Palm oil: Down from the conservation barricades and out of the rhetorical trenches

Oil palm is alternatively seen as a gift from god or a crime against humanity; according to science, it is neither Norwegian University of Life Sciences Oil palm is neither…

Indonesia Threatens to Withdraw From Paris Agreement Over Palm Oil

From Telesur Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan referenced the U.S. and Brazil’s withdrawal from the agreement. As the European Union proceeds with a plan to ban…

Sustainable choices on palm oil must be easier for consumers, says new study

Maybe they can add a #virtuesignal tag? ~ctm From EurekAlert! Public Release: 3-Jan-2019 Sustainable choices on palm oil must be easier for consumers, says new study IOP Publishing Consumer goods…

Is palm oil one of the largest sources on man made aerosols?

From NASA, while we wring our hands over coal fired power plants in the west, the rest of the world seems oblivious to creating even far worse air pollution. Hi-res…

Study: 'green' biofuels could be costing the earth

From the University of Leicester  department of inconvenient truths: New study suggests EU biofuels are as carbon intensive as petrol University of Leicester research into greenhouse gas emissions from oil…