In the past five years, China’s renewable economy has been steadily growing and has now taken the first place spot over the U.S. From investing in clean tech to the active construction of wind farms and photovoltaic plants, China is owning America around the electric grid. Below are a few reasons why. (via.)
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Akinori Ito has invented a machine that will convert plastic back into oil. Just don’t let BP invest in this one and everything should be fine, right?
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The country’s experience in converting to renewable power shows rapid progress is achievable, but also highlights the price.
Although he doesn’t take their cash, Obama is surrounding himself with ethanol backers and has flown on jets subsidized by Archer Daniels Midland, the largest domestic producer. In the U.S., ethanol comes from corn, and corn comes from Iowa, Obama’s first caucus win. Did he ride Big Corn to a Democratic victory?
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