by Beth Buczynski: Just when you think there’s no winning against the biotech industry, news out of Mexico City shows that all is not lost. After years of deliberation, a Mexico judge has placed an indefinite ban on genetically-engineered corn.
Sara Volz is an expert in biofuels, specifically algae as a biofuel source.
by Pete Danko: It’s being called “the world’s first commercial scale cellulosic ethanol plant” and “the world’s largest advanced biofuels facility.”
by Marc Roca: Mexico, poised to allow foreign oil extraction for the first time in 75 years, is finding its abundant natural resources also appeal to investors in a much cleaner energy: sunshine.
by Pete Danko: “Every commercial building can power itself,” Elizabethtown, Ky.-based Wind Energy announces on its website homepage.
by Christine Lepisto: Although the National Ignition Facility (NIF) news page remains silent on the matter, the BBC reports that an NIF experiment in late September achieved the first step towards harnessing the power of the sun
by Robin Yapp: Around 90% of surface water in the country is already contaminated, largely due to agricultural runoff and lack of sewage treatment.
by Karl Zimmer: To Donald E. Canfield, there’s something astonishing in every breath we take.
by Environmental Defense Fund: Hawaii sets a strong example for outstanding, innovative energy savings performance contracting.
by National Geographic Society: Many of us stash a flashlight for emergencies, only to find that when the time comes to use it, the batteries have run out.