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  • Microbes fuel energy debate

    Microbes fuel energy debate

    Microbes may well be the answer to our global energy crisis. By fermenting biomass to produce biofuels, they offer a possible climate-friendly solution to the anticipated shortfall in fossil fuel supply. A review by Professor Arnold Demain from Drew ...

  • Biofuels ignite food crisis debate

    Biofuels ignite food crisis debate

    Taking up valuable land and growing edible crops for biofuels poses a dilemma: Is it ethical to produce inefficient renewable energies at the expense of an already malnourished population? David Pimentel and his colleagues from Cornell University in ...

  • Turning over a new leaf for future energy supplies

    Turning over a new leaf for future energy supplies

    A global energy supply based on biomass grown to generate electricity and produce fuel is a real possibility. According to Prof. J├╝rgen O. Metzger from Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg in Germany and Prof. Aloys Huettermann from the ...