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2021-06-07 10:53:32 AM  
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2021-06-07 10:59:02 AM  
Venus II
 
2021-06-07 11:04:42 AM  

Circusdog320: Venus II


Greenhouse Boogaloo
 
2021-06-07 11:05:04 AM  
How does this compare with this time last year, during the lockdown?
 
2021-06-07 11:07:27 AM  

FlashHarry: How does this compare with this time last year, during the lockdown?


There was no discernible signal in the data from the global economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
 
2021-06-07 11:07:29 AM  
You would think it would be higher after those Brazilian fires.
 
2021-06-07 11:10:48 AM  
All those crematoriums made up for the cars that stayed parked.
 
2021-06-07 11:12:05 AM  
One more ppm and it will be, like, really high, man.

/we're boned
 
2021-06-07 11:12:16 AM  
Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.
 
2021-06-07 11:21:57 AM  

Marcus Aurelius: One more ppm and it will be, like, really high, man.


The shiattiest 420 ever.
 
2021-06-07 11:27:49 AM  
Ayyy 420 blaze it


.....ohhh wait this isn't good
 
2021-06-07 11:33:38 AM  

GardenWeasel: FlashHarry: How does this compare with this time last year, during the lockdown?

There was no discernible signal in the data from the global economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.


See? Human activity makes no difference. God is deciding the carbon level in the atmosphere. Those who change their activities are trying to play God's role. Electric cars make the babby Jesus cry.
 
2021-06-07 11:40:06 AM  
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2021-06-07 11:41:04 AM  

Marcus Aurelius: One more ppm and it will be, like, really high, man.

/we're boned


quick, somebody light up a joint at the observatory and get that number up!
 
2021-06-07 11:47:53 AM  
It hit 300 ppm in my adult lifetime. And I'm only 53.
 
2021-06-07 11:51:41 AM  
Sounds like we need to mine more Bitcoin.

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2021-06-07 11:56:38 AM  
Is it time to shut down all coal powerplants by force yet? Is it time for every country to force their population goal to be cut to 50% of current numbers by 2070? No? Well then humanity is farked because unlimited economic growth will totally happen on a planet with finite ressources.
 
2021-06-07 11:56:48 AM  

TheMysteriousStranger: It hit 300 ppm in my adult lifetime. And I'm only 53.


Decrease by 119 PPM?
 
2021-06-07 12:01:06 PM  

lolmao500: Is it time to shut down all coal powerplants by force yet? Is it time for every country to force their population goal to be cut to 50% of current numbers by 2070? No? Well then humanity is farked because unlimited economic growth will totally happen on a planet with finite ressources.


The good news is that rich people have fewer kids.

The bad news is that each of those fewer kids use more resources because they are rich.

The good news is that the planet has more resources than you might think, climate change or no climate change.

The bad news is that said resources might be more expensive than one thinks they currently should be (IE, desalination plants are a thing, but they are expensive to run).
 
2021-06-07 12:13:43 PM  
It's going to get a lot worse.

Asia, South America, and Africa will gradually bring up their average standard of living to Western levels.  That's a lot of energy, and by default, it will involve a lot of coal, because although coal is dirty & expensive, the technology is simple and the engineering is easy.

So unless the West makes a point of subsidizing solar, wind, hydro, and nuclear expertise, plans, and parts for emerging economies, we can expect rising greenhouse gas levels for the foreseeable future.
 
2021-06-07 12:30:21 PM  
That tweet is horridly misleading. It shouldn't have said, "the highest level in 63 years," because it implies that it hit 419 in 1958, and that enables right-wingers to assume there's been no change in CO2.
 
2021-06-07 12:39:12 PM  

vygramul: That tweet is horridly misleading. It shouldn't have said, "the highest level in 63 years," because it implies that it hit 419 in 1958, and that enables right-wingers to assume there's been no change in CO2.


Exactly should have said highest level since it started measuring 63 years ago.  Although the idiots would probably misrepresent that too.

Still waiting for them to provide a model showing this is natural. That is my go to question now as there is literally none in existence.
 
2021-06-07 12:48:52 PM  

I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.


And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.
 
2021-06-07 12:58:52 PM  

Gerald Tarrant: vygramul: That tweet is horridly misleading. It shouldn't have said, "the highest level in 63 years," because it implies that it hit 419 in 1958, and that enables right-wingers to assume there's been no change in CO2.

Exactly should have said highest level since it started measuring 63 years ago.  Although the idiots would probably misrepresent that too.

Still waiting for them to provide a model showing this is natural. That is my go to question now as there is literally none in existence.


