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Bjorn Lomborg, a Danish provocateur who loves to pick fights with the climate movement, argues in the New York Times this week that what people in developing nations - or as he called them, "the poor" - really want is cheap, dirty, fossil fuels to help them reach prosperity.
Plenty of oil companies dabbled briefly in biofuels during the last decade, sticking their toes in the water only to pull them back out.
Wesley Clark, retired four-star general and co-chairman of the ethanol trade group Growth Energy, will be in Pratt Monday to help mark the restarting of the Pratt ethanol plant.
Opponents of a federal biofuel mandate plan to lay the groundwork at a Thursday Environmental Protection Agency hearing for a renewed charge to repeal the measure.
The EPA proposal calls for scaling back the overall mandate, including reductions in corn ethanol and advanced biofuels, to account for the slower-than-expected development of cellulosic biofuels and constraints in the fueling infrastructure that make blending more than 10 percent ethanol challenging.
An international team of researchers from Bio Architecture Labs, a synthetic biology and enzyme design company focused on the production of biofuels and biochemicals from macroalgae , reports the development of a synthetic yeast platform based on Saccharomyces cerevisiae that can efficiently produce ethanol from brown seaweed; the paper is ... (more)
Industries with millions of dollars at stake over the U.S. government's plan to lower the amount of biofuel that must be used in 2014 will air their grievances on Thursday in one of the most divisive policy debates of the year.
In this edition of "The Ethanol Report", Renewable Fuels Association President and CEO Bob Dinneen comments on an Associated Press article about ethanol and the environment During a press call today , Advanced Biofuels Association President Micheal McAdams said the EPA's proposal would be a devastating blow to the many companies working today to ... (more)
Raizen Energia SA, Brazil's biggest ethanol exporter, is the sugar-cane processor most at risk from a U.S. plan to cut biofuel mandates, threatening the South American country's $6.4 billion export market.
By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- BIOFUEL ENERGY CORP. confirmed that is has been notified by the lenders under its existing senior secured credit facility that they have exercised their right under their Deed In Lieu of Foreclosure Agreement to acquire the Company's ethanol plants.
Lethbridge Biogas LP says its $30 million plant, which produces electricity, is the largest project of its type in Canada.
SCS Global Services , a world leader in third-party environmental and sustainability certification, auditing, testing, and standards development, today announced the successful certification of two companies utilizing biofuel-based technologies designed to advance the aviation industry beyond its dependency on conventional fossil fuels.
An Australian aviation biofuel industry is technically viable but significant obstacles remain, according to a report released by Qantas and Shell today.
A new ecovillage in Scotland has utilized an innovative material within its structures - namely, negative carbon hemp.
Based at the City's waste management centre and former landfill site at Clover Bar, the new plant aims to produce up to 38 million litres per year of ethanol from 100,000 tonnes of solid waste.
INDUSTRY GEARS UP: A top oil lobby is readying for battle over the Environmental Protection Agency's renewable fuel mandate on Wednesday.