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Norvell

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bd2999

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Subj: Re: Pessimistic climate models appear to be the most accurate...
Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 at 09:59:15 am EST (Viewed 142 times)
Reply Subj: Pessimistic climate models appear to be the most accurate...
Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2017 at 09:09:51 am EST (Viewed 222 times)



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    according to some work by MIT published in the journal Nature



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    https://www.technologyreview.com/s/609620/global-warmings-worst-case-projections-look-increasingly-likely/



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    While I am putting together my longer piece (holiday's and family obligations keep me from working on it quite as much as I would like) on the evidence for climate change this caught my eye.



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    Of particular importance in the current political climate. That at min. seeks business as usual. We have an administration that went to a climate change summit and pushed the use of coal...


The irony in that last sentence is that coal, beyond being a heavy pollutant, has already been overtaken economically by clean energy. Coal workers want to be re-trained for work in a viable industry. What Trump is doing is akin to opening up bags of garbage on the street to give more work to garbage men.


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