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To be more precise: the genetic alteration of bugs — very, very small bacteria — so that when they feed on agricultural waste such as wood chips or wheat straw, they do something extraordinary. They excrete crude oil.
Unbelievably, this is not science fiction. Pal holds up a small beaker of bug excretion that could, theoretically, be poured into the tank of the giant Lexus SUV next to us.
Originally posted by Critical_Mass
reply to post by el_madmaster
The gasoline engine is here to stay.
Oil, just like water, and even you, are part of a cycle.
It's all naturally renewable, it doesn't disappear.