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glitch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-09-09 07:53 PM
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8. Efficiency is over-rated in some fields, and doesn't begin to apply in others
Edited on Wed Dec-09-09 07:55 PM by glitch
ecosystems, human rights, art, beer (and wine) spring to mind.

And I say this as a fan (of efficiency, ecosystems, human rights, art and both beer and wine).

edit: but is very appropriate in the field of energy production and consumption.
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  -Sharon Astyk Demolishes Jared Diamond's NYT Op-Ed - Energy Bulletin hatrack  Dec-09-09 12:21 PM   #0 
  - More like "Sharon Astyk's Baseless Opinion"  kristopher   Dec-09-09 02:03 PM   #1 
  - You're right, we have to get rid of coal since it is the biggest and biggest growing pollutor.  joshcryer   Dec-09-09 03:49 PM   #3 
     - Corporate profit seeking is the only way we get rid of coal  kristopher   Dec-09-09 04:07 PM   #4 
        - Yet we aren't charging much for carbon and we can see that corporations are warming to...  joshcryer   Dec-09-09 04:16 PM   #5 
           - With all respect to Hansen, this isn't his area of expertise.  kristopher   Dec-09-09 04:22 PM   #6 
           - .  IrateCitizen   Dec-09-09 04:33 PM   #7 
           - If consumers do not take the brunt of the costs, then nothing will be achieved.  joshcryer   Dec-09-09 10:13 PM   #9 
              - Think about it a bit, Josh.  kristopher   Dec-10-09 01:19 AM   #12 
                 - Try responding, please. Most of what you wrote didn't address me.  joshcryer   Dec-10-09 03:02 AM   #13 
                    - Are you brain damaged?  kristopher   Dec-10-09 11:46 AM   #15 
                       - You're right, people need to be aware of your denialist nonsense:  joshcryer   Dec-10-09 09:11 PM   #17 
                          - Seriously, do you not know how to read for meaning?  kristopher   Dec-10-09 11:31 PM   #18 
                             - "the timeline for temperature increase is not as clear as you make it out to be" denialist nonsense  joshcryer   Dec-11-09 01:22 AM   #19 
                                - You admitted it yourself, Ralph. I guess that makes you a denier too.  kristopher   Dec-11-09 02:30 AM   #20 
                                   - You clearly have *no clue* about AGW. 2.0C is the *lowest end* *most likely*...  joshcryer   Dec-11-09 02:48 AM   #21 
                                      - Sure you are.  kristopher   Dec-11-09 02:55 AM   #22 
                                         - Not panic, you are projecting. I am simply stating facts.  joshcryer   Dec-11-09 02:57 AM   #23 
                                            - Look in the mirror and see homo sapien  kristopher   Dec-11-09 03:01 AM   #24 
                                               - I didn't write that non-sense. And I blame your generation for pretending there is no problem.  joshcryer   Dec-11-09 03:03 AM   #25 
                                                  - Quit whining and DO something.  kristopher   Dec-11-09 03:15 AM   #26 
           - There is no way to avoid that I don't think.  TxRider   Dec-09-09 10:37 PM   #10 
              - Fee and dividend, only way to save us from an emissions explosion.  joshcryer   Dec-09-09 10:41 PM   #11 
              - Now *that* was a true subject line! (n/t)  Nihil   Dec-10-09 06:20 AM   #14 
                 - Lol. nt  kristopher   Dec-10-09 11:47 AM   #16 
  - I think that Astyk hits several important points, but she's off on Diamond  IrateCitizen   Dec-09-09 02:51 PM   #2 
     - Efficiency is over-rated in some fields, and doesn't begin to apply in others  glitch   Dec-09-09 07:53 PM   #8 

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