Algal biofuel production is neither environmentally nor commercially sustainable

by | Feb 2, 2018 | Algae To Biofuel | 0 comments

Modern biofuels have been touted as a greener alternative to petrol and diesel since the early 1900s. It seems like a good idea on paper, and they do work – but their use and production doesn’t come without problems.

The first generation of biofuels – mainly ethanol made from plant crops – and second generation, derived from plant and animal waste streams, both had environmentalists and others concerned about the competition for land and nutrients between biofuels production and food production.

Read more at: https://phys.org/news/2017-08-algal-biofuel-production-environmentally-commercially.html#jCp

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