Concerns over climate change have focused attention on the possibility of replacing fossil fuels with biofuels. Across the globe, researchers are testing potential raw materials such as soya and palm oil.
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Bioeconomy opens up development opportunities for Latin America, but it also involves several risks, says Federico Vasen.
7 May 2013
Using the human rights framework to tackle challenging ethical questions can guide climate policy, argues political philosopher Simon Caney.
Plant-digesting enzymes from insects could one day be used to turn tough — and currently worthless — plant waste into biofuel, hope scientists.
Latin American governments should support the growing interest to convert agricultural waste into biogas, a meeting has heard.
31 December 2012