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DuPont, ADM Biotech Will Enable 100% Renewable Chemicals, Plastics

DuPont, ADM Biotech Will Enable 100% Renewable Chemicals, Plastics

DuPont Industrial Biosciences and Archer Daniels Midland today said they have developed a “game-changing” technology — a process to develop a molecule that can be converted into several biobased chemicals and plastics with applications in packaging, textiles, engineering plastics and other industries. The companies have developed a method for producing … Read more »

Major Food, Beverage Companies Failing at Water Management, Investors Say

Major Food, Beverage Companies Failing at Water Management, Investors Say

Archer Daniels Midland, Monster Beverage, Tyson Foods, Kraft Heinz and other major food and beverage companies that are “poor performers on water management issues,” must increase their water risk management and disclosure practices, according to investors. More than 60 leading North American and European institutional investors collectively managing $2.6 trillion … Read more »

Shell

Shell, DOE Collaborate on Carbon Capture Project

The US Department of Energy and Shell Canada will collaborate in field tests to validate advanced monitoring, verification, and accounting (MVA) technologies for underground storage of carbon dioxide. The tests will take place at Shell’s Quest carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Alberta, Canada. The project will reduce CO2 … Read more »

Illinois CCS

DOE Project Captures, Stores 1 Million Metric Tons of Carbon

The Department of Energy’s Illinois Basin-Decatur Project has captured and stored 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and injected it into a deep saline formation. The project is part of the development phase of the DOE’s Regional Carbon Sequestration Partnerships initiative, which is helping develop and deploy carbon capture … Read more »

China Ban Slows, Stops GMO Seed Roll-Out

Syngenta and Dow AgroScience are tightly controlling US launches of new GMO seeds, and Bayer CropScience has decided to keep a new soybean variety on hold as the result of China’s import barriers of some US genetically modified crops, Reuters reports. In November 2013, Chinese ports began rejecting US imports saying they … Read more »

Naked Juices

Pepsi Pays $9M, Removes ‘All Natural’ Naked Juices Label

PepsiCo has agreed to remove the “all natural” label from its Naked juices and pay $9 million to settle a lawsuit that argued some of the ingredients in the fruit and veggie drinks aren’t “natural,” the Associated Press reports. In an email to the AP, Pepsi said some of the … Read more »

Beyond Energy Companies: Who are the Big Emitters?

Not surprisingly, the Greenhouse 100 index of the nation’s top greenhouse gas emitters – released yesterday by the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst – is dominated by utilities and oil and gas companies. So who are the outliers? The highest-emitting company not hailing from the … Read more »

Worst US Drought in 50 Years Drives Up Grain Prices, Ethanol Under Pressure

Worst US Drought in 50 Years Drives Up Grain Prices, Ethanol Under Pressure

The worst US drought in five decades, which has caused more damage than expected to corn and soybean crops, helped push the global food price index up six percent in July, according to a report by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization. The FAO Food Price Index, which measures … Read more »