Welcome to Finance and Fury, the Say What Wednesday edition.
Today we are going to cover off on Climate Change. This may be a bit weird. But, the majority of proposed solutions are political/economic.
Firstly, the taxation on CO2 emissions. What is this going to do to the economy overall, with additional costs of business? Furthermore, capping of production of emissions.
In this episode, we will discuss climate change in terms of the narrative that it is presented as. This is around rising temperatures and the world being doomed in a few years’ time. I won’t be talking about environmental destruction. Is global warming man made? How will the solutions help?
The common theme of Fear:
The issue with acting out of Fear:
The message is in our face every day:
The climate definitely changes, there is no clear consensus on why or how:
Saying that it is human-induced through CO2 emissions is why I have an issue with this
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Models - https://www.climatechangeinaustralia.gov.au/en/climate-projections/explore-data/threshold-calculator/
‘climategate’ email scandal. If you want some light reading (180 pages or so), here is the publication on this: https://www.lavoisier.com.au/articles/greenhouse-science/climate-change/climategate-emails.pdf
Milankovitch Cycles - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Milankovitch_cycles
Climate Conscious – UQ Emails - UQ Emails - http://www.galileomovement.com.au/docs/UQcorrespondence.pdf