[extropy-chat] give 'em boundless wealth in the form of nuclear power

Damien Sullivan phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Sun Oct 23 19:54:01 UTC 2005

On Sun, Oct 23, 2005 at 12:50:49PM -0700, spike wrote:
> > At 10:22 AM 10/23/2005 -0700, Damien Sullivan wrote:
> > 
> > >I also don't know if we even have industrial tech
> > >for CO2->fuel, and am struck that no one ever talks about it even as a
> > >research possibility.  It's oil from coal, or hydrogen from water, never
> > oil from air.
> CO2 is a ground state compound, energy-wise.  It requires
> energy to break it into anything from which energy can
> be extracted.  

Yeah so?  So is H2O and people are always talking about the "cryogenic liquid
or bulky ultralight gas that goes through metal" economy.

-xx- Damien X-) 

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