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Non-Food

Anti-coal Campaigns Fuel Interests In Biomass-based Energy Feedstock From Sabah

KOTA KINABALU, Nov 26 (Bernama) — The anti-coal campaigns in Belgium have heightened interests in Sabah’s biomass-based energy feedstock, said POIC Sabah Sdn Bhd. POIC said it recently briefed the visitors, who were among delegates in a Belgian trade delegation on a visit to Malaysia and...

Palm Oil Biofuel: Its Sustainability, Direct and Indirect Land Use Effects

Fossil fuel usage is a leading cause of GHG emission. Its replacement by biofuels is, thus, expected to result in benefits to the environment in terms of lesser pollution and better long term sustainability with regard to climate change. While earlier views of biofuel sustainability were centered on...

Palm Oil Biofuel’s Beneficial ILUC Impact

The use of biofuels is being promoted because they are deemed to be more environment-friendly than fossil fuels. However, some scientists do not support this especially when crops that are presently used for food are channeled for use as biofuels. Rapeseed is an example of such a biofuel crop. Land ...

Malaysia to See More Investment Potential in Biomass

The EU-Asia Biomass Best Practices and Business Partnering Conference 2012 was recently organised in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (7 to 10 May 2012). The event was funded by the European Union’s Switch Asia, which is an environment programme whose objectives is to promote sustainable consumption and produ...

The Palm Oil Advantage In Biofuel

THE PALM OIL ADVANTAGE IN BIOFUEL This article was published in the New Straits Times, Friday, 24 February 2007 THE high prices of petroleum have stimulated the rapid development of the biofuel industry in the European Union, United States and to some extent in Malaysia. Biofuel offers strategic adv...

The Palm Oil Advantage In Biofuel

This article was published in the New Straits Times, Friday, 24 February 2007 THE high prices of petroleum have stimulated the rapid development of the biofuel industry in the European Union, United States and to some extent in Malaysia. Biofuel offers strategic advantages for different sectors and ...