NY Times: Airline Flies a 747 on Fuel From a Plant — the plant was a jatropha, which needs little water or fertilizer and can be grown almost anywhere — even in sandy, saline or otherwise infertile soil. Each seed produces 30 to 40 percent of its mass in oil, giving it a high per-acre yield, specialists said.
Washington Post: Obama: America’s ‘First Online Social Networking President’ —Obama Won With Web’s Help. Now, How to Govern Using That Community?
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Religious Intelligence: Church of England puts its faith in Al Gore’s investment arm — The Church of England’s Church Commissioners have gone green, investing £150 million with former US Vice-President Al Gore’s environmentally minded investment firm, Generation Investment Management.