|Posted by andypragnell on October 22, 2012 at 12:20 AM|
Could this be the cure for all our problems:
A British firm has produced the first 'petrol from air', it emerged today - in a pioneering scientific breakthrough that could end mankind's reliance on declining fossil fuels.
Air Fuel Synthesis in Stockton-on-Tees, Teesside, claims to have made five litres of petrol since August using a small refinery that synthesises the fuel from carbon dioxide and water vapour.
Experts have hailed the incredible breakthrough as a potential 'game-changer' in the battle against climate change and solution to the globe's escalating energy crisis.
As always with these things there are plenty of caveats as you read the article but it's a start. After all the Wright brothers only flew for 12 seconds, covering 120 feet, on their first flight and now less than 110 years later look at what aircraft can do.
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