Biofuel from Algae
University of Michigan scientists grew various combinations of freshwater algal species in 80 artificial ponds at U-M's E.S. George Reserve near Pinckney, Michigan in the first large-scale, controlled experiment to test the widely held idea that biodiversity can improve the performance of algal biofuel systems in the field.
A high impact campaign calling for the introduction of a greener petrol called E10, backed by the British bioethanol industry, has been launched today (June 1).
The BE10%Good campaign, which will run across PR, digital and social media channels, is lobbying for the Government to introduce E10 in the UK to tackle transport emissions.
It aims to raise awareness amongst the public and key influencers of the benefits that the greener petrol would bring.
More information is available on the campaign site - https://10percentgood.com/
Air France is demonstrating its ongoing commitment to the environment, using itsToulouse - Paris-Orly route as an innovation showcase of sustainable development called Lab'line For the Future.
Lurking in the sewers beneath the streets there are giant blobs of congealed cooking fat known as "fatbergs". Now one company has come up with a clever way of making money out of them. Their efforts may one day change perceptions of fatbergs - turning the lumps of putrid waste into a valuable commodity.