Eliminate the carbon credits.
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I live in Florida, and that has nothing to do with rising sea levels but rising population levels.
Hint: More paving = More drainage in a rainy climate.
So in other words
You can't lay California's lack of rainfall at warming's feet.
And Environmentalists created the inability to deal with the problem and are obstructing its solution ?
Thought experiment: Everyone beats inflation. That causes inflation.
So apparently the Barristas at Starbucks are taking up science again ?
California is regularly in drought. It's a 500 year cycle for them.
But good of you to bring it up, If the environmentalists hadn't been blocking water management and in general been in the business of creating problems http://naturalresources.house.....
Wasn't it supposed to raising 2 degrees/decade yy now ?
Aren't the poles supposed to be ice free by now ?
Isn't Florida supposed to be underwater ?
Isn't the entire east coast supposed to be rubble from super hurricanes ?
Dustbowls that would make the 1930s look like nothing ?
Really enough of the chicken little.
Sounds reasonable. No one who's understood the message in either Taleb's "Black Swan" or Kahneman's "Thinking Fast and Slow" would support the scam that is the financial markets.
It is only a bad idea when the vast majority of people hate your business practices.
The vast majority doesn't care. It's a problem when you have an angry minority that has too much time on its hands.
For most companies, is just performing the experiment of how well individual rights hold up against outraged mobs in our society. (sadly they don't hold up particularly well, just ask this guy http://www.theverge.com/2014/1... )
Isn't that just a variation of the "If you aren't doing anything wrong you have nothing to hide" argument?
It sure is -- but does a person who is working at their workplace have a right to privacy? Particularly when hundreds of lives depend on their actions?
Yes. My point is that for someone to beat inflation someone else mustn't.
It's that simple.
Besides, a lot of these "managed" environments provide type safety guarantees. Preventing your data from being lost or disclosed due to a defect in a program can be worth more than the marginal cost of a managed environment.
Grow your own food. The food savings really adds up
I can assure you that pretty much everyone* has access to investment vehicles with a larger return than 2%.
By definition it's not possible for everyone to be able to beat inflation.
Having worked in finance
Understandable. Daniel Kahneman has some amusing anecdotes who people who work in finance really don't seem to figure out what it is they're really doing.