Biofuels a boon for Brazil's rural poor, but obstacles remain elsewhere - The Guardian
Biofuels a boon for Brazil's rural poor, but obstacles remain elsewhere
Biofuels have long been hailed as one of the potential answers to climate change. Their environmental credentials are controversial, but a handful of countries are now looking at them from another angle entirely: they want to use biofuels to try to ...
Cost of biofuels no longer sky high - The Age
Cost of biofuels no longer sky high
In Australia, the focus has been on more prosaic biofuel feedstock, such as sugarcane, or experimental crops such as the oilseed-bearing pongamia tree and emerging sources such as microalgae. Airlines, such as Qantas and Virgin Australia, aim to source ...
Ground-breaking Australian study benchmarks biofuel pricing
Exxon Refocusing Algae Biofuels Program After $100 Million Spend - Bloomberg
Exxon Refocusing Algae Biofuels Program After $100 Million Spend
Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM), which has invested more than $100 million to develop algae-derived biofuels, is refocusing its research with Synthetic Genomics Inc. after almost four years of work failed to produce economically viable results. Exxon, the ...
ExxonMobil's Excellent Algae Biofuel Adventure… Or Not
Synthethic Genomics, ExxonMobil to develop algae biofuels
Exxon Takes Algae Fuel Back to the Drawing Board
Landers: Federal mandate boosting biofuels use has unintended consequences - Dallas Morning News
Landers: Federal mandate boosting biofuels use has unintended consequences
Dallas Morning News
The intent was to boost the production of ethanol and other biofuels so the country could reduce its growing dependence on imported oil. At the time, President George W. Bush, a former oilman, complained that the nation was “addicted to oil.” Peak Oil ...
Farm waste may demand return of biofuels - NBCNews.com (blog)
Farm waste may demand return of biofuels
The renewable fuel sector "is maturing," said Peder Holk Nielsen, CEO of biotech company Novozymes, an active player in the biofuels industry. In an interview, Nielsen cited estimates that indicate fewer than 20 percent of agricultural waste could ...
The true cost of biofuels - Washington Times
The true cost of biofuels
As a last-ditch effort to save a doomed energy policy, our politicians are now financing wildly irresponsible genetic-engineering research into creating artificial algae and bacteria they hope will miraculously lower the stratospheric cost of making ...
Biomass-for-biofuels projects not affecting ILUC issues - Biofuels International
Biomass-for-biofuels projects not affecting ILUC issues
Two pilot projects have shown promising signs for biomass production that avoids indirect land use change (ILUC) via the relatively new Low Indirect Impact Biofuels (LIIB) methodology. Initial LIIB studies performed by sustainable energy consultancy ...
Navy Captain publishes report disputing military biofuel use - Biomass Magazine
Navy Captain publishes report disputing military biofuel use
A report disputing the promise of liquid biofuels to the U.S. military has been published in the spring issue of Strategic Studies Quarterly, the strategic journal of the U.S. Air Force. The issue also includes rebuttals submitted by the U.S. DOE and U ...
Legislation Introduced to Halt Imported BioFuel | Transport Topics Online ... - Transport Topics Online
Legislation Introduced to Halt Imported BioFuel | Transport Topics Online ...
Transport Topics Online
Legislation was introduced in the U.S. Senate to ensure only domestically sourced advanced biofuels are used to meet the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's renewable fuel mandate, according to a bill co-sponsor Tennessee Senator Bob Corker (R).
Foreign Fuels Reduction Act – Good for Biofuels?
FIA racing ahead with biofuels solution - Biofuels International
FIA racing ahead with biofuels solution
FIA racing ahead with biofuels solution 21 May 2013. GEM fuel, a blend of petrol, bioethanol and biomethanol is to be used during the FIA Junior World Rally Championship this year. GEM has been made via a partnership between Abengoa, Methanex, ...