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2008-12-05 15:06:28

The European Union has agreed to have 10 percent of its vehicle fuels sourced with renewable fuels by 2020 in spite of warnings from scientists. Scientists have said that turning forests or grasslands into farmland to make up for acreage lost to biofuel production undermines the claim that biofuels

2008-11-03 09:00:24

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: VSPC) today announced the Company is focused on commercial farming of its new fast-growing hybrid grass to initially capture a significant share of China's $40 billion market for animal feed.

2008-10-20 12:00:27

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Energy industry is available in its catalogue.

2008-10-16 12:00:21

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/16defc/demand_and_supply) has announced the addition of the "Demand and Supply-side Dynamics in the EU Biofuels Market" report to their offering.

2008-10-15 06:00:21

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d19600/canada_biofuels_ma) has announced the addition of the "Canada Biofuels Market Potential" report to their offering.

2008-10-10 15:00:30

Renewable fuels provider New Generation Biofuels Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:NGBF), today announced that it has signed a sales agreement with Taunton State Hospital in Taunton, MA, to provide renewable biofuel.

2008-10-08 09:00:32

FAO calls for review of biofuel policies, subsidies ROME, Oct. 7 (Xinhua) -- Biofuel policies and subsidies should be urgently reviewed to preserve the goal of world food security, protect poor farmers, promote broad-based rural development and ensure environmental sustainability, said a U.N.

2008-10-06 03:00:25

By Ryan, Frank GUEST COLUMN Inflating your tires, tuning up your car's engine and drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge are amongthe po- tential solutions to our nation's en- ergy problems.

2008-10-02 15:00:57

Q&A with Pedro Seraphim of TozziniFreire Advogados, Brazil's largest law firm.

2008-10-01 09:00:00

Following the collapse of global trade talks in Geneva, Brazil threatened to issue a formal complaint to the World Trade Organization regarding the U.S. tariff of 54 cents per gallon on Brazilian sugar cane ethanol. This dispute has added a powerful dimension to the ongoing debate in the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.