Tag: kudzu

Huffington Post article slams Romney, Obama for failing to address climate change, biofuels

Huffington Post article slams Romney, Obama for failing to address climate change, biofuels

October 29, 2012 |

In Washington, D.C., a recent Huffington Post article slammed the presidential candidates’ failure to discuss climate change in the 3rd debate, which focused on foreign policy. Of biofuels, the article discussed a letter sent to the Obama administration from 200 scientists who are protesting the use of invasive grasses for advanced biofuel feedstock. According to […]

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Kudzu as a biofuels feedstock

Kudzu as a biofuels feedstock

June 5, 2012 |

In a follow-up to yesterday’s “The 13 oddest and strangest biofuels feedstocks,”  Inventure’s chemical engineers, based at the University of Alabama’s business incubator are exploring the use of kudzu as a feedstock for ethanol production. The vines, which are spreading across the South, can be turned into a sugary syrupy-like substance that will then be […]

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Yecch, ptooey! The 13 oddest and strangest biofuels feedstocks

Yecch, ptooey! The 13 oddest and strangest biofuels feedstocks

June 4, 2012 |

Nothing new under the sun? Potrzebie! These biofuels feedstocks set records for ingenuity, sheer craziness and a liberal dose of “what, me worry?” Most of the stories we write at the Digest on the subject of biofuels feedstocks fall into the well-established realms of normal. But every once in a while, a feedstock emerges that is […]

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