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Cuba’s Sugar Industry to Use Bagasse for Bioenergy.

Cuba’s sugar industry hopes to become the main source of clean energy in the country as part of a programme to develop renewable sources aimed at reducing dependence on imported fossil fuels and protecting the environment. 66 more words


Links to customer value - Future Energy Supply Strategies

Regulatory tests and security of supply –Sounds so elegant so simple when it is a strategic position statement or statements. Queensland gives some very good examples in recent times. 750 more words

Hot Air

From Caltech: "Variability Keeps The Body In Balance"


Jessica Stoller-Conrad

Although the heart beats out a very familiar “lub-dub” pattern that speeds up or slows down as our activity increases or decreases, the pattern itself isn’t as regular as you might think. 1,044 more words

Applied Research & Technology

This Bacterium Can Survive on Electricity Alone — NOVA Next | PBS

This Bacterium Can Survive on Electricity Alone — NOVA Next | PBS

In the beginning, scientists thought photosynthesis was the only foundation for life on Earth, and that sunlight was required for the energy that percolated through the food chain.  95 more words


Fuelling the rich, starving the poor ? [Part 2]

Part 2: How the poor is affected by higher food prices

(see Part 1 here)

Based on the four categories of food entitlement model introduced by Amartya… 1,273 more words


Fuelling the rich, starving the poor?

Part 1: How biofuels development impacts global food prices

The high-profile debate started a decade ago, sparked by George Monbiot’s article originally published in The Guardian… 799 more words


Introduction to Biofuels

Bioenergy is renewable energy made from any organic material from plants or animals. Sources of bioenergy are called “biomass”, and include agricultural and forestry residues, municipal solid wastes, industrial wastes, and terrestrial and aquatic crops grown solely for energy purposes. 99 more words