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Climate Change

Postby jcjm » Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:32 am

This is prompted by Russell Crowes non appearance at the Golden globes and his acceptance speech.

While there are things that are related to climate change there are also things that aren't and people would be deceived if they accepted everything that was thrown out there without a close look at its validity.

Climate change focuses a lot on CO2 emission and some would have you think everything wrong in the world would be fixed if we got rid of gasoline and cows.
That's not true.

1) Solar, wind and batteries have their own problems with pollution both in production and waste disposal. Not to mention they are not viable in a lot of places. (Solar only works in 13 states all 12 months of the year and wind is non existent in some places)

2) There were 1/2 a BILLION buffalo in the US in the 1800s. Why weren't cow farts a problem then?

3) It is a global problem and regional solutions won't work. The US has decreased CO2 emissions by 15% from the high while China has continued to increase them. So if we do everything right China and other countries will negate any positive effect if they don't also follow suit. So you need to start with the end in mind, the people who aren't decreasing emissions and get off the backs of those that are.

4) Building a house on a cliff and blaming a mudslide on its destruction or tearing down forest to make new homes, then blaming a forest fire for their destruction, or having bears and wolves in your backyard, etc. is stupidity and greed, not climate change, Maybe environmental change but not climate change.

Some things to think about when people throw a blanket statement at you. Is it really climate change? Is it man made? If I do it but China doesn't, will it have an impact?
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