Asked in Environmental Issues
How does methanol impact the environment?
Did you mean Ethanol? IF so... Ethanol doesn't help the environment, just limits the use of fossil fuels. This Ethanol is a energy source similar to gasoline but is made from the Surplus Supplies from farms in the great plains. So in other words, it is just n alternative resource. ...
Asked in Environmental Issues, Global Warming, Energy
What are the pluses and minuses of using ethanol as energy?
pluses: ethanol is an altenitive energy. this means that if we use ethanol we become less dependant on petrolum. minuses: if more and more people become dependant on ethanol we, the US, will have to grow more corn to satisfy that demand. ...
Asked in Cheating
Is consequence and impact same?
When you say consequences they are all positive. When you say impact, they may be positive or negative, such as positive impact or negative impact. But we don't use phrases like positive consequence or negative consequence. But there are surely positive and negative impacts! What do you say? ...
How do current environmental issues impact the use of renewable energy?
The 'use' of renewable energy [sources] must be maximized. And How!
Can ethanol save you fuel?
No, your car will actually use more fuel when run on ethanol or with ethanol added into the gasoline, as ethanol has less energy than gasoline. The reason ethanol is sometimes used is that it causes less pollution as it burns cleaner than gasoline and also can assist gasoline to burn cleaner when used as an additive. ...
Asked in Environmental Issues, Pollution, Energy
How can you overcome the use of energy in our environment?
That sounds as if you want to stop using energy. That's not possible - we need energy to survive. We (humans) can reduce our use of energy, and we can try to reduce the environmental impact of the energy we do use. ...
Which is the best alcohol at producing energy and why?
Ethanol, due to it's inherent properties as a fuel. Brazil produces alot of Ethanol and is about to become energy independent because of it. But check this out: Crops such as corn, Sugar cane, beets, etc.. are converted to alcohol. In the case of corn to ethanol, it is energy negative. It takes 71% more energy to produce ethanol than is obtained from the ethanol. Also, using grain such as corn for fuel precludes it from being used as food for...
Asked in Elements and Compounds
What are the concerns of using ethanol as a fuel?
Ethanol has many considerations as far as its use as an automotive fuel.\: # On the plus side it is a liquid and easily handled in the present transportation and delivery systems. # On the negative side: * Ethanol from food crops removes food from the system * It requires more energy to produce ethanol than the automobile gets out of the ethanol (Crops require fertilization and fertilizers are made using hydrocarbons, ethanol is made by fermaentation, the fermentation products require distillation, the...
Can you use ethanol gas in a 2000 Grand Am GT?
You can only use the gas that is blended with ethanol. 90 % gas 10 % ethanol. You can not use the new 85% ethanol 15 % gas; this will eat the seals on your fuel system. I hope this helps you. Mark ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What are the positive and negative impacts of the airplane?
A positive impact of airplanes is that we can ship goods from place to place, rather than using a boat or a truck. A negative impact on airplanes is the pollutants from their engines and the amount of wind they use. ...