- 10 Dec 2017
I'm interested to know what others think about this and the protestors. Personally I am heartened to see people waking up.
True, but the chances of the Green party being in a position of significant power are limited. That said, they provide an informed and thoughtful alternative to mainstream politics, which keeps the pressure on the government of the day. I am rethinking my lifestyle and and considering what my contribution to change can be. I am truly shocked at the damage we have done.There’s always the opportunity to vote for the Green Party at a democratic election, after all Green means Green ?
But did we cause the ice age, gofish?True, but the chances of the Green party being in a position of significant power are limited. That said, they provide an informed and thoughtful alternative to mainstream politics, which keeps the pressure on the government of the day. I am rethinking my lifestyle and and considering what my contribution to change can be. I am truly shocked at the damage we have done.
What we didn't have then was large scale industrialisation, deforestation and carbon footprints of the magnitude we now have. We do now have the science to prove the correlation between these things and the rapid warming which is unparalleled.If the human race is f*****g the planet up with industrialisation, etc, then obviously drastic measures need to be taken to preserve our children and beyond's safety.
One thing sticks in my mind. Many years ago, Earth was a warm planet. Then came the ice age. Then came the weather systems that we have today. So it went from warm, to cold, to warm and maybe warmer. What caused the ice age? What got rid of it? Was it man? Don't think so............could our weather be changing due to coincidence, like before? Answers on a f*****g large post card please.
If I recall, that 5p tax has done the opposite of what they hoped. People are still buying bags like they got them for free last time.Taxing doesn't change our behaviour or buying habits?
The first example that springs to mind is the 5p charge on plastic bags thst had a big effect on the number used.
Every few thousand years there is a catastrophic event. You are right about the dinosaurs - a huge and powerful flood that washed everything away. The bone caves in Germany (worth a read) were crammed with bones of different dinosaurs and animals all piled on top of each other at one end - I thin you are right about the gases from recent volcanos affecting temperature, but an ice age wold have developed if the planets came too close and all volcano's became active. There would have been darkness for years. leading to an ice age. Only those from the mountains would have survived and their knowledge remained intact. Luckily, we haven't had a catastrophy like that for thousands of years and the earth has healed. The gases which now poison it are mot coming from volcano's, rather through the burning of oil and fossil fuels, industry - producing crap plastic things we dont need - and of course our livestock. Everyone knows the biggest contributor is the land and water we need for meat production. It' all about what you believe, and then acting on your beliefs to make changes at a micro level. We can't have 1m people making the changes as 20bn look on. Unless we are prepared to address this on an individual level nothing will change.So, why do you think we had an ice age? Man-made or just unlucky?