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WHITE HOUSE – TWO 5-Letter Words for EARTH MONTH

At the HEART of policy decisions ABOUT transportation fuel, the bioeconomy and circular economies, the WHITE HOUSE responsibilities affect decision-making from seed or well-to-WHEEL. On the WHITE HOUSE’s PLATE, related to renewable fuels, are tax policies, environmental policies, agricultural policies, land

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YIELD – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

Improving YIELD presents a VITAL opportunity for innovators in the new GREEN economy to be able to produce LARGE quantities of biofuels with FEWER inputs (energy, feedstock, or otherwise).  Harvesting soybeans in Ohio Photo: J.Ivancic Whether it be genetically engineering the microbes that

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Lower Carbon Emissions in Your Community Today by Choosing to Fuel with 88-Regular

by D. Jed Black* (Sustainable Energy Strategies, Inc. (SESI)/Advanced Biofuels USA)  As the world progresses towards zero-emission and electric vehicles, it is crucial to remember that there is a low-carbon, high octane, less polluting solution available for today’s gasoline-powered and hybrid

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YACHT -- – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

YACHTs that run on HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil/renewable diesel) are BEING eyed in Malaysia as a sustainably sourced fuel option for the SUPER-YACHT industry.  Yacht docked at The WHARF in Washington, DC. Photo: J.Ivancic Feadship has BEGUN work on creating a YACHT optimized

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QUICK -- – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

Economies move slowly, but with investment, new innovations can gain traction rather QUICKly. Although US investment has been primarily focused on hydrogen and battery electric vehicles, organizations such as the NORTH West Hydrogen Alliance in the U.K. want to see a

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PILOT SCALE – TWO 5-Letter Words for EARTH MONTH

PILOT SCALE - As scientists and researchers develop new ‘GREEN’ technologies and work to SCALE-up certain projects towards commercialization, the transition from laboratory SCALE to PILOT SCALE, to demonstration SCALE and beyond may take JOINT efforts from many different contributors

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EMPTY – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

EMPTY – The drawdown of the strategic petroleum reserve emptied LARGE SWATHs of oil from storage and put it into the broader market while the government continues to certify EMPTY promises of the battery electric revolution and its associated infrastructure. Although

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ALIGN – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

ALIGN – From LOCAL family FARMS to companies such as NESTE, all cylinders of the sustainable global economy must be firing in ORDER for us to push forward. From increasing the percentage of biofuel in fuel products such as ethanol and

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CYCLE – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

Life-CYCLE analysis / Carbon CYCLE – Research is required in order to determine how much fossil carbon any particular GREEN solution can displace within a GIVEN market application. In the years following the 1970’s oil SHOCKs, FIRST generation biofuels have been

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COACH – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

COACH – From Vancouver to the British ISLES, COACH BUSES have the ability to transport TROVEs of people from one destination to the next and back. LARGE vehicles that rely on diesel are difficult to convert to battery operation because batteries

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BINGO! Words to Live By from ABLC 2024

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Key players in the renewable fuels community gather twice/year at the Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conferences—ABLC 2024 took place in Washington, DC last week; and the ABLC Next gathering will be in San Francisco in

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LIMIT – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

LIMIT – Although LIMITations are typically viewed as negative, a broader application WOULD invite us to understand the feedback mechanism a LIMIT provides. Currently the sale of fuel BLENDs such as E15 have LIMITed availability over the summer MONTHs due to

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FERRY – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

FERRY – Maritime fuel presents a GRAND opportunity to de-fossilize TRADE transportation between nations separated by the sea or OCEANs of our blue planet. Hybrid FERRY. photo: Stena Line From Stena Line's NewMax hybrid FERRY to Japan’s FIRST biodiesel and hydrogen vessel, the

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GRASS – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

GRASS OFFERs a productive, and “greener” feedstock for biofuel production as it GROWS fairly quickly and is able to tolerate a WIDER ARRAY of environmental conditions than traditional food crops or OTHER vegetation GROWN on a commercial SCALE. A field of

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LOCAL – A 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH

LOCAL communities must PITCH in to coordinate efforts to create the change that propels THEIR surroundings toward a more sustainable future for everyone. My Hometown, Onitsha photo by Achukwu Onyinye Jane  EVERY locale on planet EARTH deserves to be catered to as the planet

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EVERY Day–a 5-Letter Word for EARTH MONTH. Advanced Biofuels USA Brings Back Wordle for EARTH MONTH for the Third Year

(Advanced Biofuels USA) EVERY day throughout EARTH MONTH (April) in 2024, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter words that you MIGHT some day see as a Wordle answer, continuing the popular format we used to celebrate EARTH

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Brazil in the G-20 Presidency and the Global Biofuels Alliance

by Jefferson dos Santos Estevo* and Laís Forti Thomaz** (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Global Biofuels Alliance (GBA) was launched in October 2023 during the 18th G-20 Summit in India. That country held the rotating presidency of the group, which consists of 19 countries

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Biden in State of the Union Had Nothing to Say about Biofuels; Little to Say about the Environment

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  If you were looking for support from the President in his State of the Union speech for renewable fuels as a way to mitigate climate change, you were sorely disappointed last night.  Not a word

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Frederick's February Climate Summit Debrief

by Justin McPherson* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Perfectly aligned with the tradition of First Saturday in Frederick Maryland, this month Mobilize Frederick hosted its 2nd Annual Climate Summit on the beautifully manicured campus of Hood College. Justin McPherson explains renewable fuels to  visitors

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Webinar: Replacing the Whole Barrel: An Overview of Sustainable and Renewable Biofuels and the Emerging Bioeconomy

