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Getting around in an alternative fuel vehicle will be easier for those living or visiting Delaware in the near future.

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While the recent Paris summit helped move global leaders onto the same page on climate change, the next step is figuring out exactly how to cut down on greenhouse gas emissions.

The federal government has spent millions of dollars to fund research and technology to create algae-based biofuel and scientists are starting to make headway toward making it competitive when it comes to cost.

Delaware Public Media’s Eli Chen recently spoke to a UD researcher whose work shows a lot of promise in paving the way to low-cost algal biofuels.