But why? Our emissions are way below the level where it causes problems. The United States is a hundred times cleaner than China or Russia or anywhere else. Lets RAISE Emissions if it will help the economy. Dial it somewhere around healthy and clean from super anal microscopic bean counter clean.
After all, with the newest, latest greatest EPA tightening of the standards, breathing air in China is far dirtier than our factory smoke stacks put out.
At what level are we just being, insane?
Ethanol - What you put into your car if you want to destroy the engine.
For some reason, ‘step on the algae’ just doesn’t sound right.
What’s this all about- Algae?
Is it just for this time when we live?
What comes about when the oil is all out- Algae?
Are we meant to take more than we give
or to Earth are we meant to be kind?
Oh. It’s algae.
I thought the article was suggesting that Algore wasn’t ready for slime time.
They should take a look at my fishpond in spring.
No it doesn't. As does any green plant, it utilizes CO2 and gives off O2. Most of that CO2 exchange is an insignificant number in relation to the CO2 content of the atmosphere.
which could be significant if the Obama administrations measures against climate change make carbon emissions more expensive.
What do they think the algae does with that Carbon....destroys it?
What do they think happens when they burn that fuel?
What comes naturally is Evil. Didn't nature get the memo? “No carbon based fuels!” So Nature, stop it immediately, or you will have to buy carbon credits as per the EPA.
the way to go is not by algae but rather bacteria.
the reason is that with algae you have to harvest and process algae.
But you can milk bacteria. bacteria will actually secrete ethanol or biodiesel in a form that can needs no further refining.
At least one company that I know of is doing this and maybe others are doing it that I don’t know of. Joule says they can produce biodiesel ready for the gas tank at 1.25 @ gallon. They are currently scaling up to a 1000 acres in New Mexico.
The Environmental Protection Agency, which enforces the mandate, scaled back the 2012 target from 500 million gallons to less than 13 million gallons.
[sarcasm, average] I'm sure the EPA will scale back the rest of its patently insane demands by the same ration. [/sarcasm]
According to the article something 40 years away from being viable is “pseudo-mature”.
Explains a lot of liberals wising up around 70.
This would fix the three major stumbling blocks to electric cars: recharge time, range, and cost. Cars would recharge while driving along the road, giving them infinite range and zero recharge time. They would no longer need large batteries to give them range, just smaller ones to drive around while off the electrified roads. This would bring down the cost of an electric car.
The electricity for the roads can be generated using new design nukes, which have low costs of generated power. This should give the cars per mile costs lower than gasoline fuel.
CO2 is NOT a “greenhouse” gas. It has zero impact on climate change. It increases in te atmosphere 400-800 years AFTER the warming occurs. sheesh
Just like Socialism/Communism has never worked to the benefit of mankind without tyranny driving it down people's throat at a cost to freedom that hurts everyone, so too does the propositions that preventive stuff is affordable, that alternative energy is affordable and that alternative medicine will advance longevity better than better living through chemistry!!!