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Dr. Arti Gaur of Parul University in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, invited Advanced Biofuels USA to present the latest about replacing the whole barrel of petroleum with renewable fuels and chemicals.  The presentation includes an introduction

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‘Balance’ and ‘Harmony’ and ‘SAF’: Key Words at the 2023 AFCC Global Biobased Economy Conference

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Conferences serve to present the current thoughts, activities and plans for the community involved in the focus of the event.  At the 2023 Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Global Biobased Economy Conference and Exhibit

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“Unlocking the Value of Algae” Presented at the Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Conference

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)   "Unlocking the Value of Algae" was the subject of a Sunday Symposium at the recent Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition’s 2023 Global Biobased Economy Conference and Exhibit.  Presenters at the symposium followed the whole

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23rd DATAGRO Discusses the Potential of the Sugar and Ethanol Industries, and How Ethanol Plays a Role in Addressing Climate Change.

by Jefferson Dos Santos Estevo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The Grand Hyatt Hotel in São Paulo, Brazil, hosted the 23rd DATAGRO Conference from October 23rd to 24th.  This event brought together several leaders from sugar and ethanol sectors, from the host

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Advanced Biofuels USA Executive Director Named to Maryland Clean Energy Center Advisory Council

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA is pleased to announce that the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC) Board of Directors, has appointed Executive Director, Joanne Ivancic, to the 2024 MCEC Advisory Council. In his notification letter, Mike Gill, Interim Chair & Vice Chair

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Sustainable Aviation Fuels: Parts 1-4: What Is SAF? Why Use SAF? Economics of SAF. Politics of SAF.

by Gaulthier Blangez*  (Time to Fly and Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA, in collaboration with Time to Fly, is proud to publish a guide to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) for a general audience, for corporations working on ESG (environment, social and

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Production of Clean Cooking Energy in Sierra Leone October 2023 and March/April 2024 Updates

by Moses Moseray ( (Kondayama Biofuel Investment/special to Advanced Biofuels USA)  I have made modifications of my stove based on the request and suggestions from those that have used it and those that are interested to have it and to trial it. 

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Removal of Fuel Subsidies in Nigeria Has Several Effects on Its Citizens: How Biofuels Can Help

by Onyinye Jane Achukwu (Advanced Biofuels USA) In a recent article, Henry Nnaemeka of the Daily Post noted, "The removal of fuel subsidy by the President Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led government has no doubt caused untold hardship for many Nigerians.  However, clean energy

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Why Ethanol? Why E85? Handout

by Sharon Ji (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Here are some important facts about ethanol as a transportation fuel, and about E85 specifically.  You are welcome to copy these handouts or download Download this E85.pdf.        

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Advanced Biofuels USA Ideas on Agricultural Policy and the Farm Bill

(Advanced Biofuels USA) As Congress begins work on the upcoming Farm Bill, Advanced Biofuels USA is well aware of the fiscal restraints that might not allow for increased funding levels for renewable energy or crop development R&D at Land Grant Schools,

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B5 Biodiesel in Shanghai

by Sharon Ji* (Advanced Biofuels USA) China is in the news for alleged fraud in Chinese biodiesel exports to the European Union.  But what about biodiesel use in China itself?  Shanghai has had biodiesel blends available at gas stations since 2017. There are

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Production of Clean Cooking Energy in Sierra Leone

by Moses Moseray (Kondayama Biofuel Investment/special to Advanced Biofuels USA) We all know that the world is moving from the bondage of using dirty energy (wood, charcoal, kerosene, etc.) to a clean cooking energy solution in order to save life,

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Collaborative Conversations: Talking about Sustainable Fuels to Students, Investors, and the Public

(GW Environmental and Energy Law Program)  How do we talk about sustainable fuels? The public has heard a lot about EVs and ethanol, but what else is there, today and in the future? This roundtable discussion addresses strategies to facilitate a public

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Ethanol: In Case We've Forgotten Why Ethanol is a Really Good Fuel for Internal Combustion Engines

by Bob Kozak (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA)  Formula 1, Indianappolis 500, and International Sports Car Championships use high volume renewable ethanol fuels. Do they know something we should know? Does ethanol "work" better as as a fuel?  Does it help an

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Key Words from ABLC

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Every ABLC, held each Spring in Washington, DC, reveals the zeitgeist of the renewable sustainable fuels world and bits of the bioeconomy it intesects. This year was no exception with the following Key Words

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Collaborative Conversations: Talking about Sustainable Fuels to Students, Investors, and the Public --- March 30, 2023 --- Washington, DC and ONLINE

How do we talk about sustainable fuels? The public has heard a lot about EVs and ethanol, but what else is there, today and in the future? This roundtable discussion will address strategies to facilitate a public discourse around sustainable fuels

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The Bioeconomy 500 for 2023 Includes Advanced Biofuels USA Executive Director and Board Member

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Bioeconomy 500 for 2023, published today by The Daily Digest, lists outstanding leaders of the bioeconomy’s development and deployment. The 500 honors scientists, engineers, policy makers, financiers, project developers, feedstock pioneers, offtakers, advocates and supply-chain and

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My Hometown, Onitsha, “The Dirtiest Place in the World”

Achukwu Onyinye Jane of Anambra State, Nigeria writes about efforts to solve problems with disposal or management of human waste by collecting it to convert to renewable fuel via anaerobic digestion. The group seeks training and equipment required to achieve

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Impressions of the Recent Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Conference and Expo

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The relatively new organization, Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition, held their second annual conference November 6-8 just outside of Washington, DC.  One benefit of this organization and conference is that they recognize the reality

