Start A Petition

Science & Tech

Whiskey Biofuels Getting Tanked
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, energy, environment, science, biofuels )

- 3257 days ago -
Scottish scientists have been thinking a lot about drinking and driving lately. So much so that they may have cracked open the code to a biofuel actually worth toasting: They've poured the world a promising fuel distilled from the whiskey-making process.
Kyoto Biofuels Flaw Threatens Forests: Scientists - CBC News
Science & Tech  (tags: biofuels, deforestation, greenhouse gas, climate, CO2 emissions, Kyoto protocol )

- 3558 days ago -
A group of climate scientists says the Kyoto Protocol has a critical flaw in the way it calculates carbon emissions from biofuels that could undermine the treaty's goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Change in Farming Can Feed World - Report
Science & Tech  (tags: Agriculture, Biofuels, Food Crisis, Food For The Poor, Food Production, Food Security, Food Supply, Food-Agriculture, World Hunger, World Issues )

- 4112 days ago -
Ample resources wasted, global study warns � Biofuels exacerbating shortage of food crops
Airbus Boss Says Aviation Unfairly Targeted Over Climate Change
Science & Tech  (tags: climate change, aircraft emmissions, aviation, Environmental activists, Kyoto Protocol, UN, biofuels, food crops )

- 4121 days ago -
The aviation industry is being unfairly targeted over climate change and future reductions in aircraft emissions should be based on technological innovation rather than regulation, Airbus chief Tom Enders said Wednesday. The aviation industry is being unf
Top 15 Unexpected Uses For Biodiesel
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B100, B20, biodiesel, biofuels, bioheat, bioremediation, diesel, electricity, energy, fuel cells, Green, guide, howto, hydrogen, oil, petroleum, renewable energy, renewable power, resources, top10 )

- 4134 days ago -
While virtually everyone is familiar with the use of biodiesel as a substitute for diesel fuel, a few novel uses may not have crossed your radar. Biodiesel can produce hydrogen, clean up oil spills, degrease your tools, heat your home, and more.
Call for Delay to Biofuels Policy
Science & Tech  (tags: Sustainability, biofuels, environment, UK, UE, BBC, renewable, fuel, ethanol, sugar cane, food prices, carbon debt, agriculture )

- 4137 days ago -
The UK's chief environment scientist has called for a delay to a policy demanding inclusion of biofuels into fuel at pumps across the UK. Professor Robert Watson said ministers should await the results of their inquiry into biofuels' sustainability.
Curbing Soot Could Blunt Global Warming: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: black carbon, soot, stmosphere, global warming, climate change, biofuels, India, Ganges River, carbon emissions, forests, burning, carbon dioxide, China )

- 4137 days ago -
Sharply reducing the amount of black carbon -- commonly known as soot -- in the atmosphere could help slow global warming and buy precious time in the long-term fight against climate change, according to a study released Sunday. Curbing soot emissions
How Biodiesel Fuel-Cells Could Power The Future (And Your Car)
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, biodiesel, biofuels, cars, fuel cells, hydrogen, innovation, microtechnology, technology, transportation, vegetable oilnews, discovery, interesting, research, NewTechnology, science, technology )

- 4141 days ago -
After years of development, the Washington-based company InnovaTek is testing a hand-sized microreactor that can convert virtually any liquid fuel (like biodiesel) into hydrogen, producing a portable hydrogen stream for use in adjoining fuel-cells.
Switchgrass Could Displace 30% of US Petroleum Usage With 94% GHG Reduction : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, biofuels, cellulosic ethanol, ethanol, oil, petroleum, research, science, study, switchgrass, transportation )

- 4147 days ago -
Switchgrass has been shown to produce 540% more energy than was used to grow, harvest, and process it into cellulosic ethanol, while reducing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by 94% when compared to gasoline. It could potentially displace 30% of US fuel.
GM's Grand Plan For Solving America's Oil Dependence
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, biofuels, cars, diesel, FlexFuel, fuel cell, fuel efficiency, gas, GM, hybrid, hydrogen, transportation )

- 4204 days ago -
General Motors says they're committed to 'diversifying away from petroleum.' I'm calling it GM's grand vision for U.S. transportation energy independence, they call it their 'Advanced Propulsion Roadmap.' Either way, GM plans is investing in new tech.
Termite Guts May Yield Novel Enzymes For Better Biofuel Production
Science & Tech  (tags: termites, gut, microbes, enzymes, bioconversion, biofuels, biomass, waste )

- 4260 days ago -
The bellies of these tiny beasts actually harbor a gold mine of microbes that have now been tapped as a rich source of enzymes for improving the conversion of wood or waste biomass to valuable biofuels.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: Science & Tech

Most Active Stories Today in Science & Tech tagged with biofuels

top story finders in Science & Tech

1. Animae C 19 popular stories

2. Paulo R 16 popular stories

3. Marianne R 15 popular stories

4. Lone F 15 popular stories

5. Mike R 15 popular stories

6. Danuta W 15 popular stories

7. Freya H 14 popular stories

8. Peggy B 13 popular stories

9. Elle B 12 popular stories

10. danii p 11 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.