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What would 25-feet of sea-level rise look like IRL?

People talk a lot these days about rising seas. They talk figures in feet and inches. They make maps, and forecast which stretches of America's coastline will be inundated in 25, 50, or 100 years. But we're visual creatures, and visual creatures want to know: what might this projected sea level rise actually look like? »4/11/13 10:21am4/11/13 10:21am

What Bentley Believes: 17-Page CO2 Manifesto Has Been Read

Bentley is refreshing. Their ultra-luxe, mega-horsepower sleds, favored rides of autocrats, royalty and rap tycoons, are such a specialized product that the Craftsmen of Crewe can pretty much reduce their whole climate-change/fuel-scarcity strategy to a question of customer relations. I promised I'd read the white… »3/20/08 4:45pm3/20/08 4:45pm

Wagoner Says G****l W*****g Not A Crock Of Something

Let's put our hands together for Rick Wagoner, the CEO and Chairman of General Motors, who just discovered how to clean up after his s**t-loving Vice-Chairman, "Maximum" Bob Lutz. It was exactly a month ago when we first told you about product czar "Maximum" Bob's claim that global warming was simply a crock of...you… »3/12/08 5:05pm3/12/08 5:05pm

The Roar of the Masses Could Be Farts, Part 5: UK Encourages Less Meat Consumption

One of Los Jalops has been a vegetarian for nearly exactly twelve years now. At the time, he drove a V8 automobile. Twelve years later, he still drives a V8 automobile. That is to say, he's sort of a hypocrite, yet with the amount he actually drives said V8 automobile, coupled with his reduced appetite for… »6/01/07 4:45pm6/01/07 4:45pm

Autobahn Speed Limits Now, Demands EU Environment Overlord

European Union Environment Commissioner Stavros Dimas told the Bild am Sonntag newspaper on Sunday that screaming autobahn speed jockeys "waste energy in a completely
senseless way and burden the climate" and called for unspecified speed limits as part of European efforts to reduce carbon emissions. For the most… »3/12/07 9:00am3/12/07 9:00am

Go, Go, Mister Show! Group Wants to Shut Down Chicago Auto Show

Guess we'd better make other plans for this week, lest we run afoul of one pro-bicycle group that aims to shut down the Chicago auto show. The group, AutoShowShutdown.org recently launched a web parody of the Chicago show's site, on which they provided counterpoint to the show site's content. The group even rebuffed… »2/05/07 10:49am2/05/07 10:49am