Friday, January 30, 2015

[biofuelwatch] From the Concorde to Sci-Fi Climate Solutions (with section on BECCS)

[This includes a section about Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage]

From the Concorde to Sci-Fi Climate Solutions

Thursday, 29 January 2015 00:00By Almuth Ernsting, Truthout | News Analysis

Touting "sci-fi climate solutions" - untested technologies not really scalable to the dimensions of our climate change crisis - dangerously delays the day when we actually reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Last week, I took my son to Scotland's Museum of Flight. Its proudest exhibit: a Concorde. To me, it looked stunningly futuristic. "How old," remarked my son, looking at the confusing array of pre-digital controls in the cockpit. Watching the accompanying video - "Past Dreams of the Future" - it occurred to me that the story of the Concorde stands as a symbol for two of the biggest obstacles to addressing climate change....[continue reading at]


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