Hey, the earth was a boiling poisonous cauldron in the past, too--
doesn't mean I want an encore...
On 19 Apr 2001, at 0:14, Brian Atkins wrote:
> 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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