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    Climate Change

    "Climate scientists are not fucking with us" from Jimmy Kimmel:
    https://youtu.be/W_xq9FTPxxk
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    In case anyone is wondering, yes climate change...

    In case anyone is wondering, yes climate change is making hurricanes stronger:


    https://www.sciline.org/climate/hurricanes/
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    The data in that article is from 2014, and more...

    The data in that article is from 2014, and more recent analyses find that EV's are better even on coal based grids:

    ...
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    We switched out a gas water heater for a Rheem...

    We switched out a gas water heater for a Rheem heat pump heater and couldn't be happier. It uses very little energy and refills quickly. We can control it with an app, which is useful when everyone...
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    We've got a Mitsubishi high efficiency mini split...

    We've got a Mitsubishi high efficiency mini split heat pump for part of our home in WY, and it is supposedly 100% efficient to 15 degrees or lower. It still works at -13, but it isn't efficient at...
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    Most experts I read say that EV's are the answer...

    Most experts I read say that EV's are the answer for light vehicles and even short haul trucks. Green hydrogen (gray and blue are worse than gas) could be a solution for long distance heavy...
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    Quoted for truth

    Quoted for truth
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    Nobody touches my ski boots either

    Nobody touches my ski boots either
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    Climate Change

    Old people won't do it but I am constantly surprised by how much young people are willing to share cars, bikes, skis, ski boots, etc. I think they will have no problems not owning cars.
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    We have a chance to pass real climate legislation...

    We have a chance to pass real climate legislation this year. Call your Senators and Congressional Reps and urge them to support it.

    "The $3.5 trillion budget bill could transform the US power...
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    Climate Change

    EV's are much better for addressing climate change as their life cycle emissions are much lower than those of internal combustion engines. EV's are much more efficient at converting energy to...
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    Holy shit - is that road damage new? Crazy!

    Holy shit - is that road damage new? Crazy!
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    Climate Change

    I agree there are structural barriers to staying within climate and other environmental limits. But, did we give up when the German's bombed Pearl Harbor? It will be hard but nothing is impossible,...
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    Climate Change

    ^^Yes, we can't stop climate change from occurring, but this is dead wrong. We can still avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Giving up is bullshit and ensures disaster.

    We probably can't...
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    Climate Change

    Thanks! I generally agree with you. Way beyond the climate crisis we have the consumption and overuse of resources crises, and we are destroying our home. We are shitting where we eat.

    1) yes!...
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    Yes, and the first change was when cable allowed...

    Yes, and the first change was when cable allowed a ton of new tv stations and stations were no longer required to be impartial or present both sides of a topic. This allowed for highly partisan and...
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    Please don't equate me with the tech-focused...

    Please don't equate me with the tech-focused people. I show that we have the tech to cut emissions because so many, like Montana Senator Jon Tester, say what we need is more "research and innovation"...
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    Core Shot, I think your numbers are off on your...

    Core Shot, I think your numbers are off on your solar system. My home system is 9.86kW, which is producing over 50kWh's today, and will produce somewhere around 13.6 mWh's in a year.

    Natural gas...
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    The problem with nukes is the energy costs 2-5...

    The problem with nukes is the energy costs 2-5 times that of renewables, and they take 8-12 years to build. You can build a lot of wind, solar, and storage for this prices and in that amount of time....
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    ^^This. Except I would say get an EV. We have to...

    ^^This. Except I would say get an EV. We have to stop burning things for heat and power, and what is awesome is there has been a ton of innovation to make that possible and cost effective.

    We...
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    The IPCC also thinks we can address climate...

    The IPCC also thinks we can address climate change without having major impacts on people's lives. That is why in all scenarios int their modeling for the recently released AR6, emissions increase...
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    Saul Griffith is one of the foremost experts on...

    Saul Griffith is one of the foremost experts on US energy use in the world. He disagrees with you:

    https://youtu.be/Qg-p4ZbQ1HU
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    Climate Change

    This is total bullshit spread by industry to shift blame from them to us. It is a well-documented strategy.

