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I was out with a friend last night, and he made the assertion that Capitalist Fuck Up The Environment ™.   That’s a pretty standard argument these days, and I didn’t say anything.  My thought is that it’s a big crazy world, and environmental science isn’t yet up to the task of explaining it all.  Seems the BBC agrees, with more here.

While 98% of the earth’s heat comes from the sun, temperatures have cooled while CO2 emissions have risen.  WTF.  The article goes into depth about sun and ocean cycles, but mostly it’s a big guess.

So when we’re designing policy, how should we treat a huge unknown like the environmental impacts?  I don’t know, but I object to people who call it “climate change”.  The climate is always changing, it’s a dynamic system, not an equilibrium.

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