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Out of the frying pan and into the ship

Graham Watson

16th October 2018

This story reveals the power of technology: new restrictions on sulphur dioxide emissions have forced global shipping to look for solutions to make their fuel less polluting. The solution? A biofuel made out of chip fat. I kid you not. Although quite what chips cooked in shipping fuel are going to taste like is another matter. The article reminds us that bio-fuels have two key challenges to overcome, namely sustainability and availability.

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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