Wednesday, 31 March 2010

Ready for CAE p 158. Oil Alternatives. Extra Listening

Finding reliable sources of renewable energy is now the order of the day. Happily, researchers at Cambridge University have identified an unlikely fuel source. Algae. Watch above.

We’ve entered the “Age of Tough Oil.” The easy oil is gone, this is why we’re now drilling in geologically and politically risky places. And, of course, this makes BP-style oil spills more an inevitability than a one-time accident. Listen to NPR interview with Michael Klare above for more on this. You can read the transcript as you listen.

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