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No-where to run?

Unread post by Wolf » Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:22 pm

The mightiest oak was once a nut that stood his ground https://www.sasquatchstories.com

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Re: No-where to run?

Unread post by Black » Tue May 14, 2019 11:49 am

Just one of the latest conspiracy theories.

There were conspiracy theories prior to 4g communications, and even 3g communications.

For every one of these "experts" there are a thousand equally or more qualified experts, that deem the 5g technology to be quite safe.

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Unread post by Simon M » Wed May 15, 2019 12:45 am

The extinction event will be our own lack of action on climate change, in my view. Humanity itself might not become extinct but life for us will be radically different within the next few decades if we lose up to a million different other species as has been forecast.

I suspect that people living traditionally in remote areas across the world will be more well equipped to endure the changes to come than most of us who live in towns and cities.

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Re: No-where to run?

Unread post by Black » Fri May 17, 2019 1:42 pm

All gloom and doom....

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Unread post by Mad Academic » Mon May 20, 2019 4:15 am

Simon M wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 12:45 am
The extinction event will be our own lack of action on climate change, in my view. Humanity itself might not become extinct but life for us will be radically different within the next few decades if we lose up to a million different other species as has been forecast.

I suspect that people living traditionally in remote areas across the world will be more well equipped to endure the changes to come than most of us who live in towns and cities.
Yeah sure. The bloody climate has been changing ever since the earth was formed! What about all the climate changes that took place well before the Industrial Revolution...what's your explanation for those?
And 99% of all species that ever evolved are extinct. Trying to "hold" the climate in one "position" is a fool's errand.

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Unread post by Simon M » Mon May 20, 2019 5:21 pm

Mad Academic wrote:
Mon May 20, 2019 4:15 am
Simon M wrote:
Wed May 15, 2019 12:45 am
The extinction event will be our own lack of action on climate change, in my view. Humanity itself might not become extinct but life for us will be radically different within the next few decades if we lose up to a million different other species as has been forecast.

I suspect that people living traditionally in remote areas across the world will be more well equipped to endure the changes to come than most of us who live in towns and cities.
Yeah sure. The bloody climate has been changing ever since the earth was formed! What about all the climate changes that took place well before the Industrial Revolution...what's your explanation for those?
And 99% of all species that ever evolved are extinct. Trying to "hold" the climate in one "position" is a fool's errand.
Your comment doesn't reflect what I said. Look at what I wrote and tell me where I made any of the assertions you've attacked me for having made. Mass extinctions will affect life on Earth. It's a simple fact. I never claimed mass extinctions haven't happened in the past. We all know they have. The climate has changed - gradually - in the past but it wasn't due to human activity, and that's because human beings haven't existed for most of the Earth's history.

I'm not going to argue with you - or anyone - on this forum about anything. Arguing about any topic online is pretty much the most pointless exercise I can imagine.

It's the scientific consensus at this point that carbon pollution has altered the Earth's atmosphere. You don't need to be a climate expert to see that human activity is causing changes - look at how many old growth forests we continue to rip down on a daily basis in pursuit of money. Are you claiming that the removal of those forests has zero effect on the species that live there, or on the environment as a whole? Notice I'm genuinely and respectfully asking you to explain what you mean, not just having a go at you.

We're having an effect on things. It's not an opinion.

Think what you like, but I won't attack you for your opinions. It's the attitude that disagreement equals the right to go on the attack that's ruining democracies across the world. Look at Trump. Look at 'ScoMo' - it's the triumph of the loudmouthed bully on a worldwide scale. I won't be a part of it, and I won't attack anyone even if they attack me.

Just ask yourself, Mad Academic, why it might be that the people who make massive profits from the fossil fuel industry might want to continue doing so, and in whose interests it might be to call scientifically factual viewpoints into question? I ask you this as a fellow Academic...I'd expected better of you, and this forum, but it's become pointless trying to discuss anything here if this is the standard of debate.

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Re: No-where to run?

Unread post by Simon M » Mon May 20, 2019 5:28 pm

Black wrote:
Fri May 17, 2019 1:42 pm
All gloom and doom....
Just someone expressing a considered opinion rather than shooting off an uninspired one liner.

But everyone's good at different things, aren't they? :lol:

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Re: No-where to run?

Unread post by Black » Tue May 21, 2019 8:28 am

For someone who views arguing online a pointless exercise, Simon M, you sure enjoy arguing your pompous "considered opinion."

So, you think the commencement of 5g technology will be the start of an extinction event on Earth, caused by climate change? Mate, doom and gloom is a highly 'inspired' one liner in response to your unsupported tripe.

I don't know how you think 5g implementation will affect carbon emissions, but an increasing number of countries are declaring plans to hit net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. Of bigger concern to a doom and gloomer, should be whether earth can sustain humans at current population increase rates, by 2030.

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