Green tech news harvest: Redesigning suburbs, cooking carbon, and mapping wildfires

Climb in gas prices could fuel antisprawl movement; carbon tax raises gas prices in Canada; Novomer rolls out CO2-based plastic.

Correction June 30 11:30 a.m. PDT:See below for details.

A sampling of green-tech news with quick commentary.

Correction: This story initially misstated the comparison between Spansion's new flash memory and DRAM. The new memory would consume approximately one-eighth the energy DRAM does.

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