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  • As we face climate change and dwindling oil supplies, deriving more energy from plants may become a necessity. The extent to which the bio-energy industry will grow depends on politics, economics and international development. Martha Simpson-Holley and Geraint Evans of the National Non-Food Crops Ce...

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  • In US, J Urbanchuk of LECG finds that the cause of increased food prices is due to escalating energy costs, and not the rising price of corn, as popularly understood. See www.rippmedia.com/LECG-JU-Ethanol.doc.

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  • Written by a former minister in the Qatari government, this book analyses the important areas of demography, security, provision of food and water and the political and economic systems of the Arab countries at the centre of the 'Arab Spring,' from Tunisia and Egypt to Sudan and Syria. The author's ...

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  • Volkswagen, Shell and Iogen Corporation are to conduct a joint study to assess the economic feasibility of producing cellulose ethanol in Germany. Iogen’s cellulose ethanol is a fully renewable advanced biofuel made from the non-food portion of agriculture residue such as cereal straws and corn stov...

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  • KEEI was established as a government-affiliated research institute in 1986, and its main research are as follows:The world presently and simultaneously faces both a resource and environmental crisis. International energy supply and demand continues to increasingly become unbalanced as populations gr...

  • Government’s heat strategy aims for decarbonisationThe government has set out its vision for cutting emissions from heating homes, businesses and industry in the decades ahead. Its Heat Strategy sets out the long-term challenges and opportunities on the pathway to decarbonisation and asks specific q...

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  • In Confronting Collapse, author Michael C. Ruppert, a former LAPD narcotics officer turned investigative journalist, details the intricate connections between money and energy, including the ways in which oil shortages and price spikes triggered the economic crash that began in September 2008. Given...

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  • The oil and gas sector is likely to see a continued increase in activity in the coming year according to the most recent Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce oil and gas survey, sponsored by Deloitte and conducted by the Fraser of Allander Institute. Business confidence continues to rise, with bo...

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  • Reducing and managing demand for energy is a fundamental part in mitigating climate change. In this, the most comprehensive textbook ever written on the subject, the author lays out the theory and practice of how things must change if we are to meet our energy needs sustainably. The book begins with...

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  • Aviation demand growth to 2050 'should be limited to 60%' Aviation policy should be based on the assumption that demand growth between now and 2050 cannot exceed 60%, if the UK is to meet the Government’s target that aviation emissions in 2050 must not exceed 2005 levels. This is the main conclusion...

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