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Photobucket Photo courtesy of Boeing At REFF-West on Tuesday, a clean tech conference in Seattle, Boeing stated biofuel flying is three years away. Crazy, huh? Flying is a major contributor of greenhouse gasses, doing more damage because it’s heavy in the atmosphere, so Boeing’s plans are not without criticisms of “greenwashing,” a deliberate PR-move. According to the Guardian, Friends of the Earth said “the aviation industry should limit flights first before turning to biofuels and warned that doubts over the ecological benefits of alternative fuels had not been answered.” More.

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