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Mon Dec 31, 2018, 05:19 AM

Using the ocean's energy

is a great idea, but it is a waste of energy to use it in an inefficient conversion to hydrogen

https://video.search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?fr=yhs-adk-adk_sbnt&hsimp=yhs-adk_sbnt&hspart=adk&p=generating+electricity+with+ocean+waves#id=39&vid=391497ad21bee160ceb2181a8a3aa542&action=view

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Response to oflguy (Original post)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 05:43 AM

1. One of the strongest currents in the world

Is the mouth of the Pistaqua River between Portsmouth, New Hampshire and Kittery Maine.
Making it produce power is a great idea..and it's been worked on but mother nature will destroy anything that passes through there without her permission.
A steam engine and it's bridge has been sitting at the bottom of the river for well over a hundred years blocking passage of any large ships.


I like the hydrogen thing...I'm also not stupid enough to think it's some kind of perpetual motion machine.
The climate change fanatics will definitely not like the results.


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Response to Tolk (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 08:59 AM

2. "wave generators" or tidal power could work without trying to block the current.

They work as the current flows thru them
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wave_power

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Response to Tolk (Reply #1)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 09:04 AM

3. Hydrogen is ok if you don't mind using more energy to make it than the energy derived from it

If someone spent more money in the stock market than the dividends that were reaped from it, or put money in a savings account only to watch the balance dwindle instead of grow, (not even stay the same), he would go broke.

People with an agenda don't mention that little aspect of hydrogen fuel, that it would be wiser to simply use the energy it takes to produce the hydrogen directly.

But I can see some advantages, like military vehicles where efficiency and costs of production and maintenance, coupled with better availability, are not the primary concerns. If a government is footing the bill, then damn the expense and inconvenience since governments spend money into existence, right?

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Response to oflguy (Reply #3)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 10:51 AM

4. On "Shark Tank" they had a guy who wanted to harvest gold from the ocean

 

It was something crazy like $100 million.

The sharks said it would never recoup its investment.

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Response to freedumb2003 (Reply #4)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 10:54 AM

5. Make gold harvesting a part of the global warming agenda

And they'll come out of the woodwork advocating it

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Response to oflguy (Reply #5)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 10:59 AM

6. 110 MM is a drop in the bucket

 

AGW will go down as the greatest scam in human history.

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Response to freedumb2003 (Reply #6)

Mon Dec 31, 2018, 11:05 AM

7. in 10, 20 years, the children of these advocates of this Marxist agenda

will laugh at their parents, just as we laugh at the doomers that predicted a coming ice age, and Algore now.

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