Bugs’ bugs cut carbon

The world’s largest steel company is going to use rabbit gut microbes to cut its emissions. ArcelorMittal is planning to spend €87 million (£62m) to use a microbe originally found in a rabbit’s gut to turn a waste gas, which contributes to global warming, into fuel. Bioengineering company LanzaTech will install its technology at ArcelorMittal’s […]

Virgin to pioneer new aviation fuel with half the carbon footprint

A new aviation fuel with half the carbon footprint of the equivalent fossil fuel has been developed by Virgin Atlantic Airways with New Zealand biofuels pioneer LanzaTech. Waste gas from steel industry will be captured and converted into the new low carbon jet fuel. Virgin Atlantic says its could be powering flights on its routes […]