Archives: October 2007

Deconstructed: Renewable Fuels Survey.

Posted by: David Kiley on October 30

According to a new national poll released today by the Renewable Fuels Now Coalition, 74 percent of Americans believe we should increase our use of domestically produced renewable fuels...

Why a renewable energy boom in Asia could help the U.S.

Posted by: Adam Aston on October 30

Worth a quick read: The Financial Times is reporting that the big green pool of capital chasing cleantech investment is washing into Asia. A region as power hungry as Asia...

Why Forrest Gump's electric car really is better for the environment

Posted by: Adam Aston on October 29

I've had a couple of questions on my last post asking: don't electric cars just shift the pollution away from a car's tailpipe and to a power plant's smokestack? This...

Forrest Gump Goes Electric

Posted by: Adam Aston on October 25

Hollywood isn't much of player in the high-stakes drama about the future of transportation. But Tinseltown is playing an increasingly important role showing off greencar alternatives. And, like luxury brands...

Create your own imaginary world, then cook it to death!

Posted by: Adam Aston on October 24

When it hits store shelves November 15, SimCity Societies, the latest installment of one of the most popular, long-lived PC games in history (and the only game to which I've...

Could water woes ruin corn ethanol’s run?

Posted by: Adam Aston on October 24

After a raft of studies showing how corn ethanol is driving up food prices even though it's making only a small dent as a substitute for oil, a new study...

Warm Weather Woes

Posted by: Adam Aston on October 23

It's almost Halloween. New York City is basking in its third week of Indian summer. And I'm beginning to fear for my annual ski trip. AccuWeather.com released its long term...

GreenWords -- Top eco-tales to check out

Posted by: Adam Aston on October 05

With the weekend nigh, two quick sets of links to check out First, a funny. Further evidence that going green need not be so damn earnest... Have a read of...

There Are Solutions to Climate Change

Posted by: John Carey on October 05

When it comes to climate change, many people have moved quickly from denial to despair. This isn’t a new observation, by any means, but I’m struck by how, even as...

Corn ethanol stumbles: Let it fall

Posted by: Adam Aston on October 01

Further subsidization on corn-ethanol would be bad news in many ways. The resulting kerfuffle among voters, irritated with rising gas prices intermixed with millionaire corn farmers, could lead to a gross backlash against biofuels. If nothing else, extra monies for corn-ethanol would co-opt attention from and muddy discussions on how best to support superior forms of renewable bio-energy

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