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Yesterday, the EPA issued a "finding" that CO2 threatens human health under the Clean Air Act.
This is a scientific farce.
How can a basic constituent of the atmosphere that all humans constantly exhale be designated a "pollutant"?
This is an assault on representative government. Controls on emissions of carbon dioxide will reach the entire economy, creating restrictions on economic activity that will make bailouts, salary caps, and business seizures look like laissez-faire by comparison
Monday, March 23, 2009
WASHINGTON -- The White House is reviewing a proposed finding by the Environmental Protection Agency that global warming is a threat to public health and welfare.
Such a declaration would be the first step to regulating carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases under the Clean Air Act and could have broad economic and environmental ramifications. It also would likely spur action by Congress to address climate change more broadly.
On March 20 the EPA sent what is called an "endangerment finding" to the White House, a proposal that means the agency found that there is a scientific case that man-made global warming poses a threat to human welfare. (Reporters found out about the EPA decision the following Monday, after it was posted on a government website.) The finding is a response to an April 2007 Supreme Court decision ordering the EPA to figure out how CO2 from cars should be regulated under the Clean Air Act.
Carbon dioxide is a colorless, odorless gas.
There is a difference, though, between natural CO2 and industrial-produced CO2 (emissions).
Rediculous.. carbon dioxide is poisonous to humans yeah, but yuode have to be locked in an air tight room to die from buildup of it. And since on a planet, were not locked in a room..thats that.
Any CO2 that is a problem, clearly is from industry. whens the last time you saw someones chimmney giving off nuclear pyr emissions? its like WTF goverment!