Richard Branson, the Virgin Atlantic Airlines president who recently made news by naming an airplane after Stephen Colbert...then throwing water at him, recently made news by not only running a Boeing 747 off of Bio Fuel but actually drinking some of the fuel to prove its lack of … [Read more...] about It’s a Jet Fuel; It’s a Tropical Drink… Virgin Air tries bio fuel
Archives for February 2008
Flickr photo courtesy of Robbi Baba. In just a few years, biodiesel in the U.S. has gone from an incognito fringe fuel to a mainstream media darling, and has recently been under fire as just another excuse for people to clear cut rainforest. If this first biodiesel wave has … [Read more...] about Can biodiesel become the new petroleum? And should it?
This video clip is from a DVD called The Power of the Sun. If you've ever watched any Monty Python, you'll immediately recognize the narrator's voice as that of John Cleese. Spotted on ZDnet.com. … [Read more...] about How people are using solar power, a video clip
Photo courtesy of Guided by the light at Flickr.com. Robert Frost famously wrote about how "Good fences make good neighbors," but the type of fence that pioneers built in the American West can be a drain on the environment. Picket fences block animal migration routes … [Read more...] about Green fences and animal highways
Photo courtesy of k9ine at Flickr.com. A week after contacting the three companies that are offering Green Credit Cards, only one of the companies has replied to my questions: Emily, at Brighter Planet, wrote: Hi George - The market rate for our offsets are $12 a ton, and … [Read more...] about Follow up on Green Credit Cards