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Figures. Emissions controls are nothing but a way to make money off the masses and at the expense of the uninformed. It's why i hate it so much. They restrict power and fuel economy and force carmakers to ditch naturally aspirated engines in favor of the default 2 litre turbocharged "solution" to meeting the impossible to attain controls.

Pretty soon we'll all be having cars with 1.6l turbocharged engines like in F1. Can you imagibe that being marketed in a future lamborghini?

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The 1.6L F1 cars make over 700hp.

I don't see the problem.
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The 1.6L F1 cars make over 700hp.

I don't see the problem.
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Their results suggest that, during the summer months, NOx emissions from soil may amount to 14% of combustion emissions for the entire country; 66% of soil NOx emissions come from fertilized agriculture.
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post #113 of 167
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The 1.6L F1 cars make over 700hp.

I don't see the problem.

They dont hold a candle to the 2.4L v8 era or even the V10s. That was the pinnacle of racing. Efficiency has killed the sport.
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funny how some people scream eugenics, but they consider themselves liberal at the same time.

Wait, I'm liberal?
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I wouldn't try and explain the finer sides of performance on this forum. Waste of breath.

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For all you've posted so far, you're as liberal as a 1930s axis commander. No offence meant, by the way.

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I wouldn't try and explain the finer sides of performance on this forum. Waste of breath.

 

2.25mph. God, that makes such an insane difference I can't even begin to fathom its vastness.

 

But guess what, the environment can feel your lack of brainpower, unfortunately.

   
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For all you've posted so far, you're as liberal as a 1930s axis commander.

That's why I had to laugh. thumb.gif


Also, I don't buy into eugenics. I am more for population control for resource management, environmental protection, elimination of pain and suffering, and the reduction of war. Also, I don't advocate for the killing of anyone. But some people are too small minded to know the difference. Further, I don't care if it's some dirt peasant on Africa or the morons in the US who are doing 19 kids and counting.
Edited by 47 Knucklehead - 11/8/15 at 6:07am
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That's why I had to laugh. thumb.gif


Also, I don't buy into eugenics. I am more for population control for resource management, environmental protection, elimination of pain and suffering, and the reduction of war. Also, I don't advocate for the killing of anyone. But some people are too small minded to know the difference. Further, I don't care if it's some dirt peasant on Africa or the morons in the US who are doing 19 kids and counting.

 

When you consider that the main implicit reason behind population control theories is 'there should be less of us so the remaining ones can cause more damage to the planet and not give a crap'... that alone should tell you how valid the theory is.

 

Now, there is no denying that the situation of certain countries like India is pretty much unsustainable. Not only from an environmental point of view, but from an economics perspective there is absolutely no way you can get a country 3 times the size of Spain to maintain 30 times its population.

 

And from the environmental perspective, there is no way a country like the US can sustain producing 2.5 times the CO2 emissions per capita than the EU, or in other words, nearly twice the CO2 output with a 40% less population.

 

That, in my books, is insane and should be harshly punished. Not even Japan comes close to those figures.

   
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That's why I had to laugh. thumb.gif


Also, I don't buy into eugenics. I am more for population control for resource management, environmental protection, elimination of pain and suffering, and the reduction of war. Also, I don't advocate for the killing of anyone. But some people are too small minded to know the difference. Further, I don't care if it's some dirt peasant on Africa or the morons in the US who are doing 19 kids and counting.

 

:lachen:

 

I've been skimming through this thread (and some others), but what poisoned you to think like this? It's like a cascade of shortsighted and narrow-minded statements. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but it's pretty dangerous to simplify global scale problems like this. Especially when your knowledge on the matter is so limited.


Edited by TheBlademaster01 - 11/8/15 at 6:47am
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When you consider that the main implicit reason behind population control theories is 'there should be less of us so the remaining ones can cause more damage to the planet and not give a crap'... that alone should tell you how valid the theory is.

Now, there is no denying that the situation of certain countries like India is pretty much unsustainable. Not only from an environmental point of view, but from an economics perspective there is absolutely no way you can get a country 3 times the size of Spain to maintain 30 times its population.

And from the environmental perspective, there is no way a country like the US can sustain producing 2.5 times the CO2 emissions per capita than the EU, or in other words, nearly twice the CO2 output with a 40% less population.

That, in my books, is insane and should be harshly punished. Not even Japan comes close to those figures.
It is still a case of soil erosion when plant & microbiologic life cannot incorporate the emissions back into soil at an equal rate.
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