Congress slashes the Energy Department’s Energy
Efficiency and Renewable Energy Program in favor of directing money
toward energy projects in lawmakers’ home districts
by Laura Paskus,
Feb 06, 2006
Colorado inventor Jim Sears is among those researchers
fascinated by the possibility that algae farms in the Southwest
could provide a source of biodiesel.
by Jennie Lay,
Feb 19, 2007
Canadian farmer Gary Lewis, fed up with the failures of synthetic fertilizer, has invented a system called Bio-Agtive Emissions Technology, a tractor add-on that recycles diesel emissions into fertilizer.
by Marian Lyman Kirst,
May 23, 2012
The biofuels "corn bubble" and other financial incentives encourage farmers to plow up native grassland in the sensitive Northern Plains prairie potholes ecosystem; government policies don't help.
by Stephanie Paige Ogburn,
Mar 19, 2012