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Scotland to Build the World's First Hybrid Ferries


Green Lifestyle  (tags: Public Transportation, Sustainability )

Ben
- 2511 days ago - treehugger.com
Residents and visitors to the Hebrides, the archipelago off the northwest coast of Scotland, will soon have a greener way to get around. In an effort to create jobs and to advance an agenda of sustainable development...



   

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William K (308)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 9:04 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Jo Asprec (0)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 11:38 pm
Good idea! wishing you success!
 

P A (117)
Monday November 7, 2011, 12:05 am
Wonderful news!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 7, 2011, 1:01 am
Interesting!
 

Jon T (59)
Monday November 7, 2011, 1:57 am
Interesting development. Will be good to see how they operate.
 

Anis K (49)
Monday November 7, 2011, 3:01 am
great achievement thanks for sharing!!!
 

Kath P (9)
Monday November 7, 2011, 3:28 am
Many great innovative ideas and inventions have come from Scotland.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 7, 2011, 4:33 am
Good to know. Thanks for posting.
 

Carol H (229)
Monday November 7, 2011, 4:58 am
noted, thank you Ben
 

KS Goh (0)
Monday November 7, 2011, 5:08 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Svetlana B (20)
Monday November 7, 2011, 7:13 am
Thanks for sharing
 

Past Member (0)
Monday November 7, 2011, 7:16 am
Excellent. Good news is always welcome around these parts.

Thanks for posting for us.
 

Sue Matheson (79)
Monday November 7, 2011, 8:41 am
thanks!
 

Cristian S (18)
Monday November 7, 2011, 9:41 am
Thanks it does sound good
 

Marco C (31)
Monday November 7, 2011, 12:34 pm
Ben, Thanks again.

Yet, another example of smart ideas and options which we are not persuing as we slip further into the abyss with no means to save ourselves from the inevitable because we refuse to face facts. Reality will happen regardless of what we would like it to be.
 

Sheryl G (360)
Monday November 7, 2011, 2:12 pm
Go Scotland!
 

Lindsay K (6)
Monday November 7, 2011, 2:16 pm
Great news - I'm looking forward to a ride on one of these beauties! And that part of the world is sooooo beautiful!
 

Vicky P (476)
Monday November 7, 2011, 4:22 pm
wow, nice
 

Robert O (12)
Monday November 7, 2011, 4:30 pm
Awesome idea!
 

Hartson Doak (39)
Monday November 7, 2011, 4:50 pm
We tried ferries here in Hawaii. They failed. Not from lack of interest, trying or money. The good old boys did not want them here. Too much competition. They got hit with regulatory "problems".
 

David C (111)
Monday November 7, 2011, 5:38 pm
good for them, but of course the last article I just read on Care2 about Scotland was that they were allowing permits for fracking....some irony isn't there???
 

Brad Kraus (6)
Monday November 7, 2011, 9:57 pm
Glad to see this. Hope it sets an example. Thanks for posting.
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 12:05 am
NOTED
 

Rita White (55)
Tuesday November 8, 2011, 5:14 am
great news
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 13, 2011, 6:11 pm
Hey! Hey!! Hey!!!

Yeah, man!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday November 13, 2011, 6:13 pm
Whew!

Got 'em all.

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