Tag: Biofuels

Biofuels For Kids

What are Biofuels? Biofuels are designed to replace gasoline, diesel fuel and coal, which are called “fossil fuels” because they are made from animals and plants that died millions of years ago. Biofuels are made mostly from plants that have just been harvested. There are three main types of biofuel. Ethanol, biodiesel, and biojet fuel.

Biofuels : What are they?

A biofuel is defined as any fuel whose energy is obtained through a process of biological carbon fixation. That definition serves to make our understanding of biofuels as clear as mud, so let’s unpack it a bit. Biological Carbon Fixation Carbon fixation is a process that takes inorganic carbon (in the form of things like CO2) and