Other energy headlines – 27 Sept 2005

Natural gas woes bigger than crude oil /
Business braces for dramatic hikes in NG bills /
Drive less, if you can /
Food security limits China’s biofuels /
French grain & beets for ethanol surging /
China to spend $17B on 6 hyrdro plants /
Nuclear plants planned for US Gulf states /
China: Reactors? We’ll take thirty, please /
Tim Flannery on a nuclear future /
Flannery on geothermal

A Different Era for the Alternative Energy Business

The most accessible deposits of fossil fuel are being rapidly depleted. At the same time, alternative energy sources are being viewed more and more as a worthwhile insurance policy against the risk of depending on the Middle East and other unstable regions for the bulk of the world’s oil and gas supply.