That's actually why the movie was done as a parody. Trying to play the book straight would result in something that looks an awful lot like a fascist propaganda film.
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I'd guess he was captured by a bigfoot to work on their hidden communication infrastructure that helps them avoid groups of credible humans.
Bandanas and other face coverings make you look like a criminal about to commit a crime, and aren't allowed in many places. Weird glasses just make you look like a hipster or Kanye West fan.
You're absolutely correct (except perhaps about the Eemian period not being catastrophic - 13+ft of sea level rise would be nothing to scoff at today!), but none of these facts should rule out making changes to keep the climate in a state that works for our civilization.
We'll probably never have a "good stable state," we'll have to keep making intentional climate alterations constantly in the future - as the population increases, a "good" state will be more and more narrowly defined as well. We can't let the planet's temperature vary anymore, not due to man-made causes today or any natural ones in the future. We have to keep watching the thermostat from now on or it's going to get ugly.
Keep in mind that we're really really good at warming the climate, so we won't fall into another ice age easily.
We haven't proven a lot of things through full-scale experiment - like gravity and most other things related to astrophysics for example. How do you feel about those? Pure speculation?
We can adjust outdoor climate with greenhouse gas levels as we've been doing, or with aerosols as discussed in TFA.
There's no such thing as "fairness" - it's a fairy tale concept that causes humans far too much suffering.
Funny, that's what I think about denying that fairness is possible.
We have some control over weather and climate, tinfoil-hatters notwithstanding.
Major city? More like those of us who live within easy driving distance of civilization.
Nothing happened, I don't see the conflict. The atmosphere got hotter because of the amount of CO2 in it, not the amount of sunlight coming in. But reducing the amount of sunlight coming in can still cool it.
Nothing that mankind has control over is more likely to cause mass death than continuing to contribute to climate change, except for maybe starting a nuclear MAD scenario, so any death enthusiasts using green energy to get their jollies are going to be sorely disappointed.
Their best bet might be waiting for someone to fall from a solar or wind installation, and they could be waiting a long time...they'd be better off waiting by the Golden Gate bridge.
You mean this story?
I've found that the best way to back up a video is to upload it to Youtube and use the CC license option. A million other accounts will quickly re-host the video with paid advertising on them.
Long into the future, when alien archaeologists are trying to piece together knowledge on the civilization that used to exist on this planet and haven't even figured out any of our languages yet, my little GoPro sports videos will persist.
1 with a modern reactor?
So far we've had a partial meltdown that hurt nobody, an "accident" so cartoonishly stupid that it should more accurately be called insider sabotage, and an outdated reactor that was hit with multiple extreme natural disasters simultaneously.
These emotional knee-jerk reactions from Japan, Germany and others are counterproductive and could hurt financially if any kind of global carbon-trading scheme is put in place. Besides, I prefer my nuclear waste nice and contained rather than flowing continuously from the smokestack of a coal power plant.
He also asked what protections have been provided to ensure that information computers gather and often transmit wirelessly isn't used in a harmful or invasive manner."
Same as in the tech industry - somewhere between "absolutely none" and "we intentionally use it in a harmful or invasive manner, that's our business model...and the NSA demands access too."