November 2007

Green Christmas

November 23, 2007

As we approach that time of the year when we tend to become a little bit reckless about consumption and energy use (remember, being green is for life, and also for Christmas!). So… it is important to devise strategies to help us adhere to our green conscience at this time of the year. Friends of […]

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Rockefeller Center’s solar power Christmas tree

November 21, 2007

Solar power energy got a publicity coup this week when Rockefeller Center announced it will light up its 2007 Christmas tree with solar power (photovoltaic) panels placed at the center’s rooftop. According to the AM New York website, “the electricity for the lights will be generated by 363 solar panels recently installed on the roof […]

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Climate change

November 19, 2007

The British broadsheet The Independent, the most active mainstream British paper on the issue of global warming and climate change, today published an in-depth article about the document produced at the weekend in Valencia, Spain, during a meeting held by United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Called Policymakers’ Summary of the Synthesis Report, […]

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Saving electricity in the winter

November 16, 2007

The cold season is arriving and we tend to consume more electricity at this time of the year. But there are ways to avoid that and save you some money and offset your carbon footprint. My personal advice is to exercise. An exercised body needs less artificial heating around it and will be more resistant […]

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Ethanol producer US Bioenergy posts higher earnings

November 15, 2007

More financial news from the non-fossil fuel world. US BioEnergy Corporation announced on Tuesday a net income of $11.1 million, or $0.15 per share, for the quarter ended September 30, 2007, compared to $8.3 million, or $0.12 per share, for the second quarter of 2007. Net income for the quarter ended September 30, 2007 included […]

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