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New Study Warns Biofuels May Be Worse for Climate Than Gas
When taking farmland and crop growth into account, the plant-based energy may not be all that carbon-neutral, study says
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EU Parliament Bursts Misguided Biofuel Bubble
'Long-awaited move to put the brakes on biofuels is a clear signal to the rest of the world that this is a false solution to the climate crisis.'
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Genetically-Engineered Trees: A "Cure" Worse Than the Disease
On Thursday, the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement, MST, made it quite clear that they, along with groups all over the world, soundly reject genetically engineered trees. Futuragene, a company owned by Suzano, one of Brazil's largest pulp producers, had recently applied for commercial release of...
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Counting the Cost of the Global Biofuels Boom
Currently, there are 64 countries in the world that have mandates for the consumption of biofuels. That’s a lot of countries, and a lot of biofuel. Countries have many shared goals and similar policies – and they often work. But biofuels mandates are having alarming impacts on people around the...
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