Report says fossil fuels threat to US security + Scientists Work To Plug Microorganisms Into The Energy Grid

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Tue, 19 May 2009 00:41:37 GMT

Veteran US army chiefs warn of a looming ‘threat’ to national security unless the issues surrounding the aging power grid and energy sources are addressed.

Former military commanders have, in a Monday report, cautioned the US government to ‘aggressively’ pursue fresh energy use models or risk major problems arising from the ongoing dependency on fossil fuels including oil and natural gas.

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Scientists Work To Plug Microorganisms Into The Energy Grid

ScienceDaily May 19, 2009

The answer to the looming fuel crisis in the 21st century may be found by thinking small, microscopic in fact. Microscopic organisms from bacteria and cyanobacteria, to fungi and microalgae, are biological factories that are proving to be efficient sources of inexpensive, environmentally friendly biofuels that can serve as alternatives to oil, according to research presented at the 109th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology.

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