It is probably the most useful, sustainable, and truly "GREEN" gas on the planet, and Wyoming produces plenty of it.

In truth the Earth emits more of this gas than humans ever could. It's naturally occurring and even organic.

When I say "truly GREEN" I mean that this gas actually makes plants greener. If fact, this gas, according to NASA and other high-level scientific organizations, is actually making the planet greener.

We have hundreds of industrial uses for this gas as well. It makes life on Earth better and easier, even safer, for both man and animals, every day.

It's called Carbon Dioxide.

More commonly today we call it CO2.

In the video above Dr. Matt Ridley talks about how our planet has gotten greener! Environmentalists often talk about how bad stuff like CO2 causes bad things to happen like global warming, it turns out that the plants aren't complaining.

Plants use it as airborne fertilizer. If you own a greenhouse you can actually buy a CO2 emitter to pump more of this wonderful airborne plant food into it. Watch your plants get bigger and greener.

Carbon dioxide appears as a colorless odorless gas at atmospheric temperatures and pressures. Relatively nontoxic and noncombustible. Heavier than air and may asphyxiate by the displacement of air. Soluble in water. Forms carbonic acid, a mild acid. Under prolonged exposure to heat or fire the container may rupture violently and rocket. Used to freeze food, to control chemical reactions, and as a fire extinguishing agent. (Natural Laboratory Of Medicine).

We use CO2 for so many things.

A refrigerant is a substance that is used in heat pumps and refrigerators to provide cooling.

For the preservation of fruits. In the preservation of fruits, an atmosphere in which there is less oxygen and more carbon dioxide is created.

For the fizzy or carbonated drinks like soda water and lemonade. EVEN BEER! CO2 is captured, created, and pumped into these drinks.

Fire extinguisher. Actually, it is the best gas that can be used to extinguish fires. Because it is denser than oxygen and because it does not support combustion. CO2 will instantly cut off the air or oxygen supply feeding the fire and kill it.

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Baking bread. When yeast is mixed with bread dough, carbon dioxide is produced and, in turn, produces gaseous bubbles that cause the bread to rise.

BB & Pellet Guns as a propellant.

Tools in a mechanics garage. Man mechanics at repair garages use CO2 to provide pressurized power to their tools.

This is the shortlist. You can look up many other uses if you wish.

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Wyoming Has Polish MiGs for Ukraine

Not long after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the was talk of Poland giving Ukraine some of their MiG fighter planes.

Poland is now part of NATO. So they were willing to part with the older Russian planes for newer and more hi-tech Western planes.

For several reasons, the deal fell through. Ukraine will not get the planes.

HEY Ukraine!
If you're still interested, Wyoming has a few old Polish MiGs we would be happy to give you.

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