CO2 envisioned as source of green fuel

Methanol isn't new as a fuel – late in the 20th century it gained some traction, especially as a blend-in in gasoline, but it's faded since then as a transportation option.

Biofuels and rising food prices

Many people want to be “green” and find cleaner more sustainable fuel sources. Unfortunately, the desire for these friendly biofuels is driving up the price of food.

MIT uses viruses to split water for fuel

An MIT team has managed what amounts to artificial photosynthesis, using a modified virus and sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen atoms.