Climate change discussion

1,585 posts in this topic

1 hour ago, Anna66 said:

Maybe we should all get off our ar**** instead,

and do something about it before we all end up dead!

 

The planet would probably be better off without us anyway. There are too many of us. I'm not joking. Looking at the long history of Earth since the beginning she has overcome many natural "catastrophic" events. We only think in terms of catastrophe if we fear our own extinction, which is going to happen at some point in the far future anyway. Of course, it's silly to sit back and wait for it to happen if we can do something to slow the process. But finally Earth will just shake it off and continue to exist without us and carry on producing other life forms until the final end.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
29 minutes ago, bramble said:

There are too many of us.

 

This is the key to everything.  And yet various religions / states implore their followers to procreate even more.

3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, HEM said:

 

This is the key to everything.  And yet various religions / states implore their followers to procreate even more.

 

Our whole economic system in the Western countries is based on growth, so without more people we stagnate and enter into economic difficulties.    The system is broken but that's what we have.

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, Krieg said:

 

Our whole economic system in the Western countries is based on growth, so without more people we stagnate and enter into economic difficulties.    The system is broken but that's what we have.

 

Yes, but nature doesn't care about that, does she? She's telling us enough is enough - or else. Elsewhere in nature there are checks when populations expand too much. 

3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, bramble said:

 

Yes, but nature doesn't care about that, does she? She's telling us enough is enough - or else. Elsewhere in nature there are checks when populations expand too much. 

 

We won't change our economic system without one or two big wars.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 minutes ago, Krieg said:

 

We won't change our economic system without one or two big wars.

 

I know. It's nature's way of culling. 

3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

It is indeed familiar.

Cameron as he left office pulled the pin on the Brexit fiasco.  May is doing the same on long overdue climate change measures as she bails out.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, Anna66 said:

Current Carbon capture technology = bullshit. It's just an excuse to keep polluting.

 

Anyway, will be fun in 5-7 years when EVs start outselling ICE cars in every 1st world countries.

And micro generation at home replaces some of the power plants. And battery storage reduces the electricity requirements.

AFAIK, no scenario predicts such a fast change, so it will be fun to watch.

 

2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"Oil firms commit to ‘meaningful’ carbon pricing"

 

Quote

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on a Vatican summit on climate change (all times local):

3:50 p.m.

Some of the world’s major oil producers have committed to supporting “economically meaningful” carbon pricing regimes at the end of a Vatican summit on climate change.

 

The companies, including ExxonMobil, BP, Royal Dutch Shell, Total, Chevron and Eni, said in a joint statement Friday that governments should set such pricing regimes at a level that encourages business and investment, while “minimizing the costs to vulnerable communities and supporting economic growth.” 

 

The CEOs, as well as heads of major asset managers such as BlackRock and BNP Paribas, also called for oil companies to provide clarity for investors about the risks climate change poses to their businesses and how they plan to transition to cleaner energy sources.

 

The joint statement was issued at the end of a closed-door summit and a personal appeal by Pope Francis. 

___

2:05 p.m.

Pope Francis is warning oil executives that a “radical energy transition” to clean, low-carbon power sources is needed to stave off the effects of a rapidly warming planet.

 

Francis told the leaders at a Vatican summit Friday that there was still time to avoid the worst effects of climate change but that “prompt and resolution action” is required.

 

The meeting marked the second year that Francis has invited oil and financial sector executives to the Vatican to impress upon them his concern that preserving God’s creation is one of the fundamental challenges facing humankind today. The agenda included talks about energy transition, carbon pricing and transparency in reporting climate risk.

 

 

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 6/23/2019, 9:39:22, Wulfrun said:

1st day of Summer in Colorado

5d0f2ca044b8f_summersnow.jpg.b031ce0a8ab

 

When I lived in Michigan as a kid about 30 years ago I remember once it got so warm just a couple days before Christmas that everyone was wearing shorts and grilling burgers and such out on the sidewalks.

 

Climate alarmism is a feel good campaign, nothing more. We reject the charge that God has on us and instead we make for ourselves imaginary problems and solve them with imaginary solutions so we can pretend we are good people.This is the real danger.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
39 minutes ago, Fromm said:

 

When I lived in Michigan as a kid about 30 years ago I remember once it got so warm just a couple days before Christmas that everyone was wearing shorts and grilling burgers and such out on the sidewalks.

Please don't mistake an outlier for a trend.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, katheliz said:

Please don't mistake an outlier for a trend.

Read the restof his post it is gods will apparently so outlier,normal etc etc doesnt mean shit its all down to god

2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Correct... God...    but is it your god or mine? Euphatice Buddah or Jeremys Weisßbier?

 

The world is fuck and we all contributed to its fuckeduppishness...

 

Dont ask everyone else to make the change.. just do it yourself!

 

Restrict your flights.. your travels, your plastic use and materialistice desires.... A new Tesla because its eco friendly... Go fuck yourself... Walk.. Bike... do online meetings... 

 

BUT do not think that your E-car will save the world!... coz it wont!

 

But how do we fix the problem?      I dont know..    

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, Fromm said:

 

When I lived in Michigan as a kid about 30 years ago I remember once it got so warm just a couple days before Christmas that everyone was wearing shorts and grilling burgers and such out on the sidewalks.

 

Climate alarmism is a feel good campaign, nothing more. We reject the charge that God has on us and instead we make for ourselves imaginary problems and solve them with imaginary solutions so we can pretend we are good people.This is the real danger.

 

And you believe in a real God, he's not imaginary then. You idiot. And by the way, people that read the facts understand that there is, and always will be, climate change.

1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
22 minutes ago, SpiderPig said:

 Go fuck yourself... Walk.. Bike... do online meetings... 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

That's a good point about online meetings. All of the nastiness involved with the last G20 summit in Germany could have been easily been avoided via Skype. Think of all the millions that could have been saved. Such a waste..

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
3 minutes ago, SpiderPig said:

But "God" didnt suggest it... you silly person!

 

The point is that the idea that mankind is in grave danger because of climate change, is an imaginary thing. The G20 summit was real, however.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now