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Biofuels Backlash in US as Food Costs Hit Home
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, biofuels, sustainable, greenproducts, government, food, conservation )

- 2166 days ago -
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 )

- 2188 days ago -
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 )

- 2260 days ago -
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, wind, hydrogen, etc to save our planet.
Biofuels 'Do More Harm Than Good'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: renewables, biofuels )

- 2278 days ago -
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 )

- 2334 days ago -
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 )

- 2336 days ago -
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 )

- 2340 days ago -
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 )

- 2362 days ago -
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 )

- 2364 days ago -
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 )

- 2368 days ago -
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.
Dreamer Hits the Road in a Biofueled RV
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, greenliving, recycled, transportation, biodiesel, biofuels )

- 2382 days ago -
He gave up his day job last November and used all his savings to travel 15,000 miles around the country in a 34-foot RV he named the "bio Trekker." His dream is to sell the idea of RVs powered by biodiesel. That's all Adams uses
Inital Thoughts on the Carbon Balance of SVO
Green Lifestyle  (tags: alternative vehicle, SVO, straight vegetable oil, biodiesel, GHGs, emissions, biofuels )

- 2397 days ago -
Waste vegetable oil is typically picked up by chemical companies that ship it to China for processing. There, it's turned into pet food or cosmetic bases and is shipped back to the US. If that's true, using vegetable oil as fuel decreases CO2 emissions.

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