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The Latest Estimate Of Human Cause Is 93% On The Low End...
Thu Nov 9, 2017 7:37am (XFF:

And that is from the expert analysts who are in the best position to know.

How long do you suppose we would have to wait to act before we can't avoid catastrophic harm and suffering?


  • human causation is unknown and probably unknowable. DFM
    • The Latest Estimate Of Human Cause Is 93% On The Low End... — Amadeus, Thu Nov 9 7:37am
      • I never said that we should ignore human activities that damage the environment. We should not wait to act, but not abandon Common Sense either. Common Sense tells us that putting out all of the... more
        • We Need...Amadeus, Thu Nov 9 12:59pm
 start viewing this as a global issue of life and death. For example, we could generate enough power to meet global needs and do it ALL via renewable sources. Not using today's systems,... more
          • You wrote: "For example, we could generate enough power to meet global needs and do it ALL via renewable sources." True. But NOT in less than a few decades. Total installed capacity is about 7 TW... more
            • You Are Often Stuck In Old Paradigms...Amadeus, Fri Nov 10 7:37am
              We must think outside the box we are stuck in. The box we are stuck in is what got us where we are, on pace to not make it. On pace to suffer horribly. That isn't hype. I get the idea that you are... more
              • would starve to death because of an unproven (and unprovable) hypothesis. DFM
              • You probably didn't notice ...Mondo Fuego™ , Fri Nov 10 10:04am
                ... while you were prancing around in your pink booties, orange feathers and purple pom-poms, crying "The sky is falling, the sky is falling", but the US is already well on its way to renewables in... more
                • one wondersTrish, Fri Nov 10 5:16pm
                  how you know so much about pink booties, orange feathers, and purple pompoms. Cross dressing now, Mondo?
                • True, but France is spending SEVERAL times as much for electricity as we do per KWH. Most of the extra cost is hidden in heavily subsidized electric power rates. Like most government programs, their... more
                  • I agree with maintaining Trish, Fri Nov 10 5:14pm
                    while developing but putting off development because of whatever agenda isn't cool. Oil companies have more than made their profits and loaded pockets. If the same people were forward thinking, they... more
            • if that informationTrish, Fri Nov 10 4:21am
              and this article are true: Then it seems to me we should get our butts in gear.
              • Well, hop to it ...Mondo Fuego™, Fri Nov 10 11:13am
                ... see what you can get done this weekend. :)
                • that is easy.Trish, Fri Nov 10 5:11pm
                  Turn off lights and only use when necessary. monitor heat levels and keep them consistent. any car travel should not be a one-stop matter. preserve food and waste as little as possible. That is not... more
                  • I do all that ... so do most sane peopleMondo Fuego™, Sat Nov 11 7:33am
                    SO, what else does ol' Chicken Little Uru Mjolnir HammerDeus expect people to do? I get tired of his pious little rants about what "we" should do.
            • We prolly won't hear back from old Uru Mjolnir Hammer ...Mondo Fuego™ , Thu Nov 9 8:47pm
              ... on this. He will realize that his pink booties, orange feathers and purple pom-poms are insufficient to enable him to transcend reality and invoke puff the magic dragon to bring about a... more
          • So, now the mooch generation wants free power.Mondo Fuego™, Thu Nov 9 3:15pm
            Commie much?
        • I never hear jack from libnutz about deforestationMondo Fuego™, Thu Nov 9 12:46pm
          Their mentors and minders are radio silent on this key issue. They rail against fossil fuel and livestock as they collect their dividends from Exxon to buy New York strip steaks.
      • PoppyCockMondo Fuego™, Thu Nov 9 9:40am
        Key word: "Estimate" WTF do you propose? You run around here spouting off like an idiot, acting like you are the sole authority on just about everything, and clueless as to what to do about anything.
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