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The Crazy Plan To Force Gas Prices To Drop To $2 A Gallon

[credit provider=”Daniel Goodman / Business Insider” url=”http://www.businessinsider.com.au/author/daniel-goodman”] Eyal Aronoff identifies himself on his business card as an “oil addiction therapist”.He’s got an unconventional detox method, claiming he can get Americans off oil by making it cheaper to fill up their cars.
The Crazy Plan To Force Gas Prices To Drop To $2 A Gallon
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10 Ways We Can Help Keep NYC From Drowning Under Water

The best scientific evidence shows that global climate change is caused by burning fossil fuels (oil, coal, and natural gas), which emit carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.These greenhouse gases act like a bubble around the Earth, trapping heat in, and in turn, causing temperatures to rise […]
10 Ways We Can Help Keep NYC From Drowning Under Water
Lifestyle

This 600 HP Muscle Car Is Actually Good For The Planet

[credit provider=”Australian International Motor Show”] This muscle car is based on the Ford XR Falcon, but there’s a world of difference between it and the 1967 model. Not only does the new creation, called the ZERO’D, pump out 600 hp, it does with with almost no negative impact to the […]
This 600 HP Muscle Car Is Actually Good For The Planet
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This Little Green Plant Could Be The Biofuel Of The Future

[credit provider=”UC San Diego” url=”http://algae.ucsd.edu/spreading-the-word/press-kit.html”] For decades, scientists have been trying to harness tiny plants called algae to make fuel. This algae-based fuel could be a viable alternative to the traditional petroleum-based fuel we use today, studies have shown.
This Little Green Plant Could Be The Biofuel Of The Future
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Is Jatropha A Viable Alternative Energy Source?

Jatropha curcas is a non-edible plant that grows in arid regions. The oil produced from its seed can be used as a biofuel that can be mixed with petroleum diesel. Already it’s been used twice this year in combination with algae to fuel test flights of commercial airlines. While corn-based […]
Is Jatropha A Viable Alternative Energy Source?
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These Alternative Fuel Cars Won’t Become Bricks Like A Tesla

[credit provider=”Matt Rosoff/Business Insider”] Earlier today we learned that Tesla’s cars can effectively turn into bricks if the battery becomes completely discharged. And the repair is not inexpensive; the fix will cost around $40,000 each time.This got us to thinking: what if you still want to have an alternative fuel […]
These Alternative Fuel Cars Won’t Become Bricks Like A Tesla
Markets

Presenting The Alternative Energy Matrix

Breathe, Neo. I’ve been running a marathon lately to cover all the major players that may provide viable alternatives to fossil fuels this century. Even though I have not exhausted all possibilities, or covered each topic exhaustively, Iam exhausted. So in this post, I will provide a recap of all […]
Presenting The Alternative Energy Matrix
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Maple Energy CEO Predicts Peru Ethanol Operations Will Be A Game Changer

Later this year, the arid coastline of north-west Peru will set the scene for the start of an ethanol production project that could transform the profitability of its AIM-listed operator. For integrated energy group Maple Energy (LON:MPLE), several years of major engineering work will come to an end and ethanol […]
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Eagles Plan To Make Lincoln Financial Field The World’s Greenest Stadium

[credit provider=”The Philadelphia Inquirer” url=”http://www.philly.com/inquirer/front_page/20101118_Eagles_aim_to_turn_Lincoln_Financial_Field_into_world_s_greenest_stadium.html?page=1&c=y”] If everything goes right, the Philadelphia Eagles say they’ll have the greenest stadium in the world by the 2011 opener.The Eagles plan to add 100 ‘spiral-shaped wind turbines’ along the top of the stadium, 2,500 solar panels, and a cogeneration power plant that can run […]
Eagles Plan To Make Lincoln Financial Field The World’s Greenest Stadium
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Burmese Jatropha Planting Is Wasting Valuable Land

The advantage of using jatropha curcas to create biodiesel fuel is that the plant can grow almost anywhere. As a result, land that can be used for growing productive crops that feed people doesn’t need to be squandered on something like corn for ethanol. In turn that means food prices […]
Burmese Jatropha Planting Is Wasting Valuable Land
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Verenium CEO: “Value Chain Doesn’t Exist” For Biofuels

The CEO of cellulosic ethanol maker Verenium, Carlos Riva spoke yesterday to a group of 50 about the challenges facing his company and industry. Verenium just locked into a deal with BP to make a large scale facility for its ethanol, but Riva warned, “In order to commercialize this technology, […]
Verenium CEO: “Value Chain Doesn’t Exist” For Biofuels