Photo courtesy of floridapfe at Flickr.com. An increasing number of scientists and activists are raising concerns about the impact of biofuel production. The ethanol boom has its roots in a corn surplus that depressed prices - now, shortages of corn are causing food prices to … [Read more...] about Biofuels and the Law of Unintended Consquences
Here's a tip I got about some of the Valentine's Day related posts on the Yahoo! Green blog. It looked like the perfect opportunity to be incredibly lazy and create a Valentine's Day post without actually having to do anything. Here it is: Yahoo! Green has a big collection … [Read more...] about Yahoo Green Blog, Valentine’s Day link roundup
Photo courtesy of bsidez at Flickr.com. Sometimes it's hard to tell the people who are ultra-dedicated to a cause apart from people who are a little bit insane. Chuck Thomas is one of those people who blurs the line. Every day, he commutes 14 miles to work on his bicycle. … [Read more...] about Can you bicycle 55 MPH?
Photo courtesy of Robot Johnny at Flickr.com. Well, the prediction is in, and Punxsutawney Phil says we can expect 6 more weeks of winter: After casting a weather eye toward thousands of his faithful followers, Phil consulted with President Cooper and directed him to the … [Read more...] about Punxsutawney Phil, Groundhog Day & Climate Change
Photo courtesy of Hartaarn at Flickr.com. One day, all of us are going to go to join the big compost pile. It's generally not something we think about, but we're all part of the circle of life. So, how green is the funeral industry? With embalming, cement vaults, metal … [Read more...] about An eco friendly death? Funerals are going green.