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Maldives Eco Symposium: ‘Biofuel may not be the answer’

Travel and tourism is crucial to sustainability and tackling climate change, as the world’s biggest business sector, according to World Future Council director Stefan Schurig. Speaking at the Eco Symposium 2010 at Soneva Fushi in the Maldives, Schurig said travel and tourism was

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2015: The future of biofuels and materials

Production of biomaterials will grow faster than biofuels and increasing biofuel capacity is highly reliant on technology from innovative startups. These are some of the conclusions in a report just issued by Lux research on the biofuel and biomaterial markets.

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Canada Probes the Frontiers of Biofuel

Four enterprising Canadian firms have joined the race to replace fossil fuels with affordable and planet-friendly second-generation bio alternatives. Toronto, Canada Despite decades of work, most next-generation biofuels — made from materials that do not compete with food production —

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Hardest part of reaching biofuel goal awaits

The United States is roughly halfway to achieving its goal of 36 billion gallons of renewable transportation fuel by the year 2022, but the last half likely will be harder, and probably more expensive, than the first. John Whitaker, Iowa

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AltAir Fuels may fly you on biofuel sooner than you think

Flying commercial airplanes on alternative fuels isn’t some far-off goal. With the expected approval late this year or early next of new specifications, jet biofuel production could gear up. Seattle-based AltAir Fuels, which received a $2 million federal stimulus grant

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Growth of biofuel industry hurt by GMO regulations

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Faster development of the promising field of cellulosic biofuels – the renewable energy produced from grasses and trees – is being significantly hampered by a “deep and thorny regulatory thicket” that makes almost impossible the use of

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Congress passes algae biofuel tax credit legislation

The US House of Representatives has passed a new law this week seeking to give algae-based biofuels parity with cellulosic biofuels in federal tax credit programs. The Algae-based Renewable Fuel Promotion Act (HR 4168) means algae biofuel projects could access

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Australia’s biofuel production to more than double by 2015

Australia’s biofuel production is forecast to more than double by 2015 as new capacity is installed and demand for alternative fuels increases, a private consultancy forecast in a report. Australia’s biofuel annual capacity is forecast to rise to 1.519 billion

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