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Of the following, I'd rather play ...

polar red Re:Where are all the nerds? (273 comments)

Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, Settlers of Catan or Werewolf are now mainstream

but there are still people playing and buying monopoly ... *shudder*

3 days ago
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Ask Slashdot: Can Tech Help Monitor or Mitigate a Mine-Flooded Ecosystem?

polar red Re:Tech solutions. Why tech? (123 comments)

some toxins can't be processed by biological systems. (and accummulates in (the food of)* our food) (that's called a time-bomb)

about two weeks ago
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Paint Dust Covers the Upper Layer of the World's Oceans

polar red slowly (141 comments)

We're slowly poisoning ourselves. At one point, there will be NO turning back. Scientists have warned us enough!

about two weeks ago
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UN Report Finds NSA Mass Surveillance Likely Violated Human Rights

polar red Re:The U.N. Finds... (261 comments)

bullshit. big money / big corp is, but in the US's case, that's the same. And they're infecting the EU and its members as well now.

about a month ago
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Rand Paul and Silicon Valley's Shifting Political Climate

polar red Re:More Like Subsidized (533 comments)

what about the subsidy for oil ? $$$trillions on foreign oil wars mean a lot of subisdies.

about a month ago
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People Who Claim To Worry About Climate Change Don't Cut Energy Use

polar red Re:Wind? Solar? (710 comments)

make that : subsidies for solar power are abolished in some countries already. I wonder when subsidies for coal, oil,gas and nuclear will be abolished in those countries.

about a month ago
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Radar Changing the Face of Cycling

polar red Re:Useless (235 comments)

I just had an accident as a biker. I was hit from behind in my own lane. maybe that flashing light would have made the driver of the car more aware of me

about a month and a half ago
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Radar Changing the Face of Cycling

polar red Re:Haha (235 comments)

bullshit. I just was in an accident as a cyclist earlier this year, not wearing any protection. none would have protected me, I broke my wrist and i have a serious shoulder injury.

about a month and a half ago
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Senate Budgetmakers Move To End US Participation In ITER

polar red Re:$3.9 billion is chicken feed (225 comments)

>"French" bank BNP Paribas
I wonder what the actual nationalities of the owners of such big companies are ...

about a month and a half ago
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Researchers Claim Wind Turbine Energy Payback In Less Than a Year

polar red Re:Show me the money! (441 comments)

yeah, and a coal plant goes never offline unexpectedly.

about 2 months ago
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Researchers Claim Wind Turbine Energy Payback In Less Than a Year

polar red Re: Haters gonna hate. (441 comments)

or geographic distribution

about 2 months ago
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Researchers Claim Wind Turbine Energy Payback In Less Than a Year

polar red Re:Coal has downtime as well (441 comments)

Only if you build all of them on the same place. Go check a wind map.

about 2 months ago
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Geothermal Heat Contributing To West Antarctic Ice Sheet Melting

polar red Re:profitable (387 comments)

newsflash : 1/all other forms of energy are also subsidized. 2/renewables are the only forms of energy that are becoming cheaper. 3/in my country, subsidies have been nearly completely removed, but renewables are still growing.

about 2 months ago
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Geothermal Heat Contributing To West Antarctic Ice Sheet Melting

polar red Re:Let me get this straight (387 comments)

AGW has a straightforward reasoning behind it : 1/ the greenhouse effect of CO2, which you can test for yourself: see youtube. if you have other results, warn the nobel price committee. 2/amount of CO2 released can be estimated as well, by calculating how much oil, coal has been burned the last centuries. this amount is far larger than any removal of forest cutting has been responsible for, and far greater than volcanoes.

about 2 months ago
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Traffic Optimization: Cyclists Should Roll Past Stop Signs, Pause At Red Lights

polar red Re:Negative accidents (490 comments)

weird things with hearses ?

about 3 months ago

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new study from the UK met office about global warm

polar red polar red writes  |  more than 4 years ago

polar red writes "A new study has a startling conclusion : the earth is warming faster than many believed, and the core of the problem are feedback loops, contributing to a 4 degrees celcius rise by 2055. We only have to cut emissions by 3% yearly to stay within a safe 2 degree rise."
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global warming independent of solar activity

polar red polar red writes  |  more than 7 years ago

polar red writes "Many people hold off the idea that humanity could be responsible for global warming. A common scapegoat is the story about rising solar activity. This study shows that the sun is not responsible for the warming in the last decades."
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