The world demand for petroleum exceeds the long term supply. Most petroleum is used for transportation. Can global warming be slowed without drastic life-style changes? Achieving sustainability requires innovative thinking on transportation. A seminar from Environmental Teaching International may include:


Dr. Tyler C. Folsom


Self-driving Tricycles
International Symposium on Bicycle Urbanism, Seattle, WA, June 19-21, 2013

Applying Agile Software Principles and Practices for Fast Automotive Development
FISITA 2012 – World Automotive Congress, 27-30 November, Beijing.

Surface Navigation for Robots
A tutorial on GPS and Kalman Filters, May 2012

Energy and Autonomous Urban Land Vehicles
IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, Summer 2012

An Invitation to a New Transportation Mode
th IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications, Vancouver, Canada, June 2011

Social Ramifications of Autonomous Urban Land Vehicles
IEEE International Symposium on Technology and Society, Chicago, May 2011


Energy and the Built Environment
Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, 13 November 2012

Why Self-driving Cars Make Sense for China
Tongji University, Shanghai, China, 3 December 2012

Energy Efficiency through Automation
st meeting of the Transportation Research Board, Washington, Jan 2012

How Robots Can Help Stop Global Warming
Keio University, Yokohama, Japan, 1 November 2010

Achieving 1000 mpg (0.25 l/100 km)
Third International Conference on Eco-Efficiency, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands, 10 June 2010.

The Elcano Project

To show that an autonomous system can be built inexpensively, Environmental Teaching International is a proud sponsor of an open source demonstration project on