    Have you ever tried to buy an EV in Montana or Wyoming? Yeah, can't really do it. Your...
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    China is changing their policies, just not fast...

    China is changing their policies, just not fast enough (ours aren't changing fast enough either).

    But a recently proposed bill in the senate would tax imports from China and other countries not...
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    Climate scientists were furious when this article...

    Climate scientists were furious when this article came out. They called bullshit big time and were frustrated that because he has a big name his opinions were published, even though they were not...
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    It is always easy to blame population growth for...

    It is always easy to blame population growth for all of our problems, and I agree it is a concern. But the bigger problem is resource use. The vast majority of people on this planet have very small...
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    Planting trees is always a good idea. But on...

    Planting trees is always a good idea. But on climate we need to stop emitting greenhouse gases. And plant trees and rewild lots of land.
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    ^^I remember when I had my first beer...

    ^^I remember when I had my first beer...
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    Climate Change

    A new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report comes out Monday. No need to wait to hear what it says. This guy got an advance copy - strangely it is only 1 paragraph long:
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    What's funny about this post is that most of what...

    What's funny about this post is that most of what has changed the quality of life in the west (fires, smoke, drought, rain instead of snow, etc) is about climate change, not real estate prices. "Jet...
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    The something else is to leave fossil fuels in...

    The something else is to leave fossil fuels in the ground.
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    Powder Magazine's first "Best Little Ski Areas...

    Powder Magazine's first "Best Little Ski Areas that Rock" in 1994 was the beginning of the end for Bozeman. It focused on The Ridge and said "every hardcore skier in North America should see and ski...
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    Another article about Bozeman's crazy real estate...

    Another article about Bozeman's crazy real estate market: https://apple.news/AOzwWIymqRI6UeWyvTlU3Pw
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    Good point. Maybe invest in cattle or goats, or...

    Good point. Maybe invest in cattle or goats, or just dried food? I just think markets could collapse leading to lots of people losing everything.
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    Climate Change

    Yep, we've been geo-engineering for a while and it hasn't worked out all that well. It would be way better to just leave carbon in the ground. The unknown consequences of more geo-engineering are...
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    Climate Change

    The latest science says we are headed for 3 degrees of warming. Catastrophic, but better than 4. 1.5 is still possible but not at all likely. Recent national pledges would get us to 2.4 - if acted...
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    Fixed it for you

    Fixed it for you
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    China and Flagstaff too

    China and Flagstaff too
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    When people say they want to "save the planet,"...

    When people say they want to "save the planet," usually they mean "save humans" or "save current ecosystems and wildlife."

    The planet doesn't need to be saved from climate change, but we do! The...
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    PM sent today.

    PM sent today.
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    Awesome Norseman! Looks like you had a great trip.

    Awesome Norseman! Looks like you had a great trip.
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    Climate Change

    Anybody still care to argue climate change isn't real or happening already?379856
  44. Charge a huge re-entry tax to come back to earth....

    Charge a huge re-entry tax to come back to earth. Let them decide.
  45. https://twitter.com/koldnews/status/14154579920116...

    https://twitter.com/koldnews/status/1415457992011665409?s=21
    Hmmm, driving a Prius may not save you from climate change.
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    I am in the middle of knee replacement recovery...

    I am in the middle of knee replacement recovery right now. I waited a long time to do it and have had to tone down my skiing and other activities for a decade. Skiing hasn't been much fun for a...
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    Sweet! It was fun riding with you in MT!

    Sweet! It was fun riding with you in MT!
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    A 783 ft^2 (aka a smaller unit without a...

    A 783 ft^2 (aka a smaller unit without a fireplace or deck) Cedar Creek condo at Big Sky just sold for $625k. Sold within a day of listing apparently. Harry, I hope you got paid well!! Your condo...
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    It almost seems like relying completely on fossil fuels is a bad idea.
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    Listen to homemadesalsa here. I'm almost 3 months...

    Listen to homemadesalsa here. I'm almost 3 months post TKR and I've set myself back several times by doing too much. This is very different from any other surgery or injury I've experienced, where...
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