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24/9/2013
With Congress split over the future of the U.S. biofuel mandate, the head of a powerful lobbying group working to dismantle the policy said on Tuesday he was willing to consider legislative options beyond a simple repeal of the law. Jack ...   
11/9/2013
The European Parliament has voted to limit the use of fuels made from food crops because of fears that biofuels can push up grain prices or damage the climate, further undermining the once booming industry. Lawmakers voting in Strasbourg ...   
26/1/2013
A federal appeals court threw out a federal rule on renewable fuels on Friday, saying that a quota set by the Environmental Protection Agency for incorporating liquids made from woody crops and wastes into car and truck fuels was based on wishful ...   
2/2/2012
The European Union's climate commissioner, Connie Hedegaard, has warned about expanding the use of biofuels as the EU executive finalises an assessment of the potentially damaging effects they may have over the earth's climate. She spoke to ...   
1/9/2011
In Mayan cosmology, thetree, with its elephantine, silver-grey trunk that towers above the jungle, is the tree of life, shoring up the corners of the sky and sending its roots deep into the underworld. In the centuries following the conquest ...   
24/6/2011
Almost three-quarters of the Senate approved a measure to end the $6-billion-a-year blenders credit, but its prospects for ultimate passage remain cloudy Deficit hawks have practically turned sharpened scissors into a fashion accessory ...   
5/6/2011
Protect Philippine forests | Photos, Philippine Daily Inquirer
REMAINING forests of Mt. Banoi in Lobo, Batangas, are under threat from large-scale mining. BUKAL-BATANGAS. REMAINING forests of Mt. Banoi in Lobo, Batangas, are under threat from large-scale mining. BUKAL-BATANGAS The Philippines is ...   
14/5/2011
A divisive European debate over the green credentials of biofuels has stalled investment, but the stalemate may soon be over for advanced biofuels and some types of bioethanol. The debate over biodiesel, however, looks set to rage ...   
4/5/2011
A divisive European debate over the green credentials of biofuels has stalled investment and threatens the future of some producers, but could also create lucrative opportunities, companies said on Tuesday. After a two-year ...   
20/3/2011
Food prices worldwide were up by a whopping 25% in 2010, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation, and February marked the eighth consecutive month of rising global food prices. Within the past two months, food riots helped to ...   
22/12/2010
The European Union's executive said on Wednesday it was looking at further measures to tackle the unwanted side-effects of biofuels production, which compromise the fuels' green credentials. After a two-year investigation, the European ...   
8/11/2010
An EU target to produce 10 percent of transport energy needs from renewable sources by 2020 will actually increase the level of greenhouse gas emissions produced by the bloc unless changes are made, an independent study has ...   
26/3/2010
The European Union has bowed to pressure from environmental groups and published its first major impact assessment into the effect of biofuel on indirect land use change, following concerns that it could undermine the fuel's stated environmental ...   
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 ...   
6/8/2008
The moment of truth is at hand for US biofuels this week as environmental regulators prepare to rule on one state's request to halve the steep national target for blending ethanol into fuel. Texas governor Rick Perry ...   
17/4/2008
Americans don't like to lose wars—which makes sense, since we have so little practice with it. Of course, a lot depends on how you define just what a war is. There are shooting wars—the kind that test our mettle and our patriotism and our ...   
9/3/2008
John Anderson is motoring with chip fat. Sir Rob Margetts swears by fizzy drinks and chicken feed. George Bush is banking on corn. Everyone, from pub to parliament, knows we’re going to have to do something about transport fuel. Oil ...   

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