[extropy-chat] Climate skepticism patterns

Damien Sullivan phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Wed Jun 7 06:47:36 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 09:25:18PM -0400, Keith Henson wrote:

> There is no doubt we are living on resources that are running out so we 
> have to cut back.  But cutting back, lowering the standard of living, will 

Only clear one seems to be fossil fuels.  And growing area, if we add
too many people or meat-eaters.

> There is a low tech and a high tech solution to this problem.  A 
> substantial fraction of the population dying is the low tech 
> solution.  Developing full blown nanotechnology were we can exploit (for 
> example) geosynch solar power is the other.

I don't think all that is needed.  Deployed renewables, fission, or a
mix should be able to support us.  Car and jet fuel might be pricier
than we're used to.

-xx- Damien X-) 

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