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kestrel91316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-23-07 02:57 PM
Response to Reply #15
20. If EVERYONE did their part it sure would help. No one expects
any given individual to be able to solve the problem singlehandedly.

I do my part. I expect everybody else to do theirs.
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  -Should fireplace fires be banned? The Straight Story  Nov-23-07 02:03 PM   #0 
  - yeah, because it's not the corporate-generated pollution that is the problem  ixion   Nov-23-07 02:05 PM   #1 
  - I hope not.  Le Taz Hot   Nov-23-07 02:05 PM   #2 
  - In Santiago, Chile they fires in fireplaces have been banned for many years. Their  SharonAnn   Nov-23-07 04:58 PM   #32 
  - Oh, I hope not...  Blue_In_AK   Nov-23-07 02:06 PM   #3 
  - NO. They shouldn't.  cgrindley   Nov-23-07 02:07 PM   #4 
  - thank you  Locrian   Nov-23-07 02:40 PM   #15 
  - If EVERYONE did their part it sure would help. No one expects  kestrel91316   Nov-23-07 02:57 PM   #20 
     - No, it wouldn't help, not even a little  cgrindley   Nov-23-07 03:43 PM   #23 
        - It helps by setting an example of concern for the environment.  kestrel91316   Nov-24-07 10:38 AM   #71 
        - BTW, I've already read Lovelock's piece. We have a DUTY to mitigate  kestrel91316   Nov-24-07 10:40 AM   #72 
  - Nice satire, but I think you've overdone it a bit  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-23-07 02:51 PM   #18 
     - Not admitting that the developing world needs to NOT develop  cgrindley   Nov-23-07 03:43 PM   #22 
        - "the world can no longer tolerate fair" - superb  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-23-07 04:00 PM   #25 
           - As far as fossil fuel powerplants are concerned... NO, it can't  cgrindley   Nov-23-07 06:34 PM   #44 
              - You're really advocating one rule for us, another for them, are you?  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-23-07 06:42 PM   #48 
                 - Yeah, I don't think we'll have any choice in the matter  cgrindley   Nov-23-07 08:03 PM   #52 
                    - Two things  Book Lover   Nov-23-07 09:36 PM   #56 
                       - that's the part I don't get  cgrindley   Nov-23-07 09:47 PM   #59 
                          - OK, thanks  Book Lover   Nov-23-07 10:26 PM   #60 
                          - You haven't thought this through at all, have you?  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-24-07 04:07 AM   #61 
                             - Why are you continuing to spin over-development as a right?  cgrindley   Nov-24-07 05:22 AM   #62 
                                - So you're in favour of banning all cars all over the world, then?  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-24-07 05:24 AM   #63 
                                   - I want to keep my car and I don't want everyone else to have one (nt)  cgrindley   Nov-24-07 05:32 AM   #64 
                                      - So you are in favour of discrimination, then (nt)  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-24-07 05:38 AM   #65 
                                         - Yes. I want everyone on earth to walk or take public transport except me (nt)  cgrindley   Nov-24-07 05:58 AM   #66 
  - But where will the sweet love be made down by?  JVS   Nov-23-07 02:10 PM   #5 
  - On the kitchen table, by the stove, with a pie.  Kurovski   Nov-23-07 02:18 PM   #8 
  - A clinical presentation would be most appropriate.  Beerboy   Nov-23-07 02:42 PM   #16 
     - You gotta be shittin me!  JVS   Nov-23-07 02:53 PM   #19 
        - Not really.  Beerboy   Nov-23-07 02:59 PM   #21 
  - "global warming hysteria"?...  SidDithers   Nov-23-07 02:12 PM   #6 
