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News: New edition of The World Economy: A Global Analysis

A new edition of a book by Horst Siebert, president-emeritus of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, Germany, and Heinz Nixdorf Professor for European Studies at the Bologna Center of Johns Hopkins University, uses up to date empirical evidence to illuminate the mechanics of the world as a single entity.

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News: USDA releases information on farm subsidy recipients

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released new data on the recipients of U.S. farm subsidies to the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and a number of news organizations in response to freedom of information (FOI) requests. Congress had mandated a tracking system for farm subsidies in the 2002 Farm Bill, explains the EWG.

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News: Government support for ethanol and biodiesel

25 October 2006, Washington, D.C., USA The biofuels industry has seen tremendous growth in recent years, fuelled in large part by border protection, subsidies, government procurement, tax relief and rebates, as well as by mandated shares in total transport fuel sales.

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News: Events: June 2006

Release of Worldwatch Institute report on biofuels in Washington, DC, June 7, 2006 On June 7, 2006 the Worldwatch Institute, a non-governmental organization, will release its study, Biofuels for Transportation Global Potential and Implications for Sustainable Agriculture, Energy, and Security in the 21st Century.

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