First covering the basics of the technology with examples from Europe Zevaulia goes on to outline some of the arguments both for an against the technology.
“Energy supply diversification will always be a positive thing to push us away from the use of fossil fuels,” she says.
The video also highlights the case of PLASTIC ENERGY, which has developed technology to recover value from non-recyclable plastics.
The company has been endorsed by naturalist and broadcaster Sir David Attenborough and was the supplier of the fuel that enabled pilot Jeremy Rowsell, as part of the ‘On Wings of Waste’ project, to fly 500 miles from Sydney to Melbourne using conventional fuel blended with 10 per cent fuel manufactured by the company.
PLASTIC ENERGY also features in the 2017 Plastic Oceans Foundation UK film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ – described by Attenborough as the most important film of our time, as example of a solution to the plastic pollution problem.
Zevaulia’s post can be veiwed below.
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