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Who Killed The Electric Car?   video
Science & Tech  (tags: movie, doc, film, oil, design, environment, energy, society, technology, climate, cars )

- 2759 days ago -
GM & Toyota Threatened the owners of the EV1 (including Alexandra Paul, Martin Sheen, Peter Horton, Tom Hanks, Mel Gibson, Ed Bagley Jr, ***President Jimmy Carter) The EV1 was a great car!
Top 15 Unexpected Uses For Biodiesel
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B100, B20, biodiesel, biofuels, bioheat, bioremediation, diesel, electricity, energy, fuel cells, Green, guide, howto, hydrogen, oil, petroleum, renewable energy, renewable power, resources, top10 )

- 2802 days ago -
While virtually everyone is familiar with the use of biodiesel as a substitute for diesel fuel, a few novel uses may not have crossed your radar. Biodiesel can produce hydrogen, clean up oil spills, degrease your tools, heat your home, and more.
Switchgrass Could Displace 30% of US Petroleum Usage With 94% GHG Reduction : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, biofuels, cellulosic ethanol, ethanol, oil, petroleum, research, science, study, switchgrass, transportation )

- 2815 days ago -
Switchgrass has been shown to produce 540% more energy than was used to grow, harvest, and process it into cellulosic ethanol, while reducing greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by 94% when compared to gasoline. It could potentially displace 30% of US fuel.
Study: Buying Biodiesel May Be A Gamble : Gas 2.0
Science & Tech  (tags: alternative fuels, B20, biodiesel, driving, fuel, gas, oil, petroleum, radiocarbon, research, science, study, transportation )

- 2823 days ago -
If you ever buy retail biodiesel for your diesel vehicle, it turns out you might not be getting exactly what you paid for--or you may be getting quite a bit more. A new study from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute found wide variation in biodiesel blends.
Cellulosic Ethanol Sugar Diverted to Algae Biodiesel Production
Science & Tech  (tags: algaculture, algae, biodiesel, biofuel, cars, diesel, energy, fuel, Green, Josh Tickell, oil, petroleum, Solazyme, technology, transporation )

- 2864 days ago -
A new biofuel company is going to combine cellulosic ethanol and algae biodiesel production technology, because they think it provides a more positive energy balance. Solazyme will be buying sugar from cellulosic ethanol companies to feed to algae.
Scientists Find Key to Powering the World With Garbage!
Science & Tech  (tags: climate, interesting, research, green, fuel cell, microbes, biofilm, oil, scientists, study, technology )

- 2884 days ago -
Like Dr Emmet Brown of "Back to the Future" fame, scientists now have the power to really power the planet with garbage in an environmentally friendly process. We'll no longer have to rely on the expensive, polluting, and bloodthirsty addiction to end
Missouri to Mandate Ethanol in New Year
Science & Tech  (tags: americans, climate, CO2emissions, conservation, GoodNews, government, humans, policy, Sustainabililty, efficiency, business, consumers, corporate, news, oil, interesting, technology, study, automotive )

- 2885 days ago -
" Missouri is poised to become only the third state to mandate ethanol, the corn-based fuel, be mixed with gasoline. When the New Year arrives Tuesday, Missouri will join Minnesota and Hawaii in requiring ethanol." (First paragraph of article).
Original Blueprints for 200 Mpg Carburetor Found in England
Science & Tech  (tags: auto, automotive, car, cars, discovery, design, oil )

- 2898 days ago -
The original blueprints for a device that could have revolutionized the motor car have been discovered in the secret compartment of a tool box. A carburetor that would allow a car to travel 200 miles on a gallon of fuel caused oil stocks to crash

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