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Old 09-29-2018, 06:44 PM   #3041 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by sendler View Post
That is because everyone is blind to the SCALE of fossil energy it takes to do what we have, and would need to continue doing. And most people seem to have an intense optimism bias toward rebuildables without ever running the numbers due to a decade of greenwashing in the uniformed media that is determined to keep business as usual growth going for as long as possible.
Rebuildables can power "A" human society. Just not this one. 17 TeraWatts and growing (for now).
Very concise and pulling no punches weekly essay by Martenson today on the subject of the impending liquid fuel depletion. Wise scientists and forward thinkers have been warning us about this for 60 years but our time blind and reward hungry stone age brains subconsciously refuse to accept it.
I have accepted this.
I am re-adopting solid fuel technology. To the point of learning about boilers and steam engines. Wood and coal fired heating today, steam driven power generation later.

Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
who made claims like that? I doubt that it was climatologists.
what source is saying that there's more ice in Antarctica?
The satellite used to chart the ice.
Compare now to winter of 1980 and they are pretty much the same. Draw your own conclusions.
But very curiously no one is reporting this....
I guess it's really, really good news, or really bad news depending on who you are.

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