May 8th, Green News from around the World
Nature's carbon 'sink' smaller than expected - ccmonitor.com
Earth in 2100 could be up to 2.7 degrees F. hotter than previously predicted, studies say.
'Micro' wind turbines are coming to town - cnet
A handful of start-ups are floating an idea that could change the face of the wind power industry.
Algae-Based Fuels Set to Bloom - Technology Review
Oil from microorganisms could help ease the nation's energy woes.
Coconut oil powers island's cars - BBC
People on the island of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea have found their own solution to high energy prices - the humble coconut.
Time for a snifter: Beer yeast has a nose for explosives - Yahoo
PARIS (AFP) - Biotechnologists have engineered brewer's yeast so that it glows green in response to an ingredient found in land mines, according to a study published online on Monday.
Wal-Mart starts solar power test program - Yahoo
BENTONVILLE, Ark. - Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced Monday that it has launched a program to test the use of solar power at some of its operations in Hawaii and California.
Silence on geothermal deafening - Toronto Star
Three months ago, the Toronto Star ran a lengthy story about an oil-industry consortium that is quietly exploring the use of geothermal heat as an alternative to using natural gas in the oil sands.
Project turns wind into hydrogen - Inforum News
The first hint that this yellow Caterpillar tractor isn’t your ordinary mechanized farm workhorse is the fiberglass-wrapped aluminum tank mounted on the front end.
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