Down loaded book the 19th of July 2022
was told that I should read the last chapter first…I guess I just don’t know
A book club member is hosting our August meeting
copy right of book was in 2021
Issue of Fossil fuels.
In the 70’s James Black warned about climate change
The old saying guns don’t kill people, people do! Same with the tobacco industry and lung cancer. Talk about the crying Indian. Talk of plastic waste.
We are seeing the results of climate change. It’s all about misinformation.
Quote from George Bush “we are addicted to fossil fuels”
We need to stay away from inaction.
Don’t get overwhelmed from the doomstayer.
- A child shall lead them
- Changing the system
this causes fear and anxiety
Is life rare with water (p. 7) Are we alone?
Kill the messenger
It’s all about misinformation
discredit the messenger
it all started back in Norway that a person noted the facts of a poison water supply
misinformation started with tobacco, gas and paint industry
then comes acid rain, ozone depletion (Sulfur Dioxide)
It’s all about government policy
talk of Sagan and the “cosmos”
talk of “nuclear winter”
Talk of James Hansen (under Reagon)
Koch brothers deny climate change
looking at the Kyoto Protocol for carbon emission
Thus, the hockey stick relates to the hockey stick
talk of media people 😦 + the Saudi people
stolen email (Copenhagen) along with Russian vs. Trump issues
You can’t fool mothernature
wildfires in California
linkage to climate change
2019 wildfires in Austrial
climate change could be a trillion dollar “hinge”
talk about a carbon tax
“It’s not to late”
quote on page 47
talk about gun lobby
40,000 people are killed by guns
talk of chemical and tobacco companies
deflection campaign (play on fear) could be fake stories
people can stop pollution
be simple and encouraging
crying Indian was a fake!
plastic rain is the new acid rain
Do the right thing to influence others
need policy changes!
Eating meat is related to climate change??
it’s all in the individual behavior
let’s hear of some real action, not donations!
it’s the way people are living their lives (p.67)
democrats don’t follow fossil fuels rules
it’s all on social media, uses control bots
1/4 comments are made by bots p.72 dealing with climate change
focus on positive issues p. 72
individual action vs. civil change
individual responsibility is important (live style p. 76)
who is doing the carbon walk? p.77 meat only gives 6% of CO2
Do we meat shame?
A child doubles your carbon footprints P.79
Can you afford to live with carbon sin? P.80
Al Gore was not walking the walk.
talk about the carbon footprint
am I an inactivist??? trolls, bots use BOT sentenal?
Need government influence for some needed policy
talk about cap & trade, and a carbon tax p. 99-101
talk on carbon tax is bad for the poorer people. Progressive??? p.108
Pope believes in carbon tax.
talk about and climate change issues
talk about the liability of taxes….is it to much? like a carbon tax?
Green New Deal
is capitalism threating today’s life?
need market incentives
key stone pipelines (game over for the pipeline)
have demand issues too??
Bernie “flipped” on carbon pricing
Chapter 6 sinking the competition
stop all the subsidies
tea party pictures on p.125 (koch brothers!)
then comes the Teslas
Fox news and the conservative ideas
renewable energy is better for developing countries (popes thought)
will renewables take away jobs?
job retrain skill…yah??
Moore POTH film. p. 136
watch “your” carbon footprint
biomass has poor data P.137
Moore and Gibbs talk about actions of others p. 140
did moore want to jump on bandwagon
IT JUST WON’T WORK!!
p. 142 it got interesting!
all about incentives
the book is tough on fox news
Alaska gets the least amount of sunlight p. 144
issues of fracking for Natural Gas
natural gas uses about 1/2 the carbon as coal?
CCS systems are bad!!
fossil fuel groups like CCS
can we engineer us out of this mess? P. 154 un-intentual consequences
maybe hurt solar power
geoengineering provides an unwanted state of being; P.158
maybe carbon burial P. 158
who makes decision for the thermostat? p.158
geoengineering is liked by fossil fuel P. 160
Gates wants geoengineering P. 160
Direct Air Capture
is this bold action
think of Trumps plan
11 billion tons+11 billion=22 billion but we are producing 55 billion
this is the best guess P. 166
so reforestation does not look like the best
talk of using cow crap
The nuclear option
climate change is less reliable for nuclear reactors
(need water to cool reactors).
Maybe a new reactor?
renewable is competitive with fossil fuels
Republicans accepted climate change, no big plan, just plant trees p. 174
“get fucking used to it” P. 175
Real Climate Solutions p. 177
- energy efficiency
THE TRUTH IS BAD ENOUGH P. 179
climate change is doom
also promotes hurricanes, droughts, burning, locust
Am I a denier?
Time to act is now!
Are we overacting this issue BUT fear does not motivate
is it a lost cause
are we decarbonizing the economy and promoting animal extinction
Trolls and bots are working Facebook about carbonization
like “who can afford an electric car”
P. 186 Democrats are worse than Republicans for climate change
doom for future generation P.190
will meet our doomsday in 2026
Russia used social media for the 2016 election
Vote for the Donald
talk about GRANT MONEY
notes that some of the artic warming was way off
talk about danger with methane (running out of control)
we can control how we “use carbon”
talk of a methane bomb
also, some virus P. 198
fossil fuel people like this doom thought P. 199
were fucked P. 199
engineering will be used to adapt to climate change P. 202
Talk of the Hothouse Artical chapter 5 to decarbonize the earth SPECULATIVE
it’s a bleak InSite
does article deliver
When is this going to occur?
Much speculation along with “the bell-shaped curve”.
this doomsday gathers much $$$$$$$
cost of action or dissection
number might be wrong
talk of emissions are declining is on the transition to a renewable energy.
talk about not following the 2015 Parris agreement
Have an opinion….it’s about worse case condition.
use false scientific evidence to create fear
try not to use the word extinction.
Meeting the challenge chapter 9
floods, wildfires, plagues
rising sea levels p. 228
democratic eyeleted in 2018
carbon pricing is important to democrats p. 230
climate denial is a liability
For investments do we need to mortgage the earth for immediate investment P. 234
many investments groups are not supporting climate change
we are about to turn our power into renewable P. 238
The slower to act, the more costly it becomes
In last chapter the talk of economic/coronavirus crisis (NOTHING ABOUT THE CLIMATE CRISS), MAYBE IT’S FOR BEING SIMILIAR 🙂 THE VIRUS COULD ACCELERATE THE SWITCH TO RENEWABLES.
Are future is still in our hands P.252
well-being of future generations P.253
Are the climate change issue insolvable P. 256
climate change people distort the science P. 258
skepticism for climate change like with fire in California P.261
how does carbon pricing work?
Are we looking at a reset??
what about fake news?
Gates does not like renewable energy. It’s all political issues
Gates has investments in technical fix
now is there a work around?
what policies will help reduce climate change