June 21, 2011
While fossil fuels still dominate the global energy supply with a combined share of 81%, renewable energy sources have the potential of becoming the dominant sources of energy for coming generations.
June 14, 2011
Government subsidies for biofuels should be scrapped to help ease pressure on global food prices, says a report by the UN, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
April 05, 2011
Two-year study led by Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies shows potential for aviation jet fuel use, greenhouse gas reductions-- Provides scientific guidance for Mexico and Brazil aviation biofuel efforts
March 04, 2011
New analysis of energy and environmental performance of biofuels
New research identifies important influences on the energy and environmental performance of biofuels made from agricultural crops.
February 17, 2011
World Ethanol Production Playing an Increasing Role in Energy Security claims Global Renewable Fuels Alliance representing over 65% of the global biofuels production from 44 countries.
February 17, 2011
Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are developing biodiesel from microalgae grown in wastewater. The algae consume nitrates and phosphates, reduces bacteria and toxins in the water, leaves clean wastewater and creates stock for a promising biofuel.
January 26, 2011
Federal-Provincial Investment to Establish Clean Energy Centre and Bring New Biomass Technologies to Market in Alberta
November 29, 2010
Groundwater contamination from stormwater runoff is an age-old and growing problem, but a researcher at Philadelphia’s Temple Unversity has introduced a cement-like material that would lessen the problem and keep plastic bottles out of landfills.
November 24, 2010
The BC Bioenergy Network is providing funding of $200,000 for each of two Terasen Gas led bioenergy projects in the province
November 14, 2010
A revolution in green packaging is being launched as leading British retailer Marks & Spencer has announced that this Christmas its entire Swiss chocolate range will be sold in an innovative Australian company's biodegradable plastic trays