Tag Archives: Biofuel

Greedy Africans are starving our cars

US politicians and bureaucrats have less compassion and common sense than an  average Londoner Guest essay by Paul Driessen “You’ve heard of Live Aid? Well, this is Drive Aid,” an ardent young man says, as he approaches London pedestrians. “Greedy … Continue reading

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Burning Food in Cars – an ‘anti-human ethos’

Letter to the Editor Watts Up With That? 23rd July 2012 Nothing illustrates the anti-human ethos of the Greens better than their support for “biofuels”. That trendy name cannot hide the fact that encouraging and mandating the burning of food … Continue reading

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130 mph biocoal steam engines – another high speed rail boondoggle?

My grandfather made steam engines, my father made a scale steam locomotive for taking children on rides in the park and at the fair. Some of my happiest memories as a child were of sitting behind my father in the … Continue reading

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Congress ends corn ethanol subsidy

Interesting timing, especially when some biomass companies are switching from wood chips to corn, because they couldn’t turn a profit on wood chips. Looks like all the wheels are coming off the bus now. To Survive, Some Biofuels Companies Give … Continue reading

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Topsy-Turvey Carbon Footprints from Nature Climate Change

Guest Post by Ira Glickstein The lastest issue of Nature Climate Change to reach my mailbox has some startling news, particularly considering that it comes from a generally Warmist publication. One might say is is “topsy-turvy” (upside down) from a … Continue reading

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