One Molecule Could Cure Our Addiction to Oil

One Molecule Could Cure Our Addiction to Oil

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On a blackboard, it looks so simple: Take a plant and extract the cellulose. Add some enzymes and convert the cellulose molecules into sugars. Ferment the su...

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National Geographic: Green Dreams

National Geographic: Green Dreams

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Producing fuel from corn and other crops could be good for the planet—if only the process didn't take a significant environmental toll. New breakthroughs cou...

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UK and EU: Hey American, cut it out with the biofuel invasion already

UK and EU: Hey American, cut it out with the biofuel invasion already

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Part of the problem is that American biodiesel companies basically get breaks from two governments, an American subsidy of $1 a gallon and then an UK rebate...

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Zero Emissions

Zero Emissions

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There's a lot you can do to limit your emissions while driving. Control your speed, get a fuel efficient vehicle, even carpool. But no matter what you do, yo...

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Least Fuel-Efficient Hybrids

Least Fuel-Efficient Hybrids

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Interested in an energy-efficient auto? You're in luck. That's because nearly every major car company has a hybrid line, or has plans to introduce one soon....

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