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    source

    Does "source" refer to "energy source"?

    That's why carbon dioxide sequestration would be great: it both slows global warming and provides a concentrated source.

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    Re: source

    There is not enough context to say what it is a source of.

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    Re: source

    Here's more context.

    To study algae-growing methods and oil extraction techniques, Exxon and SGI built a new test facility... As we step through those doors (of the facility), Paul Roessler explains the basics: "Our biofuel has three requirements: sunlight, CO2, and seawater. The rationale for using seawater is that we don't want to compete for agricultural land or agricultural water. CO2 is the bigger issue. That's why CO2 sequestration would be great: it both slows global warming and provides a concentrated source."

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    Re: source

    It would appear to mean '...a concentrated source of CO2'.

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    Re: source

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    It would appear to mean '...a concentrated source of CO2'.
    I think it's more likely to be a source of biofuel. It is difficult to see what he is getting at exactly.

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    Re: source

    They need CO2 (i.e. plant food) for their experimental biofuel production.

    If people "sequester" CO2 cause they think it is a poison, this provides a convenient source of CO2 for people like Exxon and SGI who need CO2.

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