Archives by Tag 'water'

Why Not Water?
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By etrigan - Last updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Ok, smart people: “EcoGeek”:http://www.ecogeek.org/ talks about Georgia flooding on “the YouTubes”:http://is.gd/4hWqA this week. Why not build water collecting/storing roofs for corporate buildings and parking lots? Seems like a better bang/buck than solar panels, ecologically speaking. The large international corporation that employs me is installing “solar panels along with other government approved efforts”:http://content.dell.com/us/en/corp/d/press-releases/2009-08-11-5__energy_saving_initiatives.aspx but I’m wondering […]

Population vs Ice Cap, H20 Content
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By etrigan - Last updated: Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Occasionally, to give myself some science/math challenge (beyond the “last page of Make magazine”:http://makezine.com/aha/), I like to attack a multidisciplinary problem that is (a) completely inappropriate for a man of my education, and (b) has probably already been done by someone with the appropriate education. A recent “Believe it or not” cartoon led me to […]