Jun 26, 2011 Algae: The Future of Fuel

Algae: The Future of Fuel

Our planet is slowly but surely running out of easily accessible fossil fuel. But what if there was a viable alternative to conventional oil? And what if there was an inexhaustible supply that could be produced anywhere in the world? And what if burning it was actually part of the solution to global warming?

Algae : The Future of Fuel is a half hour documentary that reveals the global search that is underway to develop a renewable energy source from an unlikely source: algae. The film explores the ground breaking research being done by the National Research Council in Halifax and explains why algae fuel isn't that far-fetched since it's the same as the crude oil we already use today - except it hasn't been aged for a few million years.

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