Tagged: alternative energy

To save the environment, leave the ‘collapse porn’ under the mattress - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 09, 2015

Ted Lefroy, University of Tasmania Collapse porn. Apocalyptica. Eco-rapture. These are labels UK science journalist Leigh Phillips has given to a growing genre of environmental writing. Prominent among them are Naomi Klein’s This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate (2014), James Kunstler’s The Long Emergency (2005), Paul Kingsnorth’s Uncivilization (2009), John Zerzan Against Civilization … Read More

Microbe underpins $10 million govt clean tech investment - Griffin's Gadgets

Peter Griffin Mar 23, 2010

I’m at NZBio (updates on twitter @smcnz), where day two has been been dominated by updates from some of the country’s most innovative alternative energy start-ups. The back-story for Auckland-based Lanzatech is well known – the company was formed in 2005 with plans to extract clean fuel from biomass like waste wood and high-energy crops like corn, but … Read More