Tag Archives: Climate change

Quora – Seeing that nothing will slow or stop climate change, is it better that humans decided to give up and try alternate methods to prevent the Earth from climate change or move to a different planet?

Seeing that nothing will slow or stop climate change, is it better that humans decided to give up and try alternate methods to prevent the Earth from climate change or move to a different planet? [ 8/8/20 ] Climate change … Continue reading

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Quora – Why should I worry about my future if the threat of global warming is so large?

Why should I worry about my future if the threat of global warming is so large? [ 27/3/20 ] The first step in correcting any problem is actually noticing that it is a problem. We are doing that with global … Continue reading

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Quora – What action/personal effort have you taken to fight against climate change?

Quora – What action/personal effort have you taken to fight against climate change? [ 25/2/20 ] 25 years ago I bought 35 acres of land, planted 16,000 GF18 Pinus radiata seedlings, and calculated that it should about neutralise the lifetime … Continue reading

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Quora – When, if ever, is it okay for humans to change the weather and physical landscape of Earth?

Quora – When, if ever, is it okay for humans to change the weather and physical landscape of Earth? [ 19/2/20 ] I agree with Jörg Sattle’s answer to this question. And I would add the dimension that yes certainly, … Continue reading

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Quora – Given current human activities, what is the likelihood we end up bringing glaciation cycles to an abrupt stop?

Quora – Given current human activities, what is the likelihood we end up bringing glaciation cycles to an abrupt stop? [ 15/2/20 ] Very high – very close to unity, provided we survive the transition to global cooperation between diverse … Continue reading

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Quora – Why should we trust science to save us from global warming?

Quora – Why should we trust science to save us from global warming? [ 15/2/20 ] The tools of science can be used to solve any real problem, but cannot be prescient about all possible long term consequences. Science is … Continue reading

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Quora – If you are fighting climate change, is focusing on personal consumption more effective than advocating corporations and governments to solve climate change?

Quora – If you are fighting climate change, is focusing on personal consumption more effective than advocating corporations and governments to solve climate change? [ 13/2/20 ] Both are necessary and neither is sufficient. The real answer lies in technology, … Continue reading

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Quora – How will historians view our current debate about how to deal with global warming?

Quora – How will historians view our current debate about how to deal with global warming? [29/1/20] It seems to me that there is a better than even chance that it will be seen by them as part of the … Continue reading

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Quora – How do we know about climate change?

How do we know about climate change? [27/1/20] Lots of work by lots of people. The evidence sets are vast and old. The earliest link I can find to it was published on page 7 of the Rodney and Otamatea … Continue reading

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Quora – How do we reduce the impact of climate change?

Quora – How do we reduce the impact of climate change? [26/1/20] Four major classes of options available to us: 1/ Reduce the sources of CO2; 2/ Increase the set of sinks that reduce CO2; 3/ Develop technology to control … Continue reading

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