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Alternative Energy: Ethanol (#107)

posted on October 30, 2007 at 11:53 AM

Alternative Energy: Ethanol (#107)
Ethanol has been a boon to Iowa. Ten percent of every fuel dollar stays in the state, benefiting the Iowa economy. Demand for the substance has pushed corn prices higher, also benefiting the state’s economy. Read More »

Ethanol's Future in Iowa (#107)

posted on October 30, 2007 at 11:53 AM

Monte Shaw is the Executive Director of the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association. As such he is not only the advocate for ethanol but other sources as well. Shaw discusses the viability and future of ethanol in the state of Iowa with David Yepsen. Read More »

Global Warming's Impact on Iowa (#106)

posted on October 26, 2007 at 6:30 PM

Global Warming's Impact on Iowa (#106)
Gene Takle, an ISU scientist and member of the U.N.'s Nobel-winning scientists, and David Osterberg, a former Iowa lawmaker known for his interest in environmental matters, discuss what global warming means for Iowa. Read More »

Global Warming in Iowa (#106)

posted on October 26, 2007 at 9:02 AM

Global Warming in Iowa (#106)
Even the most ardent of environmental naysayers are conceding something seems to be happening to the world’s climate. A warming of the planet by even a degree over a century, they say, can have a significant effect. 03:32 Read More »

Climate Change (Full Program) (#106)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Climate Change (Full Program) (#106)
Full Program: What are the effects of global climate change on Iowa? How will life be altered and what we can do about it is the focus of this week’s Iowa Journal. 27:47 Read More »

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)

posted on October 12, 2007 at 12:00 AM

Alternative Energy (Full Program) (#107)
Full Program: There is little doubt that ethanol has been a boon to rural Iowa. Farmers are not only enjoying a record harvest, they are also enjoying prices not historically seen except during a drought. But recently prices for ethanol have sagged. And a... 27:30 Read More »

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)

posted on January 17, 2007 at 4:21 PM

The Impact of Renewable Energy in Iowa (#105)
Much of Iowa's economic optimism is being fueled by an industry that hardly existed a decade ago. Renewable energy is no longer just the darling of granola crunching idealists. It’s become the consort of steely-eyed capitalists. 03:29 Read More »
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