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    I thought of another possible solution to global warming. Find an oil that when dumped into the sea, it would cause a reflective surface on the sea that would reflect sunlight back into space, and decrease the amount of heat from the sun that is being deposited on the Earth.
    This should also be a bio-degradable oil that would only last for a few days or a week, or so, to prevent it from harming the environment. This oil could be poured into the middle of the oceans, by ships at sea, in large quantities every month or so. This would make large parts of the oceans like temporary mirrors, reflecting sunlight and heat back into space, causing a cooling of the planet. It should also prevent things like hurricanes from happening by tending to interfere with water evaporation in the hurricane's path.


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    Yes, but it doesn't solve the problem of our polluted air and soil. But good thinking, because if we need to lower the temperature, it can give us time to sort everything else out.


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    Quote Originally Posted by ghost7584
    I thought of another possible solution to global warming. Find an oil that when dumped into the sea, it would cause a reflective surface on the sea that would reflect sunlight back into space, and decrease the amount of heat from the sun that is being deposited on the Earth.
    This should also be a bio-degradable oil that would only last for a few days or a week, or so, to prevent it from harming the environment. This oil could be poured into the middle of the oceans, by ships at sea, in large quantities every month or so. This would make large parts of the oceans like temporary mirrors, reflecting sunlight and heat back into space, causing a cooling of the planet. It should also prevent things like hurricanes from happening by tending to interfere with water evaporation in the hurricane's path.
    Or instead of risking suffocation to large tracts of marine life you could paint all the car roof's instead. To reduce global warming to zero you could spread the joke "What is the difference between a 4x4 and a hedgehog?... ans: The hedgehog has the pricks on the outside." - but do say it with conviction.
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    Error!
    Procedur is destructive to eniorment. Global warming have happened before. Earth have been warmer before. Earth is in a ice age
    Conclution: No action shall be taken.
    Result: 99.9999% probeblity of earth going on after.
    I am zelos. Destroyer of planets, exterminator of life, conquerer of worlds. I have come to rule this uiniverse. And there is nothing u pathetic biengs can do to stop me

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    when speaking of statistics to humanities continued existence, Id rather have better percentages than that.

    Also Global warming will end when the ice caps melt lowering the temperature alot. But to prevent that, how about we just place smarter car and plant restrictions like no civilian cars under 40 mpg and not trucks under 30 mpg. Also the obvious more nuclear and more efficient solar.
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    I agree with kingjacob. We should clean up the environment anyways. Then we'll see what direction Earth is headed naturally.
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    Well how about global dimming, eg, the vapour trails of aeroplanes reflecting sun light, in turn reducing evaporation, less precipitation, less food, less people, less fossil fuels used, !! Which is worse
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    I agree with kingjacob. We should clean up the environment anyways. Then we'll see what direction Earth is headed naturally.

    All the while people want gas-guzzlers there will be a company to make them. If you all started phoning your local garage and asked if they sold electric cars, then electric cars they would start to sell!.

    You do not need to actually buy one, just get the market going!
    you could also ask your local DIY store if they sell Solar energy products
    - again to get the market going.
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    1: I completely agree with what Zelos said.
    2: Adding oil to the Earth's water would:
    a: be... messed up, it wouldn't be a solid surface
    b: kill everything in the ocean (say goodbye to seafood).
    c: Make the Earth warmer if anything because black absorbs sunlight, it doesn't reflect.
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    Electric cars are no where near ready yet, at least not as they are configured at the moment, need a lot more work on them, plus disposing of Batteries would become an environmental problem. The hybrid is useless as well, much better to stick with the internal combustion engine but develop a clean fuel.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Die Fledermaus
    Electric cars are no where near ready yet, at least not as they are configured at the moment, need a lot more work on them, plus disposing of Batteries would become an environmental problem. The hybrid is useless as well, much better to stick with the internal combustion engine but develop a clean fuel.
    Actually the electric care is very ready, see Who killed the electric car?
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingjacob
    Quote Originally Posted by Die Fledermaus
    Electric cars are no where near ready yet, at least not as they are configured at the moment, need a lot more work on them, plus disposing of Batteries would become an environmental problem. The hybrid is useless as well, much better to stick with the internal combustion engine but develop a clean fuel.
    Actually the electric care is very ready, see Who killed the electric car?
    There are too many links to negotiate, just give me the specs of the best electric car that you know of.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Die Fledermaus
    Quote Originally Posted by kingjacob
    Quote Originally Posted by Die Fledermaus
    Electric cars are no where near ready yet, at least not as they are configured at the moment, need a lot more work on them, plus disposing of Batteries would become an environmental problem. The hybrid is useless as well, much better to stick with the internal combustion engine but develop a clean fuel.
    Actually the electric care is very ready, see Who killed the electric car?
    There are too many links to negotiate, just give me the specs of the best electric car that you know of.
    Ill give you a link to the one the movie talks aboutElectric Car[/url]
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    Many thanks kingjacob, It will take me a while to wade through all the cross referals, but I will try

    a few hours latter
    I have had a look and there is nothing new that I can see.
    Just another conspiracy theory.
    This is just just a brief EV1 summery:

