Conservationists are celebrating a British firm's recent pullout from a biofuel project in Kenya that they say would have destroyed the Tana River Delta, a wetland ecosystem crucial for regional wildlife.
Madness! And I don't mean the British band...The corn ethanol supporters are probably not very familiar with the concept of opportunity cost. Either that, or the subsidies and high corn prices are just to juicy to give up. Only about
Never dreamed poop could get you blazing down the asphalt? Well, now it all comes true as Japan's biggest toilet maker, TOTO, takes the toilet on the road with its launch of the Toilet Bike Neo, a bike that's powered entirely by human
If you like this ingenious low-work chicken tunnel garden system, then you'll most likely dig this footage from the same folks of a DIY water heater using rocket stove principles. Burning scraps of wood and tree
Pandas are easily among the most beloved species in the world, delighting animal-lovers with their cuddly, plush appearance and playful demeanor -- so much so, in fact, it almost seems they're poop doesn't stink --- though
From developing Masdar, a much talked about clean-energy city, to lesser initiatives like solar-powered public bathrooms, the United Arab Emirates has made some not-insignificant strides to move into a clean energy future. The BBC reports that one
Today is the day! As I reported last week Germany airline Lufthansa has now begun using biofuels on about one-third of its flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg. The fuel is supplied by Finland's Neste Oil and until now,
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Offshore Wind Farms Might be Best Place to Grow Seaweed 'Farms'
Biofuels made with food crops are generally a bad idea. By competing with food production for land, they increase the price of many commodities which are already
If it seems like you've read a variation of the above headline before you're not wrong, and as much as anything it's a sign of the rock road cellulosic ethanol and biofuels in general have had in the past few years. The details: The Department of
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Lufthansa looks set to make aviation history: Using biofuels on a regularly scheduled route. From July 15, one Lufthansa Airbus A321 will ply the 244 miles route from Frankfurt to Hamburg with one engine burning
This is an entry in my series on Denmark's myriad efforts in the climate and clean energy arena, and why they seem to work. I'm trying to find out if Denmark-ifying societies around the world might stop climate change ...Image courtesy of