Entries from December 2010

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010

Give Lard A Chance

Here’s another reason to save those bacon drippings: They can be converted into diesel fuel, that is if you have the the equipment handy to hydrogenate the fats and turn them into renewable diesel. Meat conglomerate Tyson Foods would like to see more Americans driving on lard if a new venture with Syntroleum works out. […] Continue Reading

Sunday, December 19th, 2010

Crime & Biogas

I’ve neglected to post a few stories that were published over the last couple of months and so in the spirit of holiday catch up I’ll share them now. In September, the CQ Global Researcher, a monthly report from the CQ Press, published my report on Crime in Latin America. It’s by no means definitive […] Continue Reading