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Stopping Polar Ice Caps from Melting

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posted on May, 24 2008 @ 05:55 AM
As everyone knows due to excess greenhouse gases the polar caps are melting.I suggest that about 120 electrodes be place in a circular area enclosing the majority of each ice cap and a current passed through the TOP LAYER of the ice.

Mild and SLOW electrolysis of the top layer of the ice will generate O2 and H2 gas which will rise and displace the carbon dioxide gas which is responsible for trapping the heat.

Carbon dioxide weighs 12+16+16=44 atomic mass units .

oxygen molecule weighs 16+16=32 amu

hydrogen molecule weighs 1+1=2 amu.

as these gases rise they will displace carbon dioxide gas and and thus stop the heat trapping effect of carbon dioxide.

The cost ill be minimal.

We are NOT talking about massive electrolysis or massive current being passed through the top layer of the ice.The top layer means about 3 inches or less of the surface of the ice.

Having multiple electrodes means we can fine tune the current flow.We can pulse it at various frequencies to generate different effects.

You can learn all about the electromechanical effects of ice here:-

[edit on 24-5-2008 by esecallum]

posted on May, 24 2008 @ 08:13 PM
"As everyone knows due to excess greenhouse gases the polar caps are melting"

woo slow down there buddy... many on this site will disagree with that.

regardless of the amount of current you put through the top layer of ice its still going to take a lot of energy to hydolise that water.

isn't most of the melting coming from the increase in water temperatures which are heating the ice sheets from underneath... or just melting away the fringes

[edit on 24-5-2008 by purplemonkey]

posted on May, 24 2008 @ 08:41 PM
Before we discuss my method of using large chillers to re-cool the warm sea water, let's discuss how large of a carbon footprint do you think you'd have on making electric floor mats for the polar bears?

You'll have to do a minimum of a 10 year environmental impact study, by people who really do know what they are talking about. This global warming thing is just folly....


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