Carbon Free From Stem to Stern: B9 Shipping Runs on Wind, Biomass

January 11, 2010 by  
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Here’s the cargo ship to catch a ride on if you want to reduce your carbon footprint: B9 Shipping is building a wind-powered freighter to transport wood chips and biomass. The 3000 DWT ship is 100 meters in length and will be powered by a mix of 60% wind and 40% liquified methane produced from biogas running in Rolls Royce engines designed for liquified natural gas. EcoGeek tells us they are part of B9 Energy, the largest independent operator of wind farms in the UK

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Rolling Stone Calls Out the 17 Worst ‘Climate Killers’

January 11, 2010 by  
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The grandaddy of music culture mags and the one-time hotbed for gonzo journalism, Rolling Stone is still courageous and trailblazing in much of its investigative reporting.

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Newly Discovered Sand Spider Threatened by Mining

January 11, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Photo by Yael Olek, courtesy of the University of Haifa While conducting research in the Sands of Samar in the southern Arava region of Israel, a team from the department of biology at the University of Haifa-Oranim discovered a new species of sand spider. The spider, which has a leg span larger than five inches, is thought to be the largest of its type native to the Middle East

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