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Weekly News Roundup

Time flies when you have so much news to work on, and in the green world, journalists are bombarded by it. Here are this week’s news roundup : EPA says switch them out To date, one million switches, which contains minute amount of mercury, have been removed from scrapped vehicles through the National Vehicle Mercury […]

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Stock picks: Solar in, biofuel out

2008 could still be a bad year for ethanol stocks but brighter for solar, according to this excerpt from the Wall Street Transcript’s Alternative energy report. In the report, Pavel Molchanov of Raymond James & Associates said the solar sector will continue to thrive despite the US recession largely because demand is largely tied to […]

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It’s raining green dough

Despite US recession fears and volatile stock markets, investments seem to continue pouring in for new technologies related to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) and oil consumption. Several US institutional investors pledged at a U.N. summit a total of $10bn over two years to reduce GHG and pressure companies to divulge their inner carbon emission secrets, […]

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News bytes – from expansion to reduction

While trying to finish my green car article and working on a story about chemicals made from vegetable oil and animal fats, several news came my way and here are some of them: 1. Cereplast said it will start its 223,000 tonne/year bioplastic plant in Indiana by January. The bioplastic production facility is reportedly the […]

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Green Christmas list…

I’ve decided to search the world (wide web) and list down the top 10, in no particular order, the most innovative or eye-ball rolling, snort-inducing green products that I could find. I’m the lone judge for now but any suggestions for next month’s segment will be greatly appreciated. I’ll also look for Simon Cowell’s doppelganger […]

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