Category Archives: Climate change

How can I convince my son (who has an MBA) that the climate change is man-made and not a “natural correction” touted by “Faux News?”

How can I convince my son (who has an MBA) that the climate change is man-made and not a “natural correction” touted by “Faux News?” [ 30/August/21 ] That is not a useful way to conceptualize the problem, it is … Continue reading

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Climate change and other threats

[ 22/August/21 – on Will’s facebook page, after expressions of concern about climate change, economics, and long term futures] Climate change is an issue in the sense that it is a strong signal that we cannot continue doing what we … Continue reading

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Human induced CO2

The warming of the planet and increased CO2 are both good for plants, many of which we eat. What result outweighs this benefit? [ 6/July/21 ] The biggest single one is sea level rise. Many people live close to the … Continue reading

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Models of global warming have a large range of predictions, from mild to dire. Surely our opinions of this subject are just as varied. Should we bet on the low odds & do nothing or should we take action NOW on a global level?

Models of global warming have a large range of predictions, from mild to dire. Surely our opinions of this subject are just as varied. Should we bet on the low odds & do nothing or should we take action NOW … Continue reading

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Do you think that climate change will be the thing that makes humans extinct, or will it be something else?

Do you think that climate change will be the thing that makes humans extinct, or will it be something else? [ 4/May/21 ] Climate change is a big enough threat to make most realize that cooperation is required for survival, … Continue reading

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Is a short-term focus on reducing emissions more or less helpful to climate change than a long-term plan to develop affordable, cheaper green energy?

Is a short-term focus on reducing emissions more or less helpful to climate change than a long-term plan to develop affordable, cheaper green energy? [ 2/May/21 ] Definitely less. We need technology that can deliver long term sustainability, which means … Continue reading

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Is my opinion on climate change really going to affect the climate?

Is my opinion on climate change really going to affect the climate? [ 2/May/21 ] Only in so far as your opinion influences actions (your own and those of others), and those actions have some cumulative effect over time.

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More on Climate Change

If ‘climate change’ was renamed ‘climate damage’, would it spur you to take action, and what would you actually do? [ 24/April/21 ] I took action 26 years ago. I bought 30 acres of land and planted 16,000 trees. That … Continue reading

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Quora – Is it better to make our planet sustainable for future habitats or investing in search for a better planet?

Is it better to make our planet sustainable for future habitats or investing in search for a better planet? [ 8/April/21 ] Gonzalo Munevar is correct – we are not searching for another planet that is better than this one … Continue reading

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Greatest problem

What is the greatest scientific problem that mankind must solve? [ 19/Mar/21 ] How to get humans to cooperate at scale in ways that put in sufficient limits to ensure survival and empowers creativity and freedom to support individuals to … Continue reading

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