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Airbus, Boeing, Embraer launch joint biofuel project

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biofuel is a crock, they need to work on developing hydrogen for air travel.

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This is all well and good, but shouldn't the engine makers (GE, Rolls Royce, Pratt & Whitney) be leading the way? The aircraft companies don't make the engines, they buy them.

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There might be consequences for the the food production capacity, if vast land is needed to produce biofuel. Also, in the text mentioned about exploration of eucalyptus leaves from Australia. That may affect the environment in the region. I wonder if they have taken that into the account.

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