Here are the top environmental links folks are Digging today:
— Stephen King's "The Mist" vacations in the Andes.
• PhysOrg: "A View From the Other Side: Dubai Plans to Cool Sizzling Sandy Beach"
— PhysOrg runs a PR-heavy article about Dubai's plans to overengineer its way out of another problem, this time hot sand.
• ars technica: "Good news for wind, bad for ethanol in major energy study"
— A Stanford engineering professor has painstakingly reviewed and compared 12 types of alternative energy.
• FORA.tv [video]: "Eric Schmidt: Google Would Drill for Enhanced Geothermal"
— Google's Eric Schmidt explains enhanced geothermal power, and why Google would focus on it rather than fossil fuels.