Real Life Adventures in Biofuels (Issue 35.2)Download file
Sick of high fuel costs? Sickened by the damage transportation is doing to our environment? In theory biofuels -- ethanol, biodiesel, etc. -- might provide relief on both these fronts. But theory aside, is it really practical? For four years Blake O'Brien ran his 1985 diesel Mercedes Benz "beater" (his description) on WVO -- Waste Vegetable Oil -- he scavenged from a nearby Vietnamese eatery. In this telephone conversation O'Brien lays out the pros and cons of of pollution-free, cost-free motoring.
(Warning! the first 60 seconds of our conversation are a bit scratchy. It then settles down. Bear with us.)
- RT @m2bowman: When you're out walking/cycling, do you acknowledge passersby? If so, how? A nod, a wave, a smile, or an actual 'he… https://t.co/ppC1OZHCyP — 3 hours 17 min ago
- Any guess on what Canada's #wildnerness map looks like? #carbonfootprint #yourimpacts https://t.co/XTSRBaUEmC — 4 hours 56 min ago
- RT @AlienorR2: We really blocked Bay Street, the centre of the financial district!! 🌍💚 Picture by Richard Mohammed… https://t.co/6Pvyf1UR6D — 1 day 14 hours ago