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April 21, 2014

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2:18 PM | Corn-waste biofuels might be worse than gasoline in the short term
Biofuels made using corn waste could release 7 percent more greenhouse gases in the early years compared to conventional gasoline. As a result, this type of cellulosic ethanol could be inelligible to... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

April 17, 2014

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3:00 PM | Abengoa plant featured in the Grey Lady
Nice overview of the Abengoa 20 MGY cellulosic ethanol facility under construction in Hugoton: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/15/business/energy-environment/dual-turning-point-for-biofuels.html Apparently it’s supposed to come on line in just a few weeks!

April 15, 2014

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10:00 AM | Food security and Biofuels
A short extract of some of the main points raised during the course “Examining Issues around Global Food Security” by Dr Julie Flood from CABI at the Department of Continuing Education’s program of the University of Oxford on March 7th, 2014. The course aimed to highlight the issues of food security/insecurity, and particularly around growing […]
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