Game Over for the Climate

'Global warming isn't a prediction. It is happening. That is why I was so troubled to read...that Canada would exploit the oil in its vast tar sands reserves 'regardless of what we do.'' Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Dwight Rousu - May 11, 2012 - 10:18 AM PDT
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Patrick McGuire
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by Patrick McGuire - May. 13, 2012

The article is very insightful and somewhat responsible. The problem I have with the article. Is it sounds almost hopeless. He does bring up points why I am in opponent of the Keystone pipeline. The article never mentions Keystone. Those who argue that the volatile climate, environment is due to natural causes are being irresponsible. They have failed to utilize science to back up this empty argument.

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William Hughes-Games
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by William Hughes-Games - May. 16, 2012

Dr Hansen is one of the clearest writers on this topic that we have today. Better still his 'opinions' are based on his own solid science and the research of his fellow scientists

Dr Hansen is clearly correct at the 99% confidence level but he is dreaming. What government would put in his system of tax and dividends. Governments are all about power, influence and control. They could,for instance, have fed the bail out money to the banks via the public. In other words, used this money to reduce the debt of ordinary Americans. The banks would have got exactly the same amount of money but would then have had to start to lend this money out. If they didn't, ... More »

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Dwight Rousu
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by Dwight Rousu - May. 11, 2012

We need to start reducing emissions significantly, not create new ways to increase them. We should impose a gradually rising carbon fee, collected from fossil fuel ... More »

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