[ExI] the press and global warming: RE: Obama Transition Team Examining Space Solar Power
hkhenson at rogers.com
Thu Dec 25 06:09:02 UTC 2008
At 10:43 PM 12/24/2008, spike wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 24, 2008 at 11:17 AM, hkhenson <hkhenson at rogers.com>
> >...This person's personal approach is moving to a remote
>area and living in a house built from bales of straw.
>Why bales of straw? Couldn't she still use wood the same as always? Or
>animal skins like the native Americans? Or sod, like the pioneers crossing
>the grassy plains? Or rocks? Or dig a cave? Or if the fuel runs out,
>there are skerjillions of cars, SUVs, campers and vans that have no job,
>which could be pressed into service as small but remarkably weatherproof
>shelters. Straw seems like a poor choice for a bunch of reasons.
Insulation. Google finds 66,800 pages for "straw bale house"
>Has anyone here getting the feeling the global warming notion may have seen
>its high tide in about 2005?
It doesn't matter. I don't have fixed opinions about global
warming. But it is a sure thing that running out of energy will kill
an awful lot of people. So I don't care if you are concerned about
energy or global warming, they both lead to the need for space based
solar power, or (second best) 10 to 20,000 nuclear reactors.
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