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Climate Change - so I'm starting to panic a bit

June 1, 2019, 1:39 a.m.
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So.. I think this would be good news?

https://www.conservatives.org.au/un_ipcc_scientist_blows_whistle_on_climate_lies

June 1, 2019, 3:47 a.m.
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lol

He says "the change in sea level varies from place to place",  and he backs that up by stating that some piece of land had risen?

Doesn't discuss atolls in the Pacific that are no longer habitable because they're under water.   Doesn't say anything about the fact that the sea levels have risen 8 inches in the last hundred years,  with almost half of that occurring in the last quarter century.

Tripe.

June 1, 2019, 11:43 p.m.
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So this guy cites rationing as a necessity. Better get that drean bike now, cuz, you only allowed one. For life!

https://www.counterpunch.org/2019/05/31/wwii-lessons-for-the-climate-emergency/

Eco-socialist Ian Angus provides a brilliant example: Ian Rennert, a high-emitting criminally neglectful magnate from the extraction sector, is obscene in his consumer life style, but as a capitalist his mines cause 85 times more arsenic, 41 times more cadmium and 13 times more lead than is safe; 99% of children tested in proximity to his Peruvian mine had blood-lead levels that vastly exceeded WHO limits [6]. Mining destroys the soil and forest carbon sinks. Real climate action would entail rationing his personal energy use and shutting down his mines. Non-tradable rationing would allow him to heat or cool one bedroom and one bathroom out of 25 of each in his primary estate, and his other properties could be re-distributed to the homeless and to immigrants for housing under the humane application of eminent domain [7].

fuck yeah!


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June 5, 2019, 1:44 p.m.
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Start panicking a lot.... https://twitter.com/PeterGleick/status/1127960911094865920/photo/1

June 5, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
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Didn't anyone get the memo?   It's not called climate change anymore,  it's called extreme weather. 

This tweet was good:

You need to figure out a way of saying this without all those facts, in some kind of headline, that means people can still fly around in planes full of steak

It is easy to dodge our responsibilities, but we cannot dodge the consequences of dodging our responsibilities.
- Josiah Stamp

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.
- H.G. Wells

June 18, 2019, 12:28 p.m.
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