Tag Archive | Sustainable energy

My dream: to be able to drive a virus-powered car — Angela Belcher

My dream: to be able to drive a virus-powered car — Angela Belcher

Angela Belcher’s TED Talk presentation is anything but a fluff piece. However, her discussion reveals the kind of exciting scientific discovery driving the future of sustainable energy. Clean, renewable energy awaits a society with the vision and willingness to invest in green technology. We boast some of the sharpest scientific minds on the planet. By no coincidence, many have focused their R&D efforts on finding solutions for an Earth that cannot indefinitely endure environmental damage from greenhouse gasses and global warming.

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What Do Old Lamb Chops, Fish Heads and Chicken Fat Have in Common?

What Do Old Lamb Chops, Fish Heads and Chicken Fat Have in Common?

Marketplace BBC World Service recently reported that big U.K. chains such as Walmart and Tesco are now actively running some of their stores on electricity converted from leftover foods.

Fish heads, old lamb chops, stale sandwiches, and chicken fat represent just a few of the food waste products whose biogas can be burned to create electricity.