    26 Batteries in boot ‘Panasonic’ weight=1147lbs has portable emergency charger in boot.
    Range 55 to 95 miles
    Recharge time between 5 and 8 hrs
    Max speed 80mph
    Estimated price US$34000-44000

    These figures are 5-6yrs old, therefore so is the technology.
    So, not very user friendly from a drivers point of view. And I still stand by my original statement



    This is a very short article and offers other solutions etc http://whyfiles.org/005electcar/6.html
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    Stop arguing about electric battery cars. They'll never take. I'm gonna phone GM, Ford, Chrysler, and all the other car companies I can think of and tell each one of them I need 100,000 fuel cell cars by June 2007.
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    Quote Originally Posted by The P-manator
    Stop arguing about electric battery cars. They'll never take. I'm gonna phone GM, Ford, Chrysler, and all the other car companies I can think of and tell each one of them I need 100,000 fuel cell cars by June 2007.
    We are not arguing we are discussing from different points of view.
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    Quote Originally Posted by htmlmaster
    1: I completely agree with what Zelos said.
    2: Adding oil to the Earth's water would:
    a: be... messed up, it wouldn't be a solid surface
    b: kill everything in the ocean (say goodbye to seafood).
    c: Make the Earth warmer if anything because black absorbs sunlight, it doesn't reflect.
    Crude oil is dark green or black. I was not talking about crude oil. Probably some type of light vegetable oil that marine life can eat which is reflective or a small amount of shiny additive can be added to it.
    Corn oil, peanut oil, linseed oil, olive oil, etc. -- there are many types of edible oils which are biodegradable and won't last very long. When one ocean is recovering from its use, you can use it in another ocean, sort of like crop rotation.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kingjacob
    when speaking of statistics to humanities continued existence, Id rather have better percentages than that.

    Also Global warming will end when the ice caps melt lowering the temperature alot. But to prevent that, how about we just place smarter car and plant restrictions like no civilian cars under 40 mpg and not trucks under 30 mpg. Also the obvious more nuclear and more efficient solar.
    Consider a greenhouse, - garden variety. Sunlight comes in through the glass or clear plastic and heats up the soil and surfaces at the bottom of the greenhouse. The hotter bottom surface then heats up the air in the greenhouse by convection; molecules vibrating hitting the air molecules causing them to have more kinetic energy and move faster, causing higher air temperature. The glass or plastic prevents the hotter air molecules, that are moving faster, in the greenhouse from colliding with air molecules outside of the greenhouse. So the heat energy is trapped in the greenhouse air and it cannot be transmitted to outside air.
    Now, if the bottom surface of the greenhouse is a mirror, and not dark earth, then it will not heat up. The mirror will just reflect the sun's radiant energy right back out through the glass or plastic. So the greenhouse air won't heat up either.
    That is the same effect you would get if you made the surface of the ocean more reflective. It would cause lower water temperatures, which would also result in lower air temperatures as water and air molecules collide.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ghost7584
    Quote Originally Posted by htmlmaster
    1: I completely agree with what Zelos said.
    2: Adding oil to the Earth's water would:
    a: be... messed up, it wouldn't be a solid surface
    b: kill everything in the ocean (say goodbye to seafood).
    c: Make the Earth warmer if anything because black absorbs sunlight, it doesn't reflect.
    Crude oil is dark green or black. I was not talking about crude oil. Probably some type of light vegetable oil that marine life can eat which is reflective or a small amount of shiny additive can be added to it.
    Corn oil, peanut oil, linseed oil, olive oil, etc. -- there are many types of edible oils which are biodegradable and won't last very long. When one ocean is recovering from its use, you can use it in another ocean, sort of like crop rotation.
    You forgot Snake Oil, mon ami
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    Oils in general are bad. Aren't they deep in the ground for a reason. Or is it normal to break a natural cycle?
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    hey why not place solar filters in space...something that reflects part of the radiation and lets the other part through.... sorta like what the earths atmosphere does..
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    hey why not place solar filters in space...something that reflects part of the radiation and lets the other part through.... sorta like what the earths atmosphere does..
    A huge pair of Ray-Bans between us and the sun in one of the Lagrange points, why not. :?
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    well i saw on the history channel that there is a certain chemical that is released when a volcano erupts that cools the temperature of the earth by a degree or 2. if we just released a bunch of that into the air it might cool it down

    also since ice reflects sunlight back into space, could we not just paint all the roads and rooftops white to have a similiar effect
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    Quote Originally Posted by Die Fledermaus
    Quote Originally Posted by kingjacob
    Quote Originally Posted by Die Fledermaus
    Electric cars are no where near ready yet, at least not as they are configured at the moment, need a lot more work on them, plus disposing of Batteries would become an environmental problem. The hybrid is useless as well, much better to stick with the internal combustion engine but develop a clean fuel.
    Actually the electric care is very ready, see Who killed the electric car?
    There are too many links to negotiate, just give me the specs of the best electric car that you know of.
    best electric car, easily this one http://www.zapworld.com/electric-veh...ric-cars/zap-x

    zap x. 10 minute recharge time with 350 mile range per charge plus
    motors in the wheels which make an impressive 614 horsepower
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