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  •  Right now, as we speak, I'm sure there are some (0+ / 0-)

    heroes out there who may be considering world-wide "arks"
    of some sort to protect our animal and plant life in the future.

    Vast biospheres, run by alternative energies as yet perhaps not even invented, to ensure the continuation of our megafauna to microfauna and much of our most sensitive flora for the future of innumerable species.

    It's Silent Running redux and it has to be one of the weapons in our arsenal.

    Do I want this? Not really. I'd rather correct and reverse the slide we're in. But it may be too late.

    "They come, they come To build a wall between us We know they won't win."--Crowded House, "Don't Dream It's Over."

    by Wildthumb on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 05:57:13 PM PST

    •  But with enough energy we can scrub Co2 out of (0+ / 0-)

      the air. Subs in WW2 had Co2 scrubbers, so its not the technology, its the energy required.

      FDR 9-23-33, "If we cannot do this one way, we will do it another way. But do it we will.

      by Roger Fox on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 07:00:06 PM PST

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      Maybe we should allow the planet decide? The amount of money that would take is staggering. Besides, save them for what? For when we "get our act together?"

      Let's spend that money on studies on how to adapt and invest in green technologies that will -albeit very slowly at first- begin to reverse the damage.

      By that time we will have developed the Schmoo we will need.

      "Wealthy the Spirit which knows its own flight. Stealthy the Hunter who slays his own fright. Blessed is the Traveler who journeys the length of the Light."

      by CanisMaximus on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 08:50:48 PM PST

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