Daily Archives: August 11, 2017

Vertical ocean farming – the least deadliest catch | Bren Smith | TEDxBermuda


TEDx Talks

Published on Dec 12, 2013

Bren Smith’s vertical ocean farm in Long Island Sound grows seaweed and shellfish and is designed to restore ecosystems, mitigate climate change, and create blue-green jobs for fishermen.

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ICCA – Maine Kelp Farming, Ocean Approved


kevinlryan

Published on Apr 12, 2016

ICCA, International Corporate Chefs Association travel to Portland Maine and heard from Paul Dobbins with Ocean Approved about harvesting Kelp. Kelp is a Super Food that has many benefits as a food source along with helping the environment.

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The Hidden Costs of Turning Food Into Fuel | National Geographic


National Geographic

Published on Sep 25, 2014

Worldwide biofuel production has increased, with the main source being corn-based ethanol. This has driven up corn prices in the U.S. (a large producer) and created problems for countries that heavily rely on U.S. corn imports, such as Mexico. In 2007, tortilla prices soared 70 percent in that country, and riots broke out. Eventually the government stepped in to control costs, but similar situations could arise in the coming years as we increasingly turn to food as a source of fuel.

The Biology and Business of Biofuels: Algae as Biofuel


University of California Television (UCTV)

Published on Apr 24, 2008

Leading experts explore the need, challenges, opportunities and impacts of creating biofuels for a sustainable future Series: “Frontiers of Knowledge” [4/2008] [Science] [Show ID:
14378]

The Truth About Biofuels in America


GoogleTechTalks

Published on Feb 15, 2008

Google Tech Talks
February, 12 2008

ABSTRACT

Charles Anderson of Golden Fuel Systems will give a realistic behind the scenes analysis of many common alternative fuels and transportation options available in the United States such as: Ethanol, Biodiesel, SVO (Straight Vegetable Oil), Hydrogen Fuel Cells and Hybrid and Electric Vehicles. Charles will explain how an SVO conversion to a modern diesel engine works and compare the pros and cons of SVO and the other alternative fuels available. This presentation will be valuable for individuals who are trying to determine what alternative fuel choice is right for them. With his extensive work in the SVO industry, Charles has gained a unique perspective into many of the alternative fuels available in the United States.

Speaker: Charles Anderson
Charles Anderson is the founder of Golden Fuel Systems (formerly Greasel Conversions) which is one of the world leaders in manufacturing and installation of SVO (Straight Vegetable Oil) diesel conversion systems.

For over 6 years, Golden Fuel Systems (GFS) has served the world-wide SVO community by offering affordable products, installations, unmatched customer service and knowledgeable technical support. With 6 installation locations around the globe, Golden Fuel Systems has helped thousands convert their diesel vehicles to run on SVO to avoid those costly fuel prices and lessen their environmental impact.

The Near-term Impacts of Climate Change on Investors: Peter Huybers and Christopher Mayer


Columbia Business School

Published on Aug 8, 2017

Peter Huybers, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Environmental Science and Engineering and Co-director of Harvard University’s Center for the Environment; and Christopher Mayer, Paul Milstein Professor of Real Estate at Columbia Business School, discussed sea level and coastal property.

The 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Forum—a joint effort by the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory—brought together climate scientists and business leaders to understand how new advances in climate science can inform investments in specific sectors of the global economy. The conference explored topics that address the value and opportunity of using a science-based approach to inform and guide business decisions.

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The Near-term Impacts of Climate Change on Investors: Lightning Talk with Wolfram Schlenker


Columbia Business School

Published on Aug 8, 2017

Wolfram Schlenker, Associate Professor at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University, discussed climate, agriculture, and water.

The 2017 Social Enterprise Leadership Forum—a joint effort by the Tamer Center for Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory—brought together climate scientists and business leaders to understand how new advances in climate science can inform investments in specific sectors of the global economy. The conference explored topics that address the value and opportunity of using a science-based approach to inform and guide business decisions.

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