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  •  I don't believe the transition to renewable (0+ / 0-)

    will be painless. It might have been if it had started 20 years ago, but the public wasn't ready to understand what Carter had to say.

    But if we all put our fair share (including the Richistani) into it, it'll probably be survivable. A society-wide replacement of coal plants and automobiles and automobiles is going to be expensive no matter what we replace them with.

    As for biodiesel, there are several VC funded startups researching sewage > algae biomass right now. The supply of used fry oil is limited and often has competing uses that pay better. The supply of sewage is something I'm not concerned about. That can keep our trucks and trains and even jets running if the problems can be worked out.

    Looking for intelligent energy policy alternatives? Try here.

    by alizard on Wed Nov 14, 2007 at 11:49:09 PM PST

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