This review provides an overview of the potential for
bioenergy and the challenges associated with its increased
deployment. It discusses opportunities and risks in relation
to resources, technologies, practices, markets and policy. The
aim is to provide insights into the opportunities and required
actions for the development of a sustainable bioenergy

Material flows of the economic cycle can contain toxic substances, which enter the economy as impurities in raw materials or are intentionally added as minor or even main constituents during the manufacture of industrial or consumer goods. Cadmium, predominantly associated with zinc minerals, is a by-product of the primary zinc production.

Over the past two years, the world has seen turmoil in a relatively small segment of the U.S. credit markets morph into a severe global economic and financial crisis.

Different cultures have attributed their spectacular light show to fire breathing dragons, dancing gods and ghostly clans at war.

New research, however, has found that the Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, are powered by giant electrical tornadoes spinning at more than a million miles an hour and stretching thousands of miles into space.

The non-expert must pick up the right experts to follow, and these are not necessarily the ones who make the most noise
Vandana Gombar / New Delhi May 5, 2009, 0:11 IST

World marketed energy consumption is projected to increase by 44 percent from 2006 to 2030. Total energy demand in the non-OECD countries increases by 73 percent, compared with an increase of 15 percent in the OECD countries.

This fourth edition of REN21

This white paper synthesizes existing scientific data on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions related to the production and expansion of biofuels. It is specifically focused towards assisting organizations that are developing sustainability standards for biofuels with the collection and interpretation of data.

The purpose of this study is to gain a more differentiated picture of the impact of the global financial crisis on the renewable energy sector by determining changes and trends in investment flows for renewable energy technologies and companies as the cost of capital rises and access to credit becomes more difficult.

A new study by the Energy Watch Group has predicted complete phasing out of conventional power within the first half of the 21st century. Titled, 'Wind Power in Context: A Clean Revolution in the Energy Sector', the report predicts that global non-renewable power generation would 'peak' in 2018 and could be phased out completely by 2037!