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Exxon Mobil in the wrong over biofuel advert

According to the advertising watchdog, ASA – Advertising Standards Authority, the advert wrongly implied that algae biofuel could act as a carbon sink, reducing atmospheric CO2. The ad featured a scientist talking about the fuel. In it, he said: In

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Using Algae to Clean Wastewater, Make biofuel

A wastewater treatment plant might seem like the last place to find a fuel for the future, but a team of researchers has done just that. Researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology are using algae grown in wastewater to produce

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Shell sells up it’s Algae biofuel interests

Is algae losing its green bubbling allure? Shell seems to think so as it sold its stake in algae biofuel developer Cellana to its joint venture partner HR BioPetroleum (HRBP). Cellana was formed by Shell and HRBP in 2007 to

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UK ‘Dream Team’ works to improve algae biofuel production

AnĀ elite scientific team drawn from leading research institutions in the UK, are progressing well in a bid to find a successful formula to create low-cost biofuel in vast quantities. It hopes to develop a system to cultivate and process 70

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Algae power reaches for the sky

Air travel could be powered from vast seas of algae growing close to airports within four years, according to researchers and airlines hoping to find a green future for aviation. Industry giants including British Airways and Airbus are supporting a

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