Category Archives: Biofuels

Algal lamps

Hi all, a friend recommended a facebook meme all about algal lamps. Before I get all down on them, look how cool they are! I mean, these things are seriously steampunk! I also need to say I love¬†different scientists trying … Continue reading

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Hope for Indonesian forests

Hope for Indonesian forests as Corporations bow to public pressure: but APRIL needs more persuasion. Anyone good at writing letters? You know what to do. Read this article, and write an email encouraging them to do better.

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ABC’s Landline says Australia needs Hemp food!

ABC’s Landline: We need hemp food in Australia! 1/3rd the water to grow lucen Hempcrete soaks up CO2 as it dries and petrifies Aboriginals are building hemp housing Was the world’s most common fabric material until the cotton gin was … Continue reading

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Dick Smith ENERGY documentary tonight!

8:30, ABC, TONIGHT! “$10 Bucks a litre?” Major peak oil & clean energy special by Dick Smith. http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/ten-bucks-a-litre/

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Amory Lovins on the attack!

Amory Lovins presents “Reinventing Fire”, his new TED talk which shows how to make our transport and homes and industries so efficient America could move to renewables and grow their economy and switch off the coal. While I remain aghast … Continue reading

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Biochar camp at Byron Bay

Biochar Hands on Education Camp (4/30 – 5/4): Byron Bay Australia; Register by April 17th for Early Bird Rate Get a hands on experience making Biochar kilns and gasification stoves for small and medium scale use at home and on … Continue reading

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Al Gore drops support for Ethanol

“It’s now conceivable, says BusinessWeek’s Ed Wallace, that the myth of ethanol as the salvation for America’s energy problem is coming to an end. Curiously, the alternative fuel may be done in by an unlikely collection of foes. Fervidly pro-ethanol … Continue reading

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