July 6, 2008

Weekly News Roundup

The green blog was off for the holiday (Independence Day) last Friday and in the author's rush to go to the nearest beach to cool some of this climate change effects lingering in New York City, the weekly news roundup was a little delayed....

Still quoting the blog's favorite motto: "Better late than never!"

Rapeseed oil transformed
Siemens has built power transformers that use rapeseed oil-based insulating liquid for German utility company EnBW. The transformers can only be operated under stringent environmental conditions such as in inner cities or in industrial production facilities.

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