Jet fuel made from food waste and other “wet waste” could cut carbon emissions by 165%

Jet fuel made from food waste and other “wet waste” could reduce carbon emissions by 165% compared to fossil fuel, according to new research. Researchers in the US have discovered a way to transform food scraps and used cooking oil, as well as animal manure and wastewater into a type of paraffin that works in jet engines. The new study, published in the Proceedings of the … Continue reading Jet fuel made from food waste and other “wet waste” could cut carbon emissions by 165%

British Airways could partially power flights using sustainable fuel as early as 2022

British Airways plans to operate transatlantic flights partially powered by sustainable fuels as early as next year in a move that would generate 70% less carbon emissions than conventional jet fuel. BA plans to invest in a new US plant to be built in Georgia by LanzaJet, which will produce sustainable aviation fuel from sustainably-sourced ethanol. BA expects the fuel to be available to power … Continue reading British Airways could partially power flights using sustainable fuel as early as 2022