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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 2 hours ago

Re: Arctic Sea ice melt status

OP: "There was less ice in the Arctic this winter than in any other winter during the satellite era, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists said on Tuesday."

DB2: Or maybe not. Here's the graph from the [more]

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 12:14 PM

Re: Musk's empire is fueled by $4.9b in subsidie

So I'm going to assume you support subsidies for everything, including fossil fuels, as long as it creates jobs.

Nope. It is more complicated than that. Public good also comes into play. There is a preponderance of scientific evidence [more]

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 8:26 AM

Re: Musk's empire is fueled by $4.9b in subsidie

Think about it, people who make less than $60,000 are subsidizing $90,000 Teslas for the 1%.

Well there is also this. Your own LA times link says: "Musk is now the chief executive of both Tesla and SpaceX and the chairman of [more]

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 9:36 PM

Re: The worse case scenario

Is it really so unreasonable to ask you to move into a one bedroom apartment and stop flying to show you think the issue is serious?

Why is your remark even relevant? I'm not advocating that everyone should take a vow of poverty or [more]

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 9:11 PM

Re: The worse case scenario

First, it will not curb energy use among the 2 billion at the bottom of the scale.

That isn't the point of a carbon tax.

Second, it will not curb fossil fuel use.

Don't see why not. Changing the price of [more]

Fri May 29

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btresist posted to the Climate Change board. 2:25 PM

The worse case scenario

Human civilization exists because the last 10,000 years has had unusually stable climate. Prior to that, the climate went through rapid and severe swings. Latest theories suggest the swings were due to rapid changes in ocean currents, such as the [more]

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btresist posted to the Climate Change board. 10:34 AM

Coal economics.

Carbon capture is the coal industries last chance to survive in the low carbon future economy. The failure of the Kemper project would be a major set back. It is already looking pretty grim. The economy is slowly shifting to low carbon.

Bank [more]

Thu May 28

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 3:42 PM

Re: Question for btresist

He did not say if he thought human activity was significant or not significant

Exactly. The scientific consensus is that anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions are having statistically significant effects on global temperatures and [more]

Wed May 27

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 10:55 PM

Re: Question for btresist

I thought you were posting under dd as well, you have the same posting style and posted on the same boards on different threads.

One can click on the name then click the info tab to find past aliases. It isn't a big mystery. You guys [more]

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 12:16 PM

Re: Question for btresist

Why did you stop posting as dirtydollie?

What is a dirtydollie? Old username was centromere. Then I found the change username function and asked the stupid question of "Gee, I wonder how this works?" Discovered that changes [more]

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btresist replied to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 9:54 AM

Re: How ID is helping kill Christianity

As I pointed out before, evangelicals only lost .9 percent according to the Pew research study. YECs make up a significant part of that group. Yet mainline Protestant groups who are pro-science lost over 3 percent. There must be something more [more]

Tue May 26

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btresist replied to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 9:43 PM

Re: How ID is helping kill Christianity

I very much doubt she is alone in this. She has just finished her freshman year in college, and so is part of the demographic being discussed.

According to a project headed by the president of the Barna Group, she is definitely not [more]

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btresist replied to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 1:34 PM

Re: How ID is helping kill Christianity

Much as I would enjoy it if this were true, I think the idea is refuted by the decline of Christianity in Europe.

Christianity in Europe has long been dominated by sectarian issues, a focus on dogma. That has limited [more]

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btresist replied to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 1:12 PM

Re: How ID is helping kill Christianity

The decline in Christianity was mainly among the Catholics and mainline Protestants, the groups MOST likely to accept evolution and see no conflict between science and faith.

How vocal were the leaders of Catholics and mainline [more]

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 12:36 PM

Re: FYI on A. Watts.

Anyone calling him a denier is a liar. They are probably name calling to avoid addressing facts.

I think there is far more evidence that Watt is a denier than otherwise. For example, let's review his famous statement about the [more]

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btresist posted to the Creation vs. Evolution board. 9:44 AM

How ID is helping kill Christianity

I am sure all here have heard about the apparent decline of Christianity in the U.S. based on a PEW survey. [more]

Sat May 23

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 3:29 PM

Re: 1ft => $200 billion => 0.01%

Factor in a 2% real growth rate for the economy and the number drops back down into the hundreths of a percent.

It is really interesting how some now consider the massive flooding of U.S. coastal cities a largely trivial expense while [more]

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 3:16 PM

Re: 1ft => $200 billion => 0.01%

It's amazing the same folks that mouth the words' sea level rising' and 'trillions in damage' would spend hundreds of billions fixing something that they 'KNOW' is doomed to be underwater within a century. Why didn't they relocate all the folks [more]

Fri May 22

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 7:19 AM

Re: Gambling on snake-eyes

We'll see. If in ten years, that program is in full swing, I will be surprised.

Yes we shall see. Keep in mind that if trends go worse case, this is one of the few methods available with the potential to take CO2 out of the air on a [more]

Thu May 21

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btresist replied to the Climate Change board. 12:55 PM

Re: Gambling on snake-eyes

Forgot reference link

"State organics recycling officials contacted as part of this project were asked for the total tons of organics diverted to composting and to tally the number of composting facilities in their state by volume of [more]

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