Thursday, March 13, 2008

Reading Roundup: Mar 13

Reading Roundup is a regular feature of WebEchoes. It exists to limit the number of "read this" posts with minimal commentary on my part.

Photo Contest - National Wildlife Magazine
More pretty photos, a regular staple of the Reading Roundup.

Steve Greenberg & Ventura County Star | Ridiculuous Water Cycle
I had to invent the title on that one, but its a good political cartoon that more people should see, especially those that still insist on buying their water by the case in bottles.

Mind map style graphic of what individuals can do to reduce their impact.

Invest in Transit, not Cars, Says PIRG : TreeHugger
Umm, huh? New transit budget takes money away from Mass Transit. So much for reducing the US use of oil, raising quality of life and reducing congestion.

Water Shortages Cause Saudis to Cease Grain Production » Celsias
Wow, and I thought some of our governments policies were completely offbase. How about shutting down your food production to preserve water. Does make you wonder what the water they're saving is going to be used for.

How to Not Lose that Wind Power Feelin’ : Sustainablog
Pilot project to couple wind turbines with batteries in Minnesota, admittedly small, 11MW of turbines, 1MW of batteries.

Burning the Future: Coal in America - Preview on Vimeo
2 Preview trailers for a forthcoming documentary about the coal industry in West Virginia. Particularly mountaintop removal mining.