Tagged: biofuels

6.5 million people ( and I ) 1

6.5 million people ( and I )

This is the amount of people that are currently working in the renewable energy industries according to a recent report from the IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency ) Bioenergy ( everything from liquid biofuels...

Oil prices : from a recession to another 0

Oil prices : from a recession to another

To the prestigious International Energy Agency :” If oil averages USD 120 per barrel in 2012, the global oil import burden  is set to reach a record high of over USD 2 trillion, or...

Research on algae biofuels is booming 0

Research on algae biofuels is booming

If traditional / first generation biofuels based on cereals are nowhere near being sustainable, the ones based on algae could be a good or even great solution in the not so far future… Some...

Is this the beginning of the end for biofuels ? 0

Is this the beginning of the end for biofuels ?

To TreeHugger : “A measure that would remove roughly $6 billion in annual ethanol subsidies just passed the U.S. Senate, signaling, among other things, a shift in public attitude towards the once-heralded alternative fuel....

IPCC : Renewables could answer 77% of our needs 2

IPCC : Renewables could answer 77% of our needs

This week was published another new landmark report from the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). This one is focusing on renewable energies as no less than 164 scenario where studied. You may have...

Cleantech : 2001-2010 and 2010-2020 1

Cleantech : 2001-2010 and 2010-2020

Cleantechnica got another interesting article, this time on what the past ten years meant to cleantech and what the next ten years could bring. The occasion is given by Clean Edge’s market research. ”...

Was it Obama’s “moon shot speech” ? 0

Was it Obama’s “moon shot speech” ?

The State of the Union speech given yesterday by President Barack Obama might well stay in the History books like John Fitzgerald Kennedy moon shot speech that sent Americans on the moon in less...