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Monthly Archives: March 2011
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Read the full story from the American Chemical Society. That dirty motor oil that comes out of your car or truck engine during oil changes could end up in your fuel tank, according to a report presented here today at … Continue reading
Read the full story from the American Chemical Society. With more and more environmentally conscious consumers choosing “green” products, scientists today reported that the first reality check has revealed that the ingredients in those products may come from a surprising … Continue reading
Read the full story from Vanderbilt University. Almost all climate scientists agree that actions must be taken to lower carbon emissions, also known as greenhouse gases, to reduce the risk of damage to the environment and ultimately human health. A … Continue reading
Read the full story in Fast Company. There are some 700 million people in Africa without access to electricity. As the continent modernizes, those people will need power. But could African power be a perfect place for leapfrog technology–when a … Continue reading
Read the full story in The Sun News. If state Rep. Bill Sandifer has his way, incandescent light bulbs will keep burning brightly in the Palmetto State after the rest of the nation switches to lower-energy-using bulbs. The South Carolina … Continue reading
W. K. Kellogg Foundation Funds an Endowed Chair in Sustainable Environmental Food Systems at the UNM
Read the full story from the University of New Mexico. The University of New Mexico Sustainability Studies Program has received a $1.5 million grant for an endowed chair in sustainable environmental food systems and $150,000 in start-up funds from the … Continue reading
The University of Illinois Sustainable Technology Center (ISTC) is now accepting applications for the 2011 Governor’s Sustainability Awards. The Center, in cooperation with the Office of the Governor, has honored organizations for their efforts in sustainability and pollution prevention since … Continue reading
I will be on vacation from March 18-March 25. New posts will begin appearing on March 28. See you then!
Read the full story in Biorefining Magazine. The Northeast Bioenergy & Bioproducts program is looking for people who are excited about the possibilities of biofuels and bioproducts. Through a collaboration of six universities, the program seeks teachers and interns who … Continue reading