I’ve found a movie of Andrew Boswell, I wonder if its the same Andrew Boswell who comments on the blog?
Archive | 2007
Home news from abroad… if home is the US and abroad is Brazil.
For those of you who like big trains of ethanol criss-crossing the US we have Near Chicago and a whole host of them here http://www.youtube.com/results?search_type=search_videos&search_query=ethanol%20train&search_sort=video_date_uploaded&search_category=0&search=Search&v=&uploaded=&filter=1
Let’s reduce pressure on world food stuffs as soon as we can. According to the United Nation’s Food and Agriculture Organisation in mid December… Currently 37 countries worldwide are facing food crises due to conflict and disasters. In addition, food security is being adversely affected by unprecedented price hikes for basic food, driven by historically […]
Santa Claus tells it like it is… He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice
Happy Christmas one and all. I’ll be out of the office until 2 January enjoying a family Christmas. There should be something to watch on the blog most days, between doses of Turkey, Christmas Pudding and repeats of Peter Sellers films. Happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year.
I was sent the link to this in the Biofuelwatch newsgroup. © Chappatte – www.globecartoon.com Let me know what you think about the cartoon.
One of the unintended consequences of the rush to ethanol in the US is that now hops are in short supply. Hop growers have moved into more profitable corn in the Pacific North West, according to Dethroner (where every man is king) this is putting craft beer in a parlous position… Shame, shame, shame.
North Carolina State Unviersity is developing a self digesting sweet potato, according to Biopact. I guess timing the harvest right is going to be critical if that technology ever takes off.
There’s a lot of talk about Jatropha as being a suitable plant to produce biofuels in the future, mostly because it can grow on bad soil in pretty dry conditions and the nut is not edible. But there’s a note of warning from a recent Dutch Study Claims and Facts on Jatropha curcas. In one […]