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Biofuels that Save Water and Land

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Flushing For Fuel: Wastewater grows energy-rich plants and algae.

UK Water Company Turns Fecal Waste into Energy, Saves Money

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Human waste is a cheap energy source for Thames Water, which is in a price dispute with the UK’s water regulator. Thames Water, the largest water provider in the United Kingdom, saved £15 million (US$25 million) last year by using human feces as a source of renewable energy.

Peter Gleick: Water for Energy, the Bad Bet for Biofuels

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In the ongoing debate about rethinking America's energy future,…

New Technology Gives Thirsty Plants a Voice

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sensor As many around the world anticipate the release of a new iPhone, plants in need of water are getting their own fancy gadget to “communicate” with their growers.

Opinion: Ethanol and Water

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When thirsty people plant thirsty crops to fuel thirsty car…

Fuel Worth Its Saltwater: Could Saline Solve the Ethanol Controversy?

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Desalination remains an expensive solution to water scarcity,…

The River of Grass: Florida's Everglades, clean energy, and sugar

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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida -- Efforts to restore portions of the…

Ethanol and Water Don’t Mix

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Officials in Tampa, Florida, got a surprise recently, when a…