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« Reply #900 on: March 08, 2017, 11:21:18 PM »
+1
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« Reply #901 on: March 10, 2017, 12:06:49 AM »
It seems like Black Swan Events are becoming more common.
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« Reply #902 on: March 10, 2017, 07:08:14 PM »
And now for something on energy efficiency:
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« Reply #903 on: March 12, 2017, 02:37:37 AM »
And now something on a circular economy:
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« Reply #904 on: March 15, 2017, 10:50:13 PM »
Denialists seem to have a hard time understanding that high natural variability implies high climate sensitivity:
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« Reply #905 on: March 19, 2017, 03:41:17 PM »
Earth Day is coming ...
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« Reply #906 on: March 20, 2017, 04:21:24 AM »
ASLR: Very depressing pictures, especially the first one with all the fracking and drilling.
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« Reply #907 on: March 20, 2017, 09:51:54 PM »
It is not nice to mess with Mother Nature, and I believe that mankind will be saying Ouch!, soon enough:
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« Reply #908 on: March 27, 2017, 02:34:19 AM »
We have the fate of the whole (biological) world in our hands!
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« Reply #909 on: March 27, 2017, 07:42:58 AM »
"We have the fate of the whole (biological) world in our hands!"

Au contraire. The rest of the biological world has the deciding vote.

How long do you imagine that we can continue to burn out our biological support structure from beneath our feet, until we ourselves are expunged?

Michael Pollan observed that Nature doesnt really care if a few hundred square miles is overrun by kudzu for a few hundred years. He was speaking in a local context, but in a larger sense, Nature doesnt care if we have a Canfield ocean for a few million years. She takes every bet. She'll just explore sulphur pathways (again) for a while. And come up with biologies even more interesting no doubt ... which do not include us.

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« Reply #910 on: March 27, 2017, 04:42:03 PM »
Here is the most recent Toon of the Week.
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« Reply #911 on: March 27, 2017, 04:45:53 PM »
"We have the fate of the whole (biological) world in our hands!"

Au contraire. The rest of the biological world has the deciding vote.

How long do you imagine that we can continue to burn out our biological support structure from beneath our feet, until we ourselves are expunged?

Humans are part of the biology on Earth, and the Holocene was ended and our current era named the Anthropocene for a reason.
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