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Calculating the cost of fixing the planet

Calculating the cost of fixing the planet

Consultants from the economics group PricewaterhouseCoopers have released a 40 year plan to reduce the threat of climate change, using a mix of energy efficiency, greater use of renewables and carbon capture technologies. The cost of this plan is surprisingly small, roughly equal to 1 year's eco

Posted byon10.2.2006inEconomics

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Sustainable urban aquaculture

Sustainable urban aquaculture

Entrepreneur Martin Schreibman is raising thousands of tilapia in tanks residing in a Brooklyn warehouse, in an attempt to create a sustainable fish farming business. Raising fish in the inner city may seem a bit out of place, but urban aquaculture addresses many health, environmental and econom

Posted byon09.13.2006inEconomics, Sustainable Tech

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The environmental costs of green energy: Biofuels

The environmental costs of green energy: Biofuels

In a previous article, I wrote about the environmental costs of solar and wind power, in this article I'm going to look at a few of the issues surrounding another 'green' energy source: biofuels. Many people are aware of green fuels like biodiesel and ethanol, but just how 'green' are they? Bi

Posted byon08.17.2006inEconomics, Energy, Transportation

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The environmental costs of green energy

The environmental costs of green energy

Recently I wrote about the abundance of solar energy available to us, and the small fraction of it we would need to capture to meet all of our energy needs. I received a comment questioning the value of renewable energy and disagreeing with the statement that renewable power had no impact on the e

Posted byon07.27.2006inEconomics, Energy

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