Terrafugia's flyable prototype Transition airplane, later assigned tail number N302TF, being shown during SciFoo 2008 at Google's headquarters in Mountain View, California. Just behind the airplane are two of Terrafugia's founders: Samuel Schweighart (L, red shirt), VP of Engineering; and Carl Dietrich (R, beige shirt), CEO/CTO.

Greener Transport? World’s First Flying Car to Go On Sale Next Month

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The global automobile carbon footprint is about to get a significant boost, with the dawn of the age of flying cars. World’s first flying car to go on sale next month and it could cost more than £300,000 Jasper Hamill Thursday 27 Sep 2018 9:57 am The world’s first flying…

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“We” must all sacrifice for the environment

Foreword by Paul Dreissen Being “hoisted by his own petard” means the bomb maker gets blown up and lifted sky high by his own explosive device. Former Colorado Department of Natural Resources director Greg Walcher notes that the term applies with delicious irony to the in-your-face, holier-than-thou environmentalists who inhabit and run San Francisco. Determined…

The BBC formally bans climate skeptics

The BBC has told staff they no longer need to invite climate-change skeptics on to its program.    It instructs staff: “Be aware of ‘false balance’: as climate change is accepted as happening, you do not need a ‘denier’ to balance the debate.” “There may be occasions to hear from a denier” but only “with…