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Low oil prices and the environment – Experts respond

John Kerr posted in on January 27th, 2015.

Cheaper petrol prices may be great for Kiwis filling up at the pump, but what are the wider implications of cheaper oil? The global price of crude oil has more than halved in the last year to US$49 per barrel, offering fuel savings for consumers and businesses alike. But could cheaper fossil fuels undermine efforts […]

Biofuel outfit LanzaTech secures further funding

John Kerr posted in on January 26th, 2012.

LanzaTech, a producer of low-carbon fuels and chemicals from waste gases, has closed its latest funding round with investments totaling US $55.8 million. Dr. Jennifer Holmgren, chief executive of LanzaTech, said this funding will accelerate the development of next generation integrated biorefineries using the LanzaTech technology platform for the production of sustainable low carbon chemicals […]

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