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My Story As a Young Entrepreneur in Zambia

Mutoba Ngoma | Posted 07.08.2013 | Impact
Mutoba Ngoma

With the right support, young people themselves can help tackle the youth employment crisis. We have the ideas and the motivation. We just need the opportunity and support.

'When the Biomass Hits the Wind Turbine'

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 09.26.2012 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Renewable "green" energy will be the biggest industry in the history of humankind. Jay Warmke's When the Biomass Hits the Wind Turbine is a great way to learn all about it.

Fukushima Spews, Los Alamos Burns, Vermont Rages and We've Almost Lost Nebraska

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 09.04.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

The stream of reactor disasters spewing from this dying industry is certain to escalate. The toll rises with each leak at Fukushima, every flame at Los Alamos, each legal brief at Vermont Yankee, every foot of Nebraska floodwater.

Oil Spill Activism: A Hole in the Bottom of the Sea

Brenda Peterson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brenda Peterson

For those of us who live by water, we should get involved in protecting our own shores from increased offshore drilling and future oil spills.

U.S. Pulp-Maker Creates New Biofuel

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But along with its usual business of pulp-making, the century-old mill is doing something unprecedented: Developing technology to produce bio-butanol,...

From Rice Straw To Diesel Fuel

Sacramento Bee | Jim Downing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A local nonprofit that has developed a method for turning rice straw and wood waste into diesel fuel has attracted some big business backers....

Newly Uncovered Enzymes Turn Corn Plant Waste Into Biofuel

Ethiopian News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Cellulose-loving fungi can cut biofuel costs by enabling existing corn ethanol plants to process cheaper, woody feedstocks such as corn stover....

Unknown Water Demands Of Biofuel Feedstocks

nytimes.com | KATIE HOWELL of Greenwire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Extensive studies are needed to understand the water needs of biofuel production from cellulosic feedstocks or other next-generation sources, federal ...

This President's Day, Remember that George Washington Raised Hemp & Probably Smoked it

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

It is time to end Hemp/Marijuana Prohibition. With Bush gone and a new generation taking charge, we may finally have a chance to do it.

Food Riots Skyrocket, World Leaders Have No Solutions

Wall Street Journal | BOB DAVIS, DOUGLAS BELKIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Finance ministers gathered this weekend to grapple with the global financial crisis also struggled with a problem that has plagued the world periodica...

Is Vinegar The Secret Ingredient For Biofuels?

CNET News | Michael Kanellos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

To make ethanol, you want to make vinegar first, according to ZeaChem. The biofuel start-up, which has moved from Colorado to Silicon Valley, says it...