[ExI] a couple uses for kudzu

Mike Dougherty msd001 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 15 05:12:14 UTC 2007

On 9/15/07, spike <spike66 at comcast.net> wrote:
> We should even be able to use that techniqu to sequester carbon dioxide in
> the form of dead kudzu leaves, should we decide that sequestering CO2 really
> is a good idea.  We could drill vertical shafts in the desert a kilometer
> deep and ten meters in diameter, then dump in tons of ground up kudzu
> leaves, then pump in sea water to kill the bacteria that would turn the
> stuff back into CO2.

Like the guys "combing the desert" in SpaceBalls, I picture a crew
with shovels attempting to dig a "vertical shaft ... a kilometer deep
and ten meters in diameter..." - of course the sand keeps filling in
when the holes are no more than 2 meters deep and only a meter wide.

Thanks for the image.

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