When An Inconvenient Truth came out, it hadn't hit 380. I doubt we could have prevented crossing the point of no return at 400ppm, but we sure could have slowed it the fark down. We're growing at roughly 3ppm/year. That means we'll hit 500 sometime around 2048, give or take, assuming we don't change anything. By 2115, we'll hit 600, a point at which people start to feel "stuffy" - only all the time. And sometime in the 2380s we'll reach levels that impact health.

We won't have everyone getting brain damage and dying until around the year 15,200. 

But the smart money is on our accelerating the growth of CO2 in the atmosphere because we were only going up 2.5ppm a little while ago.
 
2021-06-07 1:07:12 PM  

vygramul: Gerald Tarrant: vygramul: That tweet is horridly misleading. It shouldn't have said, "the highest level in 63 years," because it implies that it hit 419 in 1958, and that enables right-wingers to assume there's been no change in CO2.

Exactly should have said highest level since it started measuring 63 years ago.  Although the idiots would probably misrepresent that too.

Still waiting for them to provide a model showing this is natural. That is my go to question now as there is literally none in existence.

When An Inconvenient Truth came out, it hadn't hit 380. I doubt we could have prevented crossing the point of no return at 400ppm, but we sure could have slowed it the fark down. We're growing at roughly 3ppm/year. That means we'll hit 500 sometime around 2048, give or take, assuming we don't change anything. By 2115, we'll hit 600, a point at which people start to feel "stuffy" - only all the time. And sometime in the 2380s we'll reach levels that impact health.

We won't have everyone getting brain damage and dying until around the year 15,200. 

But the smart money is on our accelerating the growth of CO2 in the atmosphere because we were only going up 2.5ppm a little while ago.


At 500 though aren't we facing larger problems in terms of ecological collapse? We're going to lose seafood industries as the oceans become to acidic to support shellfish.
 
2021-06-07 1:25:12 PM  

Peki: At 500 though aren't we facing larger problems in terms of ecological collapse? We're going to lose seafood industries as the oceans become to acidic to support shellfish.


Oh, to be sure, the other effects will damage us sooner. I'm not sure how fast the temperature rises when we're at 1000ppm.
 
2021-06-07 1:47:18 PM  

Peki: I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.

And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.


We're not taking care of shiat, if we don't get off this rock before the whole thing blows to hell. 

This is why Hawking was adamant that we have to leave, he knew we were already farked. 

We had a minute to be sentimental about the ecosystem we've been shiatting all over, but that minute passed. 

It's time to farking go.
 
2021-06-07 1:58:32 PM  

jars.traptone: Peki: I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.

And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.

We're not taking care of shiat, if we don't get off this rock before the whole thing blows to hell. 

This is why Hawking was adamant that we have to leave, he knew we were already farked. 

We had a minute to be sentimental about the ecosystem we've been shiatting all over, but that minute passed. 

It's time to farking go.


Only the rich will be able to. Are they the kind of people you want to go?

I remember the rose colored glasses people had about the internet. It was a blank slate where we could inscribe the best parts of humanity and leave the worst behind.

We see how well that worked out. I can't justify pulling an interplanetary copy/pasta.
 
2021-06-07 2:16:10 PM  

Peki: jars.traptone: Peki: I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.

And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.

We're not taking care of shiat, if we don't get off this rock before the whole thing blows to hell. 

This is why Hawking was adamant that we have to leave, he knew we were already farked. 

We had a minute to be sentimental about the ecosystem we've been shiatting all over, but that minute passed. 

It's time to farking go.

Only the rich will be able to. Are they the kind of people you want to go?

I remember the rose colored glasses people had about the internet. It was a blank slate where we could inscribe the best parts of humanity and leave the worst behind.

We see how well that worked out. I can't justify pulling an interplanetary copy/pasta.


I disagree, for the same reason I don't support the death penalty. 

I like to be defeatist, and humanity pisses me off on a second-by-second basis (we really suck, yeah, it's bad), BUT - 

If we all die, nobody learns anything. We never have a chance to improve ourselves, or our behavior. Like we don't even get to try, anymore, forever. 

I'm less okay with that, than I am giving some douchebags a free pass. 

While humanity is a farking slob of a creature, covered in trash, drool, and other questionable semi-fluids, hopped up on too many drugs, barking-at-the-moon crazy over stupid things, while the world burns -  it is the only humanity we have. 

Since I've got no other species, and we obviously aren't going to do the whole sapient AI thing at this point, no. I can't just condemn the whole lot of us to die, just because the cards suck. 

The cards have always sucked.
 
2021-06-07 2:32:34 PM  

vygramul: Peki: At 500 though aren't we facing larger problems in terms of ecological collapse? We're going to lose seafood industries as the oceans become to acidic to support shellfish.