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New Flex Fuel Gas Station in Sunnyvale, CA

by Sharon Ji* (Advanced Biofuels USA) On July, 2022, Alliance Gas, Located at 1296 Sunnyvale Saratoga Road in Sunnyvale, CA opened  flex fuel pumps.  This is the first station in Sunnyvale that offers flex fuel E85.  This is not only good

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Quick Summary of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAF) Provisions in Inflation Reduction Act

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  In the recently signed Inflation Reduction Act, you can find a number of items that involve sustainable aviation fuels (SFA), particularly the tax credit and transition to a carbon credit.  Thanks to notes about

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SUBMISSIONS DUE OCTOBER 1! Advanced Biofuels USA Announces 1st Annual Essay Contest: How Can Advanced Biofuels Become a Transformative Source for US Transportation? DEADLINE: October 1, 2022

(Advanced Biofuels USA) Open to all People of the Planet under Twenty-Five Years Old  -- 1st Place - $200, 2nd Place - $150, 3rd Place - $100  Advanced Biofuels USA is committed to bringing new ideas forward that would accelerate the use of

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Sustainable Aviation Fuels: Part 1: What is SAF?

by Gaulthier Blangez*  (Time to Fly and Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA, in collaboration with Time to Fly, is proud to publish a guide to sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) for a general audience, for corporations working on ESG (environment,

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2022: Last Indy 500 with E85 - Next Year 100% Renewable Fuel

by Bob Kozak* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Sunday (May 30th) marked the last use of E85 by cars racing in the Indy 500. The race, referred to as “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” had about 350,000 cheering fans at the track

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Scott Dixon Sets Indy 500 Qualifying Record Running on E85: Last Goes First

by Bob Kozak* (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA) On Sunday (May 22nd), Scott Dixon was the last driver to make a run at the Indy 500 pole. Next Sunday, his record-breaking qualifying means he'll be the first car lined up as

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WORLD – a BONUS 5-letter Word as We Reflect on EARTH MONTH. 

Sustainable, renewable FUELS are key to achieving the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development GOALS to transform our WORLD. Food, feed and fuel co-products OFTEN result from sustainable, renewable fuel production; and using climate SMART agricultural practices to produce feedstock WHILE

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PLANT – a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH. 

PLANT has three key meanings in the WORLD of biofuels: a PLANT, as in factory or biorefinery; and PLANT as the source of feedstock for that biorefinery to make biofuel; and to PLANT that feedstock in a sustainable way.  LEARN

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Let's Not Repeat the Mistakes from the Past! A New TikTok Video from Advanced Biofuels USA

by Nathália Fernandes Pimentel (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Let’s not repeat the mistakes from the past!  Volunteers with Advanced Biofuels USA are responding to the demands from students and TikTok posters to tell them what is being done to mitigate climate

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VALUE CHAIN—Two 5-letter words for EARTH MONTH.

Sustainable, renewable transportation FUELS provide environmental VALUE from seed to WHEEL.  In addition, EVERY one in the renewable fuel VALUE CHAIN should be able to make a living—from farmers to fuel retailers, including the biorefineries and renewable fuel producers in

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AWARD—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH. 

THERE are many people working on solutions to climate change.  Find out more about THOSE who have won AWARDs for THEIR work on sustainable, renewable FUELS and chemicals. https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/category/marketing-and-sales/awards/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight

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People Who Work on Sustainability Projects: New Instagram, TikTok Series

(Advanced Biofuels USA) This is the first video in a series of stories about people who work with biofuels--and their motivations. This video features Advanced Biofuels USA's executive director, Joanne Ivancic, talking about childhood experiences with pollution alerts that prevented

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DAIRY and SWINE –  Two 5-letter words for EARTH MONTH.

 DAIRY and SWINE WASTE, including manure, are significant feedstocks for anaerobic digestion to make biogas and renewable natural gas (RNG) which can be used as transportation fuel and for POWER generation. Because the process can AVOID methane emissions, calculations of

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ULTRA —a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

ULTRA low sulfur diesel used in long-haul transportation, HEAVY duty equipment and ULTRA low sulfur fuel oil in marine/maritime shipping can be made from renewables.  Find out more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/ultra-low-sulfur-diesel/ and https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/ultra-low-sulfur-fuel-oil-ulsfo/ Cleaning sulphur from renewable diesel production (Biofuels International)   Each day throughout

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SCALE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

Lots of research into biomass conversion technologies is still at BENCH SCALE or PILOT SCALE. They seek investors to finance their SCALE-up.  LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/scale-up/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter

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TRUCK—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

[caption id="attachment_70936" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hybrid diesel truck delivering renewable fuel blends.[/caption] It will be a long time before HEAVY duty vehicles can be battery-operated. A TRUCK WOULD lose CARGO capacity and RANGE. So, sustainable, renewable FUELS like a biodiesel BLEND or

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INDIA—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH. 

Praj, a company in INDIA is a leader in developing 2nd generation conversion technologies to make sustainable, renewable fuels and chemicals.  LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/?s=Praj and ABOUT other projects in INDIA https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/category/international/international-india/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA

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BUILD—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

Some oil companies see no need to BUILD a completely new biorefinery.  They are repurposing old oil refineries to make renewable fuel, usually renewable diesel and SAF (sustainable aviation fuel). LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/repurpose/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced

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FLEET—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

Are you a FLEET manager trying to achieve ESG or sustainability goals?  This practical GUIDE is for you! https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/how-to-de-fossilize-your-fleet/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter words that you MIGHT some day

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WOODY—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH

WOODY biomass, including forest WASTE and residues, can be used to make renewable fuel like sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) and OTHER bioproducts. LEARN more here: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/woody-biomass/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more

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RURAL—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

RURAL AREAS are crucial for providing feedstock for biofuel. Sustainability requirements for renewable fuel motivate farmers to implement climate SMART agricultural practices.  LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/climate-smart-agriculture/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter

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FOCUS—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH

See how a 2002 Ford FOCUS was retrofitted to use CLEAN, GREEN 85% renewable ethanol fuel to get more performance USING cheaper fuel. https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/celebrate-earth-week-take-a-look-under-the-hood-of-advanced-biofuels-usas-e85-retrofitted-2002-ford-focus/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter words

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WATER—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

WATER is SPLIT into hydrogen and oxygen by electrolysis USING renewable energy like wind and SOLAR to get GREEN hydrogen.  LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/category/feedstocks/water/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter words that

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STEEL–a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH. 

