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billah
November 24, 2007, 04:14 AM
Another great reason why India should refrain from building those disasterous dams...
This study is very interesting.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20071114/sc_afp/scienceclimatewarmingcarbonsasia_071114194026Event ually,

"powerful currents transfer the sediments to deeper water, where they settle on the ocean bed, safely storing the carbon for potentially millions of years."

Rabz
November 24, 2007, 06:51 AM
[quote]"Eventually, powerful currents transfer the sediments to deeper water, where they settle on the ocean, safely storing the carbon for potentially millions of years.
The finding sheds light on a previously unknown "sink," the term for a natural phenomenon that stores greenhouse gas rather than let it be released into the atmosphere. Sinks thus help cool Earth's surface."[unqoute]

So....

can we charge the world for acting as an global "air conditioner"?

DJ Sahastra
November 24, 2007, 02:33 PM
Billah,

Which 'disastrous' Dams is India building?

Miraz
November 24, 2007, 02:45 PM
Thanks Billah bhai for sharing the news.