Links for 2007-10-14 : Al Gore and the Mighty Spud

At first pass there would seem to be no link between these two stories, but fortuitously they both concern environmental issues. (Now I think about it, Mr Gore also looks like he has been eating rather a lot of potatoes lately).

  • Former Vice President Al Gore and the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to spread awareness of man-made climate change and lay the foundations for counteracting it.
    (tags: eco green)
  • Al Gore

  • Say goodbye to plastic cutlery and hello to SpudWare—cutlery made from 80% potato starch and 20% soy oil that’s just as heat resistant and every bit as strong as plastic cutlery. The kicker? It biodegrades in just 180 days!
  • Potato Fork

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