Environmental hazards or energy solutions? Geophysicists size up...

Feb 12, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Science Daily

14 and 15. For example, rather than being a quick fix that helps cut carbon dioxide emissions, poor quality carbon capture and storage may actually make things worse whereas 'fracking', the controversial gas and oil extraction technique, may prove to be vital in the years ahead.

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SpaceBlues

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The piece is wrong: "In reality, it is not so simple. Even handling the greenhouse gases emitted by fossil fuel burning means storing something close to 3.5 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide per year, a volume comparable to the 27 billion barrels of oil produced annually,"

because the emissions are over 30 billion tonnes per year and that's not a volumetric figure.

Bad reporting..

http://progressive-economy.org/world-co2-emis...

http://www.skepticalscience.com/pics/Human_Fi...

The US alone is more than double of 3.5 billion tonnes per year.
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Gee spaced out spaceoutblues it sure does match your scientific science fiction.

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They were comparing fracking relative to more coal plants, SpaceBlues -- only as a possible lesser of two evils.

AND....

Another peanut for troll PennyHD.
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They were comparing fracking relative to more coal plants, SpaceBlues -- only as a possible lesser of two evils.
Wallop10....... No. Tho the article did mention fracking, the total CO2 emissions world wide must have been meant. I think the author got his decimal point in the wrong place. Instead of his reported 3.5 billion tonnes, he meant to say 35 billion tonnes.
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litesong wrote:
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Wallop10....... No. Tho the article did mention fracking, the total CO2 emissions world wide must have been meant. I think the author got his decimal point in the wrong place. Instead of his reported 3.5 billion tonnes, he meant to say 35 billion tonnes.
In addition, you think topix does not know what you publish. Attacks on me will not delete or erase what you are and what you do. You should stop making an ASSumption of your---self before you know the facts. Do contact topix to satisfy your accusations of the reprint BS your posting of what I said. You are a dumbASSumption of your---self again.
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Wallop10 wrote:
They were comparing fracking relative to more coal plants, SpaceBlues -- only as a possible lesser of two evils.
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Another peanut for troll PennyHD.
The COMMANDER TROLL walloped again and again. AND..........walloped again and again.

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PennyHD, are you too dense to notice even conservatives find you to be a troll??? LOL.
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PennyHD, are you too dense to notice even conservatives find you to be a troll??? LOL.
wallop10 gets walloped again and again. Another good day
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PennyHD, are you too dense to notice even conservatives find you to be a troll??? LOL.
How true! LOL.
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<quoted text>How true! LOL.
Again you agree that the wallop10 gets walloped again and again.Did I thank you for your support?

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PHD wrote:
<quoted text>Again you agree that the wallop10 gets walloped again and again.Did I thank you for your support?
Nice try, hon. He was talking about you, and I think you know that.

But then a person who LIES about posting as a PHD, and having **no degree**

Well, they probably lie ALL THE TIME, don't they.

... you seem to.
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Nice try, hon. He was talking about you, and I think you know that.
But then a person who LIES about posting as a PHD, and having **no degree**
Well, they probably lie ALL THE TIME, don't they.
... you seem to.
There you have it the peanut master with its Bull S. degree. You can repost all the Bull S. degree you wish but the proof is in the peanut. Yes you have that one correct the peanut above your shoulders.

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<quoted text>There you have it the peanut master with its Bull S. degree. You can repost all the Bull S. degree you wish but the proof is in the peanut. Yes you have that one correct the peanut above your shoulders.
You have NO degree, hon. You wouldn't even pass a Bull S degree,
HA HA HA
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You have NO degree, hon. You wouldn't even pass a Bull S degree,
HA HA HA
You canít even be original Commander TROLL!!!! See that Bull S. degree again got you walloped and in the crapper. That Ha HA you hear is the void between your ears called an echo.

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