Geothermal

Could Asia Tap Into the “Ring of Fire”

[Radio Australia] As high fuel prices continue to affect Asia’s economic health, there’s growing interest in exploiting the earth’s own geothermal energy. Analysts believe countries in the so-called Pacific “ring of fire” could derive enough energy to fully power their domestic economies. But there are high costs involved, and tapping into “volcano power” is potentially fraught with danger.