Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up today we’ll talk about last night’s session of the Democratic National Convention…..We’ll also talk with a reporter who is looking at the impact of the closing of the Janesville, Wisconsin auto plant. It’s become an issue in the race for President. But first- two listener comments about yesterday’s program on which we discussed the opening night of the DNC…..
As part of an effort to prepare for a growing number of electric vehicles on the road, Progress Energy is conducting studies that include using their own electric fleet. The energy utility hosted a seminar for businesses at a mid-Pinellas hotel this morning.
The 21st century hasn’t yet turned into a scene straight out of the Jetsons with flying cars, but it kind of sounds like it. The engine in the electric motor of the [Chevy Volt](http://www.chevrolet.com/volt-electric-car/?seo=goo_...
Today's guest on the Sustainable Living program was Jeff Thomas, an electrical engineer and founder of EV Bones.
Jeff's passion is Electric Vehicles (EVs) and exposing GM's role in stopping the development of EVs. His story behind the scenes of the "Who Killed the Electric Car" video was very interesting and informative. Especially interesting is how GM sold the Nickel Metal Hydride (NMH) battery to the oil companies. Jeff has been driving a GM S-10 EV Bones conversion with GM's EV1 NMH b...
Today the U.S. Department of Labor put the nation’s unemployment rate at a 14-year high: as of October employers had cut 240,000 jobs.
In President-elect Barack Obama’s first press conference since the election, he addressed job loss and the struggling economy as his top priority as he transitions into the White House. Obama spoke about relieving strain on middle class Americans and extending unemployment benefits, as crucial first steps toward fixing the economy.