Green-News: Wednesday 7.15.09

 

  • Dr. Fuhrman’s friend and veggie advocate, Heather Mills, has opened an organic vegan cafe in Hove Lagoon in West Sussex in the United Kingdom, called The Vbites Café. Heather is a big proponent of a meat-free life and may soon launch her own line of frozen vegan faux-meat foods; TreeHugger explains.

 

  • Electric cars are already very popular in Europe, but experts speculate the sales of electric cars in the U.S. could jump 86%, by 2030. Now, the cost of battery charging systems may exceed $320 billion over the next few decades, but the healthy-savings due to less pollution could save us $210 billion; Reuters reports.

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Green-News: Friday 12.19.08

  • Wind turbines could harm crops. Stronger turbulence might make land surfaces warmer and dryer. But there are a bunch of proposed solutions, like determining the optimum space between turbines and integrating wind power with the natural kinetic energy cycle; ENN investigates.