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Response to Junkdrawer (Reply #7)

Sat Aug 11, 2012, 08:48 PM

9. I'd rather get used to the idea of change, thanks.

I'm implacably opposed to geoengineering.

It won't help anyway, because the whole clusterfuck extends so far beyond global warming it's barely conceivable:

Ocean acidification
Species extinctions due to habitat loss
Ocean overfishing
Loss of fresh water
Loss of soil fertility
Deforestation
Global financial instability
Growing governance instability (a probable rise in authoritarian governments - e.g. USA and Russia)
Spreading social breakdown (e.g. Greece, Middle East, North Africa, soon to be joined by Spain and Italy)
Peak oil
Chemical pollution from industry and farming

All of these interlock with each other (and with climate change) to produce the catastrophe we're heading into. None of them will be helped by geoengineering.

I'm sorry, but that's the way it is.

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