And pass the bowl of Hemp please.
'We Are Unstoppable. Another World Is Possible': Hundreds Storm Police Lines to Shut Down Massive Coal Mine in Germany
“Should a known better…”
Developing nation’s want theirs and that means a rising need for more power and more land. If rich countries, who have exploited these nations’ resources and labor for decades, want them to build sustainable systems then they will need to cough up $2 trillion a year (conservative estimate) with the US donating 700 billion of that. Anyone see that happening?
Now we know the latest group to be added to Homeland and the FBI’s list of international terrorists. They can join Greenpeace and the Animal Liberation Front as threats to the 'murikkkan way of life.
I liked those days much better!
That would be a good start for a revolution plan. Unfortunately, I don’t see it happening.
Lightning could strike. Never say “never.”
What’s not to like. So get together a coupe of hundred people, ignore the law, the democratic process, and shut down whatever business you want. Then pat yourselves on the back and hope that the next couple of hundred doesn’t decide to take their mob vigilantism out on you.
Not quite, coke from coal is a major part of steel making and so far is irreplaceable.
I can picture you in your Kitchen boiling frogs, rubbing your hands together and giggling.
Unfortunately, science and truth have always baffled ignorant and primitive minds. No different today.
"Rebel with a cause."
Great Action German people! OI’m sure we’ll be joining you soon! also thanks to cops for no guns no teargas, no pepper spry, no tasers
And here in the so called Land of the Free called Fascist Amerika: Today in New York City the NYPD arrested 70 “socialists” protesting the NY Times and other MSM rags for not publishing more effective media coverage of the dangers of climate change. Naturally the NYT defended their lack of coverage. The protesters were fined,booked and the NYPD got overtime pay and a couple of medals. And the Times gets to print another day of corporate dribble.
And in Oregon, down the beautiful Colombia Gorge. The rail and coal companies won’t be happy until they have despoiled this national treasure so that they can say o well, too late now, let’s just keep on hauling.
Sure I had my Hemp milk this morning .
Hemp seed oil too…
Contains all Essential Amino Acids.
Contains all Essential Fatty Acids.
High in protein .
High in Omega 3 (ALA)
Hemp loves Humanity. Great for the planet ,great for your body .
It’s all connected .
You can’t consume, produce, or live when you kill the goose that lays the golden eggs of life’s existence on this planet.
This is not some innocuous topic used to practice debating skills. The human species is heading into the jaws of self induced extinction, with all the hell that is and will be experienced during that process. When Sina Reisch of Ende Gelände stated “We are fighting for a future in which people count more than profits", she was virtually stating the history and purpose of human existence itself. Nature has bestowed upon us its own Game of Thrones. We have the capacity to harness nature and the handicap of greed and xenophobia. We could add to our natural evolution with a just and salubrious social evolution, maximizing both individual and societal potentials, or we can create our own Judgment Day, with its grim finality. There are people with opened eyes who will fight against the latter and for the former. As a famous declaration in labor history asked, “Which side are you on?”
In actual fact, developing nations do much better both economically and in terms of health outcomes and costly environmental outcomes by adopting and producing renewable energy and sustainable technologies.
But then, you probably knew this, which is why you felt the need to pull bogus numbers out of your ass.
That of course is incorrect, as just transition efforts in the Ruhr have already been held up worldwide a remarkably successful model to follow as filthy costly coal is inevitably phased out in favor of cleaner and less expensive renewables.
Which btw, works just fine for steel production. See, e.g. " Steelmaker Sanjeev Gupta teams with Ross Garnaut to run factories using renewable energy" https://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-09-20/steel-maker-teams-with-ross-garnaut-to-run-factories-using-rene/8965240
Of course, some would prefer to cling to fantasy and follow the Appalachian model of decline, dependency and generational poverty. Fortunately Germany, they’ve proven thus far to have more foresight than that- even if they have prodded along at times.
To answer your short term question from a global as well as from the view of first world countries, I (who resides in the US) and millions of others will flip a switch and nothing will happen due to storms that create power outages. And these storms are becoming more and more frequent and violent due to planetary warming. That warming is producing climate change that unleashes flooding, droughts, violent weather which destroy communities with the effect of a military and economic assault. Food production is taxed, prices go up. And critically, the habit needed to grow food is threatened and large numbers of people worldwide have since become climate refugees. That’s just the beginning. It’s more than increasing demands for electrical power. You know…all that hot weather. It’s already more than inconveniences. And you want to defend the continuation of coal usage?!! There ARE alternatives. And they’re growing, their economic picture is far better than fossil fuels and they work. The greed of fossil fuel producers and their lackeys try their damnedest to prevent alternative energy sources from being used. We are already ‘inconvenienced’. What most people on the planet are not are environmental nihilists going down with the ship.