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the green new deals will not lower the co2-content in the air - they just lower slightly the increase - priority should be the CO2-extraction that is barely mentioned .

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  • Apr 26, 2021

The green new deals do not have any effect in reality - the suggestions of Prof Wil Burns for planting trees are the only solution - but there should be a good calculation : there is now 530 Gton CO2 in excess -370 Gton will be added before 2050 in the best situation - that means 900 Gton has to be removed before 2050 - 7 million km2 (3 million square miles) of newly created tropical forest may store this amount. 

Total agreement with Mr Burns : you will not find this surface by for example expelling people from their cultivated ground - SUGGESTION : what if we convert the Sahara + Arab desert into tropical rainforest - simulation has been made in the document joined : it is affordable - the costs of the injection of CO2 in exhausted oil-fields is out of imagination : some 40,000 billion $ - the cost of the transformation of the sahara is 50 times lower-below the 1000 billion $.  

Other ideas are also proposed in the document : replacing mineral oil by oil made from algae is a very good solution - also time to discover the potential of wave-energy for regions with lower sun-shine like Northern Europe and China - the 4. renewable energy next to wind, solar, hydro.




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