Biofuels: What do the experts think?

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    more ... Biofuels: What do the experts think? - CNN.com
     
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    All these things will happen very quickly because the demand for oil is growing.

    For $10,000 you can buy a machine that will produce enthanol in your own backyard for $1 a gallon. It can produce 35 gallons a week by combining sugar, yeast, and water.

    GM is building a $300 million dollar plant to produce oil from garbage.

    The human race has infinite ingenuity, and we will solve this problem.
     
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    Ethanol is a wash. It creates too much pollution.

    If the human race has infinite ingenuity, how come it can't do something simple like find someone with a brain to run for President of the US?
     
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    I have a friend who runs on biodiesel. He collects the oil from restaurants, and refined it with a really simply process. It costs him 50 cents a gallon, so he's saving about 90% on fuel.
     
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    Don't tell GunnyL.

    He thinks it can't be done.

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    Imagine how embarrassing it would be to have to take your car into the shop because the injectors got clogged with little bits of fried chicken.
     
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    Australia's Qantas makes first commercial biofuel flight - Yahoo! News

    Australia's Qantas Friday launched the nation's first commercial flight using a mixture of refined cooking oil, saying it would not survive if it relied solely on traditional jet fuel.

    "We need to get ready for a future that is not based on traditional jet fuel or frankly we don't have a future," Qantas chief executive Alan Joyce said.
     
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    Nobody with a brain wants the job.
     

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