According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the U.S. is among the cleanest nations on the planet, with the cleanest air in the world, significantly cleaner in fact than the air in Germany, Italy, Switzerland, the UK, Japan, Austria and France. Rather than follow the time-tested practice used by the World Health Organization, which measures levels of disease-causing pollutants that get into people’s lungs, some of the activist sites which push for a global-warming agenda have injected C02 into their formulas which distorts these metrics. So what's your take?
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Do you really believe the little we can do to reduce carbon output will have any effect on our climate? What about all the natural phenomenon like the sunspots and super volcanos and asteroids.Do you know Methane and water vapor is also a greenhouse?
I was a sceptic like you 10 years ago, but I’ve seen by what’s happened in Europe what can be achieved, and the social and economic benefits it brings; I suggest you read my HP article for more details, plus this vid:- https://youtu.be/CNYcGFlbTqU
Arthur, I don't think it is achievable (100% renewable energy). Please check with Australia and see what happened when they try. The ended with blackouts...Even with solar and wind, they are not so reliable. You still need a coal or gas power plant a
I know about Australia but Scotland, Denmark and Germany are almost 100% renewable energy, and UK now burns just 2% coal, with last coal power station due to close in 2025. This video show recent success in Europe: - https://youtu.be/z44Mq7mXoCE
In Germany, total net production of energy by renewable sources was 33.9% in 2016. In the US, it was 12 percent. One difference btwn the countries is that Germany is being forced. The US federal government isn't allowed to force this.
No country in Europe is forced, its co-operation between neighbouring countries for mutual benefit and goals; one key being pan-European energy grid to transmit surplus energy across Europe to where and when it’s needed https://youtu.be/wMTtPmtOg_M
Arthur, I meant that the people of Germany are being force by their government to move to renewable sources. Many there favor it, but there are some who don't. My point is that the US federal government CAN'T force Americans to quit using fossil fuel
What is ironic is how Dubai generates energy, and gets fresh water.
Thanks for the clarification Hxprof.
For your information, conservatives are big on environment protection. They just don't buy into the climate change due to human activity as the main cause. It is such a ruse to connect climate change to air quality. Co2 is a greenhouse gas but so are
Insulting me won't change the facts Catherine - I love the environment, BUT I don't love watching politically motivated fake-science being used to funnel money into useless programs with no actual proof that the money goes to helping
Conservative ARE interested in clean water, air, etc. We're not interested in supporting an entirely fabricated agenda of man made global warming, & destroying peoples' lives in the meantime. We can make a gradual transition to practical renewa
Ralph, in 2016 Europe achieved up to 90% from renewable energy; and lots new schemes in planning and development to exceed 100% in future; including manmade Dogger Island off coast of UK to feed 6 countries with energy https://youtu.be/lXBsGKA4NMo
Yes I agree but Mother nature is not constant either. It is changing continuously with or without humans.
Mother nature is like an airplane, when it is put out of control, it tries to right itself. And the pilot can make things worse by making the wrong moves. Govt can't even fix the budget, or the debt, and that is something that can be done. Nature? NO
The planet has long been able to correct things - the volcanic period produced millions of tones of CO2 but the earth somehow not only survived, but thrived.
The largest greenhouse gas is water vapor, so I don't understand this debate on CO2 as if it matters what CO2 is.
Jack, we actually have $3 Trillion to lose, plus the loss of jobs, and our ability to generate our own energy. So, they are talking hot air. :)
Totally agree. If climate change is a real problem, they should not use environment protection as a bargaining chip.
IF anything, they are ruining our planet by cutting down trees, that actually make our breathable air, and building more buildings for the excess population that nobody worries about and that actually create the Co2. This is throwing the planet out.
Greg, good point on the trees. Ca has more than a half of year as a dry season. During that time we have massive destructive polluting fires. Gov Brown does nothing. In the rain, the mud slides. Both affect the environment. Thx
Tripler in 2005 gave newborn baby carbon dioxide instead of oxygen for more than 40 minutes who nearly suffocated and suffers with permanent brain damage.
What you just said make no sense at all.
In 2006, Al Gore predicted that in 2016 the Earth would be in an emergency condition. That doesn't make any sense. And what we should worry about is man trying to correct a problem that doesn't exist. How does Paris Accord reverse anything?
Ptosis---You are talking about an excessive use of CO2, and anything in excess will hurt, especially babies. Breathing into a paper bag FOR A FEW MOMENTS is the well known remedy for panic attacks and hyperventilating. Never heard of it?