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Category: Renewable Energy :: Biomass
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The Stinkiest, Dirtiest, Nastiest Renewable Energy You’ve Never Heard Of 16.12.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Drive down Interstate 95 through Baltimore and you can’t miss the Wheelabrator trash incinerator, its smokestack emblazoned with the city’s name. The Charm City’s single largest source of industrial air pollution churns out well over 600,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually. […]
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Wanted: $325 Million for Federal R&D to Jumpstart Carbon Removal 13.12.2018 WRI Stories
Wanted: $325 Million for Federal R&D to Jumpstart Carbon Removal Comments|Add Comment|Print Steep reductions in carbon emissions will be critical to avoid the most dangerous impacts of climate change, but that won’t be enough. Leading climate scientists at the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Academies of Sciences have both made it clear that we also need to remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Last month, the National Academies outlined the need for... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Pardon me, turkey, is this stool taken? Scientists turn poultry poop into fuel 19.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
When heated under proper conditions, turkey droppings transform into a form of coal, and serve as a renewable resource. Just think: Someday you might roast your holiday turkey using its own excrement.
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Burning to solve climate change: The BECCS paradox 14.11.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
For land rights and justice, the international climate solution is controversial.
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Policy News: November 5, 2018 6.11.2018 EcoTone
ESA Policy News In This Issue: NSF Bio Introduces One Proposal Cap per PI, ESA and Other Societies Respond  ESA urges NSF Director France Cordova to rescind the new policy. Voters to Weigh in on Salmon Habitat, Carbon Fee, Renewable Energy and more Environmental issues are on the ballot across the U.S. Congress Pennsylvania congressman ...
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4 ways that cities around the globe are going circular 3.11.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
From supply chain to waste management, cities are trying to develop local circular economies.
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Brace yourself for a blockbuster quarter in corporate renewables procurement 29.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
The deals disclosed in October alone will put more renewable energy on the U.S. grid than all of the contracts announced in the third quarter.
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How Novozymes harnesses the sustainability superpower of enzymes 23.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The Danish biotech firm also aims to advance renewables and circular solutions.
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Why we can't reverse climate change with 'negative emissions' technologies 12.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Why we can't reverse climate change with 'negative emissions' technologies
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Philly refiner plans $120M plant to convert food scraps to fuel for trucks and buses 28.8.2018 Philly.com News
PES, the largest oil refiner on the east coast, goes at least partly green by joining with RNG Energy to build a $120M digester to convert 1,100 tons of food waste a day into methane gas.
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How to make wealth from waste on a crowded planet 11.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
Earth’s growing population is adding mountains of organic waste. Can businesses clean up and cash in?
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The Dirty Little Secret Behind “Clean Energy” Wood Pellets 4.7.2018 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by The Guardian and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. It is touted as a smart way for Europe to reach its renewable energy goals. But try telling Lisa Sanchez thousands of miles away in America that burning wood chips is a form of clean energy. The bucolic charm of her […]
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Mars, industrial giants advocate new carbon math for renewable thermal 28.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The first report of its kind analyzes a hot topic that tends to remain overlooked.
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Synthetic biology hacks the code for sustainability 31.5.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A mashup of biology, engineering and chemistry is creating food, materials and chemicals with sweeping implications for sustainable business.
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The Energy 202: Why Scott Pruitt's decision on burning wood is so high stakes 24.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The notion that biomass is carbon neutral is contentious among scientists.
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In Kenya, the circular economy modernizes small-scale farming 12.3.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Traditional agricultural practices often aim to maximize value of resources and minimize waste. Can we save that thought?
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Wealth From Waste 23.2.2018 Columns – The Indian Express
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Salesforce, Cargill and others share secrets for buying clean power 14.2.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
There are many paths that corporate buyers can follow to meet renewable energy commitments.
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A hole in Virginia’s climate plan 6.1.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Burning biomass is no better than burning coal.
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A Fossil Fuel Technology That Doesn't Pollute 3.1.2018 Environmental News Network
Engineers at The Ohio State University are developing technologies that have the potential to economically convert fossil fuels and biomass into useful products including electricity without emitting carbon dioxide to the atmosphere.
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