It is possible to capture carbon from industrial WASTE GASES, like STEEL mill exhaust, and to recycle it into FUELS, fibers and OTHER chemicals.  LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/industrial-waste-gases/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or

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LIGHT–a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

[caption id="attachment_156679" align="alignleft" width="300"] Illustration from U.S. Department of Energy and Gevo[/caption] LIGHT-duty vehicles USING liquid FUELS will be around for a long time.  Shouldn’t they be powered by the greenest, cleanest FUELS we can possibly make?  FUELS with much LOWER

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GREAT GREEN FLEET – THREE 5-letter words for EARTH MONTH.

[caption id="attachment_60262" align="alignleft" width="266"] Great Green Fleet during RimPac 2012 -- US Navy photo[/caption] 2012-2016 were big YEARS for the GREAT GREEN FLEET, demonstrating and practicing USING renewable FUELS in all aspects of military exercises.  Military use of biofuels reduces carbon

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GLOBE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

The need for sustainable renewable fuel SPANS the GLOBE, is not restricted to one STATE, one country or one region. Advanced Biofuels USA promotes THEIR understanding, development and use in the US and around the WORLD.  LEARN MORE: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/about/mission-statement/ Each day

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WASTE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

[caption id="attachment_135858" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Feeding" the original Dickinson College anaerobic digester[/caption] WASTE-to-fuel is possible with many KINDS of WASTE:  agricultural residues and WASTE; forest residue and WASTE; municipal SOLID WASTE, WASTE CO2 and more. SINCE 2008, students and STAFF at Dickinson

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STRAW--a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH

STRAW from WHEAT and rice can be used to make sustainable, renewable fuels and chemicals. Instead of burning rice STRAW, it can be converted to renewable fuels and can SERVE as a building block chemical for plastics and other bioproducts. 

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STOVE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

How ABOUT a cook STOVE that can use CLEAN, GREEN renewable ethanol as fuel instead of DIRTY, SMOKY charcoal, wood or dung.  Photo from Project Gaia. LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/cook-stoves/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight

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LOWER—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH

LOWER your carbon footprint by USING sustainable, renewable transportation fuels with LOWER life CYCLE carbon intensity.  This CHART illustrates how renewable fuels, measured by the California Low Carbon Fuel Standard, have reduced the carbon intensity of transportation FUELS.  https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/ci/   Each day

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STUDY–a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

Advanced Biofuels USA, a nonprofit educational organization HELPS students STUDY how to defossilize transportation and OTHER energy use. Here’s an example from students in Wisconsin: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/seventh-grade-environmental-issues-project-students-use-advanced-biofuels-usa-resources/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more

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PRICE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

PRICE of fuel got you down?  Did you know that in the US higher ethanol BLENDs are CHEAPer? Look for Unleaded 88 for vehicles BUILT in 2001 and NEWER; and for 85% renewable Flex Fuel for Flex Fuel Vehicles (FFVs).

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OTHER --a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

OTHER than petroleum, that is.  TODAY, you can use FUELS that are not petroleum, not fossil natural gas. We can change THESE Department of Energy projections. We can defossilize our transportation. Find out more ABOUT advanced renewable FUELS here: www.AdvancedBiofuelsUSA.org,

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TRAIN—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH

TRAIN locomotives can use sustainable, renewable fuel, too.  Diesel engines can use biodiesel mixtures or 100% renewable diesel. Amtrak uses diesel when electricity is not available. LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/category/railroad-locomotive-fuel/   Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight

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PLANE—a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

Does the PLANE you fly in have a LOWER carbon footprint? Ask if it is USING renewable SAF (sustainable aviation fuel). SMALL airports and LARGE ones are beginning to get supplies of SAF delivered. Maybe your company is participating in

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BLEND --a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.

BLEND ethanol at a high RATIO to gasoline for high octane, better performance and LOWER life-CYCLE GREEN HOUSE gas (GHG) emissions. LEARN more: https://advancedbiofuelsusa.info/tag/high-octane-fuel-hof/    Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter words

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SOLVE--a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  SOLVE a number of EARTH’s problems with renewable fuels.  LEARN more about THESE solutions: Solutions – Advanced BioFuels USA  Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter words that you

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World of Renewable Fuels Gathers at ABLC 2022 in Washington, DC

by Justin McPherson (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The 2022 ABCL conference, held March 16 – 18 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC, brought together many different companies, organizations, and ‘ordinary’ people from a variety of different backgrounds, all with their

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EARTH–a 5-letter word for EARTH MONTH.  Advanced Biofuels USA Plays Wordle for EARTH MONTH.

