My guess would be that a fair bit of the CO2 will be released into the atmosphere but probably not all of it. An interesting thing to consider though is that trees do reproduce on their own if given an appropriate environment. If a forest is created where there was no forest before then the CO2 associated with those trees will be pulled out of the atmosphere. Eventually the forest region will probably reach an equilibrium with the environment: absorbing CO2 to produce new trees while at the same time emitting CO2 from decomposing trees. The change from "no forest" to "forest" will be a net decrease in atmospheric CO2.
Space marines from Star Control II. I think that they got it right on.
If my understanding is correct, the alternative crypto-currency peercoin does not have this problem. It probably has other issues, but once it starts operating in purely proof-of-stake mode then the 51% attack simply disappears. Is that correct?
Issues such as this might encourage use of alternate coins that don't rely on mining in the long term (e.g. peercoin).
Probably participation in an open office design should be optional so that all the extraverts can follow their desires and get together in one ginormous noisy collaborative hive and all the introverts can follow their desires and perform deep contemplative naval gazing in their alone-cave.
I don't understand why weapons that can fire in a burst are illegal. What is the rational for this?
I would strongly recommend the adventure creation kit.
There was a Slashdot story not so long ago related to this issue.
It has its own website here too: