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Tim Scanlon

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    Tim Scanlon commented on Explainer: what are biofuels?

    Henry Brockman investigated some interesting oil producing plants for biofuels. His work is worth looking up for anyone here interested.

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    Tim Scanlon commented on Final frontiers: rainforests

    What disturbed me about rainforest clearing was the amount of illegal logging and mining involved. It was just ridiculous how much was being done, how much it was worth and how much countries like Australia…

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    Tim Scanlon replied to a Comment on Final frontiers: rainforests

    Um, no. The carbon cycle operates on a much longer time frame than "immediate". Grasslands (etc) are not net sequester points, as they operate within current carbon cycles. Fossil fuel emissions…