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    Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    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

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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)?
    Yes, AGW can be halted and even reversed but it will take time

    Do you expect all the oil-producing countries to stop doing so?
    No.

    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
    IMO, that last bit is how we will remove a lot of carbon from the atmosphere. Forests lock huge amounts of carbon for centuries, if not longer
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    I answered no because I don't think you asked the question you wanted to. Climate change is ongoing from the start of time to the end. I think the question you wanted to ask is: Can man reverse his effect on the climate?
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Yes, AGW can be halted and even reversed but it will take time



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    IMO, that last bit is how we will remove a lot of carbon from the atmosphere. Forests lock huge amounts of carbon for centuries, if not longer
    Then you agree that focusing on carbon emissions in the US and other countries from oil is futile?

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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by azgreg View Post
    I answered no because I don't think you asked the question you wanted to. Climate change is ongoing from the start of time to the end. I think the question you wanted to ask is: Can man reverse his effect on the climate?
    Fair enough.... I had to make assumptions based on many opinions on the matter...that is why I included global warming as well.

    Do you think man can reverse climate change... do you think man will?

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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    Then you agree that focusing on carbon emissions in the US and other countries from oil is futile?
    No, I don't. I don't think it will be enough to halt AGW but every little bit counts.
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by sangha View Post
    Yes, AGW can be halted and even reversed but it will take time



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    IMO, that last bit is how we will remove a lot of carbon from the atmosphere. Forests lock huge amounts of carbon for centuries, if not longer
    If you think Carbon emission is the main cause of global warming, and cannot be stopped, then why do you think AGW can be stopped?

    From what you said here, is that, if we take the fight again deforestation in the Amazon and other carbon scrubber areas.... than it is possible to reverse it?

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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    this climate change will occur only in America like alien invasions in holllywood movies
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    Re: Is it realistically possible to reverse climate change?

    Quote Originally Posted by celticwar17 View Post
    Fair enough.... I had to make assumptions based on many opinions on the matter...that is why I included global warming as well.

    Do you think man can reverse climate change... do you think man will?
    Not in our lifetime. There isn't an alternative source of energy available to replace fossil fuels on the scale necessary that I can see.
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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
    Only at great, great cost. But that is not the same as asking whether it is anthropogenic.

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