(Advanced Biofuels USA) Each day throughout EARTH MONTH in 2022, Advanced Biofuels USA will highlight one or more 5-letter words that you MIGHT some day see as a Wordle answer.  WATCH the home page, Twitter, Facebook and OTHER social MEDIA

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Advanced Biofuels USA Begins TikTok Series of Videos Showing Examples of How to Mitigate Climate Change

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Volunteers with Advanced Biofuels USA are responding to the demands from young students and TikTok posters to tell them what is being done to mitigate climate change; to recognize that they know the doom

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Moving Hemp Forward with Mandi Kerr & Joanne Ivancic

(Global Hemp Association)  Joanne serves as Executive Director of Advanced Biofuels USA, a nonprofit educational organization, which she co-founded in 2008, dedicated to promoting understanding, development and use of advanced biofuels as an immediate solution to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

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What Biofuels Can Learn From Turkeys…and 8 Ways to Return Biofuels to Integrated End-to-End Control

by Bob Kozak (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA/Biofuels Digest) As we enjoy this contemplative, introspective, thanks giving time of year, it’s time to think what can be done to revive a stagnant US biofuel industry. The Thanksgiving Turkey is a good place

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Bioeconomy Was Like an Old Truck Stuck in the Mud. The Tow Truck Has Arrived

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  One of the speakers on the second day of the Alternative Fuels & Chemicals Coalition’s Global Biobased Economy Conference & Exhibit, noted that 5 years ago the bioeconomy was like an old truck stuck

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Highlights from USDA’s Leadership Briefing at Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Conference

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)   Investment, Climate smart agriculture.  Incentives. Markets.  These are words heard repeatedly at the opening sessions of the Alternative Fuels and Chemicals Coalition Global Biobased Economy Conference & Exhibit this week near Washington, DC. The first

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Press Release:  Advanced Biofuels USA's Online Free Library Passes 40,000 Indexed Items Milestone

For Immediate Release -- October 3, 2021—Frederick, MD --   Advanced Biofuels USA, a nonprofit educational organization, celebrates passing the 40,000 indexed item milestone in its online library dedicated to topics related to the world's transition to sustainable renewable fuels. "The goal of

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Interested in Careers and Jobs in the World of Renewable Fuels? Or in Volunteering with Advanced Biofuels USA? Here's Some Information

by Joanne Ivancic (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Looking for an internship? Want to volunteer as a way to build a resume? Looking to work on specific skill sets? Have some time and want to work to mitigate climate change? Are you

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Climate Week Press Release:  Advanced Biofuels USA Encourages Participation in Community Climate Change Mitigation Efforts—One Community at a Time

For Immediate Release -- September 23, 2021—Frederick, MD -- --  Building on her recent experience volunteering on Frederick, Maryland’s City and County Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group’s subgroup on Energy, Buildings and Transportation, Advanced Biofuels USA’s executive director, Joanne Ivancic, wants to

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One Community at a Time: How to Gain Real GHG Benefits Quickly for Least Cost -- Experiences with the Frederick County and City Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Over the past year I have had the opportunity and privilege to participate in the Frederick, Maryland, County and City Climate Emergency Mobilization Work Group subgroup on Energy, Buildings and Transportation. Our beautiful final report

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Optimizing Advanced Fuel Production: Utilizing Industrial Hemp Biomass for High Throughput Biofuel Production in Maryland

by Robert Kozak (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA)  This is a presentation that was part of a seminar program at Hood College for the students, faculty, and friends of their biology department. It focuses on new directions in advanced biofuel research. These

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Voos Altos e Sustentáveis no Futuro

by Laís Forti Thomaz and Cacia Pimentel (Estadão) O que a nova iniciativa dos Estados Unidos e a Organização Internacional da Aviação Civil (ICAO) podem representar para o Brasil? O governo dos Estados Unidos realizou uma reunião com integrantes de toda

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Having a Field Day Talking about Hemp for Biofuel in Maryland

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  For the US agricultural community, having a field day gives farmers and others in the agricultural products value chain the opportunity not only for hands-on learning about new crops and new technologies or about

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An Open Letter to President Biden on Competition for Climate Change Reduction Businesses

by Bob Kozak (Atlantic Biomass/Biofuels Digest)  Dear President Biden, For someone who says competition is the key to American economic success, “A fair, open, and competitive marketplace has long been a cornerstone of the American economy, while excessive market concentration threatens basic

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Oleochemicals Industry Challenged by Post-pandemic Supply Issues: Report from the 13th World Oleochemicals Conference

by Douglas Root* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The oleochemicals industry is struggling.  Shipping costs have increased.  Suppliers are not able to deliver raw materials, maintenance supplies, and new equipment.  Scheduled maintenance activities have lapsed and restarting equipment is not happening smoothly. 

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Why All This Breast-Beating about Faltering Petroleum Refineries? Wouldn’t It Be Better if They Stop Producing Fossil Fuels and Move to Renewables?

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  President Biden is going to prop up petroleum oil refineries?  Really?  Shouldn’t he be using every tool in his box to convince them to use as many renewables as possible in their products?  To

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Seventh Grade Environmental Issues Project Students Use Advanced Biofuels USA Resources

by Easton Kitowski and Tyler Falkavage  (P.J. Jacobs Junior High School/Advanced Biofuels USA)  Our final project for seventh grade science this year was an environmental issues project. Each group got to choose an environmental issue that was important, research the

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Winning the Future: Analyzing the CLEAN Future Act and Its Implications for Biofuels

by Jenna Bloxom* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The May 5th, 2021 Congressional hearing of the CLEAN Future Act: Driving Decarbonization of the Transportation Sector was a veritable marathon of legislative discourse just shy of four hours long as both parties debated

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Press Release: Advanced Biofuels USA Files Comments on Transportation and Climate Initiative: Calls for Extension of Program to Aviation, Trains, Marine/Maritime, Agriculture, Rocket Launches and Natural Gas

