And finally we arrive at why democracy is a bad idea.
You're still grading on a curve. Your argument is now #6 on the staircase.http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Global_warming_denialism#The_denial_staircase"#6 Global warming is happening, it is caused by humanity, but it may be a good thing — so we don’t have to do anything."Bottom line for me with regard to global warming:
The majority of people who've spent their lives crunching this data say global warming is a bad thing. I'm deferring to their judgment because this problem can't be accurately simplified. Some things just can't be meaningfully understood by laymen.
/shrugshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AN_YFAaV_JUThe bottom line in this context:
Nuclear is still orders of magnitude better for power.
Even if you take global warming off the table (which honestly no one sensible does) we should still stop burning coal/gas/oil for power because we can use it for more useful things. Like food production.
Fossil fuels should be about fertilizers and plastics and the like. In a sense we're literally burning food.