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Old 07-27-2009, 01:13 PM   #1
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Joule's Biomimic for clean energy

You can tell this is a rah-rah piece, but I hope that it pans out.

http://cleantechnica.com/2009/07/27/...-from-sun-co2/
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Old 07-27-2009, 02:01 PM   #2
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They take sunlight and CO2 and turn it into energy? Amazing!

Wait, isn't that called fire wood?
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Old 07-27-2009, 02:24 PM   #3
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I'm liking the methods being developed by Nanoptek and Sun Catalytix. These don't involve the creation of any creepy GMOs.
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Old 07-27-2009, 08:47 PM   #4
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If it works it is exactly what we need. I fear they are spruiking for investors and it doesn't yet, and maybe never will, work.



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They take sunlight and CO2 and turn it into energy? Amazing!

Wait, isn't that called fire wood?
Kind of, but I find the logs keep getting jammed in the carburettor. Ethanol is better for that.

But, yeah, same principle - use carbon bonds to carry the energy, but take the carbon from the atmosphere rather than the Earth's crust.
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