Alternative Energy News

Clean energy gold rush in 2007

Clean energy investments rose 60% to $148 billion in 2007 Clean energy gold rush in 2007 mongabay.com July 1, 2008 New investment in renewables and energy efficiency surpassed $148 billion…

Next gen biofuels could decimate rainforests

Next gen biofuels could decimate rainforests Next gen biofuels could decimate rainforests mongabay.com May 27, 2008 Next generation biofuels could decimate tropical forests says a leading ecologist from the University…

Biofuels are worsening global warming

Biofuels are worsening global warming Biofuels are worsening global warming Rhett Butler, mongabay.com February 7, 2008 Converting native ecosystems for production of biofuel feed stocks is worsening the greenhouse gas…

E.U. may ban palm oil biodiesel

E.U. may restrict palm oil biodiesel due to environmental concerns E.U. may ban palm oil biodiesel Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 15, 2008 The E.U. may ban imports of certain…

Termites may produce cleaner biofuels

? Termites may produce cleaner biofuels Termites may produce cleaner biofuels mongabay.com November 23, 2007 Termites may be the key to greener, more effective biofuels, report scientists writing in the…

Economics of next generation biofuels

Economics of next generation biofuels Economics of next generation biofuels John Wiley & Sons August 8, 2007 Production costs of advanced biofuels is similar to grain-ethanol ‘Second generation' biorefineries —…