energyNOW! is one of my favorite sources for non-partisan, science-based information on current energy and environmental issues. This week, Lee Patrick Sullivan presents “Energy Innovations in the Armed Forces.”
One quote in particular had an especially strong impact. Army NAC Director Paul Skalny said, “[a] 1% increase in fuel efficiency for the military means 6,444 less soldiers involved in convoy operations.”
On a lighter note, did anyone else immediately think “TARDIS” when he said “TARDEC”?
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