# No. I reference NASA and NOAA.
So assuming that data demonstrates a short term warming trend....
1. It that abnormal?
2. What did humans do to make that happen?
3. How can humans do anything about it?
You should act locally and reduce your own waste of energy first.
Tell us how you consume less than the world average before demanding
changes from others.
There is a difference between doing so because you chose to do so and
because you mandate the people will do so. Your mandates ignore that some
carbon usage is necessary, required and may need to increase. You think you
can pick and chose what carbon emissions will be. Finally your reasons for
your mandates have nothing to do with science but some vague desire of yours
to mold the world into what you want it to be.
So, Dudu, please list and document everything you've done to reduce your
I built a direct gain passive solar greenhouse on the south wall of
the house with about 4 tons of thermal mass and a woodstove which
provide the vast majority of my heating. We have backup propane
heaters but they are stand alone units and we only heat the room we
are in. We don't heat the house at all at night or when we are gone.
It might be 55 degrees in the morning but it's no big deal. I either
start the woodstove or turn on the propane in the mornings we are
going to be home. I have a 500 gallon propane tank and only used 10%
since November. That's about 50 gallons. So maybe about $150 in
heating gas all winter long and it went sub-zero twice here this
winter. Mostly we don't run the house any over 65 degrees and we
just wear heavy shirts. You get used to it. You aren't going to get
a house much more efficient than that.
Might be impressive....if you weren't such a liar.
100% wood heat for the last 35 years.
No live trees ever cut down for the purpose of firewood.
I use dead trees, trees that were removed for other reasons, waste wood, old
wood siding, fence posts, etc.
Other than a minor electrical usage for control and circulation my heat is
carbon neutral. Of course the electrical is supplied by reclaimed solar
panels and an old forklift battery that was toast but I wired around the bad
cells to make a suitable storage battery. I figure it's good for another 5
years, then I will find a company that has another bad battery and swap them
for it since all they care about is having a core to send in.
In short, I'm effectively carbon neutral for all my heating.....and I can
set the thermostat where ever I fucking like it. But, of course, liberal
idiots will eventually demand I freeze my ass off because somehow being warm
Oh, and did I mention the house is 5.5" SIP construction with 7.5" on the
north side, and that I lose only about 25% of the heat of a typical home
Yea, I'm just waiting for the global warming idiots to mandate I have to
turn down my thermostat for their bullshit excuses to 'save the planet'.
You're getting something that others don't get so the Liberal-Democrats
will pass regulations to stop/tax you....
You'll be taxed for being efficient like corporations that are efficient
and therefore make a profit are punished for being more efficient.
Why be efficient when it takes more investment and dedication and
thinking? You can sit on the couch and watch Oprah and the government
will steal from people like you and give to us without us doing all that
work and putting out the effort.
You're just beating your head against a Liberal government wall.
Some thing I read, years ago. "When otherwise
intelligent people don't respond to logic or
facts, there is a hidden agenda involved."
The libs say they want to restrict guns to reduce
crime. If NYC and Chicago and Wash DC are any
example, they should ISSUE guns, not ban them.
That is, if they are sincere about reducing crime.
But no, there is a hidden agenda.
Same process is underway with wood stoves. I have a
guess or two what is the hidden agenda. I suspect
my Bemused colleague B.M.U.S. has an idea of what
Like having all aspects of your life controlled and regulated by the
gummint? So that if you are not properly subservient that it can cut back
your heat and let you freeze?
Yeah, people who can do for themselves really muck up those central
When the government is no longer constrained by the laws of the land, then
neither are the people.
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