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Oil Crops Outlook - November 2009
Despite major harvest delays, the 2009 soybean yield in the US is expected to be a record 43.3 bushels per acre according to the USDA...
World Agricultural Production November 2009
China’s 2009/10 cotton production is estimated at 31.5 million bales (6.86 million tons), down 1.0 million or three per cent...
Energy Recovery from Municipal Waste Technologies
A recent study has explored the impact of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from different technologies used to treat municipal solid...
EU Project to Develop Cheaper Solar Cells
A series of joint sub-projects and work-packages has enabled the scientists to develop a new, less expensive grade of raw material...
2050 - What Would European Society Look Like?
EU Energy Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, writing in E Gove Monitor, says we need to do much better on using technology to develop...
Biofuels—New Report Brings Greater Clarity to Burning Issue
A report by an international panel of the United Nations has shown that some crop-based fuels show positive climate benefits, while...
Full Throttle US Ethanol Expansion Faces Challenges
New technologies, supporting infrastructures, and greater demand will be needed to meet the country’s ambitious mandate to increase...
World Agricultural Production October 2009
The USDA estimates Russia wheat production for 2009/10 at 57.5 million tons, up 1.0 million or two per cent from last month but down...
Potential Effects of Increasing Biofuel Use
When the US Congress expanded the renewable fuel standard (RFS) in December 2007 requiring an increase in use of ethanol and other...
Energy Sector Jobs to 2030: a Global Analysis
Greenpeace International and the European Renewable Energy Council published a global energy scenario, Energy [R]evolution, that sets...
Energy Sector Methane Recovery and Use
Secure, reliable and affordable energy supplies are needed for sustainable economic growth, but increases in associated GHG emissions...
Wildlife and Wind Power Working Together
A mounting concern from environmentalists and wild life enthusiasts has been the degree to which wind turbines interfere with wild...
Photovoltaic Solar Energy - Development and Current Research
The current levels of dependence on fossil fuels, the need of reducing the carbon emissions associated with energy use and the prospects...
World Agricultural Production September 2009
India’s total peanut production for 2009/10 is forecast at 5.2 million tons, down 1.6 million or 24 per cent from last month...
Investment Needed in Sustainable Energy
Investment in sustainable energy continues to rise globally and in 2008 total investment surpassed fossil-fuelled energy for the first...
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