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA suggests an expansion of transportation emissions reduction in the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI) proposed Draft Model Rule (TCI-P) in public comments filed today. Currently, the proposed emission reduction program is limited to on-road

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Earth Day Series Day 22: EARTH DAY! Doesn't End on April 22. Join Us for Special Presentation and Conversation on April 28

(Advanced Biofuels USA) Our Earth Month journey so far.  Each day since April 1, we have presented to the world information about renewable fuels' vital role in mitigating climate change along with suggestions for things individuals can do.  If you

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Earth Day Series Day 21: Recycled Carbon for Consumers

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Isn’t the whole point, in a way, to just recycle the carbon that is already in the air and on the Earth? To leave fossil carbon buried in deep storage; to prevent or avoid extraction

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Earth Day Series Day 20: Hydrogen. Beyond Tomorrow.

by Gaulthier Blangez* (Advanced Biofuels USA)   Let’s go back to the basics. The “Bio” term comes from ancient Greek and is translated as “Life.” Widely used in our day to day vocabulary, this term has found its place in our

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Earth Day Series Day 19: Transitioning from Fossil-Economy to Biobased-Economy

by Nathália Fernandes Pimentel* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Fossil fuels have revolutionized our modern society. Before the use of such products, humanity used basic forms of energy, such as biomass and wood. But through the Industrial Revolution, fossil energy has allowed us

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 18: Plastic Upcycling

by Anahita Bharadwaj* (Advanced Biofuels USA) It is estimated that around 380 million tonnes of plastic is produced each year – most of it non-biodegradable and non-recyclable. With more and more plastic accumulating on land and in oceans, there is a

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 17: Where Does Organic Waste End up?

by Ahmed Abdellah and Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced BiofuelsUSA)  Organic waste from homes and facilities typically ends up in a landfill decomposing and releasing methane into the atmosphere. Methane is known as a more potent greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide. Do

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 16: How Can Renewable Fuels Enhance Environmental Justice? How about Cleaner Air and Lower Fuel Costs for Regular Cars for Many Years to Come?

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  First proposed in 2015, Advanced Biofuels USA’s  proposal for a “Disappearing” Non-Renewable-Carbon User Fee begins: “If we’re serious about reducing climate change-causing greenhouse gases and reducing non-renewable liquid and gas use, we need serious

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Earth Day Series Day 15:  Food AND Fuel: The Promise of Advanced Biofuels

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Aren’t there ways to make renewable fuel that doesn’t harm food supplies?  Yes, there are many.   Options One is to use waste from food processing and food preparation like animal fat and used cooking oil.  Another is

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 14: Sustainable Land Use: What Can We Learn from Farmers?

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  They say that Sustainability is a three-legged stool: Environmental Sustainability, Economic Sustainability and Social Sustainability. If any of these legs is missing, the stool falls over.  Climate Smart Agriculture The North America Climate Smart Agriculture Alliance is

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 13: What Fuel Can My Car or Truck Use? What about My Motorcycle?

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) With so many options showing up at some gas stations, what should I choose? E85 and Flex Fuel Vehicles (FFVs) We’ve retrofitted my 2002 Ford Focus to be able to use E85, 85% renewable ethanol. (Watch

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 12: Conversion Processes for Biofuel Production

by Ahmed Abdellah* (Advanced Biofuels USA)When dealing with the conversion of raw materials into biofuels and biochemicals, the first step is to break down raw materials. During this process, the raw material may go through bailing, grinding, and condensing. Then, the

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Earth Day Series Day 11: Microbial World for Renewable Fuels and Chemicals Production

by Anahita Bharadwaj* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The versatile world of microorganisms is a perfect source for the production of a variety of biobased fuels, chemicals and materials. Microorganisms have the ability to break down biomass, components of these biomass or other

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 10: Can Biofuels Become Cost Effective? Some Already Are!

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Looking to save money on gas AND decrease your carbon footprint?  If your vehicle was built after 2000, have you tried E15? That’s 15% renewable fuel, half as much more than the usual E10

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Earth Day Series Day 9: Biomass and Carbon Sequestration

by Anahita Bharadwaj* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Biofuels and bio-based products offer an alternate source for the production of energy and useful chemicals without the need to tap into fossil carbon. The broad idea is that carbon that has been photosynthetically fixed

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Earth Day Series Day 8: The International Regime on Climate Change

by Nathália Fernandes Pimentel* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  International Regime before the Paris Agreement -- On 21st March 1994, The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change entered into force with the ratification of the document by 197 countries. The main goal of

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 7: Flying Green

by Gaulthier Blangez* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  What are we talking about?  Do you know that airlines' activities, from passenger transportation to freight are responsible for two to three percent of anthropic emissions yearly according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 6: Taxing Carbon: RFS, RenovaBio and EU’s RED II

by Nathália Fernandes Pimentel* (Advanced Biofuels USA) First of all, carbon taxes are policy measures designed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases and to meet further objectives in policy making. By definition, it is a tax that establishes a price on

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Earth Day Series Day 5: Why Aren’t We There Yet?

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Didn’t U.S. President George W. Bush say that we should get off our addiction to oil?  Haven’t all the presidents since Richard Nixon promised that we would transition away from fossil fuels?  You can hear

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 4: Biobased Products and Bioplastics

by Nathália Fernandes Pimentel* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  When we think about green transitioning, the most popular images we idealize are windmills, solar panels or electric cars. But apart from energy, many products still have a large impact on carbon emissions

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 3: Renewable Liquid Fuels: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Take yourself back to an earlier time, when we relied on horses, oxen and other renewably fueled animals for mobility and work.  (They ate corn, wheat, oats and other bio-plants, didn't they?) Now move ahead a

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Earth Day 2021 Series Day 2: Where Do Renewable Fuels, Biofuels, and Bio- or Renewable Chemicals Come from? (Hint: Feedstocks)

by Ahmed Abdellah* What are feedstocks?  Feedstocks for renewable fuels and chemicals include organic materials like grains, woody biomass and food waste and non-organic materials like plastics, hydrogen, carbon dioxide. Contrary to popular belief, the crops that are used for feedstocks

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Earth Day Series 2021 Day 1: Why Biofuels and Biochemicals?

