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Old 2021-09-23, 23:45   #122
chalsall
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Originally Posted by xilman View Post
The limits are entirely financial.
Including some creativity in that space. Carbon Credit Markets! Oh boy!

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Originally Posted by xilman View Post
There is nothing, in principle, to stop the inhabitants of Phoenix from building a desalination plant on a convenient bit of coastline and then pumping its product up to the city.
We do it here in little Bimshire.

Unfortunately in about forty years both the desal plant and the diesel generation plant which powers it will be underwater. Or, maybe, that's actually a good thing.

Edit: Just to be clear, I was trying to be funny there. I know Arizona is land-locked. But wells can be drilled horizontally nowadays.

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