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What's Driving My Car? 2050 Biofuels and Other Sustainable Energy Sources

Episode first aired on 3/19/2010

Tim Donohue, professor of Bacteriology, head of the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center at UW-Madison, discusses the growing field of bioenergy, the production of energy from such renewable sources as plants, trees, and agricultural waste. With fears of global warming and increased pressure to reduce America's dependence on fossil fuels, Wisconsin's pioneering efforts in bioenergy may transform the way we live a generation from now.