Grass - a great source of energy as we look to cut our carbon footprint

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Period29 Sep 2011

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TitleGrass - a great source of energy as we look to cut our carbon footprint
DescriptionLITTLE did I realise that when I quit my job in banking to go travelling I would end up here. Off I was, having a lovely time travelling in India, when suddenly I felt convinced our use of the planet and its resources was unsustainable. I needed to respond, so I went to Aberystwyth to study environmental biology. I'm now part of a large team developing sustainable energy for the future, using plants. Fuel from plants is not a new thing - the Ford model T engine was designed to run on bioethanol. Nowadays, Formula 1 racing requires that more than 5% of fuel must be derived from plants.

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Media name/outletWestern Mail
CountryUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Date29 Sep 2011
URLShowEditwww.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/2011/09/26/grass-a-great-source-of-energy-as-we-look-to-cut-our-carbon-footprint-91466-29485648/