Saturday, March 26, 2011

Natural gas the next ‘green hope’

Comparing to the alternative fuels' overall cost, natural gas may be the next best thing before "greener" technology becomes abundant and cost effective for the masses.
"In North America, four factors promise to make natural gas a viable alternative to oil-based fuels. 
  • First, revolutionary technology is unlocking enormous new supplies of shale gas. 
  • Second, unrest in North Africa and the Middle East has underlined U.S. oil-supply vulnerability. 
  • Third, there are clear environmental advantages to clean-burning natural gas (which emits 25 per cent less carbon dioxide than diesel). 
  • Fourth, there have been major advances in natural gas fuel technology."
Read the full article: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/commentary/gwyn-morgan/natural-gas-the-next-green-hope/article1948906/

1 comment:

  1. Natural gas cannot harm nature and even human health. That is why it is being studied to be a replacement for regular petroleum gas.

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