Thursday, April 16, 2009

Bioenergy Still a Hot Topic Despite Plentiful Oil, with Prices Seemingly Stuck on Low Setting

Oil prices remain low compared to the last few years, with oil supplies plentiful into the near term at least. And yet interest in bioenergy continues to heat up. This is a good sign, and indicates that when the next artificial oil shock hits, humans may have an alternative option to the traditional "peak oil death chant."

Brian Westenhaus looks at a promising new method of combining Fischer Tropsch and gasification, which will consume CO2 rather than produce it.

A warning to Obama from Oregon environmental expert

Will straw become the new coal, oil, and gas?

A joint Scots - Irish venture aims to produce energy from seaweed.

Algae to fuel focus of intense interest at the National Renewable Energy Lab

Michigan expects to occupy a fine place at the biofuels table

Biofuels News Roundup from New Energy Focus



Blogger Eshenberg said...

Sorry for Off Topic,but what about this ,than "Bioethanol's impact on water supply 3x higher than once thought",
and this one,

9:17 AM  
Blogger al fin said...

Yes, thanks. That is an excellent example of generals fighting the last war, rather than preparing to fight the next one.

8:08 AM  

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