Here’s the problem – raising the price of solar cells in America could have a significant chilling effect on demand for solar panels in this country. That’s bad for two reasons.
I don’t drink lemonade. I like it, don’t get me wrong. I mean, who doesn’t? And it’s not as though I lack access to the stuff. Heck, I live in Atlanta, meaning Chick-fil-A lemonade (some of the best) is never more than a 20-minute drive away, no matter where I am. Rather, I don’t drink it because I try to avoid sugar-based drinks for health reasons.
There’s an exception though. I will drink lemonade if a kid on my street is selling it in his or her front yard. To me, no economic venture is more deserving of support than the neighborhood lemonade stand. It might be more American than apple pie, and it’s the pinnacle of supporting your local small business (even if the lemons come from California and the sugar from Florida).
Buying local is a principle that my wife and I try to support. For one, buying local minimizes the carbon emissions associated with the transport of the product you want. Further, it can keep dollars concentrated in your local community, improving the standard of living of your area.
Development of a connected and sustainable highway needs dedicated leaders within institutions, companies and governments. Europe should take heed of The Ray initiative in the US, argues John CatlingRead More
If you want to see the future of transport in action, you might expect to tour a Silicon Valley research and development lab. But one of the best places to see the future of sustainable transportation might be in the heart of Georgia on an 18-mile stretch of highway I-85, near the city of LaGrange.Read More
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Troup County, Georgia and The Ray are excited to announce that the Tom Hall Parkway paving project will use recycled tires mixed into the asphalt to increase road durability and reduce road noise.Read More