Tuesday, October 30, 2007

good one on using bio-mass and plant waste for energy

oct 30th, 2007

i bet the yanks are working hard towards finding a way to convert cellulose (ie. trees) to ethanol. if they do that, then all their temperate-zone forests (eg. in the northeast) can immediately be turned into fuel rather than having to do the much more expensive route of corn to ethanol.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/20/opinion/20cooper.html?_r=1&th&emc=th&oref=slogin

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