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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

08.17.2006 | Economics, Energy, Transportation |

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The Future of Mining?

The Future of Mining?

A new mining technique being developed in Australia could one day end the environmentally destructive mining process. The technique is based on the practice of phytoextraction, which is the process by which a plant removes specific elements from soil and stores them in the plant structure. Phyto

07.10.2006 | Sustainable Tech |

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