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Is Jatropha Curcas Biodiesel Losing out to Algae Biodiesel?

Picture Credit: Benjamin Arseguel A recent post on Chemically Green “The Truth About Jatropha Curcas” lists the pros and cons for growing Jatropha Curcas. India, which has researched extensively in growing Jatropha, has been investing heavily in Jatropha Curcas for biofuel production for their own automobile transportation. Early reports on Jatropha Curcas stated this bush […]

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Destroy Rainforests to Grow Sugar Cane?

One Side of the Story NEW YORK (Reuters) – Primate scientist Jane Goodall said on Wednesday the race to grow crops for vehicle fuels is damaging rain forests in Asia, Africa and South America and adding to the emissions blamed for global warming. Picture Credit: (Irene Roxanne) “We’re cutting down forests now to grow sugarcane […]

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Growing Nuts for Biodiesel, Update on Jatropha Curcas

Nuts from Jatropha Curcas contain an oil being used for biodiesel. All around the world, countries and companies are investing big dollars in Jatropha Curcas as a source for biodiesel. Jatropha Curas Update on Jatropha Curcas: the world’s interest in using this plant to produce biodiesel! United States: California: Allegro Biodiesel has commenced processing of […]

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A Dirty Secret: U.S. Taxpayers footing bill for “Splash and Dash”, Dumping subsidized Biodiesel in Europe

“Men go mad in herds but only come to their senses one by one.” – Charles Mackay, the 19th-century Scottish journalist Our elite U.S. Congress has a loophole in a bill that is using American taxpayers’ money to help pay for biodiesel being shipped overseas to Europe. Have your heard of the “Splash and Dash” […]

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