Friday, March 25, 2016
We have discussed in the past the myth of corn and other food crops being used as a biofuel petroleum substitute. However, while leveling forests to grow the billions of tons of corn it would require to replace only a fraction of our petroleum use is not feasible, there is one crop that is being explored as a biofuel substitute that can be grown in acres of open desert and can yield thousands of times the volume of biofuel than corn could. Algae.
If only half of what these guys say is possible, this should be actively pursued as an alternative fuel source.
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Growing Algae Food and Fuel in America's Heartland
Researchers at Arizona State University have established an extensive research program to determine just how effective algae can be in meeting our future needs for food and fuel.
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