Oh, to be sure, the other effects will damage us sooner. I'm not sure how fast the temperature rises when we're at 1000ppm.


If people actually start dying en masse, this becomes a self correcting problem.
 
2021-06-07 3:00:48 PM  
In my lifetime, I've watched global warming (before it was renamed climate change) go from something that I was taught in middle school science class with no controversy, to an issue that's bitterly divisive.  And after having watched how humanity didn't unite to keep COVID from spreading, where even wearing a mask became a flash point of heated debate, I have even less reason to believe we'll unite to tackle climate change.

That's just one aspect of the ecological collapse we're looking at, too.  There are plenty of others (including another pandemic) that are showing we're rushing headlong into a mass extinction.

If not for my teenager daughter (adopted, I didn't create another carbon emitter), I don't think I'd even care anymore.  It's difficult to care when so many people are willing to fiddle while Rome burns around them.
 
2021-06-07 4:15:01 PM  

jars.traptone: Peki: I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.

And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.

We're not taking care of shiat, if we don't get off this rock before the whole thing blows to hell. 

This is why Hawking was adamant that we have to leave, he knew we were already farked. 

We had a minute to be sentimental about the ecosystem we've been shiatting all over, but that minute passed. 

It's time to farking go.


So pack up and go...  humans are silly creatures with vivid imaginations..  this planet is our home and does protect us..  those who leave it won't be writing letters home, because they won't survive.   Good luck....
 
2021-06-07 4:24:27 PM  

OlderGuy: jars.traptone: Peki: I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.

And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.

We're not taking care of shiat, if we don't get off this rock before the whole thing blows to hell. 

This is why Hawking was adamant that we have to leave, he knew we were already farked. 

We had a minute to be sentimental about the ecosystem we've been shiatting all over, but that minute passed. 

It's time to farking go.

So pack up and go...  humans are silly creatures with vivid imaginations..  this planet is our home and does protect us..  those who leave it won't be writing letters home, because they won't survive.   Good luck....


K, I hate to point this out, but you're vividly imagining protection from an entity that begins trying to kill you before you're even born. 

For two, the entire reason we need to leave is because we can't live here for much longer, at this rate. Who do you imagine there would be, to write fking letters to in the first place?
 
2021-06-07 7:27:44 PM  

jars.traptone: OlderGuy: jars.traptone: Peki: I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.

And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.

We're not taking care of shiat, if we don't get off this rock before the whole thing blows to hell. 

This is why Hawking was adamant that we have to leave, he knew we were already farked. 

We had a minute to be sentimental about the ecosystem we've been shiatting all over, but that minute passed. 

It's time to farking go.

So pack up and go...  humans are silly creatures with vivid imaginations..  this planet is our home and does protect us..  those who leave it won't be writing letters home, because they won't survive.   Good luck....

K, I hate to point this out, but you're vividly imagining protection from an entity that begins trying to kill you before you're even born. 

For two, the entire reason we need to leave is because we can't live here for much longer, at this rate. Who do you imagine there would be, to write fking letters to in the first place?


Entity ?  Never knew that the magnetosphere was an entity...  we are temps with a finite lifespan, limited intelligence and no regard for other lifeforms, except how to profit from them.  Our stay here is drawing to a close.  We are future oil deposits, as long as the Sun provides energy at the rate it has been doing so..  one burp or hiccup and we are toast or popsicles.   If there was a God, it would have rebooted long ago, realizing what a CF it created.  There are no habitable planets anywhere near us, and we have no way to get there if there were.  Just our imagination and some toys.  Keep on dreaming.
 
2021-06-07 11:51:28 PM  

OlderGuy: jars.traptone: OlderGuy: jars.traptone: Peki: I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.

And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.

We're not taking care of shiat, if we don't get off this rock before the whole thing blows to hell. 

This is why Hawking was adamant that we have to leave, he knew we were already farked. 

We had a minute to be sentimental about the ecosystem we've been shiatting all over, but that minute passed. 

It's time to farking go.

So pack up and go...  humans are silly creatures with vivid imaginations..  this planet is our home and does protect us..  those who leave it won't be writing letters home, because they won't survive.   Good luck....

K, I hate to point this out, but you're vividly imagining protection from an entity that begins trying to kill you before you're even born. 

For two, the entire reason we need to leave is because we can't live here for much longer, at this rate. Who do you imagine there would be, to write fking letters to in the first place?

Entity ?  Never knew that the magnetosphere was an entity...  we are temps with a finite lifespan, limited intelligence and no regard for other lifeforms, except how to profit from them.  Our stay here is drawing to a close.  We are future oil deposits, as long as the Sun provides energy at the rate it has been doing so..  one burp or hiccup and we are toast or popsicles.   If there was a God, it would have rebooted long ago, realizing what a CF it created.  There are no habitable planets anywhere near us, and we have no way to get there if there were.  Just our imagination and some toys.  Keep on dreaming.


