[extropy-chat] global warming eats island

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Mon Jan 1 11:04:16 UTC 2007

On Sun, Dec 31, 2006 at 08:18:56PM -0800, spike wrote:

> Cool it a bit?  Why?  I woulda said warm it a bit.

Because shifting precipitation patterns could mean crop failure and starvation 
to hundreds millions of people. Because they would further destabilize the
already taxed global ecosystem. Because they could cause a runaway methane
clathrate melt. Because [...].

While we don't have the technology to insulate each individual human from
these changes, we should homeostate the climate where it is.
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