[ExI] global warming again

Keith Henson hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 22:37:22 UTC 2009

2009/3/16 Dagon Gmail <dagonweb at gmail.com>:
> Spike,
> If you are right, I will at some time in the future be proven wrong, and I
> will shrug and spend time on other things.
> If you are wrong, you will be on the record as a climate change denier, for
> all the world, and as the millions
> die around you, some people may be inclined to look you up and (proverbially
> I hope) string you up to the nearest
> lamp post.

For the record, Spike is in the top 3 contributors to a project that
will comprehensively cope with global warming or global cooling.  It
is will also deal with the fossil fuel crisis that's far more likely
to cause gigadeath than either warming or cooling.

> The stakes are very high for deniers, and they might up the subject in mob
> violence. Someone out there is
> maintaining a list with quotes and dates, spike. Will you sleep soundly as
> continents shrivel, millions starve,
> sealevels rise and hurricanes thrash economies and countries?

Million starving is nothing.  The models show a fall in the world
population from a peak of around 7 billion to one or two billion at
the end of the century on energy problems alone unless there is a
solution that provides energy at the tens of TW level.  One third of
human food is the result of energy hungry nitrogen fixation.

I know what Spike is doing, I don't know what others are up to.  Can
you enlighten us?

Keith Henson

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