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Posted by Water Modem 2011-04-19 00:18||
#2 If you are an American water modem. Your shit-outta-luck!
Posted by CrazyFool 2011-04-19 00:35||
#3 ION WMF > USDOD "CLIMATE CHANGE 2012-2020" REPORT: TWO US EXPERTS WARN THAT A SEVERE WINTER COULD OCCUR IN 2012 WHICH WILL INDUCE MASS DIASPORAS IN JAPAN, RUSSIA, + SCANDINAVIAN COUNTRIES. "CLIMATE REFUGEES" FROM CARIBBEAN ISLANDS MAY FLOCK TO THE MAINLAND US, MEXICO, OR OTHER COUNTRIES IN THE AMERICAN HEMISPHERE. WAVES OF EUROPEAN REFUGEES TO CONUS-NORAM DUE TO WATER, FOOD, + ENERGY CRISES, + DESIRE TO IMPROVE PERSONAL ECON WEALTH.
> RISING WORLD OIL PRICES = lead to mil or violence-led conflicts in the Persian Gulf + Caspian Sea Regions by Year 2020???
> FRANCE-VS-GERMANY Conflict over RHINE VALLEY RESOURCES in Year 2022???
> US-VS-CHINA CONFLICT in the Persian Gulf by circa Year 2025???
> ROUTINE ARCTIC ICE MELTS = will increasingly damage iff not destroy the WORLD'S SOURCES FOR FRESHWATER???
"PEAK WATER" = END OF "CHEAP WATER"???
["TANK GIRL" Movie here].
Ironically, "PEAK WATER" = only proves the need for OTC CHEAP CONSUMER-CENTRIC NUCLEAR POWER = FREE MARKETS, NOT THE ALTERNATIVE.
Again, IMO GREEN TECHS includ GREEN ENERGY = human survival in FAR-OFF/DISTANT [Earth-like]PLANETS IN DEEP SPACE, vee Space Travel + Colonization, nostsomuch back here in our TERRAN/GAIEAN HOMEWORLD although this is not to argue that there no implications or effects on the latter.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2011-04-19 00:46||
#4 Last night I saw the head of an Australian Solar Panel manufacturer whining about how the Labor government's proposed carbon tax would hurt his business. Making stuff is energy intensive.
Posted by phil_b 2011-04-19 00:49||
#5 While Obama Hussein continues to try to crush the US Petrolium Industry, he handing over $3 Billion of US Taxpayer money to build a refinery in Columbia, a stimulus to another foreign economy. One that takes jobs and money away from Americans.
Posted by Butch Chomoque1580 2011-04-19 01:20||
#6 Yah, I suspect they've been wanting to push the refineries out of the country for a while now. Too many republicans work in them.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2011-04-19 08:37||
#7 Doncha know - they need jobs in Columbia, tho I thought our President preferred its' neighbor to the east.
Posted by Bobby 2011-04-19 22:38||