[extropy-chat] Climate skepticism patterns

spike spike66 at comcast.net
Sat Jun 10 02:57:27 UTC 2006

> Martin Striz wrote:
> > You wouldn't just lose two species.  Ecosystems are interwoven.  You
> > would lose thousands.  The the species that you would gain back would
> > take millions of years to evolve... if we completely eliminate the
> > practices that are currently producing the largest rate of extinction
> > in earth's history...

Ecosystems are interwoven, but some ecosystems are relatively simple, such
as the poles.  Few species are present there, and their interaction is lower
than in other places.  It is everyone against the cold there.  Species need
not take millions of years to evolve, if we design them.  spike

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