Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Algal fuels promoters have problem right, solution wrong

Algal fuels key to nation's energy independence - On Line Opinion - 23/4/2013: "Just days into a major Middle East or Southeast Asian conflict, Australian cars and trucks could be immobilised, public transport overwhelmed and supplies of life-saving medications would begin running out.
Within a week, shops would be stripped of food and farmers' tractors would be silent.
"Essentially, our society as we know it would cease to function," says former Royal Australian Air Force deputy chief John Blackburn in a recent NRMA report, warning of Australia's extreme vulnerability to an overseas fuel supply disruption."

Much better idea than algal fuels. Gradually abolish the private auto. Start in the cities, by making public transport fare-free and gradually banning cars.

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