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Techno-Optimism and Bad Science in Paris: The Problem With Carbon Capture and Storage

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I have participated in discussions regarding carbon capture and storage dreams for solving our climate problems.  It appears dreams are trumping reality in Paris.

'One could fill many pages with similar nonexistent or unproven 'solutions' to the climate crisis that are being hyped up. There will always be individuals and enterprises peddling false claims and wishful thinking. Seeing influential scientists and scientific institutions embrace such unscientific false claims turns them from ridiculous and amusing eccentricities into something more sinister.'

'In many cases, there is little research that says much-touted technology will effectively reduce global emissions.'

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I deal with the contradiction of being a retired mechanical engineer and a Luddite at the same time. I have lost faith in our government: it is totally controlled by the corporate monster that is gobbling up the world. It uses mechanical engineers (more...)
 
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