|From:||Lenny Siegel <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Tue, 16 Feb 2010 21:04:52 -0800 (PST)|
|Subject:||[CPEO-MEF] ENERGY: Algae biofuel|
Algae to solve the Pentagon's jet fuel problemUS scientists believe they will soon be able to use algae to produce biofuel for the same cost as fossil fuels
Suzanne Goldenberg Guardian (UK) February 13, 2010The brains trust of the Pentagon says it is just months away from producing a jet fuel from algae for the same cost as its fossil-fuel equivalent.
The claim, which comes from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) that helped to develop the internet and satellite navigation systems, has taken industry insiders by surprise. A cheap, low-carbon fuel would not only help the US military, the nation's single largest consumer of energy, to wean itself off its oil addiction, but would also hold the promise of low-carbon driving and flying for all.
... For the entire article, see http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/feb/13/algae-solve-pentagon-fuel-problem -- Lenny Siegel Executive Director, Center for Public Environmental Oversight a project of the Pacific Studies Center 278-A Hope St., Mountain View, CA 94041 Voice: 650/961-8918 or 650/969-1545 Fax: 650/961-8918 <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.cpeo.org _______________________________________________ Military mailing list Military@lists.cpeo.org http://lists.cpeo.org/listinfo.cgi/military-cpeo.org
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