Welcome to the July 25, 2008 edition of Cirque du Vert! We are excited to introduce the first edition of our resident Blog Carnival, Cirque du Vert. For more information on the carnival, check out the series’ homepage: Cirque du Vert.
John presents Coal vs. Wind in Appalachia posted at A DC Birding Blog. John discusses recent debate over wind farms vs. coal mines for energy in the Appalachian mountains. He also details some of the negative impacts on area wildlife of the otherwise clean energy source. Do the benefits of wind in the area outweigh the drawbacks? Find out what he thinks and more!
AutoMediaSolutions presents 100 MPG SUV posted at Automedia.com — Automotive advice you can trust, saying, “100-MPG SUV. A new joint venture to develop an ultra-frugal full-size SUV, touts partnership with major automaker. Can it be done?”
Automotive Traveler presents Automotive Traveler – From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank, Part Two posted at Automotive Traveler – Where every drive is an adventure, saying, “Last week, after reading Joshua Tickell’s book From the Fryer to the Fuel Tank, I became intrigued about the prospect of buying a Mercedes-Benz diesel and running it on biodiesel or even straight vegetable oil.”
Naomi presents Dancers Generate Electricity at London’s First Eco Nightclub posted at Diary From England, saying, “Thought you might find this post interesting. Good luck with your carnival!” Editors Note: We also recently covered this story on EHI but Naomi brings another perspective and story on the topic.
GrrlScientist presents Sizzle: A Global Warming Comedy posted at Living the Scientific Life, saying, “a film about global warming by Randy Olson, this film fails miserably to blend humor and science into an entertaining and educational experience” Check out this review on the upcoming film and why the author gave some negative reviews.
Stephanie Bryant presents Ant Attack: Getting rid of ants without pesticides posted at U.S. Travel. Here’s a great tip for natural and home insect control remedies.
That concludes this edition. Submit your blog article to the next edition of Cirque du Vert – Circus of the Green using our carnival submission form. Past posts and future hosts can be found on our blog carnival index page.