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Old 08-02-2019, 05:55 PM   #6377 (permalink)
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The problem I have is that extreme measures will merely delay the date at which the globe reaches an arbitrary warmer number. How much should we sacrifice to have weather that was more like it was 9 months ago? Warming is inevitable, it's just the rate at which things warm is variable.

I question the logic of using resources to delay warming rather than prepare for it. Would you rather spend money to delay a flood, or use that money to have a liferaft for when it inevitably comes?

Since fossil fuels are practically a finite resource, we should develop strategies to move away from them. In that way, we're both delaying the flood and building a liferaft.
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