Renewable Energy

Environmental News: Environmental News from Grist

What are the top environmental books? 19 Dec 2006 at 1:12pm Just in time for slackers who haven’t finished their holiday shopping, Gristmill columnist Peter Madden of Forum for the Future has surveyed his colleagues and other smart green Brits to come up with a list of the most important environmental books. Classics “Silent Spring” and “Small Is Beautiful” made the … Scientists discover …

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Environmental News: Environmental News from Grist

Hot model speaks up for Grist, bug-eyed readers reach for their wallets 14 Dec 2006 at 11:12am We don’t mean to be shirty, but we want you to know: Grist’s end-of-year fundraising campaign wraps up tomorrow night, and we’re still panting for your support. If we’re not sexy enough in our own right, eco-model and fashion maven Summer Rayne Oakes sings our praises in …

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Environmental News: Grist Environmental News

The Latest News from Grist A Grist special series on biofuels 4 Dec 2006 at 12:12pm You probably think of diesel as a heavy-duty gasoline. But do you know what Rudolf Diesel wanted to use in the engine he invented? Peanut oil. And guess what Henry Ford imagined would power his Model T: ethanol made from corn or hemp. These visions evaporated when crude …

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Environmental News: Grist Environmental News

The Latest News from Grist Supreme Court hears opening arguments in landmark climate-change case 30 Nov 2006 at 11:11am Climate change made its Supreme debut yesterday, as the high court began considering whether the U.S. EPA must regulate greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act. Much of the opening session concerned whether the plaintiffs, including several green groups and a dozen states, had suffered …

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Environmental News: Grist Environmental News

The Latest News from Grist Nuclear fusion gets a boost as 31 countries sign reactor agreement 21 Nov 2006 at 11:11am After years of debate, 31 countries have agreed to build the $12.8 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor in southern France. (Ah, “experimental reactor” — was there ever a more comforting phrase?) Deemed “the victory of the general interest of humanity” by French President …

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Environmental News: Grist Environmental News

The Latest News from Grist Nuclear fusion gets a boost as 31 countries sign reactor agreement 21 Nov 2006 at 11:11am After years of debate, 31 countries have agreed to build the $12.8 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor in southern France. (Ah, “experimental reactor” — was there ever a more comforting phrase?) Deemed “the victory of the general interest of humanity” by French President …

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