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Corn Ethanol

Bioenergy: You Want To Drink Or Drive?

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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There has been a lot of debate about the real effectiveness and sustainability of bioenergy (specifically biofuels) for quite some time now. Ethanol production is probably the most well known biofuel with biodiesel a close second. The entire debate around [...]

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Being An Environmentalist and Preservationist Can Get You Killed

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Telegraph Angelo Vassallo was Mayor of the pretty little Italian town of Pollica, which Eric Reguly of the Globe and Mail calls "a cultural and environmental treasure." He said no to illegal construction that Reguly says " spreads like a cancer [...]

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William Good - Upcycled Clothes

by designTURF (noreply@blogger.com) from designTURF  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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 You know something interesting is brewing when Nick Graham, the founder of Joe Boxer, teams up with Goodwill to introduce a new line of eco-fashions. William Good is both an environmental and social undertaking. The brand takes used clothing that [...]

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Tiny Transformer Kitchen Occupies Less Than 10 Square Feet When Closed

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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The challenge in the "1, 2, 3... light kitchen!" competition shown in Designboom was to design a kitchen that occupied less than 1 square meter (about 10 square feet). Kristin Laass and Norman Ebelt of burg giebichenstein: hochschule fur kunst und [...]

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Peruvian Fog Catcher

Fog Catchers Bring Water To Remote Rural Villages

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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courtesy of National Geographic If you’ve ever had the displeasure of having to work outside in heavy fog, then you’re probably already aware of the fact that is indeed rich in moisture. After only a short while, you’re clothes are as [...]

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Soltech-roofline

Glass Tile Roof Solar by SolTech Energy

by Preston Koerner from Jetson Green  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Just when you thought you've seen it all, a new company comes along with a different approach.  SolTech Energy makes an innovative roof tile -- similar but distinguishable from this thin-film solar tile offered by SRS Energy -- that harvests solar [...]

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the-berg

Germans Ignore Intelligent Character Traits With Man-Made Mountain Proposal

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Staying on what seems to be a week of ridiculous news on the sustainability front, Berlin, Germany, a topographically flat part of the country, is now seriously considering the construction of the largest man-made mountain in the world in order to [...]

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Are Young People Giving Up On The Suburbs?

by from Recent Posts by TreeHugger's Lloyd Alter, Toronto  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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The Wall Street Journal covers the big NAHB International Builders Show and looks at the future of housing for Generation Y , the twenty-somethings. Not surprisingly, they want to walk and cycle to work, want to live in urban settings and don't [...]

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Clovelly House by Kennedy Associates Architects

by shadmin from Slow Home  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Clovelly House by Kennedy Associates Archtiects. See the full entry [...]

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Twitter

Americans purchasing green products that aren’t green.

by The Author from Sincerely Sustainable  (green blog) — Jan 04, 2012 02:07 AM
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Before you go patting yourself on the back for purchasing that ‘eco-friendly’ product, remember that 98% of products marketed as such in the U.S. are actually the opposite. Related Posts: No Related Post [...]

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