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BioFiasco

The more I read about biofuels, the more I’m dubious. Yes, I do sometimes salivate over the thought of having a Mercedes fueled by used french fry oil, but maybe it’s the smell that’s more appealing. It would be nice ...

Spam: not sustainable?

As I had thought, Spam indeed is bad for the environment.  Not the Hormel product.  Well, maybe if you don’t recycle the can.  I suppose Spam is using the parts of the hog so it would have been wasted anyway. ...

Sweden’s 2015 push

I have great memories of Sweden.  Well, I’ve only been there once, in 1997, but memories of the long summer nights, beautiful, friendly—and tall—locals, and trains that make Amtrak look like a donkey cart have stuck with me.  Now I ...

A renewable energy hub . . . in Texas?

Think green tech and immediately Silicon Valley comes to mind.  But the trend is spreading . . . Standard Renewable Energy, based in Houston, just opened an office in San Antonio.  Besides solar and wind products, the firm also sells energy ...
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