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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 ...   
18/1/2014
With his country’s foreign minister in tow, Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer walked the marble corridors of the U.S. Capitol yesterday pitching the prize his nation is seeking: the Keystone XL pipeline. “It always makes more sense in our ...   
6/1/2014
Emboldened by the recent boom in U.S. crude production, oil company executives and others closed the year by launching a highly public push for the right to freely export U.S. crude oil. The move is a 180-degree change from 40 years of telling ...   
21/4/2013
The battle between U.S. ethanol producers and oil companies has reached a turning point, with the winners poised to gain an advantage over the future of the country’s energy mix and the losers forced to cede profits and jobs to their bitter ...   
5/3/2013
I went to a meeting earlier this winter in the Colorado Governor`s Office. I’m not a regular. The Governor, John Hickenlooper, Hick to his friends, had called the meeting with Boulder County Commissioners to discuss the county’s draft ...   
10/1/2013
Hundreds of U.S. counties labeled disaster areas due to drought - CNN.com SET EDITION: U.S. INTERNATIONAL MÉXICO ARABIC TV: CNN CNNi CNN en Español HLN Sign up Log in ...   
7/1/2013
Just five years ago, Brazil's mostly "green" energy landscape was the envy of nations dependent on dirtier sources of power and the pride of a government that believed it was leading the country to economic superpower ...   
9/11/2012
For decades, California has been the engine of growth behind America's sputtering clean energy economy—adopting groundbreaking clean air and climate policies as federal efforts lagged behind. The hope was that California's initiatives ...   
13/10/2012
Brandon Hunnicutt has had a year to remember. The young Nebraskan from Hamilton County farms 2,600 acres of the High Plains with his father and brother. What looked certain in an almost perfect May to be a "phenomenal" harvest of maize and soy ...   
3/10/2012
A year after the U.S. government raced to meet a deadline to finish loan agreements with dozens of clean energy companies, less than half the total money promised has been handed over. Technical questions and companies' own failures in ...   
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 ...   
22/7/2012
Two companies involved on the ground level of an expensive Pentagon effort to embrace biofuels have used familiar strategies in building their profiles in Washington, using hefty campaign contributions and aggressive lobbying to secure ...   
13/7/2012
NEAL CONAN, HOST: Discussions about the environment can often get loud as politics and personal experience transform conversation into debate. Jonathan Foley, director of the University of Minnesota's Institute on the Environment, calls ...   
6/7/2012
Big oil and natural gas companies may vastly outspend and outman the renewable fuels industry on Capitol Hill but the general gridlock in Washington gives advocates of wind, ethanol and other new-age sources the upper hand in the growing battle ...   
2/7/2012
Big oil and natural gas companies vastly outspend and outman the renewable fuels industry on Capitol Hill, but the general gridlock in Washington gives advocates of wind, ethanol and other new-age sources an edge in the growing battle to overhaul ...   
5/4/2012
For decades, Sen. Richard Lugar has been Mr. Energy. The Indiana Republican speaks out repeatedly on the costs of "our oil addiction" and how the reliance on imported oil makes the U.S. less secure. He has crossed party lines to ...   
30/12/2011
Ethanol and wind are getting the bum's rush in the Iowa primary.Energy issues — historically ethanol but increasingly wind — used to be a centerpiece of the first-in-the-nation caucuses, providing a national platform for a state that ...   
7/8/2011
Ethanol supporters, on the defensive since the last Iowa caucus cycle, have decided to do some educational outreach this year to the estimated 600-plus media reprersentatives who will come to Iowa for the Aug. 13 straw poll in ...   
25/7/2011
More than 2 ½ years have passed since President Barack Obama took office -- a sufficient length of time to assess what he has accomplished, or at least started to accomplish. To gauge his record on the environment, Yale Environment 360 asked a ...   
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, ...   
8/7/2011
Federal subsidies for corn ethanol have long been considered untouchable in Washington — not least because politicians want the votes of Iowans, who have traditionally held the first nominating caucuses in the contest for the ...   
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 ...   
9/6/2011
Recent pronouncements by declared Republican presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty favoring an end to ethanol subsidies and undeclared possible candidate Sarah Palin to end all energy subsides have been seen as evidence of political ...   
9/6/2011
Gone are the days when ethanol topped the list of policy priorities in Iowa, the corn-rich state that hosts the leadoff presidential caucuses. But apparently some of the 2012 Republican presidential field isn't giving up on the issue, ...   
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 ...   

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