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16/4/2014
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) has become the latest analyst firm to confirm an uptick in clean energy investment since the turn of the year, with new figures showing global investment rose 10 per cent year-on-year to $47.7bn. The ...   
4/3/2014
Providing water for our still growing human population is reaching crisis levels. Water is vital for agriculture, energy production and industrial processes worldwide. Floods and droughts in Asia, Latin America, Europe and the United States ...   
11/11/2013
For scientist Jack Newman, creating a new life form has become as simple as this: he types out a DNA sequence on his laptop. Clicks "send". And a few metres away in the laboratory, robotic arms mix together some compounds to produce the desired ...   
6/6/2013
California is replacing oil with cleaner-burning fuels in cars and trucks, thanks to a landmark low-carbon fuel rule, according to a recent report. But the rule's fate is uncertain amid legal chaos and a shortfall in the production of clean ...   
22/4/2013
Annual investment in renewable energy technologies, such as wind turbines and solar panels, is likely to jump by 230 per cent by 2030 as the industry drives down costs and starts widespread deployment of baseload green technologies, such as ...   
12/3/2013
Developers of second generation biofuels made from non-food crops and waste material are on track to deliver fuels that are cost-competitive with ethanol and conventional fossil fuels by the second half of this decade. That is the ...   
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 ...   
16/8/2012
U.S. solar and biofuel companies are struggling to find new top executives after a string of departures over the past year, demonstrating a lack of faith among executives that the sector can recover from a supply glut that has hammered share ...   
28/4/2012
Shifting the world’s reliance on fossil fuels to renewable energy sources is important, certainly. But the world’s best chance for achieving timely, disaster-averting climate change may actually be a vegetarian diet, according to a recent report ...   
2/11/2011
Brazilian sugar cane companies, which are preparing to boost ethanol exports to the U.S., don't produce enough of the renewable fuel to do so, a lawmaker said. Brazil won't make enough ethanol to meet increasing foreign demand unless ...   
7/7/2011
Investment in renewable energy last year amounted to a record 211 billion dollars, a rise of 32 percent over 2009 and 540 percent over 2004, a UN-backed report said on Thursday. China, investing 48.9 billion dollars, up 28 percent, ...   
14/4/2011
The World Bank is continuing to plough millions of pounds of investment into carbon intensive projects in the developing world, despite pledges to shift its funding towards more sustainable developments. That is the conclusion of a major ...   
7/2/2011
Massive UN-Supported African Palm Plantations Leading to Oppression, Kidnapping and Murder The promise of carbon credits and free money from schemes like the U.N.-backed Clean Development Mechanism, appear to be among the causes of ...   
25/1/2011
Oil palm plantations in Sabah, Malaysia. The palm oil industry maintains its product is "greening the planet" but the reality is more complex. The commercial shows a typical office setting. A worker sits drearily at a desk, shredding ...   
25/1/2011
A new analysis presented to Congress yesterday paints a stark picture for the Defense Department's current efforts to secure renewable fuels. Fuels made from plant waste or algae will not be achievable in large or cheap enough quantities ...   
22/11/2010
Approximately six months ago, campesino farmers in Trujillo, Colon organized in the Campesino Movement of the Aguan, the MCA, were awarded provisional title to a farm which neighbors their community, as part of a long standing negotiation with ...   
6/9/2010
Low-carbon vehicles, such as electric cars, will be a bigger global market by 2020 than renewable energy, such as wind and solar power, according to a report by HSBC bank. The report predicts that 8.65m electric vehicles and 9.23m ...   
2/8/2010
In the race to replace oil, electric cars seem to be leaving biofuels in the dust. Five years ago, biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel looked like the best bet for breaking the world's addiction to oil. Biorefineries turning corn into ...   
21/7/2010
By now, well into the 21st century, at least some U.S. cars were supposed to be running on an exciting new power source--clean fuels refined from corn husks, timber waste and tall, fast-growing grasses. But the U.S. Environmental ...   
12/7/2010
Kenya is set to become a carbon trading hub in Africa if plans to establish a regional carbon emissions trading market prove successful.During the 2010/2011 budget of June 10, Finance minister Uhuru Kenyatta proposed to develop a ...   
14/6/2010
An interview with Agus Purnomo and Yani Saloh, Special Assistants to the President of the Republic of Indonesia for Climate Change. Late last year Indonesia made global headlines with a bold pledge to reduce deforestation, which claimed ...   
2/3/2010
South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) talked about tires on a recent Saturday. An Indiana congressman heard about engines days later. And in Wisconsin, the discussion centers on monster shovels that trundle through pit mines on tank ...   
4/2/2010
The Environmental Protection Agency said Wednesday that it expects the biofuels industry to produce 6.5 million gallons of cellulosic ethanol this year, a fraction of the volume anticipated by Congress. The announcement suggests that ...   
9/12/2009
As Finnish energy major Neste Oil scales up production of its ‘green’ diesel NExBTL, environmental activists fear that more land will go under palm oil plantations at the expense of Southeast Asia’s threatened rainforests. Palm oil is ...   
15/11/2009
Green jobs. They sound good, don't they? First off, any job in a recession is welcome. Then you get the satisfaction of, well, let's not be shy about it, getting paid to save the planet. And finally there's the prospect of meeting all sorts of ...   

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