Prep Day 6 – Low Rolling Resistance Tires and a Giant Frog

Evaluated low rolling resistance tires today–I’ll need a new set to replace the factory tires before I leave. Learned a lot about tire parameters–friction coefficient, handling, grip, fuel economy, inflation, etc. I even saw a post–I believe it was either on Electric Vehicle News, Reviews, and Reports  orGreen Car Reports that talked about a new kind of […]




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Prep Day 5 – FAQ #1

Tiring day, but, got a lot done.Here’s where we are: 28% funded–$689 of the $2500 goal second draft of bumper stickers made, being reviewed by a local screen printer (pictures below) finished an article for InsideEVs –who have been great despite how long winded I typically am Heard back from Clippercreek. Looks like I’ll be “Powered by: ClipperCreek” […]




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Prep Day 3 – Trees vs New York City Rebuild

Planting trees to fight global carbon emissions: is it that “simple”?Maybe.A new “New Deal”–not unlike the recovery strategy used by FDR 7-8 years after The Great Depression (wait…when was the 2008 financial crisis again…?) successfully stimulated the economy through a variety of public works programs, not wholly dissimilar to what I referred to yesterday: planting […]




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Prep Day 2 – Planting Trees

I’ve been reading and researching more about the current state of the science of climate change. I came across the following interesting head-to-head featuring a leading opponent of human-influenced global warming: Head to Head – Climate change: Fact or fiction? An excerpt:“Given the accelerating rate at which CO2 is accumulating in the atmosphere as emissions […]




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