Bashkortostan Turning To Solar

Originally published on From deep down in the Earth, 300,000 barrels of oil a day are filled in the Autonomous Republic of Bashkortostan. Nevertheless, this oil-wealthy majority-Muslim nation is expanding its economic energy in the direction of up. High up into the sky, to be specific. Turning its energy … [continued]

Sheik Says Biofuels Are Prohibited by Islam

Biofuels may have hit an unexpected roadblock with a pronouncement by Sheik Mohamed al-Najimi of the Saudi Islamic Jurisprudence Academy that the fuel may be prohibited by Islam. According to al-Najimi, the prophet Muhammad prohibited the buying, selling, transporting, drinking, and manufacturing of alcohol – including the ethyl alcohol present … [continued]