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#1 So does this mean that UW sea turbines will be causing sea levels to rise???
Posted by JosephMendiola 2012-04-30 00:39||
#2 So does this mean that UW sea turbines will be causing sea levels to rise???
No worries, JosephM. The sea turbines work by capillary action, so the risen sea water will just fall back into the sea when it reaches the top, with no net impact. ;-)
Posted by trailing wife 2012-04-30 01:27||
#3 So does this mean that UW sea turbines will be causing sea levels to rise???
No Joe. They will just sit there until all the government grant money is used up. Then it will just rust away.
Posted by tipper 2012-04-30 07:07||
#4 But.. but... rust promotes algae growth which eats up C02 in the planet's air sequestering it in the sea. That cools the planet and promotes ice ages.
Posted by Water Modem 2012-04-30 07:38||
#5 So does this mean that UW sea turbines will be causing sea levels to rise???
Nah, we'll just pump the extra water over the side of the earth and down to the other side.
Posted by Steve White 2012-04-30 08:02||
#6 Those darn unintended consequences really bite ya in the ass every time, don't they?
Posted by DarthVader 2012-04-30 11:36||
#7 My flatulence causes localized global warming, and some crying.
Posted by Ulinesing Tholuque8008 2012-04-30 11:56||
#8 Bring 'em on! It will reduce the need for polluting coal to heat northern homes and keep the snowbirds home, reducing the glut of elderly drivers on the golf courses of Florida.
Posted by Omoluque Hapsburg8162 2012-04-30 12:31||
#9 this is all based on a misreading of the physics;
yes, the wind farms cause a very localized redistribution of temperature in the vertical and, on the coldest winter nights, it causes a small increase in the temperature at the surface and small decrease in the temperature at the elevation of the wind blades again for the same localized area
this has been known for decades and used by some farmers to reduce frost damage
Posted by Lord Garth 2012-04-30 14:31||
#10 >this is all based on a misreading of the physics
The whole of AGW seems to be, so why should it stop us having a laugh.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-04-30 16:11||