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Sugarcane-based biofuel could create cheaper, more environmentally-friendly jet fuel

A Boeing 747 burns one gallon of jet fuel per second; that works out to about 5 gallons per mile and around 36,000 gallons for a ten hour flight. With 21 pounds of carbon dioxide released per gallon of fuel burned, that’s 756,000 pounds of CO2 released by just one trip.

By : Karla Lant | Futurism