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How Frozen Fuel Works

That's not just any mud. That's a fossil fuel that's stashed away in huge quantities in deposits all over the Earth's crust. Could that frozen fuel also heat up the planet?


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In the year 2050, what energy source will we use to power our vehicles?

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How Bourne Energy's RiverStar Works

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How Frozen Fuel Works

How Frozen Fuel Works

Frozen fuel could be used to heat up the planet. Learn about frozen fuel and its uses in this article. See more »

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