Kangaroos May Inspire ‘Anti-Cancer’ Skin Cream

December 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Kangaroos May Inspire ‘Anti-Cancer’ Skin Cream

Photo: Public domain DNA Repair in a Pouch Getting some time in the sun is probably good for you since most of us are deficient in vitamin D , but it can also be dangerous because exposure to UV radiat… Read the full story on TreeHugger

More: 
Kangaroos May Inspire ‘Anti-Cancer’ Skin Cream

Polyethylene Made From Ethanol 9 Times More Efficient To Source From Sugar Cane, Over Corn

December 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Polyethylene Made From Ethanol 9 Times More Efficient To Source From Sugar Cane, Over Corn

TetraPak to use biopolymer caps and closures made from sugar cane derived ethanol. Image credit:Tetra Pak plans bioplastic trials in 2011, via PackagingNewsCoUK A Brazilian plastic company Braskem SA reports that, using ethanol feedstock, their polyethylene process, scheduled to operate commercially in 2011, will make product with exactly the same characteristics as polyethylene derived fr..

Read more from the original source: 
Polyethylene Made From Ethanol 9 Times More Efficient To Source From Sugar Cane, Over Corn

100% Renewables by 2030: Ambitious Plan or Pipe Dream?

December 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on 100% Renewables by 2030: Ambitious Plan or Pipe Dream?

Photo: Creative Commons 3.8 Million Wind Turbines, 90,000 Solar Farms, $100 Trillion in Investments A recent study by Mark Jacobson, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Stanford University, and Mark Delucchi, a research scientist at the Institute of Transportation Studies at the University of California, Davis, claims that the world could get to 100% renewables by 2030.

More: 
100% Renewables by 2030: Ambitious Plan or Pipe Dream?

Dubai Gets More Dubious

December 1, 2009 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Dubai Gets More Dubious

Some of the more apocalyptic websites I follow wrote headlines like Dubai Brings Down the World ; Others are a lot more sanguine. David Frum was never too impressed by the tall buildings, writing “Tower boasting especially reminded one of that old Soviet-era joke: “Our Russian computers are the biggest in the world!” When the world’s t…

Go here to see the original: 
Dubai Gets More Dubious

Bad Behavior has blocked 1305 access attempts in the last 7 days.