Rant of the day:
Oak Ridge needs ever increasing levels of public funding, as does MIT and many
other Labs that are too big for their own good… they will spend vast sums to
continue with silly projects that are not grounded in economic sensibility.
This looks like the same kind of fluff that MIT continually puts out,
especially Nocera and the water-splitting schemes that have wasted enormous
Other money-pit Labs are catching on to the need for this kind of PR, thanks to
MIT’s lead. When will the tax payer catch on?
There is little on the planet which is more brain-dead than burning coal and
then using twice as much energy as the coal has produced to convert the CO2 to
ethanol. Someone duped an ignorant journalist at Popular Mechanics into the
“carbon neural” mantra. LOL. PM should keep their lame level of reporting to
From: Jack Cole
Researchers accidentally turn carbon dioxide into ethanol