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Energy from footsteps

THE USE OF FOOTSTEPS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SUSTAINABLE FOOTPRINT – -power your cell phone with your footstep– Capturing the compression energy of a shoe heel when it strikes the ground during walking or running is a new way… read more

Bottled Water Has High Environmental Costs

May 11, 2007 — By Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters WASHINGTON — Bottled water, the world’s fastest growing beverage, carries a heavy environmental cost, adding plastic to landfills and putting pressure on natural springs, the author of a new report said Thursday.… read more

Grain demand for car fuel threatens food supply

Now that the year’s grain harvest is safely in the bin, it is time to take stock and look ahead. This year’s harvest of 1,967 million tons is falling short of the estimated consumption of 2,040 million tons by some… read more