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The really asinine part is that the EPA requires the addition of bromine or chlorine in outdoor cooling towers which gets shot into the air continuously with the atomized water ejecting from the fans. But im supposed to stop driving my car? I think not. Don't believe me. Our towers at work are required to keep a free bromine count of .3-.6ppm at all times while in operation. I used to do the chemicals for them. Ive watched the constant cascade of atomized water and bromine shooting out the tops all the time. Ive even tested a collection sample to see if there was carryover for cost analysis.

Until the government gets volcanic eruptions under control what we do on this planet is negligible. Ice core samples have shown this happens repeatedly for eons. We are just the first to be able to recognize it.
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In fact, I'm posting from a PC made of wood chippings and compost, sitting on a tree stump and smoking some lovely natural, organic tabacco in my pipe made of 100% biodegradable cardboard

STOP POLLUTING WITH YOUR GREENHOUSE GASES.
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STOP POLLUTING WITH YOUR GREENHOUSE GASES.
Did I mention I'm recycling the smoke to grow a mutant breed of salmon?
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Did I mention I'm recycling the smoke to grow a mutant breed of salmon?
Are you insane?
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IMO - there is no way of reversing the green house effect and ozone layer **** - we're ****ed and there is no turning back. Of course, we could all reduce it and slow it down but we're at a point in time where it would take a good 1k-10k of people to go completely green to even make a slight difference. Thats the reality I see in it.
Just for info - The ozone layer has repaired itself.

1k-10k wont make a tiny bit of difference. In a world of over 4 billion, you would need at least 75% to change in order to start any meaningful reductions.

I'll be flamed for this but oh well. In my opinion all this 'climate change' guff is just political posturing. How can you predict 'climate change' with under 150-200 years worth of data. Often this data is as little as 30 years old. Fact is you can't.

The Earth is 4 billion years old and has had many different climates in that time and will have many more in the future. Every week we get changing predictions based on this that and the other.

If 'climate change' was real (I for one don't believe it is) then why are governments forcing industries and the oil companies to invest heavily in alternative fuels (hydrogen cells for example)?? Simple.....it all boils down to money. By bleating on about 'climate change' they can introduce more taxes, increase fuel prices (which has gone up 25% so far this year alone) and basically push the prices up on 'non-green' items.

So with Greenpeace bleating on about consoles not being green, you can expect there prices to go up in order to 'fund green research' or whatever they dress it up as
    
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"Oh Noes!! My console has a high concentration of phthalates and PVC!! how do i play halo with this guilt on my shoulder "

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