Discussion in 'Earth Science' started by cat2only, Sep 17, 2007.
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ok...but fossil fuels are used for alot more than power generation. "Reduce" might be a better word, than "eliminate".
Be assured there is enough KE in the Gulfstream to eliminate all the fossils.
Like both I and MacGyver1968 point out, you can attempt to offset emissions caused by fuel burning powerplants if you are attempting to generate energy, however you can offset the usage of petroleum related products like plastics.
But CFCs are used for propellent and refrigeration. They aren't necessarily a byproduct of burning fossil fuels.
(NO) compound,also. Not just chlorine and bromine. That is why the fossil fuel plants all monitor the SOX and NOX they emit from the continious emissions monitors (CEMS) units.
WAit a minute- is he talking about taking energy from the gulf stream? How, exactly?
Inside the tunnels we narrow the walls inward (venturi) to increase the velocity flowing through it. Bernoulli takes over and now we have a nice hydroelectric generator inside. See Gulfstream Generators. My plan is to place hydroelectric generators similar to these inside the venturi section.
TUNNELS can prevent heart attack and stroke!!
Link Between Air Pollution, Stroke Gets Clearer
By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter
posted: 21 September 2007 09:34 am ET
Microscopic pollution particles spewed by diesel engines and coal-burning plants may spur blood clots that can trigger heart attacks and strokes, U.S. scientists say.
Researchers at Northwestern University in Chicago found that these tiny particles -- which are less than one-tenth the diameter of a human hair and too small to be filtered by the nose or mouth -- caused hyperclotting of the blood in animals.
The particles trigger inflammation in the lungs, which then secrete a substance called interleukin-6 that promotes blood clotting. This results in an increased risk of heart attack or stroke in people with heart disease or a previous history of stroke.
While previous epidemiological studies have identified a link between air pollution and cardiovascular disease and death, this is the first study to demonstrate how pollution may actually trigger heart attacks and strokes, according to the researchers.
"This is a critical missing piece of the puzzle that has eluded scientists for decades," study lead author Dr. Gokhan Mutlu, assistant professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine, said in a prepared statement. "Now we know how the inflammation in the lungs caused by air pollutants leads to death from cardiovascular disease."
"Using low-dose aspirin to keep their blood thin may help protect people at risk," Mutlu suggested.
TUNNELS PREVENT THIS.
Pollution Causes 40 Percent Of Deaths Worldwide
Air pollution from smoke and various chemicals kills 3 million people a year. In the United States alone about 3 million tons of toxic chemicals are released into the environment -- contributing to cancer, birth defects, immune system defects and many other serious health problems.
by Staff Writers
Ithaca, NY (SPX) Sep 21, 2007
About 40 percent of deaths worldwide are caused by water, air and soil pollution, concludes a Cornell researcher. Such environmental degradation, coupled with the growth in world population, are major causes behind the rapid increase in human diseases, which the World Health Organization has recently reported. Both factors contribute to the malnourishment and disease susceptibility of 3.7 billion people, he says.
David Pimentel, Cornell professor of ecology and agricultural sciences, and a team of Cornell graduate students examined data from more than 120 published papers on the effects of population growth, malnutrition and various kinds of environmental degradation on human diseases.
"We have serious environmental resource problems of water, land and energy, and these are now coming to bear on food production, malnutrition and the incidence of diseases," said Pimentel.
Of the world population of about 6.5 billion, 57 percent is malnourished, compared with 20 percent of a world population of 2.5 billion in 1950, said Pimentel. Malnutrition is not only the direct cause of 6 million children's deaths each year but also makes millions of people much more susceptible to such killers as acute respiratory infections, malaria and a host of other life-threatening diseases, according to the research.
Among the study's other main points:
" Nearly half the world's people are crowded into urban areas, often without adequate sanitation, and are exposed to epidemics of such diseases as measles and flu.
" With 1.2 billion people lacking clean water, waterborne infections account for 80 percent of all infectious diseases. Increased water pollution creates breeding grounds for malaria-carrying mosquitoes, killing 1.2 million to 2.7 million people a year, and air pollution kills about 3 million people a year. Unsanitary living conditions account for more than 5 million deaths each year, of which more than half are children.
" Air pollution from smoke and various chemicals kills 3 million people a year. In the United States alone about 3 million tons of toxic chemicals are released into the environment -- contributing to cancer, birth defects, immune system defects and many other serious health problems.
" Soil is contaminated by many chemicals and pathogens, which are passed on to humans through direct contact or via food and water. Increased soil erosion worldwide not only results in more soil being blown but spreading of disease microbes and various toxins.
At the same time, more microbes are becoming increasingly drug-resistant. And global warming, together with changes in biological diversity, influence parasite evolution and the ability of exotic species to invade new areas. As a result, such diseases as tuberculosis and influenza are re-emerging as major threats, while new threats -- including West Nile virus and Lyme disease -- have developed.
"A growing number of people lack basic needs, like pure water and ample food. They become more susceptible to diseases driven by malnourishment, and air, water and soil pollutants," Pimentel concludes. He and his co-authors call for comprehensive and fair population policies and more conservation of environmental resources that support human life.
"Relying on increasing diseases and malnutrition to limit human numbers in the world diminishes the quality of life for all humans and is a high-risk policy," the researchers conclude.
Ok...I'll bite...How do underwater tunnels prevent air polution?
The Hydroelectrical Generation they produce will take over the nasty Fossil Fuel method of power generation. Substitute Tunnel hydroelectrical generation for Fossil fuel generation.The air we breath will be much cleaner with no free radicals flying around.
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The tunnels are great at multitasking aren't they! Computer models will prove it.
What if a diver or a fish happens to get swept up into one of these tunnels, will they travel backwards in time?
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No but they will have what is called a traveling screen in them that will filter out the sealife and return the sea life to the outside environment like modern day powerplants have.
But anything you stick in the tunnel will interfere with the smooth flow of the water, setting up turbulence which the tunnel won't take.
Lets put it this way- we can't show that this is a silly idea, you need to go away and learn some engineering and do the calculations. Or find yourself someone who will. Patent it first though, the patent clerks always need a good laugh.
Why should I go away? I need to find some fine university to computer model this for me.
I also know it is not a silly idea due to the fact Pascal's principle and Bernoulli principles work very well in this case. Any of you fine people here know of a University that may be interested?Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image!
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