Plant-Based Fuels to Make Cars Eco-Friendlier

With traditional fuel types getting increasingly scarce, the debate around what will be the next fuel type powering our vehicles is becoming louder and louder. It is clear that the next fuel we adopt needs to be sustainable in terms of production and needs to have little impact on the environment. One of the more advanced and widely accepted potential fossil fuel replacements is plant-based fuel.

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Giles Kirkland is an automotive industry researcher and writer. He focuses on the technological, scientific, and sustainable aspects of the automotive. As the world evolves faster than ever, Giles enjoys keeping track of all current developments and sharing his knowledge and experience with other motoring and technology enthusiasts across the globe. You can find his articles on TwitterFacebook and Oponeo blog. 

Smokeless Biofuel Saves Lives in Africa

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Julie is committed to telling the story of where business meets good. She is the Founder of B Storytelling, a content development company specifically designed to help popularize the good happening through business. They do this by helping B Corps and other social enterprises identify, build and leverage their brands. She is also a writer for 3BL Media and Just Means and has been published in M&V Magazine and the Centre of Social Innovation at the University of Cambridge among others. Julie has an MBA in Managing for Sustainability from Marlboro Graduate School. She lives in West Palm Beach, Florida and is laser focused on becoming a better surfer than her husband, Thomas. 

Olympic Pride Drives Race to Alternative Jet Fuel Before Tokyo 2020

The 2020 Olympic and Paralympic games in Tokyo are expected to draw millions of visitors beyond the usual tourist crowds to Japan. In addition to the enormous draw on the nation’s infrastructure, getting all of those people there represents a huge carbon issue—that’s a whole lot of planes coming from around the world, and a whole lot of jet exhaust being belched into the sky.

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Andrew is the author of Frommer's global guide to volunteer vacations, "500 Places Where You Can Make a Difference" (Gold Medal Winner from Society of American Travel Writers: Best Guide Book 2010). He spent more than a decade on the editorial team of PASSPORT Magazine. He has volunteered and led teams on service projects around the world, and is honored to be on the boards of directors for the Alisa Ann Ruch Burn Foundation (AARBF.org) and Mentor Artists Playwrights Project (mentorartists.org). Mersmann has been a featured speaker, interview guest, or moderator on several travel talks, from the New York Times Travel Show, Smithsonian Associates, and the 92nd Street Y-TriBeCa to Oprah and Friends, Animal House, and The Focus Group on satellite radio as well as on NY1 television. Past participant at the Clinton Global Initiative and judge for Condé Nast World Changers Conference, he blogs about volunteering and service travel at www.ChangeByDoing.com. As part of the evox television team, he is dedicated to audience engagement, so if you're not engaged, he needs to be thumped on the head (gently)...or at least told (nicely). Twitter: /ChangeByDoing

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flames and embers in charcoal fire
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