Re: Global Warming and what you can do to against it

From: Brian <brian_at_selzer-software.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 08:43:04 -0800 (PST)
Message-ID: <13074533-1f2e-4743-96c9-93d71ea468e6_at_22g2000yqr.googlegroups.com>



On Jan 17, 7:00 am, Roy Hann <specia..._at_processed.almost.meat> wrote:
> Brian wrote:
> > On Jan 16, 12:34 pm, "." <sustainable.future..._at_gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Dear All,
> >> As you know global warming is endangering the future of life on the
> >> planet. It will also affect us;
> >> rising sea levels, dwindling water supplies, mass deaths due to heat
> >> waves, stoppage of the gulfstream, which
> >> brings milder climate to north of Europe, super hurricanes, less food
> >> due to droughts are some of the effects.
> >> As you also know global warming is produced due to CO2 emissions
> >> coming from burning of fossil fuels.
>
> > Do liberals really think that saying something over and over will
> > somehow make it become true?
>
> Imbeciles do.  I don't think any political inclination manages to
> exclude imbeciles very successfully.  I consider myself pretty liberal.
>
> Reducing one's energy costs (including the cost of managing one's energy
> use) is only sensible.  

Of course it is, but the argument that by doing so we're going to save the planet is specious.

> Accounting for the energy cost of the whole
> life-cycle of any "energy saving" measures is also sensible. The latter
> is almost always neglected, especially in pursuit of CO2 reduction.
>
> --
> Roy
Received on Sun Jan 17 2010 - 10:43:04 CST

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