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Alternative Fuels for Mass Transportation

Even as politicians debate whether or not the climate of the planet is changing, numerous corporations and research facilities have started to take up the sustainable mantel – and for good reason. When the United States released its Fourth National Climate Assessment, the numbers looked grim. As such, looking into alternative fuels for mass transportation […]

Can Biofuels Really Be a Sustainable Fuel Source?

Over the years the question has been raised countless times as to whether biofuels can actually be a sustainable fuel source. While some may argue the value of biofuel, many believe that as long as the biofuel is made from waste products, not food sources, benefits can be had. A recent Phys.org article brought up the point that […]

Is Food Waste Destined to Become Our Next Renewable Energy Source?

In order for us to become a more sustainable society, significant changes need to be made. In many parts of the world there are individuals, families and entire communities struggling to survive on the minuscule portions of food. Others scrounge for whatever materials they can get their hands on. Most people need to make do […]

A Quick Environmental End of the Week Round-Up

Image by dorena-wm Unbelievable as it may seem, the end of the week is already here. Therefore I figured I’d do a quick environmental round-up. These are just a few of the environmental or eco-stories I came across this week that I thought you might be interested in. 1) Emissions: Why Focus on the Supply […]

Bio-Friendly Designs Create the Future

Time is ticking….you only have until the end of June 2010 to submit your entry into this year’s “Create the Future” Design Contest. First started back in 2002 by the NASA Tech Briefs magazine publishers, the Create the Future Design Contest was an innovative way to inspire young minds to come up with some of […]