Stanford Physicist say lighten up Francis!

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    A nice basic calming report from a Nobel Prize winning physicist who says, the Earth is fine and she will heal herself from whatever man can do. Oh yeah that climate change stuff....man is so powerless to affect the climate that we should not concern ourselves with it.

    Please remain calm: The Earth will heal itself - The Globe and Mail
     
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    she will heal herself from whatever man can do.

    Sure, the body does that, too, but only after you remove the infection. In this case the infection is us. So, are you saying we just keep on going and accept our own extinction?
     
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    More hyperbole there konrad. I thought you were smart enough to figure out that doesn't frighten the natives anymore.
     
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    Healing begins at home. I suggest a noose. The rope can be re-purposed later after they cut you down.
     
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    Anyone who believes C02 is a pollutant should stop breathing. That will go a long way to cure the problem.
     
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    No way. Someone has to do the thinking for the proles.

    All animals are equal. Some are more equal than others.
     
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    Are you qualified?

    Indeed. No meal would be complete without dead animal flesh.
     
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    He sounds just like George Carlin, he had a great sketch about this:

    The planet is fine; the PEOPLE are fucked!

    Anyway, he makes a good point at the end:

    I also feel like a lot of the time, AGW and climate change really just overwhelm all other environmental issues, which really are more immediate and already devastating. I mean, just look at this shit:

    Great Pacific Garbage Patch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    [​IMG]
     
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    Like the gulf coast.
     

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