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  1. Tiny Grains of Rice Hold Big Promise for Greenhouse Gas Reductions, BioenergyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 min ago | Wireless Design & Development

    ... growth. It also packs much more of the plant's desired properties, such as starch for a richer food source and biomass for energy production, according to a study in Nature . With their warm, waterlogged soils, rice paddies contribute up to 17 ...

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  2. Land and Soil Losing Ground to Human ActivitiesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Ecology Global Network

    ... resources, which continue to degrade, affecting their ability to function and deliver services. Food growing, biomass and biofuel production, carbon storage, the hosting of soil biodiversity, the filtering of water and cycling of nutrients, and the ...

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  3. Brazil's UNICA opposes EPA's proposed RFS changes; says sugarcane ...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    UNICA, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association, this week submitted formal comments to the US Environmental Protection Agency opposing the agency's proposed reductions to the Renewable Fuel Standard volume targets for 2014, 2015 and 2016 - and especially the volume target for advanced biofuels. Four separate percentage standards are required under the RFS program: cellulosic biofuel; biomass-based diesel; advanced biofuel; and total renewable fuels.

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  4. Researchers engineer first low-methane-emission, high-starch rice;...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    Now, however, with the addition of a single gene from barley , a team of researchers in China, Sweden and the US has engineered a strain of rice - now named SUSIBA2 - that can be cultivated to emit virtually no methane from its paddies during growth. The new strain also delivers much more of the plant's desired properties, such as starch for a richer food source and biomass for energy production.

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  5. Gotcha! Microbial "methane eaters" use gas bubbles to rise from...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Science, Industry and Business

    ... seafloor mainly methanotrophic archaea assume this part. Both groups are transforming the methane into carbonate and biomass or carbon dioxide - which in comparison with methane is a less potent greenhouse gas. This process, in general, prevents ...

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  6. Race to meet EU biofuel targets could put human health at riskRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Medical News

    ... including two of the most commercially important food crops in Europe, maize and wheat. Species of poplar with high biomass yields emit more isoprene than lower-yielding poplar. Planting large areas of higher yield poplar close to densely populated ...

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  7. Global TB diagnostic market to grow at a CAGR of 2.97% during the period 2014-2019.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... is the most common renewable used for commercial and industrial applications. Other forms of renewables include biomass, geothermal, and ocean energies. Governments worldwide are encouraging the use of renewable sources by providing subsidies and ...

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  8. Global shunt reactor market to grow at a CAGR of 8.11% over the period 2014-2019.Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... is the most common renewable used for commercial and industrial applications. Other forms of renewables include biomass, geothermal, and ocean energies. Governments worldwide are encouraging the use of renewable sources by providing subsidies and ...

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  9. Africa: Can We Save Forests and Produce Palm Oil? Scientists Seek AnswerRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... system, land estimated to have 75 tonnes or more of carbon per hectare above ground - equivalent to 100 tonnes of biomass - and 75 tonnes or over in the soil could not be cleared. This "red zone" would cover peat land, old-growth forests, ...

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  10. Gildan Releases 2014 Update of Corporate Social Responsibility WebsiteRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | CSRwire.com

    ... cycle decreased its footprint for the climate change and resources indicators due primarily to the implementation of biomass steam generation at the Rio Nance complex facilities. For social and environmental responsibility professionals, the ...

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  11. Just Published: 'E.ON Italia S.p.A. - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile'Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... business and industrial customers. It also procures and trades electricity, natural gas, oil, coal, freight charges, biomass and carbon emission rights. E.ON has investments in LNG re-gasification projects in Italy. E.ON is headquartered in Milan, ...

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  12. ACCIONA Energia, S.A. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Market ReportRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... It generates electric power from various renewable sources such as wind, concentrating solar power (CSP), hydro, biomass, photovoltaic solar and co-generation. The company also designs and manufactures wind turbines; installs photovoltaic and ...

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  13. New Study: Atlantic Power Corporation (ATP) - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | PR-inside.com

    ... capacity was approximately 2,948 megawatts (MW). The company holds majority interest in Rollcast Energy, a biomass power plant developer having several projects under development. Apart from power generation, the company also undertakes electric ...

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  14. The perfect storm for environmentalists: GMO engineered rice reduces...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | NorCalBlogs

    ... growth. It also packs much more of the plant's desired properties, such as starch for a richer food source and biomass for energy production, according to a study in Nature . With their warm, waterlogged soils, rice paddies contribute up to 17 ...

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  15. Germany Just Got 78 Percent Of Its Electricity From Renewable SourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

    ... gigawatts (GW) of power on July 25. When this is combined with other forms of renewables, including 4.85 GW from biomass and 2.4 GW from hydropower, the total reaches 47.9 GW of renewable power - occurring at a time when peak power demand was 61.1 ...

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  16. Red Rock adds client in prep for Lakeview facilityRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Lake County Examiner Online

    Red Rock Biofuels LLC continues its negotiations and steps necessary before breaking ground on a new biomass plant in Lakeview that will convert ag material into jet fuel.

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  17. Policy: Define biomass sustainabilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nature

    ... world, an increasing proportion of chemicals, plastics, textiles, fuels and electricity will have to come from biomass, which takes up land. By 2050, the world will also need to produce 50-70% more food 1 , increasingly under drought conditions and ...

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  18. 'Hot wet rocks' could help heat Scotland, experts claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    ... University is investing A 25 million at the site, five miles west of St Andrews, to generate power through clean biomass and pump hot water 4 miles underground to St Andrews to heat and cool its labs and residences. Alongside plans for a six-turbine ...

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  19. Hillary Clinton Still Hasn't Taken a Position on KeystoneRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    ... toward energy efficiency and the development of sustainable energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal and biomass. That is why I have introduced legislation that would create 10 million solar rooftops on homes and businesses in the United ...

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  20. Hillary Clinton Still Hasn't Taken a Position on KeystoneRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | KRVN-AM Lexington

    ... toward energy efficiency and the development of sustainable energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal and biomass. That is why I have introduced legislation that would create 10 million solar rooftops on homes and businesses in the United ...

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