September 2007

Biofuel algae center begins operation

September 27, 2007

The Vertigo process, a joint venture between Valcent Products and Global Green Solutions announced that it is now mass producing rapidly-growing algae to be used as biofuel feedstock and ingredients in food, pharmaceutical and health and beauty products. Requiring minimal water and land usage, Vertigro algae is, according to the company, “the ultimate renewable energy.” […]

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Who actually killed the electric car, known as GM EV1?

September 27, 2007

I was watching the movie, “Who killed the Electric Car.” I was touched by the film and shocked by the fact that this movie was released and was not really a block buster. As a matter of fact, I did not know about this movie, until 1 year after its release. The movie will give […]

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Retail Business Recycling: It Can Be Done

September 27, 2007

When I usually think of business recycling, I imagine the office environments I have worked in, where the main product seems to be paper. My teenage stepdaughter works at the nearby mall, so we now have a window into the world of retailing from the bottom. The great thing about it for us is that […]

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U.N. Summit: climate change and Bush

September 26, 2007

The big news this week is the U.N. Summit which closed on the theme of climate change. It seems like the whole world is getting ready to get committed, except for the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, the United States. According to an AP report: Bush…rejects the idea of international treaty obligations to reduce emissions […]

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World Carfree Day

September 24, 2007

During the weekend I learned about the World Carfree Day which was celebrated in 1,500 cities across several countries on Saturday, September 22. It was quite big in Brazil and for good reason too. The statistics reveal that 35,000 people die in car accidents per year in the country and over the last eight years […]

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