Re: Kyoto, Driving our car

Michael Lorrey (
Tue, 09 Dec 1997 09:37:50 -0500

Warrl kyree Tale'sedrin wrote:
> For that matter, according to some studies, if 1/100 of what Clinton
> proposes US businesses should pay out of their own pockets each year
> to cut their CO2 emissions were applied to dumping dusts of
> metals-rich organic chemicals into the southern oceans, we might
> solve the problem not only for the US, but for the entire world.

Not even that expensive. There are an estimated 3-5 million tons of
surplus cargo ships world wide just sitting in harbors, collecting rust.
These could easily be sailed south and scuttled. Instant polar reefs....

> That is, still, assuming for the sake of argument that the
> global-warming doomsayers are right in their predictions. What if
> the ice-age doomsayers are right?

I tend to think that after several billion years, that the earth is
pretty good at maintaining an even keel within its own system. its dealt
with extreme vulanism, etc. for millions of years, and the bulk of the
climactic variation over time has more been a matter of a change in the
solar flux levels.

Also, considering that we've found a repreive of a few years,
supposedly, from the eruption of Mt Pinatubo, if the greenhouse effect
is really happening, all we need to do to fix it is clean nuke a few

			Michael Lorrey
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