Antonio Pasolini

Antonio Pasolini
apasolini@gmail.com
Corporate Social Responsibility writer for Justmeans, Antonio Pasolini is a journalist currently based in Berlin who writes about clean energy, green living and sustainability. He also works as a translator (Portuguese-English) and promotes animal rights and veganism in his spare time. He is the proud guardian of a dog called Dylan, who was rescued from a public shelter in Spain. Pasolini recently launched a book of short stories in Portuguese called Ponto de Fuga.

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9 years 2 weeks ago

A California-based company called OriginOil this week announced that it has received the first commercial order to deploy is algae oil extraction system in an industrial setting.

The order was placed by MBD Energy, a company that converts captured flue-gas emissions into oil-rich algal biomass, and an extraction unit will pilot at one of Australia’s three largest coal-fired power plants. OriginOil’s technology will support a pilot Bio-CCS (Bio-based Carbon Capture and Storage) algal synthesizer system at Queensland's Tarong Power Station.

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9 years 2 weeks ago

An Avatar-style battle is being fought out over the future of the Amazon region in Brazil and the prospect of turning the region into a hydropower hub. At the center of the battle is Belo Monte, a dam project to be built in the heart of the Amazon, which environmentalists and tribal populations have called an environmental and human disaster.

A new chapter of the battle started this week when the new government headed by President Dilma issued a partial licence to allow Belo Monte Dam Complex to break ground on the margins of the Amazon’s Xingu River.

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