Mkoll wrote:I should have said you would "certainly" dispute facts rather than "probably".
A plaque is to be mounted at the entrance to Oxford University’s Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory, where prof. John Goodenough, dr. Phil Wiseman, dr. Koichi Mizushima and dr. Phil Jones put the basis of what’s now in the pockets of almost every human, with ages from 3 to 100 and that’s going to stay for a little while more.
Ron-The-Elder wrote:Mkoll wrote:I should have said you would "certainly" dispute facts rather than "probably".
Finally we agree on something: You "probably" should have said "certainly".
Ron-The-Elder wrote:By the way, where was "Old Zealand"? Anybody know?
Ron-The-Elder wrote:(By the way, where was "Old Zealand"? Anybody know?
Ron-The-Elder wrote:Ironically, the most feasible alternative to wind is Solar, just as it is in most other locations. The reason is quite simple: Little to no moving parts.
Ron-The-Elder wrote:Hope you folks in New Zealand and Australia don't mind too much.
Ron-The-Elder wrote:Thanks for the link, Kim. Second warmest year in Australia and third highest in New Zealand? You should have no problem convincing conservatives at this point. No? Yes?
Kim OHara wrote:Ron-The-Elder wrote:Thanks for the link, Kim. Second warmest year in Australia and third highest in New Zealand? You should have no problem convincing conservatives at this point. No? Yes?
You're right, we should have no problem convincing our conservatives.
Unfortunately, our current incumbents make average conservatives look like commo greenies with genius-level IQ's.
Can biodiesel help mitigate “global warming?” A 1998 biodiesel life cycle study, jointly sponsored by the US Department of Energy and the US Department of Agriculture, concluded biodiesel reduces net CO² emissions by 78 percent compared to petroleum diesel. This is due to biodiesel’s closed carbon cycle. The CO² released into the atmosphere when biodiesel is burned is recycled by growing plants, which are later processed into fuel. Is biodiesel safer than petroleum diesel? Scientific research confirms that biodiesel exhaust has a less harmful impact on human health than petroleum diesel fuel. Biodiesel emissions have decreased levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and nitrited PAH compounds that have been identified as potential cancer causing compounds. Test results indicate PAH compounds were reduced by 75 to 85 percent, with the exception of benzo(a)anthracene, which was reduced by roughly 50 percent. Targeted nPAH compounds were also reduced dramatically with biodiesel fuel, with 2-nitrofluorene and 1-nitropyrene reduced by 90 percent, and the rest of the nPAH compounds reduced to only trace levels.*
chownah wrote:Cropping land to produce oil for biodiesel brings to mind the question of how much land do we want to stop using for feeding the world's population and to start using so that the richest 25% of the population can jump in their car and go cruising for tofu McNuggets.
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