What's That? (57) by jurvetson
We may now be ready to set things right, if we continue to fund scientific research for alternative energy sources, such as algae.
Carefully read the story of how we, yes we, abandoned alternative sources of energy and played our fiddles while the oil burned up our economy.
Ooops! Now we bemoan the fact. On the positive side, one thing is different now, and that is the ability of people, including scientists, to get their message across without the help of traditional media. Journalists and their bosses failed miserably to report on these issues, so greedy people who only look out for themselves were able to bring us, as a nation, to our knees with the high price of energy and the destruction of our economy.
How Algal Biofuels Lost a Decade in the Race to Replace Oil