Weekly Wrap-Up: Banning polycarbonate and running with the wind

A Canadian sporting-goods chain has joined Patagonia in banning polycarbonate bottles because of fears of health issues arising among those who drink from the plastic: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/22183034/

At our house, we’ve switched to these, although my daughter does have a SIGG bottle because I couldn’t find a smaller size stainless bottle. And hers is so pretty; I’m jealous. Why can’t stainless look nice, too?


And the UK plans to have every home wind-powered by 2020. Can they do it? http://www.engadget.com/2007/12/12/uk-wants-every-home-wind-powered-by-2020/