting sounds challenging, until you just do it... Info to speed you along the learning curve of biking and non-car transport...

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Pollution

The solutions start with the reality. The reality is sobering....

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BikePortland.Org Feed

Collision on Springwater a reminder to ride cautiously on shared paths

A serious injury collision on the Springwater path is a reminder about riding with caution in shared environments.


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The post Collision on Springwater a reminder to ride cautiously on shared paths appeared first on BikePortland.org.

Comment of the Week: Lawsuits, the quiet pressure behind city decisions

Street safety matters to cities. So does street comfort. But only one of those issues will land you in court.


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The post Comment of the Week: Lawsuits, the quiet pressure behind city decisions appeared first on BikePortland.org.

News from the Green Car Congress

US Navy flies supersonic with 50% blend of Gevo ATJ

The US Navy, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), and isobutanol provider Gevo, Inc. announced the first successful “alcohol-to-jet” (ATJ) (earlier post) supersonic flight at the Naval Air Warfare Center in Patuxent River, Md. This is the first aviation test program...

ORNL, UT Austin team proposes optimization framework for hybrids; balancing fuel consumption, motor efficiency, battery capacity and life

Sample output. Effect of increasing the β weighting factor (problem formulation with battery) and applying a higher cooling rate (problem formulation without battery) on the cumulative fuel consumption for the UDDS at a 70% target SoC. Shaltout et al. Click...

Schaeffler to show 48V mild-hybrid SUV concept at NAIAS; phase 2 of development meets 2025 CAFE

At the 2015 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January, Schaeffler will show the second phase of its concept car that meets 2025 CAFE requirements, including its mild hybridization with a 48-volt system. (Earlier post.) The vehicle...

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Watch President Obama’s science advisor answer a 7th grader’s question about climate change

Dr. John Holdren staged his own kind of AMA (“ask me anything”) via social media last month by inviting people to ask him anything at all about climate change. Now, Dr. Holdren has released a video with his answers. Check out what he had to say to Brandon, a 7th grader who wanted to know,...

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