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  •  Demonizing CO2? We LOVE CO2. It makes our (7+ / 0-)

    plants grow nice and healthy. It fizzes our drinks.  Frozen into dry ice, it's incredibly useful stuff.

    WE LOVE CARBON DIOXIDE!

    What we don't love is pulling up CO2 from the ground that was buried millions of years ago and dumping it into the atmosphere and letting it be absorbed by the oceans in quantities that are not compatible with the flora and fauna (that includes us and all the things we eat, btw) that are on the planet today.

    That's bad for us.

    Not bad for the planet because the planet doesn't care, has already survived multiple mass extinctions, and will be here after we're gone.

    But bad for us, and we care about that.

    LG: You know what? You got spunk. MR: Well, Yes... LG: I hate spunk!

    by dinotrac on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 11:08:48 AM PDT

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