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(Phys Org2)   Scientists have found a way to eliminate carbon dioxide from fossil fuel fumes. Difficulty: By turning it into carbon monoxide   ( phys.org) divider line
    More: Interesting, Hydrogen, carbon monoxide, Oxygen, Atom, carbon dioxide, Carbon, hydrogen gas, Wang  
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2017-12-05 05:31:05 PM  
 So if we generate enough of it, we will generate any more of it?
 
2017-12-05 05:39:00 PM  
Smells good to me.
 
2017-12-05 06:24:56 PM  
So it's one better, right?  Sweet!
Make America Gasp Again! COAL FOR ALL!!
 
2017-12-05 07:33:54 PM  
Can it be scaled up?
 
2017-12-05 07:38:32 PM  
It's flammable. Hmm.
 
2017-12-05 08:42:51 PM  
F*ck you, giant meteor. We have a new savior.
 
2017-12-05 10:17:07 PM  

WelldeadLink: It's flammable. Hmm.


2CO + O2 -> 2CO2.
 
2017-12-05 10:36:55 PM  
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So, to save the planet, choose the flame on the right. Got it.
 
2017-12-05 11:53:31 PM  
The carbon monoxide is also cursed.
 
2017-12-06 02:06:19 AM  
I'm pretty sure there aren't any industrial uses for carbon monoxide that don't end with it being turned into carbon dioxide. It may be helpful in industry, but it's not helping the environment.
 
2017-12-06 06:32:25 AM  
As I've long suspected, the Catalytic Converter Industrial Complex has been playing us all for decades!
 
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