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FBaggins Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Sep-03-11 07:52 PM
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9. Why do you constantly misperceive anything less than pollyanna-ish acceptance of 100% renewables...
Edited on Sat Sep-03-11 07:55 PM by FBaggins the same thing as being anti-renewables?

It's really not rational.

There are plenty of people who are in favor of rapid growth in renewables and large expenditures on research and developemnt... whi nevertheless recognize that renewables aren't going to power the world by next Friday.

And, while I'm not one of them, there are LOTS of people who are not in favor of nuclear power but correctly recognize coal as a FAR larger danger that must be dealt with in the short term while there's still a chance (if there even is a chance at this point)... and the irrational paranoid focus on nuclear could be killing the planet.
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  -Life on an oil field 'man camp' not for everyone LAGC  Sep-03-11 02:32 PM   #0 
  - We're being robbed blind by this utility called oil  Sarah Ibarruri   Sep-03-11 02:35 PM   #1 
  - People (society, that is) won't get serious about alternative energy  Ilsa   Sep-03-11 02:41 PM   #2 
  - That applies to so many things. Climate change, degraded natural resources, the global economy...  GliderGuider   Sep-03-11 04:11 PM   #6 
  - A cross between Dodge City and Nigeria. "A new life awaits you on the offworld colonies . . ."  leveymg   Sep-03-11 03:13 PM   #3 
  - That's a very appropriate gallery of images there ....  Nihil   Sep-05-11 05:23 AM   #21 
  - That should be ""So much business for solar panels."  kristopher   Sep-03-11 03:27 PM   #4 
     - Why do you keep implying that I'm a "proponent of nuclear power?" Are you really that paranoid?  LAGC   Sep-03-11 03:55 PM   #5 
        - Why do you consistantly try to undermine the accomplishments and potential of renewables?  kristopher   Sep-03-11 04:13 PM   #7 
        - Why do you constantly misperceive anything less than pollyanna-ish acceptance of 100% renewables...  FBaggins   Sep-03-11 07:52 PM   #9 
           - Nice try, no cigar. The OP speaks for itself.  kristopher   Sep-03-11 08:29 PM   #10 
              - And that reply speaks for itself.  FBaggins   Sep-03-11 08:47 PM   #12 
        - I think the reason that some advocates try to keep us focused on the risks of nuclear  GliderGuider   Sep-03-11 06:57 PM   #8 
           - No, it is because the stated policy of the nuclear industry wants to downplay those risks  kristopher   Sep-03-11 08:37 PM   #11 
              - Which is more dangerous to the planet in your opinion, and why?  GliderGuider   Sep-03-11 09:05 PM   #13 
                 - That isn't the choice - though it is the framing the nuclear industry loves to use.  kristopher   Sep-03-11 09:19 PM   #14 
                    - So you refuse to prioritize the risks they pose? That speaks volumes.  GliderGuider   Sep-03-11 09:26 PM   #15 
                       - No, that is a stupid approach that only serves the interest of the nuclear industry  kristopher   Sep-03-11 09:30 PM   #16 
                          - 6,000 nukes? On what planet?  GliderGuider   Sep-04-11 12:46 AM   #17 
                             - You wrote the same thing elsewhere  kristopher   Sep-04-11 02:32 AM   #18 
                                - I responded to your points in the other thread as well.  GliderGuider   Sep-04-11 03:23 AM   #19 
                                   - Peace be with you. nt  kristopher   Sep-04-11 03:30 AM   #20 

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