Green News For The Weekend Volume 281

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A collection of green news for you to check out this weekend…

By now, nearly everyone interested in healthy living is aware of the recent research linking Monsanto’s GMO corn to cancer tumors and an increase risk of premature death in both men and women. Which foods are most likely to contain Monsanto GM corn? The following list presents the top 10 popular breakfast cereals most likely to contain Monsanto’s genetically modified corn. Knowing what you are eating is important!

Want to build a Solarflower, the open source solar concentrator we featured a little over a year ago? Now you can: designer Daniel Connel has published tutorials for simple, cheap solar collector. I built a solar heater before but nothing like this one. Will have to give this a shot when I can.

More than 100 million people will die and the global economy will miss out on as much as 3.2 percent of its potential output annually by 2030 if the world fails to tackle climate change, a report commissioned by 20 governments said on Wednesday. Still think climate change won’t affect you? That’s only 18 years from now…

Making electricity from natural gas is cleaner than making it from coal or oil, but as gas gains a bigger market share in the business in the United States and elsewhere, the idea of what constitutes a good generator is shifting. Natural gas may be cleaner than coal, but it can’t beat solar or wind!

Mercedes swaggered into the Paris Motor Show this week, offering up its formidable Electric Mercedes Benz SLS AMG which it says is the world’s most powerful series production electric car. I visited a Tesla dealership the other day and was amazed at just how beautiful their four-door electric sedan is. This Mercedes, however, takes it to a whole different level.

Have a good one!

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