Since AGW has been proven to be a fraud based belief system, why bother with CO2 sequestering systems?
6th January, 2012 @ 1:42 p.m. (California Time)
Hmm, polymer meaning derived from oil. So what\'s the carbon footprint to make this magical polymer? And how my CO2 scrubbing cycles are needed to offset that?
6th January, 2012 @ 2:11 p.m. (California Time)
I am so fed up with the lies from people who are either to lazy to do the research or just plain stupid. PLEASE Google: "Myths vs. Facts: Global Warming"
If you choose to believe the world will end Dec. 21, 2012 when the planet "Nibiru" collides with earth, go ahead.
If you believe Obama was born in Kenya - fine with me.
If you believe the governments of the world are hiding the existence of 57 different species of aliens -oh - just never mind.
But with regards to Global Warming, or as it's now called "Climate Change", the debate is over - the science is in.
It's happening. Wake up. Grow up. Smarten up. Stop being lazy and do the research starting with - "Myths vs. Facts: Global Warming" and stop listening to that idiot Glen Beck.
6th January, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. (California Time)
Whoever told you \"polymer\" means \"derived from oil\" flunked chemistry class.
6th January, 2012 @ 4:02 p.m. (California Time)
acording to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polymer
\"A polymer is a large molecule (macromolecule) composed of repeating structural units.\"
\"Natural polymeric materials such as shellac, amber, and natural rubber have been used for centuries.\"
6th January, 2012 @ 6:31 p.m. (California Time)
Pray tell, what to do with the CO2 after it is released from the polymer in the filter of my car????
Release it into the air, dump it in the ocean, or pump it underground to contaminate aquifers (fizzy aquifer water anyone??)
Of course for Industry which needs CO2 for processes it may be cheaper to capture it from the effluent (gas) stream of power plants.... than capturing it from air, or from combustion of fuels specifically burnt for the purpose (producing CO2)....
Then again, much of the industrial use of CO2 involves releasing it into the air.... so this may be used to recycle the CO2 used by processes.. but little else....
Large scale, long time scale CO2 sequestration has not been able to be proven....
Has anyone realised that the Oil companies can\'t stop Gas fields from leaking once they are tapped, so what makes anyone think that they can stop a CO2 well from leaking.....
Also, CO2 sequestration has been used by the oil companies for some time (along with water pumping) to increase the pressure in the wells to increase production, not to have any eco-friendly outcomes..... (they take CO2 in the gas and oil streams and pump it back underground.... (then for some reason, they find a need to flare off loads more volatiles, into the atmosphere rather than pumping that underground as well.....) oh well there must be a reason..
6th January, 2012 @ 10:06 p.m. (California Time)
After studying the evidence and the people presenting it I have come to the conclusion that AGW renamed Climate Change when the predicted temperature increase did not happen over the last ten years is a complete fraud presented for personal gain, and/or to inflict an authoritarian world government.
7th January, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. (California Time)
wooow... thats really amazing... Where Iam from we have an technology really good to do CO2 sequestration, we call it tree\'s!!!...
the big problem of combustion effluents and gas, oil and other chemical industries are NOx, SOx, VOC\'s, particles... those types of pollutants are the real problematic issue not the CO2.
7th January, 2012 @ 3:20 p.m. (California Time)
For the most part the \'volatiles\' flared off at the oil fields are too dangerous to store or transport, running an engine off them would seem to be a good idea though.
7th January, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. (California Time)
lol i like how they put a picture of steam coming out of pipes and want you to think it\'s CO2(which you can not see), yes that is water
8th January, 2012 @ 6:27 p.m. (California Time)
Well CO2 ought to be Mined for the carbon and oxygen!
Growing Trees and the carbon fixing it as BIO-CHAR, and back into the ground it goes to retain moisture and fertilise fields!
8th January, 2012 @ 6:39 p.m. (California Time)
While checking average temperatures for the months of January and February relative to the snowless winter we\'re having in Vermont, I noticed that not a single \"recorded high\" temperature for any given day during those two months occurred after 2008 and only 4 days in 60 occurred in 2007 and 2008. There were MANY more recorded highs in the 1950\'s than in the 2000\'s. Here\'s how the numbers went: 1950\'s- 13 highs, 1960\'s- 6 highs, 1970\'s- 8 highs, 1980\'s- 13 highs, 1990\'s- 10 highs, 2000-2011- 7 highs. Clearly this is just one region\'s data but the data doesn\'t tell me anything concrete about climate change. Except perhaps, nothing\'s changed. Not taking a position with this data, just noting it as interesting. Hoping for a ton more snow for the sake of the local economy.
9th January, 2012 @ 6:36 a.m. (California Time)
Mr Stiffy and others:
Please stop being lazy, as mentioned, and do a little digging.
That link clearly tells you to look at more than a small slice of temperatures if you want to see a \"trend\" in the data. You can probably pull many 10 year slices out of the complete set to show any trend you want. There have been review after review of the research, the data and the methods and all such reviews, even those conducted by fence sitters and doubters has come up with the same conclusion: The climate is changing beyond what would be considered \"natural\" and it is almost certainly due to human activity. I know you will ignore me, I know you won\'t bother to do any research and I know you will point and say \"a true believer!\" but I can only try.
On the article: The very end of it points out the most useful application of the polymer is in air filtration for submarines and such. I think they mention carbon sequestration to get funding :)
9th January, 2012 @ 6:20 p.m. (California Time)
After studying earths climate history I have come to the conclusion that having the average global temperature maintaining in between the extremes is abnormal and if man is responsible for that, Hooray.
10th January, 2012 @ 7:41 a.m. (California Time)
This fetish about reducing CO2 is incredible. And stupid.
There are real problems that need solving such as thousands of kids dying every day in the 3rd world due to causes that are easy and cheap to prevent.
But instead, the climate change scammers are forcing governments to focus on reducing CO2. (Guess it\'s because CO2 trading schemes are profitable, butt helping kids in the 3rd world isn\'t.)
11th January, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. (California Time)
People who claim Global Warming is a myth remind me of religious nutcases who say Evolution is wrong to suit their own personal agendas.
15th January, 2012 @ 5:36 p.m. (California Time)
people just do not do their home work. Converting Co2 to a usable fuel is already done without an very expensive and maybe controversial bacterial process. Go Blue fuel.com and find out what works now!
2nd September, 2012 @ 7:53 a.m. (California Time)