Biofuel, definition of
Gas or liquid fuel made from plant material (biomass). Includes wood, wood waste, wood liquors, peat, railroad ties, wood sludge, spent sulfite liquors, agricultural waste, straw, tires, fish oils, tall oil, sludge waste, waste alcohol, municipal solid waste, landfill gases, other waste, and ethanol blended into motor gasoline.
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- First test of tropical seaweed farming for biofuels production begins off Puerto Rico
"Facilitating research of this nature will be key for the development of sustainable aquaculture in this area," says Roberson. "We have tested similar farm designs in New England and Alaska, but this will be the first test of the array in warm tropical...
- Airline Execs Discuss Biofuel with Biden
According to a United Nations report, the early Obama era biofuel push exacerbated widespread food shortages, causing severe hardship in poor countries. But this track record of disaster has not deterred Biden from flirting with biofuels as a path to...
- British Airforce to Modify F-35s, Typhoons and Wildcat Choppers to Run on Biofuel
The British Airforce has committed to modifying military aircraft to run on biofuel. My question - does the war end when the chip fat runs out?
- Surprising ways seaweed benefits the environment
While the news often mentions the terrible things in the sea, such as gyres of plastic and other trash, the oceans also hold an extremely valuable resource: seaweed...
- The Monarch Abundance Roller-Coaster- part 2
Guest Post By Jim Steele To be published in the Pacifica Tribune February 2020 What’s Natural Indeed, some Monarch populations have declined in recent decades...
- Who knew? The fourth largest nation has threatened to pull out of the Paris Agreement
In Borneo, the Dypterocarp forest, one of the species-richest in the world (F), is being replaced by oil palm plantations (G). These changes are irreversible for all practical purposes (H). Under the radar: In a trade dispute with the EU, about six weeks...
- Fueled by chocolate: Ghana's newest biofuel
Researchers in Ghana are testing a system that will turn cocoa into biofuel — but don’t worry — it uses the green waste produced during harvest, so you can still eat all of the chocolate! The project is funded by the University of Nottingham in...
- Green school in Bali shows students how to live sustainably
The goals of the Green School are anything but small, yet they are simple: take care of the local community and teach children to be stewards of our planet and leaders of sustainability in the future.[...]
- Dunkin' Donuts unveils a tiny home powered by recycled coffee grounds
Now this is one sweet tiny home! Dunkin' Donuts has long claimed that ¨America Runs on Dunkin'," but now, the company has created a gorgeous tiny home that is truly fueled with coffee...
- Scientists reveal new technique to make biofuel from mushroom waste
Researchers at the National University of Singapore have discovered a revolutionary way to transform mushroom waste into biofuel. Despite claims to the contrary, biofuel — typically derived from food crops — is often more environmentally-destructive...
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