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Truth and laughter re: mercury and compact fluorescent light bulbs

Back on April 30, the Washington Post ran an article titled "Fluorescent Bulbs Are Know to Zap Domestic Tranquillity - Energy-Savers a Turnoff for Wives." The articles was emailed around here w

Creating a green index for biofuels

I've been looking for an excuse to mention the now-week-and-a-half-old release of a report that NRDC supported on the importance and complexity of creating an index of the environmental characteristics of different gallons of different biofuels.

NY Moves to Fix Utility Regulation for Energy Efficiency

Energy efficiency is the fastest, cheapest, cleanest way to stop global warming, but historically electric and natural gas utilities have been regulated in a way that means that they loose money when their customers become more efficient.

GM's new entry in the electric hybrid race

Wired has a nice article on GM's new concept car, the Chevy Volt.

Another Algae Biofuel Story

This story about an algae growing system being developed by Solix Biofuels and Colorado State is encouraging.