Jan de Boer wrote:Why do not you ask your son, what would be worse, the Permian-Triassic extinction event or burning all the coal? I am pretty sure it is still the first.
Jan de Boer wrote:E.g. while agricultural land is lost in Australia, parts of Siberia can become more productive.
Also remember all the CO2 in fossil fuel once was in the air
Furthermore I still think I have to lowest 'CO2 profile' on Coderanch!
Tim Moores wrote:Can you give us any clues how you came to this conclusion?
Tim Moores wrote:Or would a reduction of, say, 30% of all lifeforms be acceptable to you?
Campbell Ritchie wrote:How many people are there in your household?
In which case your gas and electricity bill, per capita, is greater than mine.
Jan de Boer wrote:. . . Yes, there is only me, . . . .
Campbell Ritchie wrote:In which case your gas and electricity bill, per capita, is greater than mine.
Jan de Boer wrote:Yes, there is only me
Paul Clapham wrote:Actually the result of the P-T extinction was that 95% of the world's species became extinct. But as Jan points out, so far we don't know whether the current mass extinction is going to be that bad.
Anderson gave himself the promotion. So I gave myself this tiny ad:
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