July 3rd, 2013 | by Earth Policy Institute
The massive diversion of grain to fuel cars has helped drive up food prices, leaving low-income consumers everywhere to suffer some of the most severe food price inflation in history. As of mid-2012, world wheat, corn, and soybean prices were roughly double their historical levels
April 2nd, 2013 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
The phrase "food to fuel" often refers to production of corn-based ethanol or soy-based biodiesel... not exactly most efficient use of these commodities. But there are situations when food to fuel represents a smart use of resources: when that food will go to a landfill. While the capture of landfill gas has become more prevalent, why spend the money and other resources shipping it there? Why not just direct food waste to energy production
November 4th, 2011 | by Earth Policy Institute
By Lester R. Brown Between 2007 and 2011, carbon emissions from coal use in the United States dropped 10 percent.
February 17th, 2009 | by leslieberliant
When I first met Josh Tickell a few years ago, he was a blonde-haired, baby-faced, young man driving around the
February 5th, 2009 | by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
This week at ZapRoot: Is Google destroying the planet one search at a time? The recycling market has gone bust.
June 7th, 2008 | by edfblog
Peak driving season, when many Americans hit the road to visit relatives or see the sights, is now in full
January 2nd, 2008 | by mariasurmamanka
The end of 2007 brought with it news of cleantech developments for 2008 and beyond. Here are a few that