[FoRK] CO2 -> 43% by weight of an ABS-replacement bioplastic

Gary Stock gstock at nexcerpt.com
Wed Aug 15 05:27:38 PDT 2012


On 8/15/12 3:02 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> On 8/14/12 8:07 PM, Adam L Beberg wrote:
>> Yay, kill ALL the forests... to reduce CO2, brilliant!
> Yep, issue was raised in the comments.  However, there was nothing to 
> indicate that palm oil was the last possible plant-based oil that 
> would work.
True.  And, luckily, corporations and industries always seek ways to 
change to the most responsible alternative, because it is better for all 
of humankind, and their shareholders insist upon respect for such values.

> Plenty of vegetable / plant oils are renewable. 
True.  And, luckily, corporations and industries always seek ways to 
change to renewable methods of production, because it is better for all 
of humankind, and their shareholders insist upon respect for such values.

> And perhaps palm oil palms could be grown where land is barren now 
> rather then cutting down rain forests.
True.  And, luckily, corporations and industries always seek ways to 
change to more thoughtful means of production, because it is better for 
all of humankind, and their shareholders insist upon respect for such 
values.

GS


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