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Awareness regarding use of alternative and better fuels

Idea by Shrivallabh Kamat   |   added on Sep 08, 2011 11:43AM Suggestion Suggestion
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Awareness amongst students, teachers and general public regarding the use of alternative and better fuels

India is the second largest producer of sugarcane in the world after Brazil.  However, molasses, a side product of sugar industry are not utilized efficiently to produce ethanol.  Brazil is increasingly blending ethanol with gasoline since 1976 and has succeeded in reduction of total life cycle greenhouse gas emissions by 61% in 2010 (US EPA).

The aim of these presentations is to bring about awareness amongst all students, teachers, general public and especially the decision makers of India to blend ethanol in gasoline and reduce pollution, greenhose gases, use of petrol & petrol prices.

Topic: presentations, environment, climate change Audience: students, teachers, scientists, researchers, decision makers, general public
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