Detail drawing of a Greenheart Project ship:
In addition, I have written in the past (back in 2005!) on Pacific Islander about how Vanuatu uses coconut oil - processed into biodiesel - to power its electrical generation, taxis and buses. That post is here: "Coconut Crude".
High time we learn to live sustainably - for ourselves, but more so for coming generations. Ironically, I think less developed nations will find the transition easier than those stuck in the industrialized world paradigm of always looking to non-renewable energy and ever more complex technology to get things done.
Sota Tale (see you again in Fijian).
*don't bet on fracking to allow "business as usual" to continue. I am presently helping to edit a new book by fossil fuel expert Richard Heinberg which will expose fracking as nothing more than environmentally disastrous oil and gas industry "snake oil".