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The Cost of Hunger: Drought Only One Factor Behind High Food Prices
Environment  (tags: global food chain, biofuels, drought, weather, politics, humans, habitat, environment, green, world )

AWAY AWHI
- 2519 days ago - spiegel.de
The severe drought in the US has been blamed the rising prices of agricultural commodities. But that is only part of the story: Biofuels, financial speculation and changing dietary habits are also playing a rol
Biofuels From the Sea: Seaweed May Prove a Viable Future Biofuel, Especially If Harvested in Summer
Environment  (tags: Seaweed, Biofuels, Summer Harvest )

Anna
- 2936 days ago - sciencedaily.com
Seaweed may prove a viable future biofuel -- especially if harvested in summer. The use of kelp (Laminaria digitata) could provide an important alternative to terrestrial grown biofuels; however the suitability of its chemical composition varies on a.....
FUEL........A Must Watch Movie   video
Environment  (tags: fuel, standard oil, economies, food, biofuels, solar, wind, garbage, Joshua Tickell )

Sheryl
- 2995 days ago - youtube.com
Unveils a curtain of deception covering America's dependence on foreign oil as it explores one possible solution to the coming energy crisis. A movie of Hope and solutions.
Cow Rumen Enzymes for Better Biofuels
Environment  (tags: Cow, Rumen Enzymes, Biofuels, energy )

Anna
- 3093 days ago - sciencedaily.com
When it comes to breaking down plant matter and converting it to energy, the cow has it all figured out. Its digestive system allows it to eat more than 150 pounds of plant matter every day. Now researchers report that they have found dozens of previously
Debate Heating Up on Biofuels
Environment  (tags: Biofuels, heating, debate )

Trequl
- 3141 days ago - birdlife.org
Biofuels are any kind of fuel derived from living things. In principle, they are a way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions compared to conventional fossil fuels like oil and coal.
Europe's Biofuels Plans Driving Social and Environmental Destruction
Environment  (tags: Biofuels, plans, climate change )

Trequl
- 3162 days ago - birdlife.org
Plans to increase the use of biofuels in Europe over the next ten years will require up to 69.000 square kilometres of new land worldwide and make climate change worse, a new report shows.
EU Biofuels Policy Could Create "Major Environmental Pressure"
Environment  (tags: environment, EU, biofuels, policy, habitat, nature, protection, humans )

CherAway
- 3174 days ago - renewableenergyfocus.com
EU biofuels policy does not adequately protect the environment against negative consequences, according to a study reviewing the indirect land use change (ILUC) impact of the EU's planned increase in biofuels use up to 2020
EU BACKTRACK ON BIOFUEL TARGETS
Environment  (tags: environment, renewable fuels, biofuels, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife )

CherAway
- 3401 days ago - goallover.org
Growing awareness of the damage being done in Indonesia by the biofuel industry has lead to an apparent backtracking by the EU in its targets for the sourcing of renewable fuel by 2020.
Jatropha Biofuels: The True Cost to Tanzania
Environment  (tags: biofuels, conservation, habitatdestruction, deforestation, destruction, forests, environment, habitat, humans )

AWAY AWHI
- 3439 days ago - theecologist.org
Billed as wonder crop, the establishment of jatropha plantations on the ground in Tanzania has been far from successful, or, in some cases, ethical
Sweet Success for Sustainable Biofuel Research
Environment  (tags: science, environment, plants, ecosystems, biofuels, pollution, protection )

Dee
- 3459 days ago - sciencedaily.com
ScienceDaily (Jan. 27, 2010) -- Scientists have found a way to increase fermentable sugar stores in plants which could lead to plant biomass being easier to convert into eco-friendly sustainable biofuels.
Science - Not Industry - Should Guide Rules for Biofuels ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, biofuels, globalwarming, nature, habitat, protection, humans, wildlife )

CherAway
- 3651 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
If pursued wisely, biofuels - such as ethanol - have the potential to play a pivotal role in reducing global warming emissions from vehicles. But research indicates that conventional biofuels can result in substantial global warming pollution when
European Commission Must Stop Funding Aviation Biofuel Development ! TAKE ACTION !
Environment  (tags: environment, biofuels, destruction, habitat, protection, nature, wildlife )

CherAway
- 3663 days ago - globalwarming.change.org
Agrofuels could be used in aircraft within the next 1-5 years, creating yet another market which will cause more climate change, deforestation, evictions and hunger. For the aviation industry, this is another way to continue unsustainable and highly
Real Green Goods or Greenwashed Sales Pitch?
Environment  (tags: fluorescent light bulbs, biofuels, polar bears, environment, green goods, protection, conservation, climate-change, nature, habitat, greenhousegases, wildlife, world )

CherAway
- 4126 days ago - commongroundmag.com
These days we're constantly bombarded with media messages touting the latest and greatest eco-saviors. Compact fluorescent light bulbs save the polar bears! Bamboo clothes redefine eco-agriculture and couture fashion! Mineral makeup pretties-up your face
Biofuels Disaster to Make the Planet Boil
Environment  (tags: loss of wildlife habitat, animals, AnimalWelfare, protection, environment, habitat, wildanimals, wildlife, biofuels, destruction, climate-change, greenhousegases, CO2emissions, nature, ecosystems )

CherAway
- 4157 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Full page adverts, run by the RSPB in The Times and Guardian have spelled out to the government just how destructive the world's biofuels' policies have become.They warn of the loss of wildlife habitats to produce fuels whose manufacture may be hastening
Biofuels Switch a Mistake, Say Researchers.
Environment  (tags: biofuels, carbonemissions, climate, conservation, destruction, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, forests, extinction, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitat, pollution, politics, protection, research, science, scientists, Sustainabililty, tr )

Michelle
- 4343 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Increasing production of biofuels to combat climate change will release between two and nine times more carbon gases over the next 30 years than fossil fuels, according to the first comprehensive analysis of emissions from biofuels.
 

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