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(from my Gearhead Grrrl blog ) If you've been following the press of late, you've noted the considerable angst generated by the unit oil trains that seem to be taking over the land. The "Chicken ...
by GearheadGrrrl
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Mar 15, 2015 at 06:55 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Thanks to Dr. Evil and his flying monkeys at Monsanto, there are no shortage of examples of GMO done wrong. But in states and countries around the world where tobacco is still an important crop (...
by DocDawg
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Aug 08, 2014 at 09:07 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
The AP Reports ( courtesy of yahoo ): The failure so far of cellulosic fuel is central to the debate over corn-based ethanol, a centerpiece of America's green-energy strategy. Ethanol from corn has ...
by BruceMcF
Comment Count 110 comments on Sun Nov 17, 2013 at 06:00 PM PST with 59 Recommends
I have written many, many times about Wall Street and its rotten practices, and how their reckless decisions are hurting families. For years now, we've known that Wall Street had too much influence ...
by Michael Lux
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 01:07 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Some very smart "rocket scientists" seem to think so. As cited on NASA's Global Climate Change page: Press Release : Could planting trees in the desert mitigate climate change? European ...
by jamess
Comment Count 67 comments on Sun Aug 04, 2013 at 07:51 PM PDT with 48 Recommends
Turns out, James Inhofe, on record as 3rd dumbest member of Congress , has a checkered past in supporting development of alternative fuels. He's for them, and he's against them. This is based on a ...
by ChuckInReno
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Aug 07, 2012 at 12:57 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
Half-wracked prejudice leaped forth “Rip down all hate,” I screamed Lies that life is black and white Spoke from my skull. I dreamed Romantic facts of musketeers Foundationed deep, somehow Ah, ...
by NNadir
Comment Count 34 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 10:08 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The Daily Bucket is a place where we post and exchange our observations about what is happening in the natural world in our neighborhood. Each note about the bugs, buds, and birds around us is a ...
by Melanie in IA
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 08:30 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
The week of May 21, the U.S. Navy will launch MMOWGI, a ...
by gmoke
Comment Count 4 comments on Sat May 19, 2012 at 02:21 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
This is my latest piece on DeSmogBlog : Republicans on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee have decided that the military’s push for clean, renewable energy has gone far enough, and have ...
by farronbalanced
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri May 18, 2012 at 07:54 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
I am going to do a bit of research between storm preparations, but I was listening to NPR today, and there was a story on Here and Now about the increase in use of Corn for Ethanol, and that there ...
by GreenMother
Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Apr 13, 2012 at 11:40 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
A Brief History of Agricultural Time Our farming for over 10,000 years has been responsible for 2/3rds of our excess greenhouse gases. This soil carbon, converted to carbon dioxide, methane and ...
by Erichj
Comment Count 22 comments on Sat Mar 31, 2012 at 09:51 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
On Monday evening the Senate is scheduled to take up my legislation, S. 2204 , the Repeal Big Oil Tax Subsidies Act . People I talk to all across my home state of New Jersey want to know why they'...
by Senator Robert Menendez
Comment Count 76 comments on Sat Mar 24, 2012 at 10:31 AM PDT with 162 Recommends
I originally wrote this for DAILY KOS two years ago. Since then the technology and company that I describe here has progressed to such a degree that I am working on a followup. This is very ...
by Reinvented Daddy
Comment Count 237 comments on Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 08:04 PM PST with 287 Recommends
Trees do it. People do it. The Birds and Bees do it. They all Breathe. Even the Ocean "breathes" to some degree; currently it's holding its breath, with about as much CO2 ...
by jamess
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 10:10 AM PST with 15 Recommends
One of the most difficult problems that we are facing is feeding the world while at the same time protecting our planet. We are facing a situation where the manner in which food production is ...
by NY brit expat
Comment Count 36 comments on Sun Nov 27, 2011 at 03:00 PM PST with 22 Recommends
In the 1930's the pulp and paper industry began burning "black liquor", a byproduct of the wood pulping process, to provide power for their mills. This was, and is, very resourceful, but not nearly ...
by Sarge in Seattle
Comment Count 23 comments on Fri Oct 28, 2011 at 09:17 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Someday, in the not-too-distant future, our country will be getting more than half of its power from energy that is safe, secure, and sustainable. We're not there now, and in fact we have a long ...
by Michael Brune
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Sep 15, 2011 at 09:37 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
No Doubt you've seen the Ads. Natural Gas (NG) Ad heralding itself to be the Clean, Abundant, Safe Fuel of the Future. And best of all Natural Gas is Domestically Produced -- by Americans, for ...
by jamess
Comment Count 54 comments on Sun May 01, 2011 at 08:58 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
As part of my continuing Environmental Series, posted usually each Sunday, today I'm covering the Science and Tech behind Fuel Cells . A very recent Break-Through may make this Renewable ...
by jamess
Comment Count 275 comments on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 05:58 AM PDT with 367 Recommends