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Gasoline greener than biofuels? - Fox News

Gasoline greener than biofuels?
Fox News
Biofuels produced from waste products left from harvested corn plants are worse than gasoline in terms of carbon emissions, according to a $500,000 study paid for by the federal government and published in the journal Nature Climate Change. The study ...

Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas - NPR

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Study: Fuels from corn waste not better than gas
NPR
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story April 20 about new research showing biofuels made with corn leftovers are worse for global warming than gasoline in the short term, The Associated Press erroneously reported that cellulosic biofuels that failed to release ...
Even Advanced Biofuels May Not Be So GreenTIME
Federally funded study says biofuels not better than gasoline in short runWashington Post
Gasoline better for environment than corn biofuels, study saysRT
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Biofuels Mandate Is Cut Drastically - Scientific American

Scientific American

Biofuels Mandate Is Cut Drastically
Scientific American
The adjusted amount — the number of Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) registered with EPA minus 8,332 RINs considered to be invalid — reflects the most accurate figure for the sector, said representatives from both oil trade groups and biofuels ...
The Brutal Bust in Next-Generation Biofuels in One Chart // April 23, 2014Nextgov
Oh, good: The EPA finally, retroactively lowers a 2013 biofuels requirement to ...Hot Air
EPA cuts 2013 target for cellulosic biofuelsPrairie Business
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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UPDATE 1-Lufthansa says helping to test new aviation biofuel - Reuters

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UPDATE 1-Lufthansa says helping to test new aviation biofuel
Reuters
Lufthansa was the first airline worldwide to use biofuels in commercial flights in 2011, when it used a 50:50 mix of biofuel - gained from plant oils and animal fats - and regular kerosene to power one engine per plane on daily flights between ...
Lufthansa & Gevo to Test Waste Based Aviation Biofuels from IsobutanolWaste Management World
Lufthansa develops taste for 'alcohol to jet' fuelBusiness Green
Germany's Lufthansa Teams Up With Gevo To Test Biomass Jet FuelBenzinga
Domestic Fuel
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The campaign against Drax aims to reveal the perverse effects of biofuels - The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)

The campaign against Drax aims to reveal the perverse effects of biofuels
The Guardian (blog)
Replacing fossil fuels with biofuels is, on the surface, an attractive idea. Rather than dig fossil carbon (oil, coal, gas) out of the ground, why not recycle the carbon already in the atmosphere? Plants use solar energy to incorporate carbon into ...
DailyDirt: The Growing Pains Of BiofuelsTechdirt

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Renewable energy: Biofuels heat up - Nature.com

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Renewable energy: Biofuels heat up
Nature.com
But before it goes into planes, the rubbish will be processed at GreenSky London: a biofuels plant under construction on the eastern side of the city. Each year, the facility will take in some 500,000 tonnes of the city's waste and will transform the ...

Study: Some Biofuels Release More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline - The New American

Study: Some Biofuels Release More Greenhouse Gases Than Gasoline
The New American
A new scientific study published by the peer-reviewed Nature Climate Change reveals that some federally subsidized ethanol biofuels produce more carbon dioxide than burning gasoline, when the entire production process is taken into consideration.
Use of Corn Residue for Biofuels Increases CO2 Emissions, Study FindsNatural Gas Intelligence
Biofuels From Crop Residue May Increase Greenhouse Gas EmissionsDaily Fusion
New report shows ethanol falls shortTyler Morning Telegraph
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Dual Turning Point for Biofuels - New York Times

Dual Turning Point for Biofuels
New York Times
There is an old joke in the energy business that advanced biofuels are the fuel of the future, and always will be. A Spanish company, Abengoa Bioenergy, has bet $500 million on robbing that joke of its punch line. In the middle of a cornfield here it ...

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Worse than gasoline? New study delivers a major blow to corn biofuels - Salon

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Worse than gasoline? New study delivers a major blow to corn biofuels
Salon
Using the leftovers of harvested corn as fuel turns out to be worse for the environment than plain old gasoline, according to a new government-funded study. It's a major blow to the promise of cellulosic biofuels, into which the federal government has ...

How Much Delicious Algae Is Already in Your Diet? - Slate Magazine

Slate Magazine

How Much Delicious Algae Is Already in Your Diet?
Slate Magazine
You may have heard that we're entering an algae farming boom. Biofuel produced by algae reared on greenhouse gases is supposed to replace fossil fuels with a climate-friendly brew. But if you try to refuel your car, tractor, or Cessna using this ...

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