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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:41 PM

Re: Wealth, Energy, and Work

Inherently this tells us that it is required for it to be impossible to pile up a lot of money and have the pile get bigger by itself. You or someone else has to do work to make it bigger, and in fact that is what does happen in the large, as the [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:38 PM

Re: Wealth, Energy, and Work

Jaagu, the more important consideration in terms of the laws of thermodynamics is that you cannot store work without losing some.

Use it, or lose it.

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But you can store energy which is [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:23 PM

Re: Wealth, Energy, and Work

Loren writes:

The entropy of a system does indeed increase as free energy is degraded down to waste heat. In the economic context, consider a person who deploys some of his wealth to get something done, say build a house. Work is performed, [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:54 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

1. First the quantity could be reduced if reactors that burn natural uranium could be used to burn depleted enriched uranium.

2. Lastly at least it doesn't poison the air we breath and kill millions [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:04 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

Two sources of energy, one in which every single scrap of waste product must be sequestered, tracked and safely stored for a long period of time, the other in which the vast majority of its waste product can simply be piped into the air. [more]

Sat Apr 25

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:20 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

I thought he was making a reference to Yucca Mountian, but I could be wrong. It probably would be best to let this thread die now.

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OK I'll let it die with this clarification for your edification. Yucca [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:13 PM

Re: Wealth, Energy, and Work

Loren,

Great job at trying to equate wealth to energy and work. I have a couple of questions:

1. You write "All work done in our economic system -- including brainy thought-type work like this -- is powered ultimately by this [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:15 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

... but you cannot even store the wastes from nuclear in a government controlled waste disposal facility.

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I do not see the logic!

A lot of our nuclear waste is being stored currently in government [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 9:10 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

We just dump it right into the air we breathe. You pump gasoline into your car, you burn it, and the waste products come out the tailpipe. And the oil you burn at home has its waste products go right up the flue into the air. Even power plants have [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 5:39 PM

Re: Nuclear construction coverup

Something tells me none of us are gonna get outta here alive. If the nukes don't get us, something else will.

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notehound,

Our nuclear power plant construction expert Tim wants you [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 1:12 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

Who are you claiming made up stuff? If you think I am, go back and review the thread. I took no position what so ever on your "debate" with Mark. All I added was a clarification on what was written. [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:27 AM

Re: Nuclear construction coverup

Methinks the power companies have been spreading around some protected free speech.

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Methinks the power companies and state government have a cozy relationship which the public must never know [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:22 AM

Re: Energy = Wealth

Jaagu,

I think you are way, way out in left field. The original statement was about the waste discharged into the air from fossil fuels.

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I disagree. The original statement included [more]

Fri Apr 24

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:34 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

I can not tolerate people who make up stuff and when they are called on it they get defensive and fold like a house of cards.

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jaagu posted to the Energy & Utilities board. 11:29 PM

More windy mills in Texas

E.ON and GE's Energy Financial Services celebrated the opening of the Grandview Wind Farm in the Texas Panhandle, 30 miles east of Amarillo. E.ON and GE jointly own Grandview through a 50/50 investment partnership.

The wind farm features 118 [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 11:26 PM

Re: Write your state representatives

Of course not all states want to shield their residents from soaring energy costs and blackouts/brownouts, you know, the ones run by liberals. Good luck.

--fleg

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Hey good news, I [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:05 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

how about answering some simple questions:

No.

PSU

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No because you know it would make you look ...

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 11:03 PM

Nuclear construction coverup

04/21/2015

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued a Severity Level II violation and proposed a civil penalty of $11,200 to Chicago Bridge & Iron ... and a Severity Level III violation to a former company [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 10:47 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

Mark said dump waste products of oil, not waste oil. My guess is that he was referring to the combustion products of oil - nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, particulates to name a few.

PSU [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:46 PM

Re: Energy = Wealth

it is socially acceptable to dump almost all your waste products of oil anywhere you please ...

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MarkR,

I do not agree with your statement, and I am sure EPA does not agree with dumping any [more]

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