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Research casts doubt on global warming benefits of biofuels made cornfield waste

Associated Press: Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration’s conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help combat climate change. Continue reading

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It’s Final — Corn Ethanol Is Of No Use

Forbes: OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment? With huge subsidies for ethanol in gasoline, with all States now selling gasoline having some ethanol blend, and a general misconception that these biofuels are green, corn ethanol has taken on a $30 billion/yr life of its own. Continue reading

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Industrial Pollution is Disaster in Waiting

Observer: Pollution is quickly becoming a devastating phenomenon and normally has diverse effects on people, the environment and all living creatures, both in the short and long run. I will look at some of the pollution catastrophes that continue to wreak havoc in several countries around the world. Much of the pollution mayhem is attributed to various man-made causes, including, but not limited to, issues ranging from system failures of extraction companies, accidents caused by natural factors and poor industrial… Continue reading

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Industrial Pollution is Disaster in Waiting

Observer: Pollution is quickly becoming a devastating phenomenon and normally has diverse effects on people, the environment and all living creatures, both in the short and long run. I will look at some of the pollution catastrophes that continue to wreak havoc in several countries around the world. Much of the pollution mayhem is attributed to various man-made causes, including, but not limited to, issues ranging from system failures of extraction companies, accidents caused by natural factors and poor industrial… Continue reading

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home. “Houses aren’t refuges from history. … Continue reading

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Home: A Short History of an Idea

This immensely popular, witty, and highly provocative book is changing people’s attitudes about convenience, decor, and technology in home design and furnishing. 10 black-and-white illustrations. Sale Price:$5.25 Read More

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life

From one of the most beloved authors of our  time—more than six million copies of his books have been sold in this country alone—a fascinating excursion into the history behind the place we call home. “Houses aren’t refuges from history. … Continue reading

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