It came off like some new age 'nature loves us' sort of thing, so that was my bad for taking that in the wrong direction. 

If we're farked no matter what, why not try, for the hell of it? If we're just fossil fuels and don't realize it, we might as well enjoy our farking selves, then. Right?

So yeah, hell with it - let's launch some people at Mars. If it doesn't matter, I'd rather see some cool shiat than just wither away in disappointment.
 
2021-06-08 10:24:23 AM  

jars.traptone: OlderGuy: jars.traptone: OlderGuy: jars.traptone: Peki: I am Tom Joad's Complete Lack of Surprise: Let's just get it over with. We're a garbage species that shiats where we eat and can't even be bothered to fight for our own freedoms.

And people want to colonize Mars. We should make sure we can take care of one planet before we go trashing another.

The rich, of course, have no interest in the clean up: they have their tickets off this rock.

We're not taking care of shiat, if we don't get off this rock before the whole thing blows to hell. 

This is why Hawking was adamant that we have to leave, he knew we were already farked. 

We had a minute to be sentimental about the ecosystem we've been shiatting all over, but that minute passed. 

It's time to farking go.

So pack up and go...  humans are silly creatures with vivid imaginations..  this planet is our home and does protect us..  those who leave it won't be writing letters home, because they won't survive.   Good luck....

K, I hate to point this out, but you're vividly imagining protection from an entity that begins trying to kill you before you're even born. 

For two, the entire reason we need to leave is because we can't live here for much longer, at this rate. Who do you imagine there would be, to write fking letters to in the first place?

Entity ?  Never knew that the magnetosphere was an entity...  we are temps with a finite lifespan, limited intelligence and no regard for other lifeforms, except how to profit from them.  Our stay here is drawing to a close.  We are future oil deposits, as long as the Sun provides energy at the rate it has been doing so..  one burp or hiccup and we are toast or popsicles.   If there was a God, it would have rebooted long ago, realizing what a CF it created.  There are no habitable planets anywhere near us, and we have no way to get there if there were.  Just our imagination and some toys.  Keep on dreaming.

It came off like some new age 'nature loves us' sort of thing ...


Can't argue with that..  launch away...  I try to make the best of my life, you should also...  amuses me greatly when " gotta get off this rock" statements are made : 'this rock' is all we have.  Folks with great imaginations gave us star trek, star wars, transporters, warp drive, etc, none of which is real, and ignorant people bought into that hook, line, and sucker... we have rockets to get us out of our gravity well, and gravity to bring us back.  That is all after 60+ years.. nothing has changed.   Religion bonds us together and all we do is fight over whose 'God' is the best... we should worship Lady Luck : at least luck is real. and so is 'shait happens'..  I spend my time fixing stuff for people and maintaining a lifestyle that doesn't hurt anyone.. actually quite enjoyable..  no enemies either..  treat others as you wish to be treated : it works.
The planet Earth is our only home, and greed is destroying it.  Better to cease wasting money fighting gravity and use it to make our world better.  Infrastructure does wear out : spent that money to fix that.. Won't happen, though : illogical greedy humans are involved, seeking power to dominate other humans.. that won't change, so go ahead and launch.. you won't live long, but you might be happy....
 
2021-06-08 12:38:20 PM  

OlderGuy: 'this rock' is was all we have had.


FTFY. 

Hate to break this to you, but the oceans will continue acidifying. 

We will continue losing marine life at record pace,

OR/CA fires will be everywhere, and there's nothing you or I can do, to stop it. 

OlderGuy: Folks with great imaginations gave us star trek, star wars, transporters, warp drive, etc, none of which is real, and ignorant people bought into that hook, line, and sucker... we have rockets to get us out of our gravity well, and gravity to bring us back.  That is all after 60+ years.. nothing has changed.


Yeah, if you were expecting space ships and utopia, I don't know what to tell you - that's not grounded in reality. 

OlderGuy: The planet Earth is our only home, and greed is destroying it.  Better to cease wasting money fighting gravity and use it to make our world better. Infrastructure does wear out : spent that money to fix that.. Won't happen, though : illogical greedy humans are involved, seeking power to dominate other humans.. that won't change, so go ahead and launch.. you won't live long, but you might be happy....


I thought it was all over, and we're just walking fossils waiting to happen. I thought one burp, or hiccup could destroy everything, so why bother?

So which is it? Is it pointless, or do we try to fix it? Your logic is farked, because you're not thinking logically. You're thinking emotionally, because you don't want to lose this place. 

What you don't understand, is you've already farking lost it.
 
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