edatoakrun
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IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Fri Jan 23, 2015 10:12 am

The Doomsday clock has been moved forward to its most advanced level in ~three decades, and climate change is now plsced first among the risks.


IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

2015: Unchecked climate change, global nuclear weapons modernizations, and outsized nuclear weapons arsenals pose extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of humanity, and world leaders have failed to act with the speed or on the scale required to protect citizens from potential catastrophe. These failures of political leadership endanger every person on Earth.” Despite some modestly positive developments in the climate change arena, current efforts are entirely insufficient to prevent a catastrophic warming of Earth. Meanwhile, the United States and Russia have embarked on massive programs to modernize their nuclear triads—thereby undermining existing nuclear weapons treaties. "The clock ticks now at just three minutes to midnight because international leaders are failing to perform their most important duty—ensuring and preserving the health and vitality of human civilization.

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jsongster
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:03 am

Horrible news... why we put solar panels on our homes... drive electric... minimize our footprints, etc etc... Vote for politicians that don't want to drill baby drill and involve us in foreign conflicts to get resources. Educate others to overwhelm the Faux nonsense channel.
Wanted an EV forever. Now driving a 2013 LEAF SL. The car keeps living up to the promise, and CHAdeMO chargers keep extending my range!
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Imagine a world w/o gasoline. No blood for oil.

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Nubo
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:52 pm

I'm all crisis-ed out.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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TomT
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Wed Feb 04, 2015 1:01 pm

+1

Nubo wrote:I'm all crisis-ed out.
59,991 miles/12 bars/289 Gids/68.54 AHr/101% SOH/101.64% Hx 7May15 w/ new Lizard (barely made the warranty).
71,770 miles/12 bars/256 Gids/59.04 AHr/88% SOH/87.92% Hx 3Mar16 at lease return.

Now driving a 2017 Volt Premier. Model 3 reserved.

derkraut
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Wed Feb 04, 2015 5:56 pm

edatoakrun wrote:The Doomsday clock has been moved forward to its most advanced level in ~three decades, and climate change is now plsced first among the risks.


IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

2015: Unchecked climate change, global nuclear weapons modernizations, and outsized nuclear weapons arsenals pose extraordinary and undeniable threats to the continued existence of humanity, and world leaders have failed to act with the speed or on the scale required to protect citizens from potential catastrophe. These failures of political leadership endanger every person on Earth.” Despite some modestly positive developments in the climate change arena, current efforts are entirely insufficient to prevent a catastrophic warming of Earth. Meanwhile, the United States and Russia have embarked on massive programs to modernize their nuclear triads—thereby undermining existing nuclear weapons treaties. "The clock ticks now at just three minutes to midnight because international leaders are failing to perform their most important duty—ensuring and preserving the health and vitality of human civilization.

http://thebulletin.org/timeline


Yo ED....what have you been smokin'? :roll:
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smkettner
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Wed Feb 04, 2015 7:47 pm

Not sure what 3 minutes really represents....
Just fear mongering to me.
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AndyH
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:14 pm

smkettner wrote:Not sure what 3 minutes really represents....
Just fear mongering to me.

Yeah. Must be smoking something. Just fear mongering.

After all, it's not like anyone should care that we're past peak oil, peak aluminum, peak fertilizer, peak soil, peak iron, or peak copper. Who cares that we've destroyed about 90% of life in the oceans, that fisheries around the world are collapsing, and those that remain are under direct thread from carbonic acid thanks to our fossil fuel habit? The water's warm - shrimp don't need shells - and they ones without tumors or three eyes from the BP oil spill will be ready to eat! Who cares that with each 1 degree C of average temperature rise that grain productivity drops 10%? Our agriculture system is fine, we'll keep making transgenic frankenseeds that'll grow anywhere, even in the path of pipelines after they've leaked oil or salt water. We're still feeding the world, after all! Well, except for the 1/7 of the planet's population that we're not, or the folks near oceans that get their protein from the dying waters. Everything's fine! Just go shopping and enjoy a good bottle of something while watching the Kardashians on TV.

What were you thinking Ed, posting this garbage?




:cry:

smkettner
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:20 pm

Andy you forgot PEAK population growth was also hit back in the 60s. Peak was hit the year I was born. :roll:
I do hope population growth peacefully turns negative before the earth is completely wrecked.
Doubt I will see it in my lifetime.

Still don't know what 3 minutes to midnight really represents.
I do try to live with a small footprint but I cannot save the world from humanity.
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ColumbiaRiverGorge
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Thu Feb 05, 2015 6:33 am

Animal production and consumption is the leading cause of global warming, water consumption, deforestation, & ocean dead zones. Go Vegan! Www.cowspiracy.com
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TomT
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Re: IT IS 3 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT

Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:26 am

Or we could simply go to IV fed liquid sustenance... :lol:

ColumbiaRiverGorge wrote:Animal production and consumption is the leading cause of global warming, water consumption, deforestation, & ocean dead zones. Go Vegan! http://Www.cowspiracy.com
59,991 miles/12 bars/289 Gids/68.54 AHr/101% SOH/101.64% Hx 7May15 w/ new Lizard (barely made the warranty).
71,770 miles/12 bars/256 Gids/59.04 AHr/88% SOH/87.92% Hx 3Mar16 at lease return.

Now driving a 2017 Volt Premier. Model 3 reserved.

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