Biofuel Revisited

As most people know, or should, the concept of growing fuel is absolutely ludicrous, especially considering the majority of this fuel theoretically would come from food crops, opening up a huge bag of worms in the areas of land use, water consumption, and an abject increase in the cost of food. That being said, one cannot deny the unsustainable nature of an oil-based world, and the immediate need for solutions to the looming problem. And, despite the fact the biofuels up to this point have been a complete disaster in both concept and implementation, there are good things arising from the movement toward alternative fuels. Here is one good example, a potential major breakthrough in sustainable energy.