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    Re: Podesta joins biotech firm with patent promising liquid fuels from solar energy

    Quote Originally Posted by Kandahar View Post
    They'll say "Looking back over the last decade, it's amazing how quickly solar power supplanted oil and coal as soon as it became cost-competitive. There were some unorthodox ideas to prolong the era of dirty fossil fuels, such as making bacteria that pooped out oil, but ultimately these efforts were dwarfed by the massive impact of solar energy."
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    Re: Podesta joins biotech firm with patent promising liquid fuels from solar energy

    Quote Originally Posted by danarhea View Post
    No feeding required, as this genetically engineered bacteria takes its nourishment directly out of the air, to manufacture the oil that it craps out.
    Just out of curiousity, what does it consume from air, and is that substance replenished in some way?

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    Re: Podesta joins biotech firm with patent promising liquid fuels from solar energy

    Quote Originally Posted by ??? View Post
    Just out of curiousity, what does it consume from air, and is that substance replenished in some way?
    From what I've read, it eats carbon out of the air, and burning the fuel it poops out will make more carbon.
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