March 2007

Brazil Joins Italy to Produce Biofuel in Brazil and Africa

March 29, 2007

Brazil’s state-controlled oil company Petrobras and Italy’s energy company ENI signed an agreement in São Paulo, Brazil, to develop and commercialize biofuels technology and announced plans to build four bio-diesel plants in Brazil. The memorandum defined as “a strategic alliance for international markets” was signed before Italian Primer Minister Romano Prodi and Brazil’s president Lula […]

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Green tips you should live by

March 29, 2007

Have you ever wondered what type of eco footprint you are leaving on our environment? You should..every day you are faced with opportunities to green this world- are you going to take them? Do you know when these opportunities present themselves? We have compiled these green tips to help you make smart, green decisions. Now […]

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Rechargeable Batteries are Cheaper

March 28, 2007

10 billion batteries are sold in the United States. That’s about a billion tons of garbage with very toxic elements. It is a big industry, and it is a shame that we don’t pursue the possibility of eliminating most of the batteries by producing devices that would generate their own electricity. Going back to topic, […]

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Why I care about alternative energy

March 28, 2007

This last weekend I went to Charlottesville, Virginia, home of UVA and the Virginia Festival of the Book. If you have ever watched C-SPAN2 on the weekends, you know the drill. Some authors read from their work, or discuss their work, and then there are question and answer sessions. At the very end you can […]

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Low wind turbine: two designs

March 22, 2007

At Hong Kong University, they are reporting this design: lightweight, plastic, affordable. At the Sandia National Laboratories, they have come up with a completely different design: larger with curved tips. The Hong Kong design is for individuals and businesses to install thus reducing their own carbon footprint. The Sandia design is intended to open up […]

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