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Memories of the 28th Century

Miscellaneous thoughts about miscellaneous matters

  1. Eliminating Trash

    by , 12-28-2022 at 05:02 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    A few days ago, I wrote a post extolling the virtues of thermal depolymerization for the disposal of the bodies of the dead, and that is a good idea, but since then I noticed many places that had multiple bins for the disposal of trash. It bothered me that there were so many bins, and that people were expected to sort their trash, because it could all go into a thermal depolymerization unit and the organic matter can be reduced to short chain hydrocarbon oil.
    The process converts long hydrocarbon ...
  2. Reversing Global Warming, part three

    by , 06-15-2014 at 09:03 AM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    This is part three of a series of blog posts on reversing global warming. In the first part I proposed trying iron dust on the oceans to cause phytoplankton blooms that would eliminate atmospheric CO2, which would (in theory) reduce global warming. The second method would be to cut down on heating from the Sun. And this third part is about cheaper ways to reduce the amount of sunlight reaching the Earth.

    In addition to the methods for shielding the Earth from the radiation from the ...