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http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2014/04/24/Aborted-Babies-Reduce-Greenhouse-Gases-Fight-Climate-Change

 by Joel B. Pollak 24 Apr 2014, 10:58 AM PDT

One possibly redeeming (or exacerbating) feature of the shocking story that aborted fetuses have been burned at an Oregon facility that converts biomedical waste into municipal energy is that the babies may have helped combat climate change. According to the website of Covanta, the energy company that operates the Oregon facility, the energy-from-waste (EfW) process "offsets greenhouse gases to combat climate change."

The alternative, the company points out, is depositing organic waste in landfills, where it will convert into methane and other hydrocarbons. Methane, which forms a three-dimensional, tetrahedral molecule, is a far more powerful greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, trapping far more heat per unit volume than the carbon dioxide that results from controlled combustion in an environmentally sensitive energy facility.

Other Covanta facilities provide formal carbon offsets to companies looking to reduce their impact on climate change. These facilities, both in Florida, generate "voluntary credits" that can be bought on the open market "by companies and organisations interested in voluntarily reducing greenhouse gases." A compulsory cap-and-trade system, such as exists in California, could place new market value on incinerated medical waste, including fetuses.

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Re: Aborted Babies Could Reduce Greenhouse Gases, Fight Climate Change
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2014, 02:35:50 PM »
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Re: Aborted Babies Could Reduce Greenhouse Gases, Fight Climate Change
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2014, 02:39:44 PM »
It's going to take a lot after this to separate leftists from the Nazis.
Character still matters.  It always matters.

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Re: Aborted Babies Could Reduce Greenhouse Gases, Fight Climate Change
« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2014, 02:53:01 PM »
I'm tellin' ya, this plays well in Portlandia.....

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Re: Aborted Babies Could Reduce Greenhouse Gases, Fight Climate Change
« Reply #4 on: April 24, 2014, 08:26:57 PM »
The water is boiling furiously and the frog is saying,"Ah, this is just right."
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