Synthetic tree gobbles carbon 1,000 times faster than the real thing

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    Synthetic tree gobbles carbon 1,000 times faster than the real thing | R&D Mag

    Trees are great absorbers of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, and inhibitors of climate change—that's why treehuggers hug them so much. But leave it to humanity to engineer a better tree. A synthetic tree, currently being tested as a prototype, ensnares carbon about 1,000 times faster than a real tree.

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    I like the part where the collected carbon is used to grow food.
     
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    Yeah, it's great in an Ice Nine sort of way.
     
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    Now if we can just get it to gobble up All Whore then I would really be impressed.
     
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    Now if we can get the braindead to realize that Gore merely delivered the message that the scientists were trying to deliver, we will have made some major progress.
     
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    A message that has been shown to be overblown. There has been no warming since 1998. The scientists over reacted to a small change in the earth over a 15 year period and CONTINUE to do so.

    If as claimed CO2 is heating the earth why did it stop in 1998? CO2 has risen since 1998 yet no increase in temperature.
     
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    You know, I was trying to figure out if he meant, Al Gore or All War.

    Are you sure you had that right?

    Immie
     
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    Must be Al Gore. "All War" obviously refers to Republicans. They need someplace to send their boys off to become "men" away from those tempting gays.
     
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    Carbon is a good thing for the environment. It's the god damn building block of life! The more carbon, the more heat, the better for life all over the planet.
     
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    I thought maybe he was gunning for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. I hear they come pretty cheap these days.

    /duck

    Wonder what would happen if this "synthetic tree" gobbled up all the carbon in the atmosphere. What would that do for our environment?

    Immie
     
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    Right.

    Because something like this would become an ustoppable force sucking up all the CO2 on the planet and make the place uninhabitable.

    Tard.
     
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