Posts Tagged Biofuels

Interesting facts #35…

What is photosynthesis? Live Science presents insight into this energy harnessing process employed by plants. The article describes photosynthesis types, explains the components relevant to the process, and then explores current related scientific studies to develop new clean fuels… Read all about photosynthesis here at livescience.com: https://www.livescience.com/51720-photosynthesis.html Advertisements

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Forests Crucial for Limiting Climate Change to 1.5 Degrees…

Trying to tackle climate change by replacing forests with crops for bioenergy power stations that capture carbon dioxide (CO2) could instead increase the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere, scientists say… Read the full article at enn.com: https://www.enn.com/articles/55089-forests-crucial-for-limiting-climate-change-to-1-5-degrees

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What is Sustainable Transportation…

Sustainable or Green transportation uses renewable energy sources rather than fossil fuels. It has a very low impact on the environment. Conserve-energy-future.com takes a brief look at green transportation here: https://www.conserve-energy-future.com/sustainable-transportation.php

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‘FMD’ blog history… “On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Biogas by Rachel Cernansky: Yale Environment 360″…

Originally posted on for much deliberation:
From YaleEnvironment360…  An increasing number of sewage treatment plants in the U.S. and Europe are processing food waste in anaerobic biodigesters, keeping more garbage out of landfills, reducing methane emissions, and producing energy to defray their operating costs. Read the full article below: On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning…

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Turning chicken poop and weeds into biofuel… 

Some good news for the environment (enn.com): http://www.enn.com/ecosystems/article/51160

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Protecting biodiversity in the Caribbean…

In the following article published by ‘ipsnews.net’ (Q&A: “Protect Your Biodiversity”), IPS correspondent Desmond Brown chats with Richard Huber, chief of the Sustainable Communities, Hazard Risk, and Climate Change Section of the Department of Sustainable Development of the Organisation of American States (OAS), about renewable energy and energy efficiency. Read some excerpts from the interview here: Q&A: “Protect Your […]

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On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Biogas by Rachel Cernansky: Yale Environment 360…

From YaleEnvironment360…  An increasing number of sewage treatment plants in the U.S. and Europe are processing food waste in anaerobic biodigesters, keeping more garbage out of landfills, reducing methane emissions, and producing energy to defray their operating costs. Read the full article below: On Front Lines of Recycling, Turning Food Waste into Biogas by Rachel […]

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Light Nanofilter System Stimulates Algae Growth…

From an article published by dailyfusion.net in October 2013: “A team of researchers from The University of Western Australia has helped develop a nanoparticle light filter system which stimulates the growth of useful microalgal organisms. The resulting microalgal cells and their light-absorbing photopigments provide high value-added chemical compounds which could lead to environmentally sustainable applications […]

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World’s First Refinery Turning Farm Waste to Bioethanol Opens…

CRESCENTINO, Italy, October 14, 2013 ENS – “The world\’s first commercial-scale refinery to produce bioethanol from agricultural residues and energy crops has opened in northern Italy. When fully implemented, the system will provide 75 million liters of bioethanol annually for the European market… The facility is the result of a collaboration between Beta Renewables, a […]

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Breakthrough for Biofuel Production from Tiny Marine Algae…

“Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego have developed a method for greatly enhancing biofuel production in tiny marine algae…” Full article here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/11/131120192147.htm   Source: Science News at ScienceDaily.com

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10 Ideas to Generate Green Energy – The Green Optimistic…

From The Green Optimistic “We keep publishing stories on how to generate renewable energy, which tell us about investments worth millions. Scientific research, energy companies as well as governmental institutions come up with great solutions at very large scales. Of course, the materializing of all these projects and discussions might take a while, so let’s […]

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Global Renewable Energy On Track to Soon Eclipse Natural Gas, Nuclear

From National Geographic, Daily News: “The future appears to be bright for renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and water. In fact, power generation from such renewables will exceed that of gas and nuclear by 2016, according to a report published Wednesday by the International Energy Agency (IEA)…” See details below: Global Renewable Energy On Track to […]

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