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So, not only are CO2 emissions actually contributing to climate change

By AnsuGisalas ·
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And yes they really are...
But again, not only are they doing that, they're also increasing the acidity of the seas ... CO2 in aqueous dilution is H2CO3 : carbonic acid, like in your soda. Remember that scare experiment they showed you back in the day, where they left a milk tooth in a glass of soda overnight, and it was just gone the next day?
Turns out, same thing happens to the shells of many food-chain-starters in the seas. Entire food chains of marine life can be devastated.
Historically, when the oceans tank, they tank hard. It is well documented that marine mass extinctions can kill off almost all marine life, and have done so several times in the past.

But you know, if it's happened in the past with no human contribution, obviously we can find lots of reasons not to do anything about it now...

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Climate change

by aidemzo_adanac In reply to So, not only are CO2 emis ...

{sarcasm}Don't you know it's all just a lot of poppycock, conjured up by left wing governments to scare people into accepting more taxation?

I was in Victoria last weekend and ended up at IMax watching a show about the coral reefs and how they are destined to complete doom if we don't act now. Of course, I had my picket sign held high, stating how its all a ruse to charge more for gas and then tax it more and more each week. (it is true that people on the left wing prefer supporting anything that means more taxation, they LOVE paying taxes so much that they seek out such opportunities).

Face it Ansu, mankind is here for eternity, the planet couldn't survive without us. We will simply adapt as needed, just like reptiles have over millions of years. Just look how well we've done and how much the planet benefited from us over the last 2000 years! I guess we can all take a bow and say "you're welcome!"{/sarcasm}

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Bad bad bad

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Climate change

Don't you know that the world ends on December 21 2012 at 12 Midday? The Mayans told us so and it's only a few days away now.

Unfortunately I have to go to the Daughters Weeding a couple of weeks before the world ends so I have my work cut out for me. [/sarcasm]


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I can't wait for Thursday afternoon, Dec.20th 2012!!

by aidemzo_adanac In reply to Bad bad bad

I'm gonna stand on my bosses desk and pi$$ on his head while laughing and waving the middle finger at him! Then I'm gonna smash all the computers, steal the petty cash and run out laughing hysterically! Gawd, only two weeks to go, I can't wait for my master plan to come to fruition.

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And then the prophecy turns out to be false....

by robo_dev In reply to I can't wait for Thursday ...


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If you could stall things a bit, that would save you a bit of money, no?

by robo_dev In reply to Bad bad bad

If the world ends then I'm off the hook for buying all those ridiculous Christmas gifts as well.

what's a weeding? is that some sort of pot festival or something???? :)

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RE:- what's a weeding

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to If you could stall things ...

It's what the Wifes daughter is doing on the 12-12-2012 claiming that after living witht he guy for 8 years is the right thing to do.

I'm not so sure about that as if you look at the numbers 12, 12 and 12 and add them together you get her age.

I think it's just an excuse for 2 months latter claiming that it's OK to come home and disturb me more than normal. Also seems that the M$ Spool Chockers leave a bit to be desired. :^0


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Sounds like they picked that date on purpose

by AV . In reply to RE:- what's a weeding

Maybe it will be lucky for them and I'm sure you wanted to get your yard cleaned up anyway. Sounds like shes still young enough to do it.

AV :^0

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NA no work here

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to Sounds like they picked t ...

She's getting married a long way away and we have to drive 80 Kms to it. Apparently having Classic Fords they are going to a Historic Village and want "Trustworthy" people to drive their cars. Apparently the silly people consider me on of those and they want me to take the most expensive one so it doesn't get any damage. Silly People Really. [/maniacal laughter]

Seems that I have to behave responsibly and they chose Wednesday to stop people bringing kids with them as they insist. Anyway the up side is other than being something I'm not I have nothing at all to do and I can not drive one of my "Wifes" Mercs, I have to drive a Big Yank Tank with airbag suspension and bounce it around. Only nice thing I can say about it is it's a lovely red color. Or maybe because the Edsel is the newest one that they have collected at the moment it's their most valuable car, so I'm not really sure what I'm driving but I do know that whichever one it is it's Left Hand Drive. That should be different.


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I hear you laughing from here

by AV . In reply to NA no work here

No driving that car 100 MPH (he he he). You have to behave yourself! What the heck is the Big Yank Tank with the left hand drive? Sounds like a challenge.


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Those Bug American Tanks

by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to NA no work here

Are about the only way I can describe them they have masses of metal panels with nothing but metal and very big cars.

The last Left Hand Drive that I drove was a Porsche GT2 or 3 not sure which and that most defiantly was not a Big car and it wasn't a road car either.

Nice to drive none the less.


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