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  • Toward a sustainable bioeconomy: A first nations perspective

    Toward a sustainable bioeconomy: A first nations perspective

    Dan George thanked the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation for “the opportunity to gather on their traditional territory.” George said his key message was articulated by Satsan, the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chief, who said, “People must understand that our ...

    Dan George

  • Large-scale biohydrogen production in western Canada

    Large-scale biohydrogen production in western Canada

    Amit Kumar, together with his colleague Susanjib Sarkar, a graduate student in the University of Alberta’s Department of Mechanical Engineering, has studied energy production in the oil sands. “When you produce bitumen, you need to upgrade it with ...

    Amit Kumar

  • Forest fuels reductions and biomass to Energy: Parallel opportunities for public benefit

    Forest fuels reductions and biomass to Energy: Parallel opportunities for public benefit

    Larry Mason has investigated the links between forest health problems and biomass to energy. “There are some real disconnects,” he said. Washington’s Inland West is “at a high, unprecedented risk of a catastrophic crown fire,”unless fuel loads are ...

    Larry Mason

  • Resource assessment, logistical simulation, and risk quantification Of biomass supply

    Resource assessment, logistical simulation, and risk quantification Of biomass supply

    Taraneh Sowlati and co-authors Jamie Stephen, Shahab Sokhansanj, and Toni Bi researched biomass supply. Generally, in assessments of bioenergy potential, biomass supply is assumed to be constant over an extended period of time for a particular ...

    Taraneh Sowlati

  • Building an index of site suitability for forest residue removal

    Building an index of site suitability for forest residue removal

    Evelyne Thiffault said she would address ecological issues, although she emphasized that she believes “producing bioenergy from forest biomass is a great idea.” Forest biomass has an ecological value that must be considered, she said. If forest ...

    Evelyne Thiffault