Household air pollution (HAP) is the eighth leading risk factor for global disease burden, contributing to 2.9 million yearly premature deaths. Nearly 80% of the sub-Saharan population and about 90 million households in Nigeria use biomass as their primary fuel for cooking and energy needs, which can adversely impact their health. Exposure to air pollution has been linked to adverse pregnancy outcomes like stillbirth, preeclampsia, preterm birth, low birth weight, reduced fetal head circumference, miscarriage, and intra-uterine fetal growth retardation (IUGR).

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Social Action for Forest & Environment (SAFE) Vs. Union of India & Others dated 22/02/2018 regarding Petroleum and Explosives Safety Organisation (PESO) licenses for the industries producing absolute alcohol (Ethanol) in Uttar Pradesh. The distillery industry wants modification of the NGT Order (30th August 2017) where the Court directs PESO as well as State of Uttar Pradesh and all concerned States to take appropriate action in accordance with law i.e.

Kenya on Wednesday unveiled ethanol stoves for refugees in Kakuma camp in northwest part of the country to help mitigate climate carbon emissions.

The Green Industrial Policy: Concept, Policies, Country Experiences report, jointly produced by UN Environment and the German Development Institute (DIE) in the framework of the Partnership for Action on Green Economy (PAGE), provides an overview of the debate on green industrial policy, highlights what countries can gain economically from pursu

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s bold plan to blend renewable fuels into its gasoline supply within three years will revolutionise its fledging biofuels industry, industry players said, likely spurring

BEIJING (Reuters) - China plans to roll out the use of ethanol in gasoline nationally by 2020, state media reported on Wednesday citing a government document, as Beijing intensifies its push to boo

Mumbaikars may soon commute in methane, ethanol and electric buses

Mexico's energy regulator, CRE, gave the go-ahead on Monday to an increase in the ethanol content in gasoline for domestic consumption to as much as 10 percent, from 5.8 percent currently, even as

Although the United States has pursued rapid development of corn ethanol as a matter of national biofuel policy, relatively little is known about this policy's widespread impacts on agricultural land conversion surrounding ethanol refineries. This knowledge gap impedes policy makers' ability to identify and mitigate potentially negative environmental impacts of ethanol production.

The need for energy security and climate change mitigation have increased blending mandates worldwide; in Southern Africa, demand for biofuels could increase following South Africa’s planned blending mandates. However, land constraints limit local industry expansion, with demand likely to be met in land-abundant countries.

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