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you should start breathing in pure oxygen, we need it, so can't be harmfull!
 

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you should start breathing in pure oxygen, we need it, so can't be harmfull!
The amount of concentration of CO2 you need for it to be harmful is beyond what we can pump out, so yeah try again.
 

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Propane and natural gas would be great in long haul trucking. Those diesel engines are still pretty dirty and a simple fuel.swap would make a huge difference in their emissions output. Shipping also needs to switch to a much cleaner fuel.

Absolutely they should but try and get a shipping company to buy more Expensive fuel and not stop in South America. We used to work with shipping companies in the past since the company I work for sells a bunch to ships. South America has so much crap in the fuel that it completely ruins the burners and then they come to port in the Gulf and need a bunch of parts we don’t normally stock tomorrow.

Some trucks are natural gas and it’s annoying how it’s not adopted more.
 

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Ships tend to burn what is called bunker fuel, and it is nasty. It is what is left over after refining.

@prizrak, CO2 may not be toxic, but it is part of why the planet is warming up.
 

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@prizrak, CO2 may not be toxic, but it is part of why the planet is warming up.
CO2 can also be scrubbed from the air.

That is all rather irrelevant as anything that decreases convenience is simply not likely to catch on. Like I mentioned to @bone imagine if you had some sort of amazing decentralized internet that is fully encrypted and 100% private (basically PiperNet on steroids), but it ran at speed of dial up, you think many people would do it?

I mean realistically how many people give a shit about their carbon foot print? Considering that major manufacturers are literally dropping traditional sedans to make SUVs I suspect the number is rather low.
 

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Ships tend to burn what is called bunker fuel, and it is nasty. It is what is left over after refining.

@prizrak, CO2 may not be toxic, but it is part of why the planet is warming up.

Bunker C/#6 is nasty stuff but South America is especially bad for it. We’ve got equipment on many ships around the world as well as fuel terminals in the Caribbean, fuel quality is shit but it’s cheap.
 

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us culture used to be negros picking cotton as well
Times changes, get used to it and adapt
Please, inform me how to move cities closer together. When I have to go 800 miles in a day, I can't afford to stop and wait for hours for the chance to charge my car for 20 minutes so I can drive another 120 miles and do it all over again.
 

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Please, inform me how to move cities closer together.
Tax the everliving shit out of cars and gas pricing out majority of people out of driving, use the money to build high speed rail lines, bask in creating a that much less free society. Did I miss anything?
 

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