On 1/16/2013 1:52 PM, meekerdb wrote:
On 1/16/2013 1:45 AM, Telmo Menezes wrote:

      Now the same PR firms are hired by the oil and coal industry to
    obfuscate the problem of global warming.


And meanwhile we disregard other options out of ideology, namely geo-engineering.

They are disregarded not out of ideology; they are disregarded because the global warming denial industry has succeeded in obfuscating the science so that people think there is great uncertainty about the problem. Of course they are not going to do anything about a problem they are not sure exists, and certainly not anything so drastic, and whose consequences are as difficult to predict, as geo-engineering.

Brent

There are a couple of very interesting proposals on that front that are dismissed without proper thought. Global warming can kill us all, but so can energy shortage.


Hi Brent,

Why is it that almost all of the Green proposals are exactly what would be required to push civilization back to the Stone age, once implemented fully? Frankly, I worry more about the impending Ice age which is about over due if the cycle that we see in the Vostok icecore data is real.

Ice Core

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Onward!

Stephen

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