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Comment Re:Just develop shields already... (Score 2) 64

Extremely hard. On earth, there is an atmosphere that limits the speed of projectiles. Pieces of rock in space can be sent at very large speeds at your precious spacecraft. It takes some really heavy armour plates to shield against them. And "heavy" is the dirtiest word in space travel.

Comment Counterproductive reasoning (Score 0, Troll) 130

... 55 countries that contribute a total of at least 55% of global greenhouse gas emissions

So, in effect, 55% of the countries should pollute more to get an agreement working to pollute less. And, off course, every country that does not wait for the agreement to take effect and starts pollution reduction now is spoiling it for the rest.

Stupid rules like this are why only politicians believe the climate agreement actually helps to achieve something.

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