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Exploring the Methanol Economy 

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Exploring the Methanol Economy 

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Exploring the Methanol Economy 

Exploring the Methanol Economy 

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This week, President Bush called for greater reliance on ethanol as a fuel source, along with increased use of alternative fuels such as biodiesel and hydrogen. Nobel Laureate George Olah says that the answer isn't ethanol or hydrogen — it's methanol.

Guests:

George Olah, Nobel laureate in chemistry, 1994; co-author, Beyond Oil and Gas: The Methanol Economy; Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker distinguished professor of organic chemistry, University of Southern California