Biofuels

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A burning issue for Guardianistas | Brief letters
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Letters

13, Oct, 2021 @3:55 PM

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Prince Charles reveals his car runs on cheese and wine byproducts
Charles’s ‘quaint’ solution to decarbonise his Aston Martin using high blend of bioethanol is not scalable, experts say

Ben Quinn

11, Oct, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Will a British bioelectric hybrid plane really take off?
Boris Johnson set the goal, but the developers of the Beha had to get private investment for their unique craft

Callum Tennant

18, Mar, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Saving the airlines could cost the Earth | Letters
Letters: Cllr Richard Robertson says the environmental impact of air travel needs to be recognised, while Matthew G Andersson thinks the most central question is whether airlines are really for-profit commercial businesses any longer

Letters

02, Oct, 2020 @2:57 PM

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'We pay a tax to produce clean energy': the Queensland pig farmer who is leading the way on climate action
It reuses waste and prevents the release of a potent greenhouse gas into the atmosphere. But Australia’s biogas pioneers are going it alone

Bianca Nogrady. Photography by Brian Cassey

05, Aug, 2020 @5:30 PM

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How do you deal with 9m tonnes of suffocating seaweed?
Across the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, scientists are developing alternative sustainable solutions to the golden tide of Sargassum

Anna Turns

30, Jun, 2020 @5:30 AM

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Planning applications for UK clean energy projects hit new high
Jump attributed to growing appetite among energy firms and falling technology costs

Jillian Ambrose

16, Mar, 2020 @7:01 AM

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Kenya warms to the water hyacinth as wonder source of biofuel | Gilbert Nakweya
This invasive plant was reviled for clogging rivers but now it’s helping provide cleaner energy and protect health

Gilbert Nakweya in Kisumu

27, Aug, 2019 @6:00 AM

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Cracking cheese, Gromit! Wensleydale waste to heat 4,000 homes
Yorkshire dairy by-products will be turned into renewable biogas to cut carbon emission

Jillian Ambrose

15, Jun, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Burning issue: are waste-to-energy plants a good idea?
Victoria’s first waste-to-energy project is going ahead but these projects threaten recycling and could pose health concerns

Narelle Towie

28, Feb, 2019 @1:12 AM

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Iowa operatives say ethanol worship is now as corny as The West Wing
Support for the biofuel and its economic impact used to be key in the caucus state. Then Ted Cruz opposed it and won

Ben Jacobs in Des Moines, Iowa

18, Feb, 2019 @11:00 AM

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The dirty little secret behind 'clean energy' wood pellets
US communities near pellet mills complain of fumes while experts say burning wood is a ‘disaster’ for climate change

Tom Dart in Woodville, Texas, and Oliver Milman in New York

30, Jun, 2018 @10:00 AM

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