(London Daily Mail) A British firm has produced the first ‘petrol from air’, it emerged today – in a pioneering scientific breakthrough that could end mankind’s reliance on declining fossil fuels.

Air Fuel Synthesis in Stockton-on-Tees, Teesside, claims to have made five litres of petrol since August using a small refinery that synthesises the fuel from carbon dioxide and water vapour.

Experts have hailed the incredible breakthrough as a potential ‘game-changer’ in the battle against climate change and solution to the globe’s escalating energy crisis.

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