Category Archives: Climate change

Facebook link to Greenpeace – Stop the Feedlots

[ 17/June/22 ] Feedlots, in and of themselves, are not the problem. If done well, feedlots can eliminate the problem.If done badly, they can make the problem worse. The issue is not feedlots in and of themselves as a concept, … Continue reading

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Difficulties in transition to Solar energy

Comment to Ngaio’s post on Role of energy cost in inflation [ 8/June/22 ] The energy our civilisation uses mostly comes from fossil fuels and is equivalent to each of us having about 200 slaves working for us (but these … Continue reading

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Global warming again

Global warming again Len Rosen posted a link to The Four “Ps” Needed to Stop Global Warming [ 24/May/22 ] That does seem quite right to me. The problem isn’t that people don’t think about consequences, but that the possible … Continue reading

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Great simplification

The Great Simplification Daniel S posted a facebook link to The Great Simplification [ 22/May/22 ] Some things in that video are correct, but others simply demonstrate a failure of imagination. I fully agree that we need to close the … Continue reading

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Response to Waikato Regional Council Climate Change risk assessment

[ 11/May/22 Response to Waikato Regional Council Climate Change risk assessment.] Section 1 – Impacts 1 How is climate change impacting you now? How do you expect climate change to impact you in the future? I went to Waitakaruru primary … Continue reading

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Climate change and risk mitigation

[ 11/May/22 Facebook post – Stop building a spaceship to Mars and just plant some trees] No – not enough. Correct that going to Mars does not solve the issues we have here.And we do need to be able to … Continue reading

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Elon

[ 11/Feb/22 How much does Elon Musk inspire you and your vision for the future? ] Somewhat. He has done some things exceptionally well:Electric cars;Gigafactories;Solar power;Developments in battery technology;Spacex – both developing reusable rockets and satellite comms.(And that is a … Continue reading

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How are you coping with the fact that humans will probably go extinct due to climate change and virtually no one is doing anything to stop it?

How are you coping with the fact that humans will probably go extinct due to climate change and virtually no one is doing anything to stop it? [ 22/September/21 ] Its not a fact. It is a possibility, if we … Continue reading

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What can humanity do to counteract the increasing world temperatures?

What can humanity do to counteract the increasing world temperatures? [ 11/September/21 ] Several things are required that some will find difficult. 1/ Is accepting that the world is complex, uncertain, and that perfect prediction of anything complex is not … Continue reading

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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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