… and fellow Scott Barton student, Dr. Nicholas Hudak. At lunch did we talk about batteries and electrochemistry, boring our significant others? Only a little!
This is a newspaper article predicting climate change in 1912. Not too shocking … from a chemical engineering perspective you can grasp the concept with a simple mass balance. The economic benefit from fossil fuels was so great that as a society we didn’t do anything about its very real negative consequences until recently. And now it’s the most important problem of our time. (Here is an explanation and Snopes write-up revealing this is, in fact, a real article.)