I think that would depend on exactly what you said.
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The NSA aren't bad guys or good guys. They simply are. A wrench is neither bad nor good it's just a tool to remove a bolt or nut. The NSA is a tool used to spy on and analyze people and organizations that are considered a threat by the US government. If they do things that aren't legal you can bet someone very high in the US government authorized it. Probably at the very top.
More like idiots will find a way to kill themselves. Now it's suicide by gate guards.
I think I did say Gore is full of shit a few posts back. That is good for a laugh though.
I tell you that I believe there is no simple solution and anything else is not politically feasible. It's difficult to get people to even accept that there is a problem at all, given that how can you expect people to sacrifice for a solution. Better to just plan and prepare for a warmer planet as that will be challenging enough.
The problem with global warming is there's really no easy solution. By easy I mean feasible one. Barring a major technological solution it's just going to get warmer and the sea level will rise. Life will go on but it'll sure be a lot different. Maybe someone will come up with a core tap for energy or something like that.
The repercussions of burning oil and coal are long term. Taxing people until they rebel will be much shorter and the repercussions bloody. Go ahead, triple the cost of electricity. I dare you. Make gasoline 8 dollars a gallon. Global warming will be the least of your problems. You'll need all those police drones and SWAT teams. Gulags here we come.
I got the feeling he was speaking hypothetically but maybe not. In any case I just repeated what the IPCC had to say on the matter. I've seen one map showing a 300 foot rise in water level but I don't think anyone envisions that happening in the next decade or two. To rise 200-300 feet would require all of the world's ice to melt and that would certainly be a drastic change. 2.6 feet is bad enough and will cause a tremendous amount of problems. I differ with the global warming bunch in what can be done about it. I say nothing can be done to stop it. It's a result of billions of humans living on the planet and their activities and industry. Short of ridding the world of the majority of those people global warming will continue to climb. The changes required to actually do anything to stop the continued rise in warming are too much for people to accept. Too many sacrifices are required and getting most people to commit to that level of drop in lifestyle is impossible. Then we have emerging nations that want their day of prosperity as well. Perhaps technology can save us in the future but somehow I doubt that.
Come on man, don't hold back. Tell us how you "really" feel.
I'll bet we see 850ppm before 2049. Hopefully I'll be dead before that. It would suck being 90 years old with the condition the world will be in by then.
All you have to do is tax it so much no one can afford it anymore. Wonder what the repercussions of that will be?
Yep, Nuclear Winter should fix things nicely. Good fix for over population as well.
There will still be beachfront property it'll just be a little farther inland from where it is now.
I don't live anywhere near the coast but we had a flood in 1994 here that exactly matched the 100 year flood plain drawn up by the Army Corp of Engineers. I mean, exactly. Everywhere it stated 100 year flood plain was under water.
The IPCC has stated that sea level rise this century will likely be in the neighborhood of 2.6 feet or less but that extreme conditions could cause as much as a 6.5 foot rise in sea levels over the next hundred years. Maybe you are referring to Al Gore's propaganda where he stated a bunch of US cities could soon be underwater in the near future. You must remember Al Gore is a politician and as such, if his lips move, he's lying.