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  1. Hack Photosynthesis, Feed The WorldRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... of Rubisco, an enzyme that catalyzes a vital step of the conversion of atmospheric carbon dioxide into plant biomass. Computer models suggest adding this system would increase photosynthesis as much as 60 percent, Long said. Computer analyses of the ...

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  2. Renewable energy investment revs up worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Age

    ... United Nations Environment Programme. This figure marks the first increase in three years. Together, wind, solar, biomass and waste-to-power, geothermal, small hydro and marine power are estimated to have generated 9.1 per cent of the world's ...

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  3. Study: Oil Prices to Remain Volatile IndefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Planetizen

    ... come," according to the study's findings. At that point, some combination of solar, hydrogen, wind, natural gas, and biomass is expected to replace oil as the energy source driving the world's economy. According to the press release, fortunes will ...

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  4. No award for RRFN solar projectRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Fort Francis Times

    ... to encourage and promote greater use of renewable energy sources, including on-shore wind, waterpower, renewable biomass, biogas, landfill gas, and solar photovoltaic (PV) for electricity-generating projects in Ontario. "We have a guaranteed ...

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  5. Renewable energy smashes the 100GW barrier in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | RedOrbit

    ... 10. Indonesia, Chile, Mexico, Kenya, and Turkey all invested more than $1 billion. Renewables such as wind, solar, biomass and waste-to-power, geothermal, small hydro, and marine power provided over 9% of world electricity generation in 2014, ...

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  6. Analysis of the chemical and physical properties of combustion aerosols: Properties overviewRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    ... the application of liquid and gas chromatography (LC and GC) for the identification of novel organic markers in biomass burning and anthropogenic aerosols will explored. In specific, the use of two dimensional methods and hyphenated MS techniques ...

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  7. Greenleaf Power Enters Into Purchase Agreement With Leidos To Acquire ...Read the original story

    Monday | Power Online

    ... Power. "Plainfield solidifies Greenleaf Power's presence throughout North America as the leading owner-operator of biomass power facilities." Plainfield Renewable Energy has a net electricity generation capacity of approximately 37.5 megawatts. It ...

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  8. Life for Microbial Specialists in the Poisonous Breath of Sleeping VolcanoesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2010 | Science Daily

    ... the interior of the earth is being absorbed by a number of groups of microorganisms and is being transformed into biomass and in chemical bonds like methane and acetic acid. These in turn offer the basic food resource for other organisms in the ...

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  9. Life for specialists: In the poisonous breath of sleeping volcanosRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... the interior of the earth is being absorbed by a number of groups of microorganisms and is being transformed into biomass and in chemical bonds like methane and acetic acid. These in turn offer the basic food resource for other organisms in the ...

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  10. BIO announces plenary sessions for 2015 World Congress.Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | ThomasNet

    ... 20, 2015 Monday Lunch Plenary Industry executives discuss the assessment of feedstock sustainability and how woody biomass, oilseeds, and agricultural residues help to create a sustainable future. Moderator: Matthew Rudolf, Business Development ...

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  11. The true costs of our electricityRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    ... methods in terms of greenhouse gas emissions and is comparable, on a life cycle basis, to wind, hydropower and biomass energy. It emits one-fifteenth and one-thirtieth as much greenhouse gas as natural gas and coal respectively. And yet, nuclear ...

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  12. Renewable energy heats up as investment worldwide - Wed, 01 Apr 2015 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... United Nations Environment Programme. This figure marks the first increase in three years. Together, wind, solar, biomass and waste-to-power, geothermal, small hydro and marine power are estimated to have generated 9.1 percent of the world's ...

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  13. New energy start-up to raise $450m on JSERead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... grid and produce their own electricity via various renewable sources, including solar, wind, co-generation, hydro, biomass, geothermal, and potentially even new green methods as yet unknown. The company projects to earn some US$401,000 net profit ...

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  14. Renewables Re-energized: Green Energy Investments Worldwide Surge 17% to $270 Billion in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Electric Energy Online

    ... last year equals the energy generating capacity of all 158 nuclear power plant reactors in the USA. Wind, solar, biomass and waste-to-power, geothermal, small hydro and marine power contributed an estimated 9.1% of world electricity generation in ...

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  15. Marin IJ Readersa Forum for April 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Marin Independent Journal

    ... a huge contradiction at work. The California Air Resources Board, the district's parent, anoints wood-burning biomass power plants as renewable and clean. However, these electric generating facilities emit thousands of tons of harmful particulate ...

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  16. Could the Earth be getting greener? Satellite data say yes.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... two decades," Liu, Van Dijk and Canadell wrote in The Conversation . "This allowed us to track global changes in biomass from month to month, something that was not possible before." The study showed improvement particularly in former Soviet ...

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  17. EDF Renewable Services Signs Asset Administration Contract with D. E. Shaw Renewable InvestmentsRead the original story

    Tuesday | Business Wire

    ... to its strategic partners and customers. EDF Renewable Services operates over 9.3 gigawatts of wind, solar, and biomass projects throughout the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, employing over 500 people in positions ranging from on-site technicians to ...

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  18. Illinois can set example for low-carbon futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hill

    In response to growing concerns about climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, over the past decade three-fourths of the American states have adopted renewable portfolio standards or goals for electric power generation. Also referred to as renewable electricity standards , these policies require or encourage power providers to supply a designated minimum share of their electricity from resources such as wind, solar, geothermal or biomass.

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  19. Renewable energy investment heats up worldwideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Los Angeles Times

    ... United Nations Environment Programme. This figure marks the first increase in three years. Together, wind, solar, biomass and waste-to-power, geothermal, small hydro and marine power are estimated to have generated 9.1% of the world's electricity in ...

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  20. Global forest loss reversed, despite large-scale deforestation in the tropicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | TreeHugger

    ... not be lost. An Australian-led international team of scientists has developed a new way to map changes in vegetation biomass over time, using satellite measurements of natural radio waves emitted from the Earth's surface, according to a press ...

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