Spanish company Ingelia has developed an industrial process to produce biocarbon fuel, which can be made using sewage. The resulting product burns like coal but the actual production is carbon neutral — and it has a considerably lower production of harmful wastes such as nitrogen, sulfur, and chlorine. By turning organic waste into a biocarbon that doesn’t emit CO2 or other pollutants when produced, Ingelia may have just found a much more sustainable energy source than traditional coal. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. The European Commision has pledged that the EU will cut greenhouse gas emissions to 80% below 1990 levels by 2050. Realistically, everyone will need to get stuck in to actually hit that target but at the moment, the prospects don’t look fantastic: to halt climate change, the UN has said "unprecedented change" will be required, both on a social and on a global level . However, Spanish company Ingelia may have the key to at least part of the solution: after developing an industrial process to produce a biocarbon called "biochar" which can be used as a much cleaner energy source to traditional coal. A report prepared by the UN body for climate change […]

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