Re: Spike, the head throb!

From: Brian Atkins (
Date: Wed Apr 18 2001 - 22:14:37 MDT

Spike Jones wrote:
> In all the noise about global warming, who is speaking
> up saying HEY, maybe global warming is a GOOD thing.
> Well, isnt it? The plants would grow better with more
> CO2 to breathe, longer growing seasons, etc. There are
> few places on this planet that are too hot for life, but plenty
> of places that are too cold, eh? Couldn't we move the
> arctic polar bears and penguins to antarctica or something?
> Seems like all the argument is over whether the planet is
> warming, with no one arguing over whether warming is a
> bad or a good thing. spike

I tried telling that to Mr. Viridian, Bruce Sterling, a few months back
when that article came out showing that the Earth actually was naturally
warmer in the past, but he would have none of it... sigh.

Brian Atkins
Director, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence

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