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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Given that humans are almost certainly not going to cut CO2 emissions to the level needed to avoid potential runaway global warming, climate change reversal is the next-best option. But it would have to be heavily regulated under international law.
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    I think it's very egotistical to think that humans can control the climate.

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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by Josie View Post
    I think it's very egotistical to think that humans can control the climate.
    So if hypothetically people flattened a whole rocky mountain range to see level or took out all of Panama at least to a 100 feet below sea level that wouldn't effect the climate? Those things would effect ocean and air currents.
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    So if hypothetically people flattened a whole rocky mountain range to see level or took out all of Panama at least to a 100 feet below sea level that wouldn't effect the climate? Those things would effect ocean and air currents.
    Tell me James, what is the earth's nominal climate?
    Climate, changes. It takes a particularly uneducated population to buy into the idea that it's their fault climate is changing and further political solutions can fix it.



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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Yes, climate change is reversed every 6 months, causing winter and summer.
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    No, I don't. I don't think it will be enough to halt AGW but every little bit counts.
    Counts towards what? Isn't the main point to stop it?
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by ModerateGOP View Post
    Counts towards what? Isn't the main point to stop it?
    The main point but not the only point
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    This question has many that branch off from it...


    Without reducing the world population and without being able to control or regulate other foreign countries.... does anyone really expect to be able to reduce carbon emissions on a grand scale enough to halt it's affect on global warming(if there is a definitive causation)?


    Do you expect all the oil-producing countries to stop doing so?


    When it comes to oil and gasoline, unless there arises a cheaper option(even then, it will always be there), these commodities will be expended until they run out permanently... until these resources become rare enough to not become a reasonable means to use.


    If these are the things that are causing global warming/climate change... I believe it is inevitable, no matter own many world conventions you have that us humans will expend every last drop of oil on this planet.




    What can be changed? What can be stopped? What is worth fighting for when it comes to the environment?
    In my opinion...
    -toxic substances like pesticides, high sulfur content in coal, acids, toxic waste, mercury, arsenic, etc.
    These are all substances, with good practices, that can largely be eliminated

    -Deforestation, bad farming practices, errosion
    All can be done with good farming practices and alternatives
    More top tier Republicans need to think in these terms and not simply answer yes or no questions as to whether or not they believe Global Warming exists. As Democrats need to come to terms with reality and that they shouldn't expect everyone to bow to their wishes, though American Industry seems to be doing just that, not every country in the world will. Certainly not third world countries who are just beginning to develop their own industries.
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Tell me James, what is the earth's nominal climate?
    Don't know.I do know it occurs naturally.
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Only if a major disaster happens to wake people up.

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