User: irge304 Topic: Green Technology
Category: Biofuel
Last updated: Sep 09 2019 19:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Scientists Turn Carbon Dioxide Into Ant Venom Biofuel 9.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The prototype was found to be highly efficient at producing formic acid—a promising fuel carrier that could revolutionize hydrogen cars.
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Port Talbot steelworks' waste gases could power flights 26.8.2019 BBC: Front Page
Tata's Port Talbot plant is the focus for turning the waste into biofuel for the airline industry.
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To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, U.N. says 8.8.2019 LA Times: Science

The land beneath our feet can be a powerful tool for combating global warming, but only if it's used wisely. A new U.N. report considers the options.

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After Walz was sworn in, big bucks for inaugural poured in 2.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
With no rules governing inaugural donations, an account for the Gov. Tim Walz celebration attracted five-figure checks from unions, corporations and lobbying firms. Some donations came months after he took office.
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Opinion: Jay Inslee on persuading Americans to save ourselves from climate change 25.7.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Washington Governor and 2020 presidential candidate Jay Inslee say down with the Los Angeles Times editorial board to discuss climate change and the coming election.

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Dangerous heatwave starts hitting US 19.7.2019 BBC: World
About 200m people in the US may be affected, and temperatures could reach 100F (38C) in some areas.
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Climate change: 'No brainer' fuel change to cut transport carbon 17.7.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
MPs say the simple step of adding more ethanol to the UK's fuel mix would be same as taking 700,000 cars off the roads.
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Trump escapes blame for ethanol policy hurting corn farmers 13.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Midwest farmers and their Republican elected officials rarely miss a chance to shower President Trump with praise when he takes actions they believe help agriculture, but they're now parsing their words over the administration's policies dealing with ethanol.
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Alaska sees record temperatures in heatwave 6.7.2019 BBC: Front Page
The US state, part of which lies inside the Arctic Circle, registers 90F (32C) in Anchorage.
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Trump Cannot Rob From the Working Class to Enrich the Ethanol Lobby | Opinion 22.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
E15, an environmentally unfriendly fuel blend, will soon dominate gas pumps nationwide, a great deal for farmers and the ethanol industry but a raw deal for everyone else.
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Elizabeth Warren, James Clyburn to Release Legislation Cancelling $50,000 in Student Loan Debt Per Borrower 14.6.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"The student debt crisis is real and it's crushing millions of people -- especially people of color," Warren said.
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Climate change: UK government to commit to 2050 target 12.6.2019 BBC: Science
The UK will set a new legally binding target to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
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Climate change: Bafta calls for more environment plot lines on TV 15.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
New research by Bafta found references to "climate change" lag far behind "beer" or "sex" in UK TV shows.
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Climate change: Half world's biggest airlines don't offer carbon offsetting 9.5.2019 BBC News - Science & Environment
Half the world's biggest airlines are not giving flyers the opportunity to offset the CO2 from their flights.
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Climate change: What do all the terms mean? 1.5.2019 BBC: Front Page
Use our translator tool to find out what all the scientific terms used to discuss climate change actually mean.
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The real climate change controversy: Whether to engineer the planet in order to fix it 24.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In 1965, leading scientists of the day produced a report for President Lyndon B. Johnson on the rampant pollution of the environment. It included a section that summed up their understanding of climate change.

“Through his worldwide industrial civilization, Man is unwittingly conducting a vast...

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'Cut lamb and beef' to fight climate change 15.11.2018 BBC: Front Page
The number of sheep and cattle in the UK should be reduced to help combat climate change, a report says.
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Could chip fat help dirty shipping clean up its act? 16.10.2018 BBC: Business
Ships are the lifeblood of global trade, but their fuel is highly polluting. What's the answer?
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Trump administration says conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for U.S. 19.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs.
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The Energy 202: Democrats ding Trump on gas prices, just as Trump once did to Obama 24.5.2018 Washington Post: Politics
The gas station press conference took place on Capitol Hill.
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