This is one of the very important shifts occurring now: an entirely new industrial production base not founded on fossil fuels. Cheers, Kevin
ENERGY | JANUARY 30, 2012 | BY MACKINNON LAWRENCE
Kick-Starting the Bio-Based Economy
Original Article in MatterNetwork.com:
by Mackinnon Lawrence of PikeResearch.com
Massive, varied, and intricately woven into the fabric of modern industrial society, the global chemical industry was valued at over $4 trillion in 2011, according to Pike Research’s Green Chemistry report. The non-pharmaceutical chemicals industry in the United States is valued at around $700 billion per year.