Solar Panels vs Trees, The Price of Food


Trees Block Solar Panels, and a Feud Ends in Court Call it an eco-parable: one Prius-driving couple takes pride in their eight redwoods, the first of them planted over a decade ago. Their electric-car-driving neighbors take pride in their rooftop solar panels, installed five years after the first trees were planted. ::New York Times a sad an unnecessary ending to a story John covered in Trees Versus SPVs: Which Do You Hug?
Grains Gone Wild How did this happen? The answer is a combination of long-term trends, bad luck — and bad policy. ::New York Times Paul Krugman writes on bad weather and bad policy. See also Treehugger in Why Ethanol Production will Drive Food Prices Even Higher in 2008 ... , Food As Fuel: Collateral Damage and Lester Brown on Food-Based Fuels