Re: CLIMATE: Cooling, not warming...

From: Damien Raphael (
Date: Mon Feb 04 2002 - 14:52:20 MST

On Mon, Feb 04, 2002 at 04:16:10PM -0500, Mike Linksvayer wrote:

> > our emissions were warming up the planet, to dangerous levels, what
> > would the libertarian response be? Note that "suing the polluter" isn't

> I'd support an increased energy/greenhouse tax in lieu of some of
> our other taxes. The only reason I'm not on that bandwagon now is

That's decent.

> > Conversely, one Drextech scenario has been people sucking so much CO2
> > out of the atmosphere to build diamondoid structures with that a new Ice
> > Age gets triggered. Same question applies.
> Against the backdrop of full Drextech I suspect a new ice age would
> be a relatively insignificant change.
Small comfort to those in the paths of the glaciers.

-xx- Damien X-)

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