Burning our energy bridges and the money that finances them.
- Aug 10, 2020 4:54 pm GMT
The 2018 special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says humanity can still limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, but to do this it must actively remove greenhouse gases from the atmosphere and reduce emissions to nearly zero.
The petroleum industry claimed it could extract carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and pump it into the geologic voids produced by the extraction of their product to produce more oil, which was never going to actively remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere or reduce emission to nearly zero. Nevertheless, the Japanese, the U.S. Department of Energy and the State of Texas invested US $1 billion in the Petra Nova project near Huston that attempted to disprove the laws of thermodynamics and thus, not surprisingly, was mothballed a week ago for economic reasons.
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