Jet AircraftSynthesized “solar” jet fuel: renewable kerosene. The European Union sponsored SOLAR-JET project has successfully demonstrated an entire production chain for synthesizing kerosene from sunlight, water, and carbon dioxide, and thereby revolutionize the future of aviation.  This process, in the early stages of development, has the potential to produce other transportation fuels, such as diesel, gasoline, and even hydrogen.   Read about this remarkable potential for the future as reported by Science Daily.

About the Author: Lauren Boitel

Lauren Boitel is the Executive Director of ImpactNV, a statewide sustainability NGO convener and coalition builder that drives systemic change around economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the Silver State. Lauren has 12 years of experience as a Sustainability Professional in Southern Nevada and teaches Sustainability & Entrepreneurship for the Lee Business School at UNLV.

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