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The Bioenergy Minor focuses on bioenergy concepts and issues, and offers students an opportunity to gain significant research experience and skills. This interdisciplinary minor is open to all majors. It is an excellent complement to agricultural sciences, engineering, forestry, environmental sciences, business, education and social science majors.
According to a recent report from the U.S. Department of Energy, in the United States, more people were employed in solar power last year than in generating electricity through coal, gas and oil energy combined.
Beyond the macroeconomic case, businesses are coming to the conclusion that reducing emissions is not just good for the environment—it can also boost bottom lines, cut costs for consumers, and deliver returns for shareholders.
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Washington state-based Alaska Airlines has made history flying the first commercial flight using the world's first renewable, alternative jet fuel made from forest residuals, the limbs and branches that remain after the harvesting of managed...
The world's first hydrogen powered, emission-free train is set to go into service in Germany in 2017 -- a ground-breaking innovation that could signal the phasing out of heavily polluting, diesel-powered trains.
The first "hydrail", or...
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