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Solar Batteries

My readers know that I have great optimism for the future of solar power. As the cost of solar cells drops, the challenge is to bridge the gap from sundown to sunrise. A recent article "'Major Discovery' Primed To Unleash Solar Revolution" suggests that "MIT researchers have overcome a major barrier to large-scale solar power: [...]

BioFuel vs BioFood

On Feb 13th I posted Unintended Consequences III and talked about the conflict between crops used for food vs biofuels. I just found a New York Times article "A New, Global Oil Quandary: Costly Fuel Means Costly Calories" which discusses this topic and confirms my fears. Joe