11 Aug '11, 3pm

First Takes: UK Waste-to-Energy Plant Gets Trashed, Trump v. Wind Farm, & More...

First Takes: UK Waste-to-Energy Plant Gets Trashed, Trump v. Wind Farm, & More...

• U.K. Waste-to-Energy Plant Trashed: Uncertainty over U.K. government subsidies has stalled the creation of a plant that would turn 300,000 tonnes of trash into gas , reports the Guardian. "The plant joins a growing list of renewable energy projects that have been thrown into doubt as ministers continue to debate the value and extent of future subsidies for green energy," the paper reports. The plant, if built and fully operational, would produce enough energy for 50,000 homes. • Eating the Way to Sustainability: Barton Seaver, executive chef at Hook in Washington, D.C., tells Grist that sustainable seafood isn't just about eating what is currently sustainable, but making choices to help restore species in danger . "[S]ometimes the best way to do that may actually be to eat them. Sometimes by supporting the right players in the wrong industry, you actually help to change ...

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