Quote: I think living in the western world has insulated us from real problems that are affecting other peoples. These are real problems that do need a bit of foresight(even if predictions of timelines are off) if we are to do something about them.
Quote: Try and get a grant today that proposes to show there is no global warming....
Quote: The Population bomb, acid rain, ozone hole, nuclear winter, global warming all are 'flavors'.
Indiana for a three more weeks...
14.5" Teeter w/ Richard Fagin mirror, TT #66
EON 120ED on CG-5 ASGT
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Denk Super System with A45 OCS
Quote: Not likely since Industrial China puts out far more sulfer emissions today than we curbed.
"Scientists aren't perfect, just peer reviewed.""Eye of Sauron Observatory", featuring "Sauron's Other Eye", 16" dob, conical Royce mirror.
Quote:As for predictions of running out of oil, that has not happened but there have been periodic shortages. Remember "gas lines" from the 1070s?
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