Researchers invent a breakthrough process to produce renewable car tires from trees and grasses

Read the full story from the University of Minnesota. A team of researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has invented a new technology to produce automobile tires from trees and grasses in a process that could shift the tire production industry toward using renewable resources found right in our backyards. Conventional car tires are …

To Save The Planet, Give Cows Better Pasture

Read the full story from NPR. The other day, in Puerto Rico, I stumbled across one small piece of an agricultural revolution. It didn't look all that revolutionary — just an abandoned sugar plantation where workers are clearing away a mass of grass, bushes and trees in order to create better pasture for cattle. Mike …