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12/6/2015
The US navy could help create a thriving biofuels industry in regional Queensland, the state’s premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, says.Palaszczuk visited the Pentagon in Washington DC as part of her first trade mission as premier, where she ...   
9/6/2015
The handling of agricultural crop residues appears to have a large impact on soil's ability to retain carbon, making land management practices increasingly important, especially under a scenario where cellulosic materials become more heavily used ...   
30/5/2015
The average Briton uses 150 liters of water a day; the average American gets through 570 liters (150 gallons) of the stuff. The world is getting thirstier and the global demand for fresh water is rising by 640 billion liters (169 billion gallons) ...   
29/5/2015
In the United States, federal mandates to produce more renewable fuels, especially biofuels, have led to a growing debate: Should fuel or food grow on arable land? Recent research shows farmers can successfully, and sustainably, grow ...   
14/5/2015
A wide-reaching trade agreement between the United States and several Asian nations could have catastrophic repercussions for climate change, including giving corporations the power to sue governments that try to limit polluting industries, ...   
12/5/2015
On Monday, 188 researchers and scientists from across Iowa posed a pointed question to potential presidential candidates: what will you do about climate change? In the fifth annual Iowa Climate Statement, the diverse group of scientists ...   
13/4/2015
Researchers will genetically modify tobacco plants to produce enzymes that can break down biomass from forest raw materials. This may lead to a more effective, economic and sustainable production of biofuels. Biorefining industries ...   
6/4/2015
Biofuel crops expanded onto 7 million acres of new land in the U.S. over a recent four-year period, replacing millions of acres of grasslands, according to new research from the University of Wisconsin. Using high-resolution satellite imagery, ...   
27/2/2015
A new report from the World Resources Institute finds that dedicating land to the production of biofuels, a form of renewable energy made from plants, may undermine efforts to achieve a sustainable food future, combat climate change, and protect ...   
10/2/2015
Does combating climate change require burning the world’s forests and crops for fuel?It certainly looks that way, judging from the aggressive mandates governments across the globe have set to incorporate bioenergy into their ...   
6/1/2015
Laos is one of the ten South-East Asian nations preparing to form a single market at the end of 2015. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations Economic Community (AEC) is intended to boost regional growth by creating a common market that will ...   
16/11/2014
Last August, from the window of a jet high over Sumatra, I counted nearly a dozen plumes of smoke rising from the vast jungles and plantations below. Some more than a half-mile wide, they looked like pillars holding up the sky. That week the ...   
12/11/2014
The odds that any climate change agreement among the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitters will succeed became a little greater on Tuesday as China and the U.S. committed to slash carbon pollution in the coming decades.It was a critical ...   
19/10/2014
The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources such as corncobs are starting operations in the Midwest as the industry worries that they might also be the last -- at least in the United States. After a decade of ...   
12/10/2014
The first large ethanol plants to produce biofuel from nonfood sources like corn cobs are starting operations in the Midwest amid industry worries that they might also be the last -- at least in the United States. After a decade of ...   
8/8/2014
If the hottest new plant grown as a biofuel crop is approved based solely on its greenhouse gas emission profile, its potential as the next invasive species may not be discovered until it's too late. In response to this need to prevent such ...   
7/8/2014
An interview with Brian Machovina, a part of our on-going Interviews with Young Scientists series. Brian Machovina and one of his drones, which he flew over banana plantations to study stressors and productivity. Photo by Brian ...   
3/8/2014
Researchers have found that Shale-gas extraction across the globe is severally outpacing an understanding of the industry's environmental impact. Because of this, explores claim that the industry is "fracking in the dark" choosing locations for ...   
3/7/2014
Much of the hundreds of billions of dollars worth of renewable energy investment that is needed to prevent the worst effects of climate change could come from the substantial subsidies given to fossil fuels, a new report has found. In a ...   
22/5/2014
Biodiesel plants, while "green," are not entirely environmentally sustainable. Now a pair of genetically engineered microbes may be the perfect solution, cleaning up biodiesel plant wastewater while producing ethanol and electricity to help fuel ...   
16/5/2014
Last week, the Obama Administration unveiled the enormous Third National Climate Assessment, Climate Change Impacts in the United States (the “Assessment”). The Assessment has received some modest criticisms from libertarian think tank Cato ...   
7/5/2014
Nuclear power plants in the United States increasingly risk closure amid growing competition from cheap natural gas, which experts said could hamper President Barack Obama's efforts to combat climate change. The White House on Tuesday ...   
21/4/2014
Well, this is going to be a heartbreaker for the hysterical global warming crowd. According to a new study, emissions from burning corn are worse for the environment and produce more CO2 or 'global warming' gases than the burning of traditional ...   
21/4/2014
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help ...   
20/4/2014
Biofuels made from the leftovers of harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline for global warming in the short term, a study shows, challenging the Obama administration's conclusions that they are a much cleaner oil alternative and will help ...   

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