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  •  if positive feedback loops (3+ / 0-)
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    neroden, Blicero, Spekkio

    kick in, and accelerate

    geo-engineering will be our only hope.

    I'm reading the book right now:

    Hack the Planent, by Eli Kintisch.

    Several serious scientist-inventors --
    have several serious ideas, to deal with the inevitable.

    Procrastination, and political will --
    being what they are.

    Where's the Note?    -- SEIU

    by jamess on Sun Oct 17, 2010 at 04:52:48 PM PDT

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    •  Which circle of Hell (1+ / 0-)
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      There may come a time for desperate measures, to bump us up from the ninth circle of hell to the 8th (OK, I know, the 9th is cold, but you get the idea). Right now, we're still at the gates of the first, and talking about "geoengineering" (which is actually just a random grab-bag of unrelated more-or-less wacky ideas, and not a coherent field by any reasonable definition) is a waste of time.

      Senate rules which prevent any reform of the filibuster are unconstitutional. Therefore, we can rein in the filibuster tomorrow with 51 votes.

      by homunq on Sun Oct 17, 2010 at 05:38:04 PM PDT

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