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  • Agronomy, Vol. 12, Pages 2302: Phytoremediation of Heavy Metal Contaminated Soil...
    The promotion and gradual replacement of fossil fuels with renewable sources increasing the competition between food and fuel. Therefore, energy crops could be produced on unproductive marginal land due to unfavorable conditions, such as limitations in nutrient and water availability or the presence of contaminants such as hydrocarbons or heavy...
    Source: MDPI by Barbara Rachele Ciaramella
  • Water, Vol. 14, Pages 3016: Pig Slaughterhouse Wastewater: Medium Culture for Mi...
    Microalgae are photosynthetic microorganisms with high lipid content, capable of degrading nutrients from wastewater. In this research, two strains of microalgae, Scenedesmus sp. and Chlorella vulgaris were cultivated in sterilized pig slaughterhouse wastewater using outdoor flat photobioreactors. Cell growth, total lipids, free fatty acids (FFA), fatty acid methyl esters (FAME)...
    Source: MDPI by Johanna Medrano-Barboza
  • Biofuel is a ‘renewable’ resource, but climate change could soon limit its poten...
    Biomass supply and availability ultimately depend on the climate. Ron Lach on PexelsWhile this fuel source isn’t without controversy, the global biofuel demand is expected to increase by 28 percent by 2026. The post Biofuel is a ‘renewable’ resource, but climate change could soon limit its potential appeared first on...
    Source: Popular Science by Carla Delgado
  • Should we switch from petroleum ink to soy-based ink?
    The carbon footprint of soy ink is lower compared to more well-known petroleum-based ink products. UnsplashSoy-based ink is renewable and made from plants—and it also creates more vibrant colors than the alternative. The post Should we switch from petroleum ink to soy-based ink? appeared first on Popular Science....
    Source: Popular Science by Carla Delgado
  • The Quest to Finding a More Sustainable Animal Feed
    As animal nutrition company Nutreco found, the first step to achieving ambitious goals is full transparency. The post The Quest to Finding a More Sustainable Animal Feed appeared first on Modern Farmer....
    Source: Modern Farmer by Emily Baron Cadloff
  • This solar tower makes jet fuel from sunbeams, water, and gas
    Sunlight focuses on a ceramic box atop the solar tower in Madrid. ETH ZurichIt's a smart way to make propellent that cuts back on carbon-intensive processes in flying. The post This solar tower makes jet fuel from sunbeams, water, and gas appeared first on Popular Science....
    Source: Popular Science by Rahul Rao
  • Clean tech projects get a €1.8 billion boost through the EU Innovation Fund
    In an effort to help bring breakthrough technologies to the market, the EU has chosen to invest €1.8 billion in 16 large-scale innovative clean-tech projects under the third round of awards under the Innovation Fund. The post Clean tech projects get a €1.8 billion boost through the EU Innovation Fund...
    Source: Open Access Government by Emily
  • A piece of the puzzle into climate research: freshwater wetlands microbes
    Emily Davenport and Arpita Bose discuss the case for freshwater wetlands as vital pieces of the solution for climate change and sustainable energy synthesis. The post A piece of the puzzle into climate research: freshwater wetlands microbes appeared first on Open Access Government....
    Source: Open Access Government by Emily
  • A lignin digesting enzyme offers tremendous potential for renewable energy and m...
    The post A lignin digesting enzyme offers tremendous potential for renewable energy and materials appeared first on Innovation Toronto....
    Source: Innovation Toronto by innovation
  • MIT Climate and Sustainability Consortium announces recipients of inaugural MCSC...
    Twenty winning projects will link industry member priorities with research groups across campus to develop scalable climate solutions....
    Source: MIT: Research by Molly Chase | Climate and Sustainability Consortium
  • Chemical reactions for the energy transition
    Yogesh Surendranath and his team are bringing powerful techniques of electrochemistry to bear on the problem of designing catalysts for sustainable fuels....
    Source: MIT: Research by Nancy W. Stauffer | MIT Energy Initiative
  • Impact of Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) on biofuels production shown in study
    Capturing the interactions between biofuels and agricultural industries and their connections with other economic activities was key to a first-of-its kind study....
    Source: Purdue Agriculture News
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