[USA] Maria Ghirardi, a scientist at the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has been named a Continue reading NREL Scientist Maria Ghirardi named AAAS Fellow
[USA] United Parcel Service, the world’s largest package delivery company, has signed agreements for up to 46 million gallons of renewable fuels over the next three years.
The company, also known as UPS, says the deal represents a 15-fold Continue reading UPS signs three renewable fuels agreements
[USA] Air travel accounts for 2 percent of all emissions, but it gets a lot of attention in any conversation about climate change mitigation efforts. While Obama wants new limits on aviation emissions, the UN’s International Civil Aviation is also expected to set new limits early next year. Besides, the public wants to Continue reading Airlines Look For Sustainable Jet Fuels
After school on Friday afternoons, 16-year-old Madeleine Gagne heads to a biochemistry lab at Ohio State University.
Her mom, Kendra McDonald-Gagne, drives the teen, who has yet to get her driver’s license. Continue reading Biofuel science-fair project turns into mission for teen
The University of Toledo is getting $199,997 for an algae biomass research project.
U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D., Toledo) Continue reading UT gets nearly $200,000 grant for biofuel project: Research looks at algae in production of alternative fuels
WASHINGTON — As biotech masterminds and venture capitalists scramble to hatch a new generation of environmentally friendly fuels that can help power the average gasoline-burning car, they are confronting an unexpected obstacle: the White House. Continue reading Obama may put brakes on alternative fuels as pressure is coming from oil firms, car makers
I prefer the use of materials such as algae, switch grass and waste to produce feed stocks for alternate fuels. Primarily because these materials can be grown on land unsuitable for Continue reading Alternative fuels: How about an algae update? [by John Martin]
A feature about algae doesn’t sound the most enticing. But stick with me because it could help solve some of the world’s most pressing problems. At Cranfield University researchers have discovered a way to turn algae into jet fuel… Continue reading Fuelling the future with clever ideas at Cranfield University