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AZPaul3
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Message 301 of 308 (867458)
11-25-2019 12:50 PM
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11-25-2019 11:37 AM


Re: Proposed Change of Title
How about calling it "More Crazy Arguments About Religious and Political Fantasies."

Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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Message 302 of 308 (867465)
11-25-2019 2:10 PM
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11-25-2019 12:50 PM


Re: Proposed Change of Title
Isn't that the title to all the threads?

For this generation of far-right nationalists, religion is not a question of ethical conduct; it is purely about identity and peoplehood. -- Jan-Werner Müller

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Message 303 of 308 (867488)
11-26-2019 6:32 AM


Climate Change Is Always A Hot Button Political Issue
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Are Still Rising, U.N. Report Says

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Greenhouse gas emissions have steadily risen for the last decade despite the current and future threat posed by climate change, according to a new United Nations report.

The annual report compares how clean the world's economies are to how clean they need to be in order to avoid the most catastrophic effects of climate change — a disparity known as the "emissions gap."

However, this year's report describes more of a chasm than a gap. Global emissions of carbon dioxide, methane, and other greenhouse gasses have continued to steadily increase over the last decade. In 2018, the report notes that global fossil-fuel CO2 emissions from electricity generation and industry grew by a mammoth 2%. (...)The report comes just a few weeks before world leaders meet in Madrid for the annual Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, where they will discuss whether to make bolder national promises to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years. The report warns that countries must promise to reduce emissions three to five times more than they already have.


I seriously doubt that it can be done. It will get tied up in political gridlock and while the politicians fiddle, Rome burns.

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Message 304 of 308 (867489)
11-26-2019 7:18 AM
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11-26-2019 6:32 AM


Re: Climate Change Is Always A Hot Button Political Issue
Phat writes:

Climate Change Is Always A Hot Button Political Issue

No Phat, it is only an issue because of stupidity and greed.


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Message 305 of 308 (867494)
11-26-2019 8:59 AM


You're both right.

Stupidity and greed have made climate change the political hot button that it is today.

Unfortunately between stupidity/greed and political awareness it is stupidity/greed that is winning.

We're boned.

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Message 306 of 308 (867509)
11-26-2019 11:27 AM


We're speeding down the highway toward the bridge and the bridge is out - and we're arguing about how much we should slow down.

"If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you...."
-- Rudyard Kipling

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Message 307 of 308 (867510)
11-26-2019 11:39 AM
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11-26-2019 11:27 AM


As someone - I want to say Bruce McKibben - has said:

Right now, the human race is on a suicide watch.

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For this generation of far-right nationalists, religion is not a question of ethical conduct; it is purely about identity and peoplehood. -- Jan-Werner Müller

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Message 308 of 308 (867514)
11-26-2019 3:20 PM
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11-26-2019 11:39 AM


Suicide watch: watching a body twitch at the end of a noose oblivious to the stifled grunts for help.

Eschew obfuscation. Habituate elucidation.

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