15 May '12, 3pm

On Our Radar: Coffee and Carbon Trading

On Our Radar: Coffee and Carbon Trading

Subsistence coffee growers in the foothills of the Peruvian Andes take part in carbon trading in the hope of arresting climate change, which has made their crop yields more unpredictable. [The Guardian] A Stanford professor invites climate change skeptics to “hang out” with him on YouTube so he can better understand their doubts and explain scientists’ day-to-day research, funding and peer-review practices to them. [YouTube] Scientists explore the link between genetically modified crops and the herbicide-resistant superweeds that pop up alongside them. [Grist] Lab researchers are using viruses to build tiny devices that gather energy from mechanical forces, raising the possibility of a future device that could work as a paper-thin generator. Such a device could theoretically be placed inside your shoe, harvesting the energy as you walk and converting it to electricity that...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/05/15/on-our-radar-co...

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