Category Archives: Nature

Quora – Climate Change

Quora – Why isn’t climate change causing changes in behaviour The simple answer is, because reality is complex beyond our ability to comprehend in detail, and we look for simple answers we can manage. That applies to everyone, every level, … Continue reading

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Quora – 100% without doubt?

Quora – Are scientists 100% without any kind of doubt sure that evolution has occurred? Real scientists are never 100% certain about anything (that is the opposite of science, that is called belief or dogma). The essence of science is … Continue reading

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Quora – sunshade to solve climate change

Response to Steve Baker’s answer to Sunshade answer to Global climate change This is true if you make the assumption it is launched from Earth. If all you launch from earth is a package capable of soft landing a set … Continue reading

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Comment on Bret Weinstein’s 4th Frontier video

The Fourth Frontier | Bret Weinstein One of the things that surviving a terminal cancer diagnosis, then talking to other people who say that they also want to survive, has taught me is that most people would rather die than … Continue reading

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Talk to Zero Carbon Select Committee

16 Aug 2019 – 14:40 – just got home from a trip to Christchurch and back – to talk to the select committee considering the Zero Carbon Bill – a response to climate change concerns It was weird. Driving down, … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Cost of Climate Change

The Cost of Climate Change The criticism is valid, but misses the much more important factor. Computation is doubling in less than a year. Automation is infiltrating ever greater levels of complexity. Once fully automated systems come on stream, the … Continue reading

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Quora – Why is science important

Quora – Why Is Science So important In 2019? Few people understand what science is. Science is the willingness to ask questions, and to try things in reality, and look very closely at what happened, and try and make sense … Continue reading

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