Tag Archives: Argentine

Do biofuels still have a place in the global energy mix?

[Global] Less than a decade ago, biofuels were set to take the energy world by storm. They promised a low-carbon alternative to gasoline, while advances in algae technology were taking biofuels beyond the traditional soybeans and corn. In 2015, the contrast could not be starker. Continue reading Do biofuels still have a place in the global energy mix?

Snow isn’t all white: How ice crystals and algae can cause it to look red and blue

[Argentine, Canada, USA] What colour is snow? At first, it seems like an easy answer. Anyone who has seen snow will know it is white, the reason being because it reflects almost all visible light incident upon it. Continue reading Snow isn’t all white: How ice crystals and algae can cause it to look red and blue