Category Archives: Ethanol

How to feed the world

Giant kelp farms could feed the world. Bren Smith has pioneered what he calls ‘3D ocean farming’ (or vertical kelp farming) to feed the world. * Kelp can be eaten in various ice-creams, salads, and dried or fried snacks. The … 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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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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Slashdot: ethanol destroys engines

Well well well — a very interesting Slashdot discussion. “Over at BusinessWeek, Ed Wallace is creating quite a stir, reporting that not only is ethanol proving to be a dud as a fuel substitute, but there is increasing evidence that … Continue reading

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Gordon Moyes must remember our 2005 briefing!

Remember when I rallied the troops back in mid 2005 and the old Sydney Peak Oil team briefed the NSW “Upper House” or Legislative Council? (Well, the minority parties called the “Cross Benchers” anyway). Gordon Moyes was one of those … Continue reading

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