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Response to NickB79 (Reply #39)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 03:19 PM

42. Good point indeed.

10*C is far from anything to scoff at, of course.

One of the few hopes we may have is if the Chinese expansion bubble bursts sooner rather than later. While prospects such as a civil war, and/or a major famine, in which tens of millions are killed or starve to death are indeed highly unfortunate it would be nowhere near as bad as 500 million starving, AND the major contributions to continued warming.

As bad as a near future burst would be for China, one good thing would come out of that; one of the world's largest polluters will have been taken out of the picture for a while. Think of a volcanic eruption, and how new plants often begin to grow where the old ones died; when the old Chinese industrie & government wither away and die, then let us hope than a shiny, new, democratic GREEN state is born from the ruins, like the mythological Phoenix.

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