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1 hr ago | Basingstoke Gazette

Kingsclere villagers express disappointment over biomass consultation

KINGSCLERE Parish Council has expressed disappointment that it was not consulted at an earlier stage about plans for a biomass processing plant at Greenham Common.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Hampshire County, England, Berkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

Breaking benzene

Aromatic compounds are found widely in natural resources such as petroleum and biomass, and breaking the carbon?carbon bonds in these compounds plays an important role in the production of fuels and valuable chemicals from natural resources.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

11 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

Carbon And Biomass: Earth Can Sustain More Plant Growth Than Estimates Showed

A new analysis suggests the planet can produce much more land-plant biomass - the total material in leaves, stems, roots, fruits, grains and other terrestrial plant parts - than previous estimates showed.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, NASA

11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Forestry geneticists develop tree biomass crop to grow on marginal lands

Populus, a genus of fast-growing trees commonly known as cottonwoods and aspens, is being grown for bioenergy because it produces a significant amount of biomass in two years and will re-grow robustly when cut at just above ground level.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Medicine, Nutrition, Genetics, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

11 hrs ago | Medical News Today

Wood smoke pollutants linked to cardiovascular disease

Air pollution not only leads to regional climate change in certain parts of the world, but also it is a major health risk factor.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Journal of Experimental Botany

The genetics of water-use efficiency and its relation to growth in maritime pine

To meet the increasing demand of wood biomass worldwide in the context of climate change, developing improved forest tree varieties for high productivity in water-limited conditions is becoming a major issue.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Biology, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy

Science Daily

Earth can sustain more terrestrial plant growth than previously thought, analysis shows

A new analysis suggests the planet can produce much more land-plant biomass -- the total material in leaves, stems, roots, fruits, grains and other terrestrial plant parts -- than previously thought.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

Canada NewsWire

More Choices Help Lower Household Carbon Emissions

With these figures it is important to find ways to support clean energy that helps sustain our planet.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, TerraPass

Scientific Blogging

Carbon And Biomass: Earth Can Sustain More Plant Growth Than Estimates Showed

A new analysis suggests the planet can produce much more land-plant biomass - the total material in leaves, stems, roots, fruits, grains and other terrestrial plant parts - than previous estimates showed.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology, NASA

Hispanic Business

Forestry geneticists develop tree biomass crop to grow on marginal lands

Populus, a genus of fast-growing trees commonly known as cottonwoods and aspens, is being grown for bioenergy because it produces a significant amount of biomass in two years and will re-grow robustly when cut at just above ground level.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Medicine, Nutrition, Genetics, Biofuel, Renewable Energy (Green Energy)

R & D

Process helps overcome obstacles to produce renewable fuels, chemicals

There's an old saying in the biofuels industry: "You can make anything from lignin except money."

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy

Green Car Congress

Black carbon linked to increased cardiovascular risk; exacerbated by...

Black carbon from incomplete biomass and fossil fuel combustion is the most strongly light-absorbing component of particulate matter air pollution and a major climate-forcing emission.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy

CiteULike

Coupling field and laboratory measurements to estimate the emission...

Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics , Vol. 13, No. 1. , pp. 89-116, doi:10.5194/acp-13-89-2013 An extensive program of experiments focused on biomass burning emissions began with a laboratory phase in which vegetative fuels commonly consumed in prescribed fires were collected in the southeastern and southwestern US and burned in a series of 71 fires ... (more)

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Related Topix: Physics, Chemistry, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, Fire, Missoula, MT

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Grist Magazine

Europe is burning our forests for "renewable" energy. Wait, what?

If you're driving through the South and you see a denuded field filled with stubby new plantings where lush forest once stood, the blame might lie with an unlikely culprit: the European Union and its well-intentioned clean energy rules.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Global Warming, Asheville, NC

JD Supra

IRS Releases New Guidance on Beginning of Construction

The IRS recently released Notice 2014-46 which provides welcome guidance to tax equity investors and developers on the construction of wind, geothermal, biomass, landfill gas and certain hydropower and marine hydrokinetic energy projects for purposes of qualifying for the section 45 renewable electricity production tax credit , or the section 48 ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, Alternative Energy, Energy

Ag Professional

Cereal rye cover crops prior to corn: Are there issues?

Cereal rye is a popular cover crop in eastern Kansas, either alone or in a mixture, and either before corn or soybean.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Alternative Energy, Energy, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

Sys-Con Media

Viaspace Ceo Interview with The Wall Street Transcript

In publication since 1963, The Wall Street Transcript has interviewed the CEOs and senior executives of public companies and publishes these interviews verbatim.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, Agriculture, Science, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Wind Power, Solar Energy

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Marietta Times

Best days may be ahead for coal, nuclear power

It's time to face reality: Using advanced coal combustion technologies and nuclear power to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions from the production of electricity should be a no-brainer.

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Related Topix: Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

EurekAlert!

Signatures of selection inscribed on poplar genomes

One aspect of the climate change models researchers have been developing looks at how plant ranges might shift, and how factors such as temperature, water availability, and light levels might come into play.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Biology, Science, Department of Energy, Alternative Energy, Energy, West Virginia University, California

Borders Today

Hawick boiler firm stoked after winning A 1m contract

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Energy, World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland,

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