It's The N-Generation

When a U.S. alternative energy company signed a technology license contract last month to enable China's largest coal company to build a $2 billion plant to liquefy coal in Inner Mongolia it may have been sealing the future of OPEC. If the technology lives up to its promise and can economically transform coal into diesel and gasoline it may tip the geopolitical scales by reducing the dependence on oil of coal-rich countries like China, the U.S. and Germany. At the same time it could significantly decrease pollution blamed for global warming and acid rain.

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