Not that I agree with the premise in the title of the article...

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    Algae may be secret weapon in climate change war
    Algae may be secret weapon in climate change war - Yahoo! News

    But should be some news to put the alarmists down a gear...

    However.. one thing about the article that I don't like is where they state
    "And while no one has found a way to mass produce cheap fuel from algae yet, the race is on."

    The research and the technology is there... just too many alarmists are still scared by diesel...
    Solazyme's algae diesel ready to hit the road | Green Tech - CNET News
    Just one quick link on algae-diesel

    I have been a strong proponent of algae diesel since I had my first diesel car in 1999 and I stated looking into things such as 'greasel' and biodiesel

    Anyway... this could have gone under either environment or energy... but since the article revolved around the environmental stuff and I just added the thoughts on algae energy... I put it here

    enjoy
     
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    Scraping the algae out of the sea probably has greater ramifications than CO2 could hope to have.
     
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    We are already beginning to grow algae in farms in the Southwest.

    Algae are 50% oil and grow rapidly. They also absorb CO2, so it's a win-win.
     
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    Spirulina, I get mine from Hawaii. Got to get past that CO2 crap though Chris. CO2 is not a pollutant. Photosynthesis works in sunlight, in the dark, plants use oxygen. Right Buddy? Thats true above and below sea level.
     
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    Salt is good for you, you cannot live long without it. So just down a quart, since it is good for you and you cannot live without it. Same kind of simplistic logic you just used.
     
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    Better yet, just go into a sealed room and fill it with CO2.
     
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    Well, that's what's in your head, so....
     
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    Climate targets can't be achieved, say energy companies
    Energy companies have privately warned the Government that its climate change targets are "illusory" and "delusional" as global leaders prepare to sign up to stricter guidelines at the Copenhagen climate change conference in six weeks.

    Climate targets can't be achieved, say energy companies - Telegraph
     
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    shit if it gets hot enough in the summer my dad could have a good algae production in their swimming pool. :)
     
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    Hmmm...... And the energy companies would never lie to us, now would they?:eusa_shhh:
     

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