IFPRI Report: bioenergy can support food security

An international team of experts from 10 institutions has released Reconciling Food Security and Bioenergy: Priorities for Action , a report that says energy and food security can be simultaneously improved through well-designed biofuel and bioe... Lees verder »

US cleantech industry creates jobs

Clean-energy and clean transportation businesses created more than 78,600 U.S. jobs in 2013, including 1,984 in biofuel projects, according to a study by Environmental Entrepreneurs. The number of clean-energy job announcements dipped about 30% f... Lees verder »

Halving CO2 emissions by 2050: New report says it will cost $2 trillion a year

A new report from Imperial College London looks at what measures are required to reduce CO2 emissions and limit the extent of man-made climate change. The researchers have considered what technologies and interventions are required to limit ... Lees verder »

US has land, water to support 25 billion gallons of algae biofuels: new study

A new analysis shows that the nation’s land and water resources could likely support the growth of enough algae to produce up to 25 billion gallons of algae-based fuel a year in the United States, one-twelfth of the country’s yearly n... Lees verder »

Pew releases clean energy investment report

The Pew Charitable Trusts has published the 2012 edition of its “Who’s Winning the Clean Energy Race?” report. The analysis offers an update of Pew’s reports tracking clean energy investments over the past nine years. Und... Lees verder »

UK biofuels to cost drivers $707m this year

In the UK, biofuels will cost drivers $707m this year, according to a new report from Chatham House. Britain’s program to expand biofuel use doesn’t offer value for money and cheaper emissions reductions can be achieved elsewhere with... Lees verder »

Neste Oil Corporation pledges “No Deforestation”

Neste Oil, which had been criticized for its sourcing of deforestation-based palm oil, has pledged to shift away from palm oil sourced from primary forests, high conservation value and natural forests, and high carbon stock forests. Neste&rs... Lees verder »

Clean Edge report projects growth in global biofuel industry

Clean Edge Inc., a clean-tech research and advisory firm, has released a report finding that although 2012 was a difficult year for the clean energy industry, the fundamental global market drivers for clean technology remain largely intact moving... Lees verder »

Stanford shows benefits of mixing CCS with biofuels

Researchers at Stanford University’s Global Climate and Energy Project have released a new report looking at the unparalleled ability of biological systems to capture and cycle carbon, and the potential to use these systems as part of an en... Lees verder »

Study shows carbon debt on arid biofuels production difficult to pay back

A new study led by researchers from the University of Leuven shows that converting arid or semi-arid land to biofuel crops such as biodiesel could be counter-productive to environmental goals. The study says that 30 years would be required to rep... Lees verder »
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