We’ve been taught that fossil fuels, like oil and natural gas, formed hundreds of millions of years ago. Prehistoric animals that once roamed the earth died. From the buried remains of these animals as well as plants, a natural decomposition process took place that required eons of Continue reading Forget What You’ve Heard: Oil and Gas Are Actually “Renewable” Resources
Researchers at the Paul Scherer Institute (PSI) in Wädenswil, Switzerland, have succeeded in producing energy-rich gas from microalgae, and in doing so have demonstrated that this new method is technically feasible. Continue reading New method for producing methane from algae
A VISION of Scotland’s future where low-emission cattle graze in fields and cars fuelled by seaweed zip along the roads is set out in a new book that claims to show how reshaping food production could create a healthier population and save the planet… Continue reading Book shows how sustainable food could boost health
Eliminating sewage is an energy-intensive process that is a key component of our modern lifestyle — but rather than just processing it, groups and utilities are looking to make energy from what we flush down the toilet.
“There’s five times more energy in… Continue reading Running Cars on Human and Animal Waste
[EU] In the great halls of La Boqueria, Barcelona’s central market, tourists, foodies and cooks gather every day to marvel at the fresh food, like pilgrims at the site of a miracle. The chief shrines are the fish counters, Continue reading The disaster we’ve wrought on the world’s oceans may be irrevocable
[Australia] Researchers working on the potential production and use
of algae as both a feed source and a means of reducing livestock Continue reading R&D: Algae holds potential as stockfeed source, methane-reducing agent