Skipped a few cleantech headlines over the past 24 hours? Not to worry: Greenbang is here with your daily summary of news stories you might have missed:
- EcoGeek profiles a Formula 3 race car developed by scientists at the University of Warwick that “runs on chocolate, or at least the waste from a chocolate factory”;
Researchers from the US Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have found that most of the carbon from lush plankton blooms never reaches the deep ocean, as advocates of geoengineering have claimed;
- Writing in The Oil Drum: Europe, Jerome a Paris analyses the economics of wind energy;
- ClimateChangeCorp.com reports that Ricoh Europe is finding that “putting customers first, and investing in the quality of management, can have green business benefits”;
- Björn Stigson, president of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, gives an interview explaining how government and industry can work together to expand and promote energy efficiency;
- Design Boom writes about Nicolas Mouret’s “phyte” swaying tower design, which generates its own electricity through mechanical energy.