The Daily Sprout


India Launches Carbon Trading Market: Multi Commodity Exchange has created Asia’s first market for futures trading in carbon credits based in Mumbai – Cleantech Media.

Ethanol Tariff and FutureGen on the Rocks?: At a lunch with biofuel industry reps, Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman said that the biofuel industry “is pretty close to being able to stand on its own.” When asked if the DOE was going to pull the plug on the bloated FutureGen project he said he “can’t deny it…or confirm it” – Wall Street Journal.

Air France Pledges $3B a Year to Cut Emissions: The air carrier said it would spend $3 billion a year between now and 2020 to upgrade its fleet in an effort to cut fuel consumption and emissions by 20 percent – GreenBiz.

DOE to Invest $114 in Small-Scale Biorefineries: The US Department of Energy has announced four small-scale biorefineries that will collectively receive up to $114 over four years. The refineries will test a variety of feedstocks – Green Car Congress.

James Hansen: White House Edits All Science: NASA Scientist James Hansen accused the White House of muzzling him in 2006. Now he says that the administration “edits and reviews” all testimony from government scientists – Think Progress.



Green energy is definitely the best solution in most cases. Technology like solar energy, wind power, fuel cells, zaps electric vehicles, EV hybrids, etc have come so far recently. Green energy even costs way less than oil and gas in many cases.

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