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Biofuels Do More Harm Than Good, UN Warns
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biofuels, CO2emissions, conservation, ecosystems, energy, environment, ethanol, food, green, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 149 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The United Nations will officially warn that growing crops to make "green" biofuel harms the environment and drives up food prices, The Telegraph can disclose. A leaked draft of a UN report condemns the widespread use of biofuels made from crops as a-->
Researchers: Biofuel Fails EU Sustainability Test
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, conservation, eco-friendly, biofuels, protection )

Cher Away
- 728 days ago - greenerideal.com
It looks like the contentious debate over biofuels is poised to flare up again
Biofuels: The Solution To Energy Crisis And Global Warming, Or Part Of The Problem?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, biofuels, energy, protection, eco-friendly, greenliving )

Cher Away
- 824 days ago - greenerideal.com
We once thought biofuels would save the world by ending the worldwide dependence on fossil fuels. Biofuels offer a number of clear advantages over petroleum:
A NEW
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, biofuels, food, organic, Sustainabililty, energy, health, coolstuff )

Cal
- 946 days ago - worldcrunch.com
A London-based project dubbed OPEC (Orange Peel Exploitation Company) aims to make biofuel from the waste from the more than 10 million tons of oranges that Brazil squeezes into juice each year. It is the latest of many research projects aiming cut CO2 em
Tequila Plant Holds Promise as Arid Biofuel Source
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy, coolstuff, eco-friendly, green, plants, flora, greenliving, biofuels, agave plant, sustainable, environment, ecosystems )

Cal
- 1259 days ago - enn.com
A plant more commonly known for its role in the production of the alcoholic drink tequila has been overlooked as a source of biofuel that would not compete with food crops, say experts.
Biofuels Backlash in US as Food Costs Hit Home
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, biofuels, sustainable, greenproducts, government, food, conservation )

Marty
- 2290 days ago - energy-daily.com
A biofuels backlash has erupted in major ethanol producer the United States, as lawmakers and experts debate the merits of converting food to fuel to support America's age-old love affair with the automobile.
Spin Cycle - Real Green Goods or Greenwashed Sales Pitch?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, greenproducts, eco-friendly, CFLs, Locavoring, Hybrids, Biofuels, Bioplastic, Bamboo Clothes, Mineral Makeup )


- 2311 days ago - seattle.consciouschoice.com
CFLs: Bright Idea or Dim Fancy? Locavoring: Delectable or Delusional? Hybrids: Hope or Hype? Biofuels: Boon or Bogus? Bioplastic: Bio-Magic or Boondoggle? Bamboo Clothes: Eco-Blessing or Bamboozle? Mineral Makeup: Pretty Toxic?
Studies Deem Biofuels a Greenhouse Threat
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biofuels, greenhouse gases, emissions, rainforest, carbon, green, fuel, renewableenergy, sustainable, recycling, Greenliving, eco-friendly, energy, environment, technology, research )

Rebecca
- 2384 days ago - nytimes.com
Almost all biofuels used today cause more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional fuels if the full emissions costs of producing these "green" fuels are taken into account. We need truly better fuels...solar, wind, hydrogen, etc to save our planet.
Biofuels 'Do More Harm Than Good'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: renewables, biofuels )

Ian
- 2401 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Britain produces about 55,000 tonnes a year of bioethanol, which is added to petrol, mostly from sugarbeet, and 75,000 tonnes of biodiesel, added to diesel, from tallow and rape, soya and palm oil.
Chocolate Biodiesel Powers Truck From England to Timbuktu
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Chocolate, Biofuels, Carbon Footprint, eco-friendly, auto, car )

Dawn
- 2457 days ago - ens-newswire.com
LONDON, UK, November 26, 2007 (ENS) - Biodiesel made from waste chocolate is fueling the journey of two British men who left the town of Poole, on England's southern coast Friday headed for Timbuktu, Mali in West Africa.
China Surges Ahead on Clean Energy Spending
Green Lifestyle  (tags: China, clean energy, wind, solar, hydropower, biofuels )

Eduardo
- 2460 days ago - environment.newscientist.com
CHINA is leaving the US in the dust in its spending on clean energy - but it still has plenty to do if it is to shake off its sooty reputation. The nation will invest more than $10 billion on wind, solar, hydropower, and biofuels this year - double the US
'It's Not a Silver Bullet'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biofuels, energyefficiency, green, Sustainabililty, CO2emissions, environment, car, eco-friendly, solarpower, travel )

Lisa
- 2464 days ago - newsweek.com
Much hope for an affordable clean-energy solution has been placed on the potential of biofuels like ethanol. Stanford University's Chris Somerville, director of the Carnegie Institution's Department of Plant Biology, shares that optimism-but...
BIODIESEL POWER: The Passion, the People, and the Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biofuels, energy, renewableenergy, Sustainabililty, eco-friendly, environment, auto, car, carbonemissions, ecosystems, economicgrowth, greenliving, eco, humans, waste )

Tena
- 2485 days ago - biofuels.coop
Compelling and timely, Biodiesel Power is the history of biodiesel in the making. It will appeal to a wide audience including farmers, truckers, backyarders and commercial producers, investors, politicians and all those concerned about the end of oil.
ENN: U.N. Food Expert Seeks Moratorium on Biofuels
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biofuels, food crops, fuel, Unite Nations )


- 2488 days ago - enn.com
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to food called on Friday for a five-year moratorium on biofuels, saying it was a "crime against humanity" to convert food crops to fuel.
When You Grow, Grow Green
Green Lifestyle  (tags: energy efficiency, biofuels, California, Brazil, China )

Eduardo
- 2491 days ago - sciencenow.sciencemag.org
Report of the world's national science academies: It calls on local governments and scientists to develop practices for constructing more energy-efficient buildings. California and Brazil are models for energy efficiency and the use of biofuels.
 

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