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Al Gore Says Ethanol Subsidies Are a Mistake

U.S. ethanol subsidies totaled $7.7 billion last year. On December 31, those subsidies will expire. Al Gore, while speaking at a green business…
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Smoke Filled Clouds Won’t Cast A Shadow on the Solar Industry

In a way, saying that we should continue to use coal instead of solar because of the cost of installing solar is too…

Not a Sweet Idea: Rebranding HFCS as “Corn Sugar”

The battle against high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) seemed to be leaning towards victory. Consumers have become increasingly weary of food products containing…

Republican Whip Tries Crowdsourcing Attempt at Whacking Budget Deficits

Here’s how it works: you visit Cantor’s web site, vote on a list of federal government programs that you believe should be cut…
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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Continues to Trivialize Renewables

Karen Harbert, the president and CEO of the Institute for 21st Century Energy (which is an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce),…
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The Business Case for Coal

Common logic says that despite the surge in interest in renewable and clean energy, coal remains a dominant part of our fuel mix,…

How Organic Farms Are Shortchanged

The consumer demand for organic food has increased, according to a report released last month by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Sales…