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Comment: Re:Climate Engineering (Score 1) 573

by BECoole (#49314101) Attached to: Greenpeace Co-Founder Declares Himself a Climate Change Skeptic

All you have to do is look at the results of the Medieval Warming Period.

Google some pictures of the Canadian Shield. I see LOTS of trees. Lots of water. Your entire post is hysterical ranting with a bunch of (incorrect) opinion and guessing.

I guess Ice Ages are easy to frivolously dismiss when you live in a place like Rio.

Comment: Re:Climate Engineering (Score 1) 573

by BECoole (#49310227) Attached to: Greenpeace Co-Founder Declares Himself a Climate Change Skeptic

However, at our stage of understanding the system, climate engineering is probably not such a good thing to be doing. The planet isn't an experiment that we can easily clean up after we make a mess. We can't 'nuke it from orbit' just to make sure.

That is a major issue with the carbon sequesters and everybody else. We're really running in the dark. We need to put quite a bit more energy (pun intended) into understanding the system before we blithely go and tinker with it (like we are doing at present).

I think we agree on that point - that carbon legislation is not a good idea and that we should allow the economy to naturally evolve beyond the use of carbon. Not that legislation would work anyway, only the lowest emitters would sign on.

Comment: Re:Climate Engineering (Score 1) 573

by BECoole (#49310205) Attached to: Greenpeace Co-Founder Declares Himself a Climate Change Skeptic

It's been suggested that we could ALREADY be in an ice age if it weren't for the extra CO2.
http://www.skepticalscience.co...

The real argument is legislative - Given that developing nations will overshadow developed nations in CO2 emissions, legislation will do nothing except harm the World economy.

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