Environment Forum

Boom or bust in oil spill fight

May 28, 2010

The giant Gulf of Mexico oil spill is breaching some of the apparently threadbare defenses that are being used contain it.

Will biofuel from algae look like Big Oil or Big Agriculture?

October 8, 2009

Hundreds of companies and laboratories are racing to find an economical way to make “green crude” from algae. The biofuel industry is grappling with a series of hurdles, which players readily recognized at a summit this week in San Diego and we cover in this story.