Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Five Technologies That Could Change Everything

The Wall Street Journal reports this week that next few decades, the world will need to wean itself from dependence on fossil fuels and drastically reduce greenhouse gases. Current technology will take us only so far; major breakthroughs are required. So the writer, Michael Totty offers up these five technologies:

  • SPACE-BASED SOLAR POWER
  • ADVANCED CAR BATTERIES
  • UTILITY STORAGE
  • CARBON CAPTURE AND STORAGE
  • NEXT-GENERATION BIOFUELS

We've discussed a few of these on this very blog, but we'd like to get your input. Is Tolly's tally an accurate account of what we may see in the future? What is he missing?

Five Technologies That Could Change Everything

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