05 Aug '11, 4pm

Social Enterprise: Can Green Jet Fuel Take Off? | Social Enterprise via @justmeans

Social Enterprise: Can Green Jet Fuel Take Off? | Social Enterprise via @justmeans

Social Enterprise: Can Green Jet Fuel Take Off? This social enterprise story has the potential to change the airline industry and could help globe trotters to reduce their carbon footprint. According to Greenpeace, in terms of damage to the climate, flying is ten times worse than taking the train and in the UK it is responsible for 13 per cent of the impact on our climate. This story that takes us to Brazil, a country rich in sugarcane to find out whether it's possible to produce a new type of super fuel; a green jet fuel?! A new study funded by Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer ; the Inter-American Development Bank ; Boeing and Amyris , a California biofuel company with operations in Brazil is looking into the prospects of producing a green jet fuel; which would be a landmark for social enterprise. The World Wildlife Fund , an environmental group, is the independent...

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