Posts Tagged ‘renewable fuels’

US public sees global warming as problem, but ambivalent about sacrifice

Posted April 30th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on US public sees global warming as problem, but ambivalent about sacrifice

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Mentioned yesterday that a new poll conducted by the New York Times/CBS News finds we US Americans concerned about global warming, but reluctant to have our lifestyles upset too much to address the crisis. By overwhelming majorities across the political spectrum, we believe it is time to take […]

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Our demand for biofuels could really make things worse

Posted April 27th, 2007 in Blog 1 Comment

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Before we march headlong towards biofuels to keep us out on those congested highways, once again, be careful what you wish for. Often, we in the affluent West go for something we think is good for us by doing something bad for others, but out of our view. […]

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Another day, another report, another call for immediate action

Posted February 28th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on Another day, another report, another call for immediate action

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: Well, you can’t say the world isn’t studying global warming to death — let’s hope that isn’t prophetic. So another group of scientists convened by the United Nations has called for swift and immediate action to curb the carbon emissions that are causing global warming. The group of […]

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Price of corn soars

Posted February 7th, 2007 in Blog Comments Off on Price of corn soars

Fostering Ecological Hope Today from Margaret Swedish: This is a bit of a postscript to yesterday’s post on the problems with corn ethanol. I just caught up this morning with yesterday’s NY Times and found an editorial on precisely what we reported yesterday — that the drive to switch from corn for food and feed […]

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