mrchad9 wrote: 1000Pks wrote: mrchad9 wrote: 1000Pks wrote: mrchad9 wrote:
1000Pks wrote:My peaks archives is full of photos showing a pre-2010 warming scene. Tons of snow, then in August, some years. Why more people do not take this more seriously, like me, well maybe it was 16 years of Gore/Bush, as far as that goes. And maybe 100 years of SC before that.
No one takes it seriously because medical technology has not advaced enough to prevent us from dying before it is a real issue anyway.
So why bother with it?
Don't you read that if little or nothing is done, average temps will rise 10 degrees by 2100? 100's have died in Russia, just now, it might get into the 1000's later on, even here. It is an unstoppable event, as said, once it is past the tipping point, which it seems to be already. Whatever we may do, now, we'll all fry.
I have not read that, but as I said, I will be dead before 2100 anyway, as will all of us, and THAT
is why no one really cares.
At least not enough to actually do anything.
Doesn't it feel good to be doing good? Aren't future generations worth anything? Would you rather be soundly cursed as far as enviro history? Get a Chevy Cobalt, if not very great for bad roads, you'll save money and gas/planet. My next car maybe if they haven't come out with affordable hydrogen fuel cell. Those small cars are a blast to drive!
Hmmmm... I'd like to, but too much on my plate to save the world. Especially when one person in my position cannot make a difference. These things really have to be addressed on a macro scale. One person doing something alone is a good way to get no where fast.
But I would probably have a prius- for other reasons- if they made high clearance 4x4 ones. As it is skiing and hiking are more important, so the Tacoma rules.[/quote ]
I was doing Red Cloud/Sunshine in CO when a woman approached me at the TH, saying her Highlander hybrid got 35 mpg. Impressive! That is one big SUV!