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Reducing CO2 emissions from the new generation aeroplanes has always been a headache for the researchers, as the planes contribute to more than 2% of the global carbon emissions and the aviation industry is growing rapidly. It was Virgin Atlantic who had flown a commercial flight with biofuel way back in 2008. Though it was only a small percentage of coconut and babassu oil mixture which was added to the regular aviation fuel.
A study by lead researcher Carsten Kulheim and his team from The Australian National University (ANU) shows oil from Australia’s gum (eucalyptus) trees can be used to produce enough low-carbon renewable jet fuel. The study was conducted at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, University of Tennessee, and the University of Florida in the United States.