Ok, so continuing in the trend of more traditional news-blogging (and skimping on the personal stuff), here's an article about letting corn-to-ethanol fuel plants release a tad-bit more pollution, as long as their net contribution is still in the green.
U.S. gov't eases pollution rules at ethanol plants
I'm having a my physics kids do an energy and resource assessment of our scool. We found out that about one-fourth of the food our cafeteria buys gets wasted. At least in Korea it all gets magically whisked away and becomes pig-feed.