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25×25 launching blog soon

25×25.org in the US is launching the 25x25blog on 1 April. I’ll be keeping an eye on it. 25×25 is an interesting organisation this is its vision: By 2025, America’s farms, forests and rancheswill provide 25 percent of the total energy consumed in the UnitedStates, while continuing to produce safe, abundant, and affordablefood, feed and […]

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Climate Progress: one to watch

Its worth checking out David Benson’s Blog, Climate Progress. David is a regular commenter to the Big Biofuels Blog. He takes a wider view of the US climate sicence, politics and solutions.

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Could methanol be the new ethanol?

Could methanol be the new ethanol in a couple of years time. I ask the question because my good pal, John Richardson, over on the Asian Chemicals Connection blog has an interesting post about a surfeit of methanol due from about 2012, on current reckoning. Now methanol and ethanol, apart from having a carbon difference […]

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Wood processing waste is a biofuel source

Wood processing waste is a biofuel source, accordding to the Energy blog which says Adding a little coal and processing the papermaking industry’s black liquor waste into synthesis gas is a better choice than burning it for heat, improves the carbon footprint of coal-to-liquid processes, and can produce a fuel versatile enough to run a […]

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The economics of biofuels and more

The economics of biofuels and more is going to be covered in a nascent blog from Gerry McKiernan Science and Technology Librarian at Iowa State University Library, Ames. Called The Bioeconomy Blog, I’ll watch it with interest.

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Italian language biofuels blog

I’ve just stumbled across a post on an Italian language blog about biofuels. I have two world languages, English and LOUDER, so I’m a bit at sea with it, but if you read Italian, check it out… It think its about energy and the environment in my life.

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Fame at last (among the UK chattering classes)

Fame at last (among the UK chattering classes). The Big Biofuels Blog, almost got mentioned in the Guardian Online (an offshoot of the Guardian, a left-of-centre UK newspaper) see if you can spot the reference about half way through. Its a funny experience being bigged up and made invisible at the same time… There’s a […]

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