[ExI] Coal Gasification and CO2 (was Re: Whatever happened to peak oil by 2020?)

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Tue May 14 07:07:50 UTC 2013

On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 11:07:48AM -0700, spike wrote:

> My question: are we doing the preliminary installation fast enough?  My
> intuition and BOTECs tell me we are not.  What worries me is that free

We need about 1 TW effective (3 TWp in terms of solar PV) per year.
We're falling a factor of 100 short. Energy deployment debt is

> markets may not be sufficient to anticipate and proact.  We already know
> that governments cannot and will not.

I predict nothing will be done until everybody will be hurting plenty.

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