JTEM is right
2018-05-04 06:10:28 UTC
better fit to our society/economy...
The ultimate success story is Brazil, but it's
important to remember that they have an
advantageous climate and a ridiculous amount of
arable land yet still biofuels bake up less
than 20% of their transportation fuels... less
Meaning, natural gas or even propane. There's
already lots of retail points -- including
countless fueling stations -- that offer
this product, so it would hardly take a large
investment in infrastructure to make them work
Horses were the mainstay of transportation for
thousands of years. They not only can get the
job done, the have gotten the job done.
There's coal-to-liquids and bitumen i.e. "Oil
Sands." These are inefficient compared to
traditional oil, as they require a lot of
overhead to turn them into fuel, but they do
fit seamlessly into our existing society.