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Thanks for the beta, much appreciated
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shelly+ wrote: Sun Jun 20, 2021 10:09 am when water runs out, people will just have it shipped in with Amazon Prime. people are doing that already.
they'll be shipping it here from Mars before too long.
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welcome to the new normal. congrats to all the climate deniers and climate skeptics (and their backers in the oil/gas industry) who were able to sow enough doubt and confusion in previous decades over this issue to delay action back when smaller, more tolerable changes might have been enough to change course. the actions that would be required to make a significant difference now are still beyond what most people would be willing to put up with, so we'll just keep swirling down the toilet until there's no more water left to flush with. all the doubters who demanded absolute proof before before doing anything about it, well you'll get your absolute proof soon enough, problem is by the time you have your absolute proof it's too late to do anything about it.
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Anyone out driving last weekend knows we're doomed if this is human caused.
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CaptainSuburbia wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 10:10 am Anyone out driving last weekend knows we're doomed if this is human caused.
Even if this turns out to not be human caused there are enough idiots out there, when it comes to campfires, that it may be a matter of when--not if--we get a human-caused one.
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I'm super sensitive to wildfire smoke and I'm already having headaches, sneezing, and asthma attacks even in Denver. Not looking forward to another few months of this at all.
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Makes me sad, nature/wildlife pays the ultimate price for human greed and ignorance.
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There are now two seasons in the West; winter and wildfire season.
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Bale wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 11:49 am There are now two seasons in the West; winter and wildfire season.
But it wasn't much of a winter at least in the part of CO I live.
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COFitnessJenn wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 10:44 am Makes me sad, nature/wildlife pays the ultimate price for human greed and ignorance.
humanity will pay the ultimate price eventually: extinction.

after that, nature and wildlife will recover and be better off without us. might take a few hundred or a few thousand or a few million years, but the planet will be fine in the end.
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yes hopefully we can turn this one around

but I've always been kind of obsessed with ancestal puebloans


and more and more I think about how a long term drought caused them to have to just abandon everything


hopefully our cities won't end up like old cliff dwellings, where people later wonder why anyone ever lived there in the first place.


because seemingly we are in a drought that is worse than the one that knocked them out
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timisimaginary wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 2:04 pm
COFitnessJenn wrote: Tue Jun 22, 2021 10:44 am Makes me sad, nature/wildlife pays the ultimate price for human greed and ignorance.
humanity will pay the ultimate price eventually: extinction.

after that, nature and wildlife will recover and be better off without us. might take a few hundred or a few thousand or a few million years, but the planet will be fine in the end.
Until the sun goes red giant and the first three planets are swallowed up in the process :-k
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