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Old 08-29-20, 03:58 PM
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Originally Posted by 79pmooney View Post
Nah. Too many bright engineer types. Bikes would have migrated to wood early. (Yeah, wood is carbon based, but then so are we so no carbon, nothing to discuss and nobody to discuss it with.)
Even to smelt raw pig iron out of ore, you need a good hot form of carbon, like coke or charcoal. ”Green” electricity works for aluminum smelting and for making high-grade steel. But the developing world’s blast furnaces need coal (which we want to come from Canada.)
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