  - The editorial writer left out one pertinent fact: it's a ban for Spare the Air days only.  Gormy Cuss   Nov-23-07 02:16 PM   #7 
  - The "global warming hysteria" seems to indicate he thinks it is a myth  alarimer   Nov-23-07 02:19 PM   #9 
  - Modern woodstoves are far more efficient and, even without catalytic converters....  DCKit   Nov-23-07 02:20 PM   #10 
  - IFF serial polluters like The Southern Company are made squeaky clean.  DemoTex   Nov-23-07 02:21 PM   #11 
  - Yeah, fireplaces provide the minimum of heat with the maximum  Warpy   Nov-23-07 02:21 PM   #12 
  - We have many "no burn" days here in Phoenix  DesertRat   Nov-23-07 02:25 PM   #13 
  - Could there be neighborhood watch-groups,  Beerboy   Nov-23-07 02:32 PM   #14 
  - It's sad to see so many feel this way.  Esra Star   Nov-23-07 02:46 PM   #17 
  - It helps cut down on the heat we use for the whole house.  knitter4democracy   Nov-23-07 03:48 PM   #24 
  - In my town... YES YES YES  SalviaBlue   Nov-23-07 04:06 PM   #26 
  - Welcome to DU, SalviaBlue  Le Taz Hot   Nov-23-07 09:21 PM   #54 
  - Thank you!  Book Lover   Nov-23-07 09:39 PM   #58 
  - More fireplaces, fewer furnaces, I say.  Katherine Brengle   Nov-23-07 04:11 PM   #27 
  - On cold, windless days, I can't use my yard. It's the air.  Bozita   Nov-23-07 04:12 PM   #28 
  - I can't go out for a run. The air's too bad. nt  MookieWilson   Nov-23-07 04:26 PM   #30 
  - just wait until peak oil really takes hold...  QuestionAll   Nov-23-07 05:25 PM   #33 
  - hmmm, if you did, then would you have to call it 'Not-fireplace'?  Didereaux   Nov-23-07 04:18 PM   #29 
  -'s pretty unenforceable...  sutz12   Nov-23-07 04:48 PM   #31 
  - Simple answer, for once: There are catalytic converters you can install in  Redstone   Nov-23-07 05:28 PM   #34 
  - What about outdoor firepits?  lonestarnot   Nov-23-07 06:21 PM   #38 
     - I'd say not a significant source of pollutants, along with campfires.  Redstone   Nov-23-07 06:22 PM   #39 
        - On no burn days, I wouldn't want to burn anything.  lonestarnot   Nov-23-07 06:30 PM   #43 
           - Well, if there's a place that has "no burn days," then I'd agree that nothing should be burned  Redstone   Nov-23-07 06:39 PM   #46 
              - Phoenix has them when particulate level reaches a certain point.  lonestarnot   Nov-24-07 07:59 AM   #69 
  - Only in Florida.  graywarrior   Nov-23-07 05:29 PM   #35 
  - Something else to add to the Ban Wagon?  D__S   Nov-23-07 06:14 PM   #36 
  - No.  H2O Man   Nov-23-07 06:16 PM   #37 
  - Firewood?  D__S   Nov-23-07 06:29 PM   #42 
  - Sorry....  BlackVelvet04   Nov-23-07 06:38 PM   #45 
     - I take it  H2O Man   Nov-23-07 06:42 PM   #47 
        - You're  BlackVelvet04   Nov-23-07 06:44 PM   #49 
  - They'll have to pry my fireplace  BlackVelvet04   Nov-23-07 06:28 PM   #40 
  - Hey!  H2O Man   Nov-23-07 06:29 PM   #41 
  - Field burning, cleaar cut burning, oil well gas burning, any others to add. ??  L. Coyote   Nov-23-07 06:49 PM   #50 
  - Fond Memory: Smoke from Juniper (aligator) Pine burning in fireplaces all over Flagstaff.  aikoaiko   Nov-23-07 07:13 PM   #51 
  - Burning a fire in my woodstove as I type -  lynne   Nov-23-07 08:13 PM   #53 
  - My hands smell like wood smoke as I type. I just loaded  B Calm   Nov-24-07 06:29 AM   #68 
  - I think I have to go burn something immediately. n/t  sfexpat2000   Nov-23-07 09:28 PM   #55 
  - NO!  Joanne98   Nov-23-07 09:38 PM   #57 
  - During inversion periods, absolutely. We have many of those here in Phoenix  blondeatlast   Nov-24-07 06:25 AM   #67 
  - It's a matter of volume, I'd think. Are there enough home fireplaces in the U.S. to make ...  indie_ana_500   Nov-24-07 08:04 AM   #70 

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