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An idea to absorb the carbon dioxide in the air

Hai i am david working as junior mechanical engineer .. I am proposing an ideat how to decrease the air pollution..air is polluted by mainly carbon dioxide emitted by many vehicles ...as we know all castic soda (sodium hydroxide ) absorb the co2..so that if we made a box having suction fan ..these set up mounted on long hallow verticle tube ..these total equipment construct in between the road having heavy traffick ..co2 entrapped by fan and going to inside the box and absorbed by the castic soda ..if the castic soda is unable to absorb the co2 we wil replaced by using long verticle tube ..box having one light .so that it wil act as a stree lights ..these process is a cyclic process ..we wil construct these a distance of 10 mts .all tubes are connected to main long horizantal tube supplies the castic soda ..so that we wil entrap co2 by these method

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    Aug 4 2013: Can I ask you how much CO2 we will leave on the earth? What is the boundary separating "Enough amount of CO2" and "Too much CO2 which can pollute the earth?"
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      Aug 4 2013: The amount of CO2 on the planet does't really change over time, it stays the same (more, or less). The real question is, where is it ? What form is it in? Billions of tons of CO2 are stored in the oceans, sea shells, and in ancient sea beds buried in the earth in the form of limestone deposits. When we harvest that limestone for the production of things like concrete such as for the (Three Gorges Dam) for instance, we release that CO2 into the atmosphere plus Internal combustion engines in cars, boats,planes,power plants that burn oil ,coal, or natural gas. CO2 is absorbed by the (giga-ton) by rain forests, and vegetation.When plants absorb it, it becomes part of the structure of the plant, and is stored there for long periods.That keeps it from floating around in the atmosphere where it becomes a (blanket of gas), (an insulation layer trapping heat).Think of a mathematical set of circumstances that allow human life to exist. Enough food, water, air to breath, a place to live etc. When your outside of that mathematical set of parameters life is no longer possible. The answer to your question is dependent on how much suffering we can endure as a species. The rich will survive, while the poor, and those displaced by desertification, and sea level rise suffer, and die, It's that simple. After measuring a thousand factors, and looking at the (ice cores) that show history of climate the answer is, (far far less than is in the air now). It's still being released faster than at any time in human history, in other words way to much. We need to cut the amount by about half, and fast. There are alternatives. The fossil fuel industry is suicidal, and is fighting to hide the truth, because they are getting rich off destroying the planet. Most of those oil executives will be dead in 40-50 years they don't care at all period! It's all about greed. You can't give exact amounts with such huge problem. It requires knowledge study, and (wisdom) something the US congress doesn't have.

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