You've obviously never heard Bob Taylor describe how private companies fought tooth and nail against the Internet.
And then they shift back again to a previously disproven assertion after sufficient time has passed for the public to forget that it was already debunked.
If you accept the conclusion that, "We don't know" then that completely invalidates the original statement of "Other planets are warming too."
Whenever I ask Siri a question, she always refers me to a google search.
And it's been shown, step by step.
1) CO2 is a greenhouse gas
2) The concentration of atmospheric CO2 is measurable
3) The emission of CO2 is estimatable
4) The increase of CO2 is measurable, and correlates with 3)
5) The effects (increased global temperature, ocean acidification) are measurable
No, the implication that we may need to find a different energy source (potentially disrupting established businesses) is what made it political. Full stop.
I worked there one summer, and what surprised me, is that only diesel cars are allowed on site, because spark plugs cause interference.
They keep a fleet of old diesels, originally bought in the 1950s. It gives the whole place a serious retro vibe. That and the fact that every morning I could set my mickey mouse watch to one of several atomic clocks made it a pretty cool place to work.
The bad news: You need an AT&T account to use it.
And yet sales of these gadgets that millions of people can't afford, are way up. The rich are doing great in this economy, in fact better than ever. Tax cuts for the rich are working - for the rich.
The defining characteristic of a house of cards is that everything looks great, until it collapses.
I like to run my car for 20,000 miles without changing the oil and when it breaks I take it to the mechanic. He changes the oil, fixes what he can on the small budget I give him, and them I complain that he made the car worse.
Worse? By what measure are things worse?
So it's a lot lower than the rest of the world.
That's called living in a free market society. There was a time in China when you could only buy one kind of bicycle, and you didn't have to shop around at all. Workers' paradise, right?
Plus, there's this new thing called the Internet, which can be used to find the best deal/bulb/widget/pron to suit your needs.