Why ethanol?

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Why ethanol?

Postby Rachel Russell 4B » Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:57 pm

The book says that the new fuels scientists are developing are mostly organic compounds like ethanol. Why are we researching fuels like these if they still contribute to global warming and require significant amounts of energy and water to produce? Why aren't we pursuing clean energies like solar and wind more?

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Re: Why ethanol?

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Feb 08, 2016 10:20 am

it contains less carbon per mole and will release less co2 and at the same time, it is more easy to obtain.


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