For proponents of alternative energy, it's easy to make a case about the downside of crude oil, but it's also difficult to make a case for a viable, long-term replacement.
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A California company can pull lithium, and other critical metals, out of the effluent water of geothermal power plants, removing the need to drill or blast for new resources the way miners typically do.
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Even as certain tax credits and funding from Washington have dried up, U.S. states remain in competition for clean energy funding, especially from venture capitalists.
While they’ve attracted a dedicated following, electric cars are still carving out their niche and flirting with the mainstream. Here are some eye-popping models.
There are too many options but no one solution to the energy problem. Our needs are many. The current alternative energies — solar, wind, biofuels, nuclear and geothermal — all have limitations, but they're worth it until something better comes along.
It's not a question of which alternative fuel will replace crude oil, but which renewable sources will help reduce America’s reliance on it.