biofuels

Why Algae Could Be The Greatest, And Trickiest, Fuel Source Of All

Why Algae Could Be The Greatest, And Trickiest, Fuel Source Of All

From powering aeroplanes to replacing nuclear energy, algae has been touted as a green energy miracle. So if our waterways are already filled with the stuff, why isn’t it filling the world’s skies with biofueled planes? Algae is a tricky creature that presents a lot of challenges and misconceptions. Here’s…

All Aboard The Meat Train!

All Aboard The Meat Train!

Get ready for the most delicious way to travel: Amtrak will soon run its Heartland Flyer rail line on beef byproduct biodiesel. Just like me, this train will run slowly and inefficiently on burgers.