April 15, 2008

Ths Cost of Going Green

An appeal is made to the E.U. to slow down on using biofuels, which can be worse for the earth per gallon than fossil fuels.

But on the other hand it's a little frightening that India (along with many other countries) is building huge coal-burning plants as fast as they can. As Andrew Revkin writes:

The decision [to build the coal-burning plants] powerfully illustrates one of the most inconvenient facets of the world’s intertwined climate and energy challenges — that more than two billion people still lack any viable energy choices, let alone green ones.

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