• Algae could be major new food source, major new industry

    By Richard A Lovett, Cosmos

     

    "Not only can these fast-growing single-celled plants provide biomass for carbon-neutral fuels, they can provide animal feeds and high-quality protein supplements for a human population that looks to be headed for a peak of about 9.5 to 10 billion, says Charles Greene, an environmental scientist from Cornell University, New York, US."

  • Japanese Whaling Is Not the Greatest Threat to Whale Conservation

    "Although I would personally prefer that no nation engage in commercial whaling, I find it hypocritical that many Americans and Canadians criticize the Japanese while turning a blind eye to the more pernicious practices of their own countries."

  • Projects, Consultancies

    Years of Living Dangerously

    National Geographic Channel, Science Advisor

    "Scientists are trained to be skeptics. New scientific ideas come along, and we’re going to be skeptical about them. We need to observe things with our own eyes to convince ourselves what is really happening. However, if a scientist is still skeptical about the reality of climate change, then there is a good change that he or she is ideologically blinded, delusional, or in the pocket of some special interest group."

    -Chuck Greene

    The Millennial Voices Project

    MVP, Faculty Mentor

    Mission: Recognizing a need for youth environmental leadership, the Millennial Voices Project is a multimedia platform for collaborative change-making between rising scientists, scholars, activists, and policymakers. We aim to provide innovative, interdisciplinary discussion of and solutions to environmental challenges through scientific, political and socioeconomic lenses.

    Cornell Marine Algae Biofuels Consortium​

    Algae Consortium, Principal Investigator

    Consortium for the industrialization of marine algae: large-scale production of fuels and feed from marine microalgae.