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This may be true, but generally it's a bad idea to experiment on your own biosphere in the hope that you'll be able to build an accurate model of it in a century or two.

The models may not be perfect, but continuing to pump CO2 into the atmosphere is still fucking suicidal. In policy terms, uncertainty about the exact point when suicide becomes inevitable is a side issue.

by ThatBritGuy (thatbritguy (at) googlemail.com) on Wed Aug 8th, 2018 at 10:39:41 AM EST
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Same structure as currently existing Brexit: all the experts think it's a bad experiment to carry out, because even if the effects are unpredictable there's bugger all chance they're not going to be horribly bad.
by Colman (colman at eurotrib.com) on Wed Aug 8th, 2018 at 11:54:06 AM EST
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I've never been a fan of misplaced precision.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Aug 8th, 2018 at 12:02:19 PM EST
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Even an accurate model is not a predictive model due to all those damn Lorenz Butterflies flapping their wings in India preventing or causing hurricanes in Texas.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Thu Aug 9th, 2018 at 04:29:22 PM EST
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