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Comment: Re:Deniers (Score 1) 525

It's not a well kept secret. Do a google image search for: ipcc models wrong ; and enjoy the countless graphs that shows the model gap in a idiot proof manner.

People take great offense though because they'd rather (ironically) call you a denier than accept what's in front of their eyes.

The satellite record is even more entertaining. Drop a note saying "18 years of pause" in a pro-agw conference and there will be total upheaval as half of them denies that there is any pause at all as they haven't got the latest PM and the other half blames hidden heat(?) and natural variability.


Audi Creates "Fuel of the Future" Using Just Carbon Dioxide and Water 486

Posted by samzenpus
from the fiture-fill-up dept.
EwanPalmer writes: German car manufacturer Audi says it has created the "fuel of the future" made solely from water, carbon dioxide and renewable sources. The synthetic "e-diesel" was made following a commissioning phase of just four months at a plant in Dresden, Germany. Germany's federal minister of education and research, Dr Johanna Wanka, said she has already used the fuel in her Audi A8, and the company hopes to produce at least 160 liters of the crystal clear fuel every day in the coming months. "This synthetic diesel, made using CO2, is a huge success for our sustainability research," Wanka said. "If we can make widespread use of CO2 as a raw material, we will make a crucial contribution to climate protection and the efficient use of resources, and put the fundamentals of the 'green economy' in place."

Comment: Re:Common sense here folks (Score 1) 118

The problem with your statement is that there's very little data on it and that laymen like yourself have preformed conceptions about what's possible and what's not. Every form of cancer was once upon a time 100% mortal for example and there's still preconceptions about brain cancer and leukemia deathrates remaining based on that.

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