Ocean Will Save South Florida, If It Doesn't Swallow It First
|FAU research aims to stave off dystopian future full of American amphibians|
Sue Skemp, executive director at Florida Atlantic University's Center for Ocean Energy Technology, tells CNN:
"If you can take an engine and put it on the back of a boat or propel a ship through water, why not take a look at the strength of the Gulf Stream and determine if that can actually turn a device and create energy?"To at least one potential Republican presidential candidate, that seems like a good question for citizens in the next century. Newt Gingrich echoes a refrain by Florida Republicans, for whom the first priority is to suck every last energy-giving fossil fuel from the Earth, including those off Florida's coast.
By then, surely