An increasing number of people are starting to consider the potential downsides of a transition to autonomous cars. The FBI is already looking at them for the potential ill effects on law enforcement, and a scientist for Toyota is raising the possibility that driverless vehicles could actually be detrimental to the environment over the long term.
We can green up cars all we want, it's still going to require a lot of energy to move heavy vehicles down the street. Also, driving all the time feeds into a certain kind of life. While many places in the U.S. have been built in such a way that they require driving as a part of everyday life, not everyone is in favor of such a lifestyle. One of them is James Howard Kunstler, author of "The Geography of Nowhere", who recently started a 15-minute weekly podcast that covers "the coming end of subur
Let us give thanks for the Pennsylvania Environmental Council. Honestly, I don't know much about the PEC, but when they put out a statement like the one I've posted after the jump, it certainly opens the door for people like me to write "No Kidding" posts. Since I like to do this, I give thanks.