Driving an electric vehicle plays a critical role in reducing CO2 emissions, but the impact of this reduction is diminished if the electricity comes from fossil fuels. Brady Jones of Medill reports.
The many-specied, woody, short rotation crop goes beyond use as a renewable biomass.
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GWU students are running a crowdfunding campaign to help bring clean-burning cookstove fuel briquettes to more women in Africa.
Landfills use a combination of machinery that sucks methane out of trash, transports it across the landfill through pipes and then converts it to useable clean energy.
Using biomass fuels in place of oil and gasoline will help us reduce our dependence on oil and improve our own energy and national security. Replacing these imported fuels with homegrown alternatives, we can begin to generate jobs at home and repair... Read More
How can communities take advantage of local resources to produce enough energy to meet their needs? This research program from the University of Minnesota is trying to find out.
Federal efforts to support the development of sustainable biomass feedstocks and feedstock systems – such as the Biomass Crop Assistance Program, the Sun Grant Initiative, the Regional Biomass Feedstock Partnership, and sustainability research and... Read More