We rushed into renewable energy without any thought. The schemes are largely hopelessly inefficient and unpleasant. I personally can't stand windmills at any price.
An inefficient virus kills its host. A clever virus stays with it.
Sadly, it's much easier to create a desert than a forest.
One pound of uranium is worth about 3 million pounds worth of coal or oil.
China will soon emit more greenhouse gases than America, but its regime knows if it caps aspirations there will be a revolution.
Geological change usually takes thousands of years to happen but we are seeing the climate changing not just in our lifetimes but also year by year.
There aren't just bad people that commit genocide; we are all capable of it. It's our evolutionary history.
Civilization in its present form hasn't got long.
We'd never have got a chance to go outside and look at the earth if it hadn't been for space exploration and NASA.
Life clearly does more than adapt to the Earth. It changes the Earth to its own purposes. Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia.
I don't think we're yet evolved to the point where we're clever enough to handle a complex a situation as climate change. The inertia of humans is so huge that you can't really do anything meaningful.
Esso has been the main one in America spreading the disinformation that there is no global warming problem.
I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway.
The oil companies regard nuclear power as their rival, who will reduce their profits, so they put out a lot of disinformation about nuclear power.
Evolution is a tightly coupled dance, with life and the material environment as partners. From the dance emerges the entity Gaia.
For un-subscribe please check the mail footer.