Re: salvation from tar pits?

From: George Murphy <>
Date: Mon Jun 28 2004 - 10:15:45 EDT

> Related to this was a story in the
> weekend NY Times
> about China's increasing use of high-sulfur oil which is cheaper than
> oil. Burning such fuels in automobiles with catalytic converters ruins the
> converters and growing atmospheric sulfur emissions are leading to sharp
> declines in urban air quality in China.
> It is hard to see any "magic bullets" on the horizon in considering the
> equation.

I don't by any means think that there will always be technological solutions
to all our problems. But as a theorist I can ask naive questions about
technology, such as, "Isn't it possible to develop catalytic convertors that
can deal with high-sulfur fuels?"

Received on Mon Jun 28 10:36:32 2004

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