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trees make carbon sink to avoid global warming.

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trees make carbon sink to avoid global warming.

Postby mattw » Sun Jun 17, 2007 6:35 pm

We know that trees give up all the carbon dioxide they have sequestered from the atmosphere when they decompose and return to earth, or when they are burned.
What about growing trees that are destined for building material, so they could stay out of the carbon cycle for hundreds of years, thus making a longer term removal of carbon dioxide?

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Postby mehdi71000 » Sun Jun 17, 2007 7:51 pm

From what I’ve heard they are few factors.
1 ozone
2 carbon dioxide
3 oxygen
if ozone is reduced the sun rays are less blocked so the earth get s hotter
if threes more carbon dioxide threes more green house effect.
Now the good part oxygen cools down earths atmosphere since it’s a cool gas. So if you can produce loads of it your sound as a bag of chips
But if you want to start building house from threes no counter effect on carbon dioxide. So you’re like a turkey in an oven and there’s plenty of turkey juice to keep you crispy
why not build houses from concrete instead of bricks and wood since they require no or very less co2 emition
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Postby mehdi71000 » Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:56 pm

aah i see what your getting at
Good idea.
But its such a shame man
Oh yeh they are trees that can live for 4000 years
Maybe cross pollinating them so they can grow really fast. Canadian alpine grows really fast and it’s a huge tree
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Postby mith » Mon Jun 18, 2007 7:41 pm

Bury them and make coal?
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