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Biofuels

What’s the Solution to Our Energy Needs?

Thursday, June 12th, 2008

I’m getting sick of talking about oil. Why? Because NOT ENOUGH is being done. Oh sure, congress dragged in the oil executives and berated them over high fuel prices and threatened to slap them with windfall profit taxes (what the heck is that supposed to accomplish?). It was a great PR stunt to make it […]

Why Aren’t More People Talking About Biofuel From Algae?

Monday, June 9th, 2008

Reading assignment: Cultivating Algae for Liquid Fuel Production by Thomas F. Riesing, Ph.D. Read that article. I read it and my main question is: WHAT AM I MISSING? Seriously, after reading that article along with all the other stuff I have been reading, I can’t understand why we aren’t moving full-force into getting this stuff […]

Politicians and Oil

Friday, June 6th, 2008

The price of oil has been on my mind a lot lately. This morning’s WSJ had an article about how Congressman Bart Stupak is looking for the villian responsible for high oil prices. He claims oil prices are being manipulated by trading houses and futures markets. He may be right but I think he and […]

Yeah Right – OPEC Is Unhappy with Recent Surge in Oil Prices

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

I was at a track meet this morning. My youngest son ran two events and did pretty good. They won the first relay race but didn’t do quite as well on the second relay race. It was fun but I forgot to wear a hat and now my forehead feels crispy. Anyway, I find this […]

Could Algae Be The Answer to Our Fuel Needs?

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Watch this video and tell me what you think. I think it looks promising and it looks like it can be done for about $2 at the pump (I’m guessing here). While you’re at it, watch this short video too: I thought the last video was interesting when he talked about the gallon yield per […]