East Bay Announces “Green Wave” of Research and Manufacturing: Leaders from Oakland, Berkley, Emeryville, and Richmond said “The Silicon Valley of the green economy is going to be here in the East Bay” – San Francisco Chronicle.
Senate Minority Leader Calls Energy Bill “Troublesome:” Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. spoke out against the Renewable Portfolio Standard that would require utilities to generate 15 percent of their power from renewable sources – CNNMoney.com.
Computer Servers Pollute Like SUVs: Global Action Plan released a report saying that the carbon footprint of computer servers is a huge threat to climate change – NewScientist.
High-Tech World Stuck on Coal: An op-ed on the fact that the 21st century that has harnessed the power of the atom is still using 19th century’s coal to power itself – NYTimes.
Cow Manure Startup Bankrupt: E3 Biofuels, which used cow manure to power its ethanol plant, has filed for bankruptcy – Greentech Media.