Environmentalism Archive

Biking by the numbers


My 61″ 2004 Fuji Ace: 28lbs. I’m usually hauling a fat 3′ Kryptonite New York Chain with me too. It weighs 7lbs (you expected something less from a security fundamentalist? `;]`) A Specialized Tarmac SL2: 15.8lbs – the same as roughly two gallons of milk. This is one of the bikes that’ll appear in the [...]

Spinning Black Gold


The newest issue of Wired just showed up at my house. On the back cover is an advertisement for BMW. This is what it says (emphasis mine) “Our next-generation, hydrogen-powered vehicle is every bit BMW, but it has something more. Or less, actually. It produces near zero emissions. Which means the exhause produces water vapor, [...]