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A technology-based global inventory of black and organic carbon emissions from combustion

We present a global tabulation of black carbon and primary organic carbon particles emitted from combustion.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Kos

The Case Against GMOs

Guest article. This testimony was submitted by bioengineer Juanita Mathews on the Maui GMO Moratorium initiative which is being considered by the County Council prior to going on the ballot in November.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, University of Hawaii Manoa, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Stem Cell Research, Agriculture, Science

Bangkok Post

Price restructuring put off

Energy price restructuring is likely to be delayed for a month, as the public needs more time to understand the complicated situation before reforms are made, says the deputy junta chief.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Chevron Corporation, Oil & Gas

Green Car Congress

Ethanol producer to integrate renewable diesel production from corn distiller oil

Ethanol producer East Kansas Agri-Energy LLC intends to integrate renewable diesel production at its ethanol plant in Garnett, Kansas.

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Chemical and Engineering News

A Simple Acid Soak Turns Food Waste Into Plastics

Researchers report a simple method to convert food waste into cellulose-based plastics of varying thermal and mechanical properties .

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Autoblog

Recharge Wrap-up: EV torque secrets, UC Davis maps future of biofuels

A UC Davis white paper maps out "Three Routes Forward for Biofuels," balancing investment risk with carbon benefits.

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World-Grain

NBB expresses concern about RFS

After a recent meeting by U.S. Senators to discuss a pending proposal for biodiesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard , Anne Steckel, vice-president of federal affairs for the National Biodiesel Board , said the group is concerned that the government still appears to be considering a proposal that would backtrack from last year's production level.

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The Wichita Eagle

Garnett ethanol plant plans to add production of renewable diesel fuel

East Kansas Agri-Energy said the diesel will be made from corn distillers oil, which is already produced at the plant, along with other feedstocks purchased on the market.

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Triple Pundit

The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources

The use of renewable and sustainable energy sources is growing worldwide . Subsequently, new technologies for sustainable energy are ever-emerging, and some are rather unusual.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Evogene Announces Amendment to Bayer Wheat Agreement to Focus on Discovery of Novel Genomic Promoters

Evogene Ltd. , a leading plant genomics company specializing in enhancing crop productivity for the food, feed and biofuel industries, today announced an amendment to the remaining work plan under its collaboration with Bayer CropScience LP for improved wheat.

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Hispanic Business

Reports from Gauhati University Highlight Recent Findings in...

Editor at Biotech Week -- Research findings on Nanoparticles are discussed in a new report.

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Domestic Fuel

Spinach May Be Powerful Fuel for Biofuels

In this Ethanol Report, RFA Senior Vice President Geoff Cooper gives some of the major findings of a new report that shows ethanol is the world's lowest cost motor fuel and octane source.

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CBS Local

The State Of The Monarch Butterfly

Well, it turns out that Monarch butterfly populations are in fact greater this year than they have been in the past two years.

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Air & Space

Fly Canola

The Green Flight International team is fine-tuning the viscosity of their fuel to avoid this buildup of soot in engine components.

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The TTABlog

Fame of 'Mc' Family of Marks Propels McDonald's to 2(d) Victory Over 'BioMcDiesel' for Fuel

The fame of its "Mc" family of marks propelled McDonald's Corporation to a Section 2 victory in its opposition to registration of the mark BioMcDiesel , in standard character form, for "biodiesel fuel."

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Hispanic Business

Data from University of Kansas Provide New Insights into Bioenergy...

Among the important alternatives for energy conservation is the use of biomass energy."

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

NutraIngredients-USA

Verde Media forges ahead on production of low-cost microbial omega-3s

Verde Media Group is moving forward with construction of a pilot plant in Asia that will validate its production technology that the company said will yield lower cost omega-3s from heterotrophic algae.

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Reuters

Ethanol needs separate treatment in U.S. rail rules -biofuel groups

The U.S. ethanol industry pushed back on Wednesday against what they called a "one size fits all" approach to proposed federal rules for shipping fuel by rail, saying regulators must distinguish between the often corn-based biofuel and crude oil.

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The Motley Fool

Energy From Biofuels Can Match Crude Oil Levels

First, biofuel, an oil made from plant tissues, doesn't generate as much energy as an equal amount of crude oil.

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ThinkProgress

White House To Propose New Rules For Crude Oil Rail Shipments

Bloomberg reports the Obama Administration will propose new rules for transporting crude oil by rail Wednesday, aimed at reducing speeds and requiring sturdier tanker cars.

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