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Congress deals blow to bioenergy market

U.S. House deals blow to bioenergy market Congress deals blow to bioenergy market mongabay.com May 16, 2006 In a set back to the growing biofuels market and American energy consumers,…

Carbon savings from biofuels quantified

Carbon savings from biofuels quantified Carbon savings from biofuels quantified mongabay.com May 12, 2006 A British fuels company has quantified carbon dioxide emission savings made through the sale of biofuels.…

High oil prices fuel bioenergy push

High oil prices fuel bioenergy push High oil prices fuel bioenergy push Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com May 9, 2006 High oil prices and growing concerns over climate change are driving…

Why is palm oil replacing tropical rainforests?

Why is oil palm replacing tropical rainforests Why is oil palm replacing tropical rainforests? Why are biofuels fueling deforestation? Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com April 25, 2006 [Update] In a word,…

California adopts massive solar energy project

California adopts massive solar energy project California adopts massive solar energy project Rhett A. Butler, mongabay.com January 13, 2005 The California Public Utilities Commission approved a $2.9 billion program to…