Bio jet fuels good for the climate, but technologies need tweaking

Two researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's (NTNU) Industrial Ecology Programme decided to look at how producing aviation biofuels in Norway would affect the climate and other environmental aspects identified by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs. These goals have been developed to guide the world's transition to a more sustainable society, says Phys.org.

Nov 20th, 2018
Bio jet fuels good for the climate, but technologies need tweaking
Bio jet fuels good for the climate, but technologies need tweaking
Trondheim, Norway –Two researchers at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology's (NTNU) Industrial Ecology Programme decided to look at how producing aviation biofuels in Norway would affect the climate and other environmental aspects identified by the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, or SDGs. These goals have been developed to guide the world's transition to a more sustainable society, says Phys.org. Continue reading original article

The Intelligent Aerospace take:

Nov. 20, 2018 Norway’s goal of attaining 30 percent of its jet fuel from biofuels – much of which is derived from waste forest residues - is both scientifically interesting from a production standpoint and potentially impactful ecologically.

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
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