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Monthly Archives: August 2009
Read the full story at Mother Nature Network. The green blogoshphere pays homage to a senator who has done much for the environment. Plus, a bunch of news that will remind you just how much environmentalists will miss the Kennedy … Continue reading
Read the full post at Ars Technica. When life hands you enough onions, you can apparently power 600kw worth of fuel cells with the results. Gills onions, the largest processor in the US, is powering its plant with waste it … Continue reading
Read the full story and view the pictures at CNet. Food waste is one of the least recycled materials in municipal solid waste systems, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. But at least one organization in the San Francisco Bay … Continue reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has launched an online discussion forum to receive public input on the future priorities for EPA’s national enforcement program. The public will be able to provide feedback through the EPA Web site until December 1, … Continue reading
The goal of this project, a collaboration between the National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council’s Center for Education, through its Board on Science Education, is to provide carefully reasoned guidance to key stakeholders regarding the creation and … Continue reading
New report from the National Science Board [PDF, 74 p.] Findings and key recommendation: The United States faces a critical challenge to transform our current fossil fuel based energy economy to a stable and sustainable energy economy. This transformation must … Continue reading
New paper from the Georgia Tech Ivan Allen College School of Public Policy [PDF, 42 p.] Abstract: This paper reviews 19 separate studies published over the past 12 years that examine the potential for deploying greater energy efficiency in the … Continue reading
Read the full story in the New York Times. Builders covet a green certification, but many buildings do not save as much energy as their designs predicted.
Read the full article in The Atlantic Monthly. Pandemics. Global warming. Food shortages. No more fossil fuels. What are humans to do? The same thing the species has done before: evolve to meet the challenge. But this time we don’t … Continue reading
CNET answers that question on this week’s episode of The Green Show. Be sure to check out the other show eps. Links to the right of the viewer on the web site. Nice job folks.