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20/4/2014
OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment? With huge subsidies for ethanol in gasoline, with all States now selling gasoline having some ethanol blend, and a general misconception that ...   
8/2/2014
The palm trees and billiard table have been shipped in, work on the infinity pool overlooking the coral reef is progressing and the tennis courts are celebrity-ready. But few of the super-luxury buildings rising on Moskito island's beaches are ...   
24/1/2014
Lands covering an area the size of Brazil could be degraded by 2050 if conversion of natural lands to crop lands continues, warns a report by the UN Environment Programme, presented at the ongoing World Economic Conference in Davos. The ...   
27/9/2013
"There are human and natural factors acting in the climate system, and understanding all the factors influencing our climate is an ongoing scientific goal. But the current increase in CO2 and its effects on our planet are attributed to human ...   
10/10/2012
Following a summer of dramatic increases in international and UK food prices, the third spike since 2008, it is becoming clear the dynamics of the international food system are changing – and not for the better. With increases of 10% on ...   
14/9/2012
After years at each other's throats, Brazil and the United States are working together to promote the use of ethanol in a collaboration that could revolutionize global markets and the makeup of the biofuel itself. The breakthrough came ...   
12/3/2012
The chief executives of Airbus, BA and seven other major aviation companies have called on European leaders to rethink plans to charge airlines for carbon emissions or risk putting more than 2,000 jobs and billions of dollars worth of orders in ...   
16/12/2011
Big Oil and Canada thwarted U.S. carbon standards - Salon.com '); //--> Support Us Welcome Log out Edit your account Help Log in: Register Tell us what you ...   
5/12/2011
Big Oil heads back home, Wall Street Journal
Big Oil is redrawing the energy map. For decades, its main stomping grounds were in the developing world—exotic locales like the Persian Gulf and the desert sands of North Africa, the Niger Delta and the Caspian Sea. But in recent years, ...   
3/11/2011
A European Union plan to charge airlines for their carbon emissions has made unlikely allies of China and the United States in a trade dispute which underlines a failure in climate leadership by the world's top two emitters. Their ...   
16/7/2011
The price of some food has almost doubled in a year, forcing tens of millions into poverty. Photograph: Romas Foord for the Observer Dig up your lawn and plant your flowerbeds with spuds. Marry a farmer. Buy land. The United Nations, ...   
28/6/2011
A man sprays pesticide on a farm in Sangalkam, Senegal. When soaring food prices, climate change, growing energy demands, poverty, international politics and social justice are in the mix, you have a tried and true recipe for heated ...   
31/5/2011
Corn is loaded into a truck in Valley Springs, South Dakota. In 2008, while biofuels accounted for just 1.5% of global liquid fuels supply that year, they represented nearly half the increase in major food crop consumption, mainly because of ...   
24/3/2011
Climate change has become an important part of the development agenda. In Africa, farmers and consumers alike are feeling its effects on productivity and food security. Professor Judi Wakhungu is the lead researcher on the Community ...   
9/2/2011
Progress over the past 25 years in recognizing indigenous peoples' rights to land and resources has been interrupted by a worldwide commodity boom, argues a new report published by the Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI). The report, ...   
5/1/2011
From electric cars in London to climate diplomats in Durban, James Murray outlines what to expect over the next 12 months Convention dictates that every New Year must be hailed as the most significant 12 months since time immemorial, but ...   
30/9/2010
Beyond Copenhagen and Cancún, a different climate debate has been brewing. The outcome of this debate, however, will affect far more than the climate, and that is precisely why it is so contentious. As many countries continue to refuse ...   
25/5/2010
Tony Blair was yesterday unveiled as senior adviser to Khosla Ventures, the Silicon Valley venture capital firm that has emerged as one of the world's leading clean tech investors. The company's founder, billionaire investor and ...   
6/2/2010
Since his election, President Barack Obama has emphasized the importance of developing new sources of energy and cultivating the jobs that will come with them. "I am convinced that whoever builds a clean energy economy, whoever is at the ...   
3/12/2009
Getting warmer, Economist
THE mountain bark beetle is a familiar pest in the forests of British Columbia. Its population rises and falls unpredictably, destroying clumps of pinewood as it peaks which then regenerate as the bug recedes. But Scott Green, who studies forest ...   
12/5/2009
Soybean growers are worried that the Obama administration's latest effort to control global warming could threaten the Midwest's biodiesel industry. The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new rules that would factor in damage ...   
10/4/2009
U.S. President Barack Obama laid out his ambitious three-point plan to revitalize America before the Congress on Feb 24. The policy, in which a "new energy strategy" tops the agenda, aims to break Europe's dominance over the climate change ...   
15/3/2009
THE island of Borneo, a fragile treasure house of rainforests, rare animals and plants, is under threat from plans for Chinese engineers to build 12 dams that will cut through virgin land and displace thousands of native Dayak ...   
3/3/2009
Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s single largest alternative energy project is a long way from proving itself. There is much uncertainty surrounding the plan to burn 375,000 cords of Michigan hardwood every year to create 40 million gallons of cellulosic ...   
24/10/2008
Biofuels Boom and Bust, Inter Press Service
The Kenyan government has hailed bio-diesel as an innovation that combines green politics with poverty reduction. But recent drops in biofuel prices have caused concern about the sustainability of alternative fuel production. Rural ...   

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