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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4500 on: July 02, 2021, 05:56:48 AM »
I won't get too deep into the fact that we now have tens of millions of people living in a place that was never really meant to have tens of millions of people living there.   Nor will I delve far into the fact that over the course of earth's history that part of the planet has been prone to massive droughts that have lasted decades, even centuries. 

Suffice it to say, 'green energy' cannot and will not sustain California and the Western U.S.   But something has to be blamed, and that something is the gosh darn climate.

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4501 on: July 02, 2021, 04:47:04 PM »
Will the United States Senate rise to the occasion to help shore up electricity production and distribution across the entire United States of America for its citizens, whose production and distribution can be and has been strained due to heat waves, extreme low temperatures and droughts, stay tuned.

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4502 on: July 02, 2021, 05:13:50 PM »
"a lot of political rhetoric is picking a slice of "elites" and positioning yourselves against them."

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4503 on: July 02, 2021, 05:39:03 PM »
That looks like a scene from an action movie.

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4504 on: July 02, 2021, 05:56:00 PM »
That looks like a scene from an action movie.

Yes it does. Looks fake af.

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4505 on: July 02, 2021, 07:32:11 PM »
It's the trailer from Barge Gas finally out?

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« Reply #4506 on: July 02, 2021, 07:44:33 PM »
It's the trailer from Barge Gas finally out?

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4507 on: July 06, 2021, 10:56:31 AM »
That looks like a scene from an action movie.

Yes it does. Looks fake af.
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« Reply #4508 on: July 06, 2021, 11:30:37 AM »
The greenies getting all worked up about this are quite amazing in their total lack of awareness.


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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4509 on: July 06, 2021, 01:02:09 PM »
It's the trailer from Barge Gas finally out?
If you squint you can kind of make out Violin among the flames.


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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4510 on: July 06, 2021, 01:37:49 PM »
It looks like James Franco's front yard in This Is The End.  Fully expecting to see a coked up Michael Cera fall in.

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4511 on: July 09, 2021, 03:06:06 PM »
This is good news for those of you, part of the millions upon millions who live in places that nature never intended (well more so than other places, I suppose) for millions upon millions of human beings to inhabit.   

https://interestingengineering.com/nanofiber-membrane-filters-999-of-salt-from-seawater-within-minutes


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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4512 on: July 09, 2021, 07:38:55 PM »
that red line from like about 1985 on is one of the saddest failures in human history.

"a lot of political rhetoric is picking a slice of "elites" and positioning yourselves against them."

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4513 on: July 09, 2021, 09:14:16 PM »
Just a hot day nbd

"The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks"

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4514 on: July 10, 2021, 08:56:00 AM »
that red line from like about 1985 on is one of the saddest failures in human history.


Isn't that more or less Chernobyl then regulations (idk how you can spin them as completely unjustified) and public sentiment went sour for the most part, nimby.

Does seem unfortunate that the US can't leverage existing sites and infrastructure to quickly be able to build new nuclear generation in a way that cost doesn't keep expanding and construction is on a quicker timescale instead of just decommissioning nuclear plants.

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4515 on: July 10, 2021, 05:01:44 PM »
“June is always hot, nbd”

"The Times 03/Jan/2009 Chancellor on brink of second bailout for banks"

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4516 on: July 12, 2021, 08:42:56 AM »
that red line from like about 1985 on is one of the saddest failures in human history.


Isn't that more or less Chernobyl then regulations (idk how you can spin them as completely unjustified) and public sentiment went sour for the most part, nimby.

Does seem unfortunate that the US can't leverage existing sites and infrastructure to quickly be able to build new nuclear generation in a way that cost doesn't keep expanding and construction is on a quicker timescale instead of just decommissioning nuclear plants.

Three Mile Island in 1979.  There was just a tail for sites already under construction, like Wolf Creek which came on line in mid 80's. Chernobyl in 86 just reinforced that lifetime financials would be impossible for nuke plants due to regulation, nimbyism, and expensive, one off designs.
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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4517 on: July 12, 2021, 08:45:16 AM »
Climate never changes, it’s always static, until now of course (The Big Psycho)

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4518 on: July 15, 2021, 10:24:32 PM »
China Central Planning:  Releasing 10 million tons of the dirtiest burning coal on the planet into immediate energy production.

(But at least Joe signed us back in to the meaningless Paris accords so we can feel better about ourselves)

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4519 on: July 15, 2021, 10:27:37 PM »
For those keeping track at home that’s approximately 86,000 railway cars filled to the brim with the dirtiest coal on the planet.  Going to dirtiest coal power stations on the planet.

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4520 on: July 21, 2021, 07:49:40 PM »
lol




I didn't know people still were bullish on widespread use of CCS (other than industries that well that is their only path); some cool graphics on those links

https://about.bnef.com/blog/getting-on-track-for-net-zero-by-2050-will-require-rapid-scaling-of-investment-in-the-energy-transition-over-the-next-ten-years/

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4521 on: July 22, 2021, 04:03:43 AM »
no carbon tax and we're paying people to have kids pretty well sums up how serious this country is about climate change.
"a lot of political rhetoric is picking a slice of "elites" and positioning yourselves against them."

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4522 on: July 22, 2021, 10:13:11 AM »
no carbon tax and we're paying people to have kids pretty well sums up how serious this country is about climate change.

Wrong thread, maybe?, but I find it hard to believe CTC in it's new form has strong incentives to have more children. More of a if you have a child when your income is low, you know when you're younger or some other reason, the child is less likely to be in poverty and has a higher standard of living/education/food security ect for better outcomes later in life.

Carbon tax is sad story tho :cry:

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4523 on: July 22, 2021, 10:32:52 AM »
I see the CTC as an incentive to have children.

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Re: The Scott Pruitt "If the models are all wrong" thread
« Reply #4524 on: July 22, 2021, 11:49:45 AM »
It is for people with bad math skills.

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