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What is Fracking? What Makes it So Terribad? This Video Explains it All …

Longtime readers of this blog should already have a sense of why fracking is bad, how fracking causes earthquakes, exhausts water supplies, contaminates drinking water, “disrupts” families, puts toxic arsenic into the ground, and produces a product that, every now and then, blows up cornfields in the middle of the night. Still, there’s always been […]

September 11th

Human Waste Fueling Spanish Vehicles

Spanish firm All-gas is using human waste to create biofuel, in what is a remarkably unique development. The facility in Chiclana de la Frontera, Southwest Spain, uses waste water to produce algae-based biofuel. The 12m Euro project is part of Spain’s strategy to encourage alternative energy and reduce their reliance on fossil fuels.

July 30th

Penn State Turns Waste-water into Cheap n' Easy Hydrogen Fuel

Researchers at Penn State University claim to have developed a process which shows “that pure hydrogen gas can efficiently be produced from virtually limitless supplies of seawater and river water and biodegradable organic matter” … which is, of course, a fancy way of saying “poopy water”.

September 21st

VW Bug Powered By Your Poop

There’s something about defecation that seems to both fascinate and revulse humans at the same time. In other words, there’s just something funny about poop and I can’t explain it. I will however, direct your attention to a poop-powered VW Bug built by some enterprising Brits. GENeco has streamlined a process that allows this VW […]

August 6th

Climate Change a Threat to Russian Oil Wealth

[social_buttons] Two million square miles of permafrost—an area two-thirds the size of the United States has now thawed since the beginning of the 20th century. And all that thawing permafrost is costing the Russian oil and gas industry billions of dollars to repair damaged pipelines and infrastructure as global warming changes the face of western […]

November 25th