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2 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

Phoenix Energy Signs Agreement to Build California's First Forest...

Phoenix Energy announced it has signed agreements to build and operate a biomass gasification plant near Lake Tahoe, California.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Placer County, CA, Natural Disasters, Fire, Wildfire

6 hrs ago | Indymedia.ie

Campaigners warn against calls for Moneypoint conversion to biomass

Having followed the partial conversion of Drax coal power station in the UK to biomass, we are dismayed to see calls across the Irish media for Moneypoint to be converted to biomass.

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7 hrs ago | EERE Network News

Energy Department Announces $10 Million for Biofuels Technologies

The Energy Department on April 15 announced up to $10 million in funding to advance the production of advanced biofuels, substitutes for petroleum-based feedstocks, and bioproducts made from renewable, non-food-based biomass, such as agricultural residues and woody biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture, Science

12 hrs ago | Coatings World

CCEI & ExxonMobil to Conduct Research on Production of Renewable Chemicals from Biomass

The Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation , a U.S. Department of Energy-Energy Frontier Research Center led by the University of Delaware, has announced a two-year program with ExxonMobil to research renewable chemicals from biomass.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, University of Delaware

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Pulp & Paper Canada

Lafarge cement operations will test torrefied biomass as substitute for coal

A commercial demonstration of the use of biomass-based solid fuels instead of coal at cement plants or coal-fired utilities in British Columbia has received funding of $1 million from the BC Bioenergy Network.

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Christian Science Monitor

Pollution in Asia tied to stronger Pacific storms that pull heat toward Arctic

Air pollution from Asia appears to intensify winter storms in the northwestern Pacific.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Princeton, NJ

Examiner.com

Earth Carbon Billions Larger Than Atmospheric Carbon

Anthropogenic Global Warmers, AGWs, always worry about CO2 being produced by a myriad of reactions resulting in global warming.They fear the 0.040 wt%, or 400 ppm [CO2] will result in AGW .

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, Space

Forbes.com

Renmatix: Biochemicals Are The Wave Of The Future

The global petrochemical industry is enormous. It relies on a vast global network of oil platforms, pumping stations, tankers, refineries, and chemical plants to make many of the products that make our lives easier, more productive, and more comfortable.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Thanh Nein News

Vietnam needs to pay more to incentivize biomass power

Bagasse discharged from sugar cane extraction waits to be burned for power generation at Bourbon Tay Ninh Factory near Ho Chi Minh City.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, World News, Vietnam, Environment, Science

Science Daily

Genetically modified tobacco plants as an alternative for producing bioethanol

Tobacco, a high-density crop which is mown several times throughout its cycle, can produce as much as 160 tonnes of fresh matter per hectare and become a source of biomass suitable for producing bioethanol.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

EurekAlert!

Nutrient-rich forests absorb more carbon

The ability of forests to sequester carbon from the atmosphere depends on nutrients available in the forest soils, shows new research from an international team of researchers including the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis .

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CiteULike

The impact of synthetic biology.

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Agri Marketing

Global Biofuels Production Falls For First Time Since 2000

GLOBAL BIOFUELS PRODUCTION FALLS FOR FIRST TIME SINCE 2000 Apr. 14, 2014 Source: World Watch Institute news release In 2012, the combined global production of ethanol and biodiesel fell for the first time since 2000, down 0.4 percent from the figure in 2011.

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Related Topix: Biofuel, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Scotsman.com

Lesley Riddoch: Lack of funds but not of hot air

DO TURBINES really "blight" Scotland's landscape or do we have too little green energy production? Three recent reports tell very different tales.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

ETaiwanNews.com

Taiwan's emerging energy industry grows 19% in Q3

Taipei, Nov. 24 Taiwan's renewable and low-carbon energy industry continued its growth in the third quarter of this year, backed by a rebound in the solar power sector, according to a local research institute.

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Related Topix: World News, Taiwan, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

The Leaf-Chronicle

IPCC report: Climate needs swift shift to clean energy

A rapid shift to less-polluting energy will be needed to avoid catastrophic global warming because global emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases have accelerated to unprecedented levels, the United Nations reports today.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, UC San Diego, California

Reuters

Act fast to curb global warming, or extract CO2 from air: U.N.

Wind turbines used to generate electricity are seen at a wind farm in Guazhou, 950km northwest of Lanzhou, Gansu Province September 15, 2013.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, World News, China, Alternative Energy, Agriculture, Science, Energy

RTE.ie

Greenhouse gas emissions at unprecedented levels

In a report published today , it says large-scale changes in energy systems and land use will now be required to limit global warming.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Alternative Energy, Energy

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sys-Con Media

China Circulating Fluidised Bed (CFB) Boiler Industry 2018 Analysis Based on Capacity

It helps to reduce harmful emissions such as sulfur dioxide, nitrogen oxide, and carbon dioxide.

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CiteULike

Origin, variability and age of biomass burning plumes intercepted during BORTAS-B

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions , Vol. 14, No. 6. , pp. 8723-8752, doi:10.5194/acpd-14-8723-2014 To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.

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