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) To replace imported oil and petroleum-based fossil fuels! While Windmills and solar can produce electricity they cannot power large jet airplanes. Oil is also difficult and often dangerous to extract for both people and the environment. Ethanol

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Non-Renewable Carbon User Fee: The Digest’s 2021 Multi-Slide Guide to the Disappearing Gas Tax

by Jim Lane (Biofuels Digest)  Like magic, it’s the ‘disappearing’ gasoline tax on just the non-renewable portion of transportation fuel. Bob Kozak of Atlantic Biomass Conversions looks at how this can fund a renaissance in new technology for bio-based fuels,

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Introduction to Renewable Fuels: What, How and Why? --- April 28, 2021 --- ONLINE

Our Concern for the Earth Doesn't End on April 22. Keep It Going with Us for a Special 30/30 on April 28.  Advanced Biofuels USA's executive director, Joanne Ivancic, will present, in person, "Introduction to Renewable Fuels: What, How and

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Case Study of Proposal for 100% Biodiesel School Buses

by Ahmed Abdellah* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  This video presentation compares the carbon footprint of school buses retrofitted with a system to enable use of 100% biodiesel with electric buses.  It uses a case study of a proposal for 100% biodiesel

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Happy National Agriculture Day, March 23, 2021! Learn More!

A post-fossil carbon world will rely on four things: Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry (including wastes and residues), Waste Management (circular economy) and Minerals/Chemicals (like hydrogen, captured carbon, rare earth metals).   On National Agriculture Day, we bring attention to the people

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What Are You Doing for Earth Day? Join Us on Social Media around the World Starting April 1.

Starting April 1 and going through Earth Day (April 22), Advanced Biofuels USA will bring you daily suggestions to improve your carbon footprint. Along with useful information about the circular and bio-economies, our team will share their knowledge and ideas

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Advanced Biofuels USA Discusses Mission and New Educational Resources in DigestConnect Presentation

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  Advanced Biofuels USA's executive director, Joanne Ivancic, described the new educational materials developed by the organization in response to the Covid-19 pandemic-influenced need for online, user-friendly resources with basic information for a wide audience.  Appearing on DigestConnect,

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Spend Biden Climate Money Where It Will Do the Most Good, Quickly, for the Longest Time—Infrastructure for Renewable Fuels in Disadvantaged Communities

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Part of the Biden Administration’s climate change funds for disadvantaged communities that have suffered from pollution and crumbling infrastructure should be used to ensure that people in those communities can have the cleanest, greenest

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New Online Educational Series about Renewable Fuels—“30/30” Package Includes 30 Minute Online Presentation plus Materials for Directed Discussion about Renewable Fuels and the Circular Economy

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  Need to learn or teach about renewable fuels and the circular economy? About biofuels? Find what you need in this new series of 30 minute recorded presentations that come with a package of supporting materials for 30

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Press Release: Advanced Biofuels USA Launches “Just A Minute (or So) about Renewable Fuels” Series of Short Educational Videos

For Immediate Release January 29, 2021—Frederick, MD -- --  Curious about renewable fuels? About biofuels? This new series of short videos enables you to take just a few minutes to get a quick review of essentials about renewable fuels. By watching

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“Just a Minute” Educational Series Presents Episode 5: Why Biofuels? Diving Deeper into the Benefits of Renewable Fuels, and Their Many Benefits to Society

by Hannah DelSordo*  (Advanced Biofuels USA) The fifth episode of “Just A Minute (or So) about Renewable Fuels” focuses on the environmental and geopolitical benefits of using renewable fuels. It is vital to look towards renewable fuels in order to

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Press Release: Advanced Biofuels USA’s “Disappearing Carbon Tax” Proposal Part of The CLEEN Project

For Immediate Release January 27, 2021—Frederick, MD -- With so much talk about carbon taxes, carbon pricing, carbon cost and highway user fees, Advanced Biofuels USA's proposal for a “Disappearing” Carbon Tax, is part of  today's launch of The CLEEN Project’s

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“Just a Minute” Educational Series Presents Episode 4, Biofuels: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow -- A Look into the Historical and Common Uses of Biofuels

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The fourth episode of “Just A Minute or So about Renewable Fuels” focuses on how biofuels have been used throughout history, and their uses as technology progresses. This video is a great tool for

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Beyond Electrification: Policy Options for Cutting Carbon Emissions in the Transportation Sector

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) Transportation represents the largest direct source of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions and policymakers are pushing to fully electrify the sector to help meet national climate goals. A webinar on January 6th 2021, hosted by

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Atlantic Council Analyzes the Potential for a Carbon Trade War

by Nick Silvis* (Advanced Biofuels USA)The world is undergoing drastic climate and ecological changes which will have dire ramifications on all facets of global activity. Critical trade relationships, such as the one between the United States and Europe, are facing

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Sneak Peek of Major Climate Legislation in the Maryland General Assembly in 2021 Webinar Review

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The upcoming climate legislation of the Maryland General Assembly in 2021 will be focusing on general climate solutions, carbon pricing, and environmental justice. Senator Paul Pinsky discussed his sponsoring of the upcoming Climate Solutions Now

