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Biofuels (including Bio Diesel)
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Tuesday 30 August 2011
When it comes to weaning the world's motorists off their addiction to fossil fuel, few would have bet on finding part of the solution in the pungent depths of elephant droppings and a Swiss compost heap.
Saturday 09 July 2011
US Outlook: If US politics hadn't gone through the looking glass, its political leaders would have responded to yesterday's shocking jobs report with a promise to stimulate a clearly faltering economic recovery. Instead, tomorrow, they will head into negotiations on a massive programme of fiscal contraction.
Tuesday 17 May 2011
Sunday 08 May 2011
Britain has slipped eight places to 28th for the production of clean technology, such as recycling plants and biofuels, over the past two years.
Saturday 07 May 2011
Friday 22 April 2011
The spring antics of hares have delighted people for generations but in recent years, the animals have become an increasingly rare sight in the countryside, victims of 20th-century farming techniques.
Saturday 09 April 2011
Thursday 07 April 2011
Thursday 07 April 2011
Fast food chain KFC is to stop frying chicken in palm oil.
Wednesday 23 March 2011
Soaring food inflation is the result of "immoral" policies in the US which divert crops for use in the production of biofuels instead of food, according to the chairman of one of the world's largest food companies.
Saturday 12 March 2011
BP is to buy a Brazilian biofuels company for $680m (£424m) in a "watershed moment" in the oil major's plans to expand its sustainable fuel business.
Tuesday 11 January 2011
Dupont is buying the Danish food ingredients maker Danisco for $5.8bn (£3.7bn) as it looks to broaden its food and biofuels operations.
Friday 19 November 2010
Tuesday 05 October 2010
Householders began cooking and heating their homes with gas derived from raw sewage yesterday, under a £2.5m scheme which is the first of its kind in the country.
Friday 03 September 2010
It’s often asked, but it’s important: how do we ensure a secure energy supply and at the same time build a cleaner energy system? The question is the same for the UK as it is for the whole world. And it immediately throws up more questions. What kinds of energy do we need? What is the role of technology? What behaviour change will be needed? What practical steps have been taken already? And what can an oil and gas company possibly do to help?
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