[ExI] Sea level rise
hkeithhenson at gmail.com
Sun Jul 12 00:10:30 UTC 2015
Much in the news last couple of days. My response in part.
With current technology governments can do little to cut CO2 releases
or halt the sea level rise. Why? A serious reduction of CO2 would
cause a serious rise in the cost of energy. Higher energy cost will
cause the economy to crash, (remember 1974?) the government would fall
and be replaced with a new one that repudiated the previous policies
and the country returns to burning coal and oil. Governments
understand they can't do much. It's why Obama booted the unsolvable
problem to the states.
A possible way out is new technology, an energy source cheaper than coal.
(cue usual power sat rap here)
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