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Cellulosic Ethanol Comes to the Southeast

We have heard a lot of promise and lots of talk about cellulosic ethanol. Friday January 29th, I attended the opening ceremony of the DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol LLC (DDCE)/Genera cellulosic ethanol…

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Copenhagan Close-Up: Black Carbon - small particle, big problem

This post was co-authored by John Wilson, Laura Wilson and Anne Blair Being so close to the Arctic here in Copenhagen, I have been listening carefully to what people have to say…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Electric Vehicles a Climate Key for Denmark and the Southeast

The blogpost is co-authored by Anne Blair While all eyes are focused on the commitments the U.S. and other world leaders may make during the climate change negotiations in Copenhagan later this…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Cycling City

From the moment you leave the Copenhagen airport, it is apparent that you are in a city - no, a culture - that embraces alternative transportation as an integral part of everyday…

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Algae to Energy in the Southeast

One of the planet’s simplest organisms -- algae -- may play a significant role in our work to create solutions to global warming. High oil-producing algae can be used to make biodiesel…

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Don't Sell Florida Beaches to Big Oil

The debate for opening up waters to offshore drilling within 10 miles of the Florida coast continues in full fervor.  In fact, it is likely that the Florida State Legislature will consider…

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Possible Corruption at the Helm of Proposed Georgia Coal-fired Power Plant

August 17, 2009 Quick Update: Marietta Daily Journal runs an Editorial entitled 'Throw the Rascals Out' in the Around Town section. Read Now. ***************************** A Police Raid of Executive Homes Yield Charges…

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Can dirt be clean?

Buried in my backyard is a few hundred pounds of what may be one of the most interesting solutions to global warming: biochar. And today I see that CNN is reporting on…