With rising gas prices and environmental concerns, biofuels may help you not only save money, but also drive a little greener. Discover the buzz about biofuels in these articles.
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Used mainly in the U.S. as pancake syrup, sweet sorghum is exploding in popularity thanks to its other uses as a biofuel and animal feed. How can one plant do so much?
Can we use vegetable oil as fuel in our cars and in electrical generators? The short answer is yes. The longer answer is, well, yes, with a good number of qualifications.
We’re still a ways from a hemp-powered car, but industrial hemp has made a number of headlines in past years, especially as an alternative energy source. Is hemp the power of the future?
By Alice Truong
Scientists use the term algae to refer to a large and varied group of plantlike organisms often found in water. Like plants, algae are photosynthetic: They convert carbon dioxide into food using the power of sunlight. Could it be used as fuel?
By Chris Opfer
Switching the world's energy consumption to biofuel makes good sense in some aspects, but the biofuels most likely to be produced on a large scale carry significant drawbacks. What are some of the economic disadvantages of biofuel?
As gas prices continue to rise and global warming becomes more pervasive, more people are using biofuels as a way to save money and decrease their consumption of fossil fuels. And while they're definitely not perfect, they have many advantages over types of fuels.
By spring of 2011, the leading international standards board is expected to approve a biofuel for use in jet engines. But is biofuel really a reasonable alternative for jet fuel?
Scientists are focusing a lot of research -- and money -- on biofuel technology. The good news is the fuels are out there and in general, they're sustainable and better for the environment than fossil fuels. But they still have their downfalls, one being they're still expensive to produce. Read on to find out more about five of the "cheapest" biofuels.