During the national controversy about the proposed government planned fuel-price hike, one argument for removing the subsidy was to provide incentives for alternative and renewable energy sources.
After all, these abound in equatorial Indonesia — wind, water/rain, tides, geothermal and, of course, solar energy! Any of these is better than our current addiction to polluting, non-renewable carbon fuels.
But then I identified another source: Fume energy! Let’s face it, people are fuming all over the country about the fuel-price hike — from angry and emotional demonstrations across the country to heated “debates” in the House of Representatives.
If only Indonesian scientists could develop a technology to harness “fume power”, we could turn anger and argument into sources of renewable energy! After all, there’s “pee power” (http://www.huffingtonpost.c...