Can Soybean Oil Replace Petroleum?

In some uses, yes, and that’s a good thing. Yesterday saw two articles on using vegetable oil as fuel, one at National Geographic and one at the New York Times. Using vegetable oil to create biodiesel fuel would reduce carbon monoxide, hydrocarbon, particulate, and sulfur emissions relative to petroleum, according to the National Renewable Energy … More Can Soybean Oil Replace Petroleum?More Can Soybean Oil Replace Petroleum?

Some snappy Earth Day comments from James Lileks, who scolds the eco-scolds for their static thinking after taking an online eco-impact quiz: The quiz is so riddled with BS itís hard to know where to start; like most of the doom & gloom models, it presumes static reactions to dynamic events: if everyone in the … More More

Some snappy Earth Day comments from James Lileks, who scolds the eco-scolds for their static thinking after taking an online eco-impact quiz: The quiz is so riddled with BS itís hard to know where to start; like most of the doom & gloom models, it presumes static reactions to dynamic events: if everyone in the … More More

Some snappy Earth Day comments from James Lileks, who scolds the eco-scolds for their static thinking after taking an online eco-impact quiz: The quiz is so riddled with BS itís hard to know where to start; like most of the doom & gloom models, it presumes static reactions to dynamic events: if everyone in the … More More

Some snappy Earth Day comments from James Lileks, who scolds the eco-scolds for their static thinking after taking an online eco-impact quiz: The quiz is so riddled with BS itís hard to know where to start; like most of the doom & gloom models, it presumes static reactions to dynamic events: if everyone in the … More More