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How Natural Gas Utilities Are Developing the RNG Market in a Decarbonizing World—Webinar Review

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA) The December 15th webinar discussed how natural gas utilities are developing the renewable natural gas (RNG) market in a decarbonizing world. This event featured speaker Philip Sheehy, the technical director of transportation and energy

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The Use of Biogas at the Dickinson College Farm

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  In recent years, Dickinson College of Carlisle, PA, has been interested in innovative environmental practices that will improve the community and foster a hands-on learning experience for the students. In 2008, students and staff

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Sessions of BBEST 2020-21 / Biofuture Summit II Organized Virtually This Year

by Nathália Fernandes Pimentel* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  From 30th November to 3rd December this year, the BBEST / Biofuture Summit II was sponsored by Apex, the Brazilian Export and Investment Promotion Agency. The event took place on virtual platform Whova

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Advanced Biofuels USA's Joanne Ivancic Named to Maryland Clean Energy Center's Advisory Council

(Advanced Biofuels USA) Again this year, Advanced Biofuels USA's executive director, Joanne Ivancic, has been named to Maryland Clean Energy Center's 2021 Advisory Council.  The Advisory Council exists to develop a work plan for the Maryland Clean Energy Center (MCEC)

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20th Datagro Conference on Sugar and Ethanol: COVID 19 Impacts and Renovabio Set the Agenda

by Isabela Rodrigues* (Advanced Biofuels USA) In October, The 20th Datagro Conference on Sugar and Ethanol 2020 took place over a virtual platform with more than 4000 attendees. This year, Brazilian government authorities including Vice President Hamilton Mourão, Secretary of Amazon

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One Minute Video: The Use of Biofuels--Purchase Consciously

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  Created for Dickinson College's Eco-Reps fall mission of People, Planet, Prosperity, this lively video helps people learn more about biofuels in order to consciously purchase vehicles that can reduce their carbon footprint.  WATCH VIDEO   *Hannah

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WEBINAR REVIEW: The Future of Carbon Pricing: 2020 and Beyond

by Sharon Ji* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  This online conference focused on the updated models set-up on carbon pricing calculations. As for the many factors involved, the main issues considered were the production cost, marketing and sales cost, carbon tax cost,

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Manta Biofuels Launches Crowd Investment Campaign

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA)   This week, Manta Biofuels has launched a crowd investment campaign on Republic and began reaching out to colleagues, business associates, mentors and friends, offering them a chance to invest in this growing business. Dedicated to

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Thoughts on the Energy Leaders Webinar Series: Energy Justice

by Hannah DelSordo* (Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Energy Leaders Webinar Series hosted a webinar entitled “Energy Justice” on October 28, 2020. The webinar featured guest speakers Dr. Michael K. Dorsey, the Co-founder & Treasurer of the Sunrise Movement and Co-founder

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"Just A Minute" Short Educational Video about Retrofitting to Use E85 in Existing Vehicles

(Advanced Biofuels USA)  The third in the "Just A Minute about Renewable Fuels" short educational video series in four minutes explains how to decrease the carbon footprint of existing vehicles while waiting for electric vehicles to be affordable, available, powered

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Ethanol Fuel Blends Safety Training for All First Responders and Interested Public—Be Prepared in a Changed World

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) 1) We are no longer living in an all-hydrocarbon fuel world. 2) If there’s water involved, the ethanol stays with the water. 3) AR-AFFF is the only firefighting foam that can successfully extinguish an

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Hemp Farm in Ohio Shows Possible New Source of Low Cost, Easily Processed Biomass

by Joanne Ivancic* (Advanced Biofuels USA) “They seem to be serious,” said Atlantic Biomass’ Bob Kozak reflecting on a tour of a hemp farm in central Ohio.  He noted, “They are going all-in, putting their own money into this—no grants

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Ubrabio’s Biodiesel Week Discussed the Production, Regulation and Trade of Biodiesel and Biojet

by Helton Chaves* (Federal University of Goiás/Advanced Biofuels USA)  The Brazilian Union of Biodiesel and Biojetfuel (Ubrabio) and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation held between August 10th and 14th the first Biodiesel Week, an event promoting the International Biodiesel Day,

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"Just a Minute" Educational Series Presents Episode 2 about Making Chemicals from Waste CO2

(Advanced Biofuels USA) The second episode of  "Just A Minute or So about Renewable Fuels" focuses on making chemicals from waste CO2 in a circular economy.  Students, teachers, or anyone interested in renewables can see in a 3-minute slide presentation

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John J. Mooney: An Appreciation of Performance Directed Engineering Greatness

by Robert Kozak* (Atlantic Biomass/Advanced Biofuels USA)  I was sad to see an obituary today for the great engineer John J. Mooney.  Who was John J. Mooney you ask? He was the co-inventor of both the 2-way and the 3-way motor

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The Congressional Action Plan for a Clean Energy Economy and a Healthy, Resilient, and Just America Majority Staff Report: Is It Worth Supporting?

by Robert Kozak* (Advanced Biofuels USA/Atlantic Biomass, LLC)  Today the US House of Representatives Democratic Select Committee on Climate Change released their ideas for a “Clean Energy Economy.” Interestingly, this document is not proposed legislation. Instead, it is simply a

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Goias State in Brazil Approves “When Filling Your Tank, Choose Ethanol” Policy

by André Luiz Cançado Motta* (Federal University of Goiás for Advanced Biofuels USA) The President of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Goiás, Deputy Lissauer Vieira (PSB, the Brazilian Socialist Party), approved, on June 18, at the Remote Ordinary Session, with 25

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