[ExI] cure for global warming
sjatkins at mac.com
Tue Dec 28 18:06:06 UTC 2010
On Dec 28, 2010, at 8:06 AM, John Clark wrote:
> On Dec 28, 2010, at 10:43 AM, Keith Henson wrote:
>> There is a good reason to send the SO2 up as a liquid, for the same
>> velocity it would take a much larger pipe which generates more wind
>> drag and takes more excess buoyancy to keep it close to vertical.
> There is no pressing need that I know of to keep it close to vertical.
>> So how much pressure does it take at the bottom to pump it up 18 miles?
> Who cares? Myhrvold isn't a fool and he wasn't suggesting you do it that way, he said have pumps every thousand feet or so "each one less powerful than the one in my swimming pool".
May I ask why we are wasting mental energy talking about something there is no demonstrable need for instead of deploying the same energy on things that are of great concern and/or need? How rational are we? How rational do we actually decide to be?
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