[extropy-chat] The great global warming swindle
sjatkins at mac.com
Fri Apr 6 04:55:10 UTC 2007
On Apr 5, 2007, at 4:49 PM, Rafal Smigrodzki wrote:
> On 4/5/07, Samantha Atkins <sjatkins at mac.com> wrote:
>> > I find it is quite relevant to bring such personal, moral
>> arguments to
>> > bear here, since it is a moral, not a scientific discussion.
>> The important part is scientific and serious so I find these personal
>> argument tedious and utterly irrelevant.
> ### I don't see an important scientific question here. Global warming
> is real. No scientific controversy here. Whether it is anthropogenic
> or not is still a matter of scientific debate (I think it is, at least
> in a large part) but it still doesn't matter to me. What matters is
> the economic impact, and the cost-benefit effects of various courses
> of action - and Mr Gore is a living example of how not to do
> cost-benefit analysis.
Then we would better employ our energies thinking of workable
solutions and how to get them implemented, yes?
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