TITLE

Pumped!

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/19/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses scientists' efforts to develop alternative sources of energy to reduce people's dependence on gasoline. Biofuels such as biodiesel from algae and ethanol from garbage are beginning to be seen as viable alternatives to fossil fuels since they are made from renewable sources and release fewer harmful gases into the Earth's atmosphere. Only a small percentage of vehicles currently run on biofuels, but experts believe that more and more people will use them once biofuel technology is perfected.
ACCESSION #
34312652

Tags: POWER resources;  BIOMASS energy;  RENEWABLE energy sources;  GASOLINE;  FOSSIL fuels

 

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