Happy New Year! 2009 is upon us, leaving 2008 by the wayside. It’s been a busy year, from national attention to cap-and-trade systems to a historic election season to the economic tumble. We thought we’d remember and celebrate the past year by revisiting some of our most memorable posts from 2008 (and there were a lot of them—423 to be precise).
Most popular posts (in order of popularity):
- The Importance of Plastic Bags
- Future Gas Prices
- Time in the Tank
- Bicycles and Moonwalking Bears
- Walk Score: Every Big-City Neighborhood in America
- Horsepower vs. MPG
- Retrofits for All!
- Oregon’s Measure 63
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Most outlandish titles:
- I Can See Clearcuts Now
- I’ll Have the Plastic Lobster
- Clean Coal: Maybe Unicorns Will Save Us
- Biking: Pork We Can Believe In
Most controversial titles:
Most applicable to your personal life:
- My Keyboard Versus the Climate
- Comprehensive Car-Free Hiking
- Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
- Seattle’s Bus to the Airport Actually Does Exist
- Stuff I Want: Home Appliance Edition
Geekiest (by his own admission):
- Inside WCI blog series
- Housing Prices: I’m Not Buying It (and it’s sequels here and here): for it’s rapid and unexpected media coverage.
- I-985: Giant Sucking Sound
- Oregon’s Measure 63 series