Monthly Archives: September 2007

Salmon linked to Larry Craig's downfall!

Well, if you believe that correlation = causation, that is! But jokes aside, every time an anti-environmental icon goes down, the salmon rejoice. Not that I know much about fisheries, but salmon and Larry Craig, that’s a great combination right…

Corn Ethanol goes boom, then bust (and is evil)

Turns out that even the small increase in ethanol production (it is small if you compare it to the actual amount of gasoline used) cannot be handled by this country’s fuel infrastructure. Sudden Surplus Arises as Threat to Ethanol Boom…

One Person's Carbon Offset – Another's Child labor?

The ‘carbon offset’ child labourers – Times Online “Pumping furiously on a foot treadle in the afternoon heat, six-year-old Sarju Ram is irrigating her impoverished family’s field, improving the crop and – without knowing it – helping environmentally sensitive holiday-makers…

Coal is Evil, part 1201010

Note: When people say “clean coal”, they are referring in part to all the actions taken to limit particle and ash emissions out of the smokestacks. This is done in a variety of ways including washing the coal to remove…

Northwest Passage Opens – Life is Unfair

While developing countries face devastating droughts, floods and general mayhem due to climate change, it appears that melting ice in the Arctic could expose all kinds of mineral resources, including more oil to accelerate global warming, to the very countries,…