Environment

White House Promotes a Bioeconomy

Source: The New York Times   The Obama administration is expected to announce a broad plan on Thursday to foster development of the nation’s “bioeconomy,” including the use of renewable resources and biological manufacturing methods. The National Bioeconomy Blueprint, as the plan is called, discusses a variety of measures and […]

Lady Bird

Credit: Spiegel Germany Spanish King Juan Carlos’ recent elephant hunting mishap in Botswana resulted in perhaps the most damaging political photo since US presidential candidate Michael Dukakis was photographed in a tank in 1988. The image depicts the king, a patron of the nature conservancy group WWF, holding a rifle […]

Energy investing benefits world

China’s exploration for energy and other natural resources overseas is conducted in strict adherence to international trade rules and is good for the world because it contributes to the supply of natural resources, said Zhang Guobao, chairman of the Advisory Board of the National Energy Commission. Read More…