It sounds too good to be true: a machine that turns trash into oil. But it existsâ€” and the first commercial model has been sold to a company in Arizona to turn junk tires into oil, natural gas, and other reusable products.
Solutions like this having been popping up everywhere lately. Whether it’s continual power from solar, warming an office building by piping in the too-warm air heated by human bodies in the nearby RR station, or trapping the warmth from an asphalt road to heat a house, all manner of macro and micro solutions are being created now.
There will be huge amounts of money and research poured into slowing global warming and creating renewable energy in the coming years, with major breakthroughs sure to come.