StoppingClimateChange.com    Using nuclear energy to recycle CO2 into clean fuels that are cheaper than fossil fuels.
Whichever energy you want, whenever you want it, in whatever volumes you want.                        A combination of clean energy producing technologies for stopping Climate Change's growth.

Why This Website?          Nuclear-Hydrogen-Biomass System - Slides - Dr Charles W. Forsberg .pdf  - Quick slide show explanation.
The abstract net-zero emissions idea above is shown below using existing industrial equipment.

After making the first 10 or so units to standardize the final design, mass production should bring substantial reductions in cost along with improved performance and reliability. Think mass produced airplanes and ships.
  Description pages>  Foreword     Introductory Tour     The Technology     The Fuel: Cellulosic E85 Fuel Ethanol        Equipment pages>  1     2     3     4     5     6     7     8
(Plasma torches break matter down into it's basic atoms.  Although rare on earth, plasma, (think lightning and Star Trek weapons), it is the fourth state of matter. Plasma is the most common form of matter in space.)

This website is based on the fundamental idea that fossil combustion fuels will always be preferred as long as clean energy combustion fuels are more expensive.
Coal electricity is relatively easy and economic to replace with nuclear electricity. Replacing oil energy with cellulose energy is next and is what this website is about.

Would it be worth living with nuclear's problems if that's what it took to end Climate Change's problems?  It is for this engineer.
Of the $556.7 million green-leaning foundations spent from 2011-15, “not a single grant supported work on promoting or reducing the cost of nuclear energy.”  https://www.wsj.com/articles/climate-change-has-run-its-course-1528152876
Fighting Climate Change without taking advantage of nuclear's massive inexpensive clean energy is certainly an example of fighting with one hand tied behind your back. There's not much point in fighting Climate Change unless everyone is willing to give it their all.
We may be unwittingly engaged in an ideological war with Germany's Greenpeace political party who is trying to convince the world that nuclear and CCS are unnecessary to stop Climate Change despite their omission will substantially retard CO2 mitigation.
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   Check out how well wind, solar, electric cars, nuclear technology, and everything else anyone is doing in the struggle to stop Climate Change:  http://www.iea.org/tcep/power/nuclear/

1. STOPPING CLIMATE CHANGE means building hundreds of Nuclear-Hydrogen-Biomass Clean Energy Parks for mass producing synthetic CO2-Neutral fossil fuel equivalent fuels from natural ingredients.
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Burning food crops [like corn] to produce biofuels is  a crime against humanity.   Replacing America's 10% corn ethanol gasoline additive with 85% cellulosic ethanol gasoline additive is Job #1.
3. BIOSYNFUELS are synthesized by gasifying plant carbon into CO-rich syngas then adding hydrogen gas in the presence of catalysts to synthesize various liquid hydrocarbon fuel molecules like gasoline, diesel, etc.
4. Old coal power plant sites, diversified to be Clean Energy Parks, would be platforms for industries offering clean energy solutions that need the 24/7 electricity and heat available from nuclear reactors.
5. If you want to REDUCE the amount of CO2 in the air, build the carbon-capture combined cycle power plant below and power it with the biosynfuels from the zero-emissions fuel production system shown above.

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(Below) U.S. Coal Power Plant Shutdown Schedule.  Red - 2000 to 2014, Yellow - 2014 to 2050.
The entire world is covered with similar coal power plant sites about to be shut down either due to emissions or worn out. We couldn't be more fortunate. 

The world's coal power plant sites could be producing several times the clean fuel energy as the energy they are producing now burning coal.
There are about 50,000 more or less identical coal power plant sites worldwide that could make clean energy manufacturing locations. DON'T BE STUPID AND GIVE THEM AWAY!
No magic to tripling a coal power plant site's power output. Just install a three or more times as powerful and much smaller modular molten salt reactor (SMR) adjacent to the old coal power plant.
These old plant sites could be 50 years old and local population growth could easily have doubled their original electrical load. Use 2/3 of the new reactor's power to make electricity, use 1/3 to make biosynfuels.
Who and where are the world's coal plants and what is their current retirement status.?
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  https://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php/Existing_U.S._Coal_Plants 
2. These people are selling detailed knowledge of the entire global electrical system.  More money is invested in the world's electrical systems than in any other industry. You can get an idea of how large the world's electricity power system really is from these folks:  https://www.platts.com.es/products/world-electric-power-plants-database 


Lights = Cities = One to a Dozen Coal Power Plants.

Decarbonizing the world pronto means mass producing the new, small, higher temperature nuclear reactors by the thousands shipyard style and locating them everywhere on the world's existing coal power plant site properties as a way to end coal burning and begin the manufacture of carbon-neutral cellulosic oil and natural gas combustion fuels quickly.

Already, there are over 50 baby nuclear reactors incubating right now in the development nest. You're bound to find several that you like. The three I point out on this website are all very different, yet all very desirable for very different reasons.

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"Technological fixes are often far simpler, and therefore cheaper, than the doomsayers could have imagined." -  ( From Foreword )

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Compared to the new Wold Energy Outlook (WEO) 2008 of the International Energy

Agency (IEA, 2008), the Energy [R]evolution scenario is much more optimistic

regarding the role renewable energies could play in the energy systems of the world until

2050. Although the WEO 2008 points out that renewable energies will become soon a

major source of electricity, it states that achieving the ambitious climate protection target

is not possible without a massive expansion of nuclear and carbon capture and

sequestration (CCS) power plants. In contrary, the aim of Energy [R]evolution is to show

that without relying on nuclear and CCS there is no principal technical obstacle in

curbing CO2 emissions at the pace required to achieve the 2° target. Its strategy is based

on energy efficiency and high shares of renewable energies to supply power, heat, and

transport demand. The pathways proposed also offer economic benefits and new options

for economic development. Political will for change and appropriate policy measures are

needed to overcome the inertia inherent in our current energy supply system.

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See also IEA 2008: 2.801.06.1

2.801.06 - Production of Hydrogen and Synthesis Gas by High Temperature Electrolysis - Downloaded from orbit.dtu.dk on: Mar 15, 2018