Browsing the "methane" Tag

Methane Leaks from Fracking are Much Worse than We Thought

August 11th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

A major new study in Geophysical Research Letters by 19 researchers — primarily from NOAA and the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES) — shows that the natural gas fields leaked 6-12% of the total methane produced, on average, throughout the month of February … that’s way bad

Human Waste Fueling Spanish Vehicles

July 30th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor

Spanish firm All-gas is using human waste to create biofuel, in what is a remarkably unique development. The facility in Chiclana de la Frontera, Southwest Spain, uses waste water to produce algae-based biofuel. The 12m Euro project is part of Spain’s strategy to encourage alternative energy and reduce their reliance on fossil fuels

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