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Ths Cost of Going Green April 15, 2008

Posted by Philip Ryan in Environment.
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An appeal is made to the E.U. to slow down on using biofuels, which can be worse for the earth per gallon than fossil fuels.

But on the other hand it’s a little frightening that India (along with many other countries) is building huge coal-burning plants as fast as they can. As Andrew Revkin writes:

The decision [to build the coal-burning plants] powerfully illustrates one of the most inconvenient facets of the world’s intertwined climate and energy challenges — that more than two billion people still lack any viable energy choices, let alone green ones.

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