Astonishing new advances in clean energy production are happening worldwide with the experimentation and understanding of piezoelectric technology.
If the United States were to trade places, economically and physically with Israel, isolating ourselves from our neighbors with constant war and no oil supply would we become as resourceful as the Israelis? The Israelis have always been on the leading edge of technological advances but beginning in 2008, a project, that once implemented could quite literally save the planet from harmful car emissions and oil dependency, was started. It is Project Better Place and its intentions are to turn all oil-motor transportation to electric.
In June 2003, the Ontario Government’s Regional Council met to begin addressing the issues of urban sprawl, population growth and the future needs of Waterloo, Ontario and its surrounding areas. Their answer in the oncoming years will be in the construction of the Light Rail Transit beginning in 2012. The anticipated completion date is in 2014.
The world's interest in finding alternative modes of transportation to the standard gasoline-based cars has led to a number of innovations in technology. Among these is Duo-Gard's new solar-powered charging stations for electric cars, bikes, scooters, carts and motorcycles.
Internet search giant Google is well known for it's investments in clean energy and sustainable living. Google's latest green initiative is a partnership with the US Energy Department to use Google Maps to display electric vehicle charging stations.