posted on Nov, 23 2009 @ 06:25 AM
Originally posted by thoughtsfull
reply to post by atlasastro
I agreen with you a lot of your points, however from my perspective it's the element of blame that is causing a lot of friction.. Along with what
appears to be a lack of transpatency..
The reason for the conflict is that change is needed, or suggested by the science that has come to
accept that Humans are effecting climate change. This change then becomes a matter of political and economical policy, which are rarely transparent,
simple, or even effective.
I think this is were the debate gets Blurred.
The science becomes political. Political and Economic agendas are inferred, imagined or in fact hidden.
I've interpreted and implemented EU enviromental directives, granted only in 9 member states, take the WEEE directives that only really deal
with heavy metal... implementing them in real life the solutions appear to move the issue from burying the metals of poisoning the land to smelting
the goods and poisoning the atmosphere..
As a project manager, I like to succesfully deliver, so I got out of that as I felt I was not actually doing anything productive, not being sucesful
and just moving the issue, which for me was no resolution to the problem.. I live in a port town and understand all to well what the impact would
Which is why the issue is so much more than a bunch of scientist telling us what the research and evidence is showing them. Fear is a
great component in these debates, as you mention, one side highliting the extreme examples of what climate change may do to s and others promoting
economic fears, taxes, loss of jobs, Govt. Control, the Personal agendas of Individuals(like Gore etc), Hoax and Scam Conspiracies and the Like.
and that is where I feel the problem lies.. in the way global warming has been spun by governments and the coporate world.. each day it appears
to be turing more into a money making scheme than saving the world..
Yes it has. I feel some times people have lumped science in with Politicians and Corporations.
I do not agree with the Govt. Ideas of Taxes, cap and trade, exemptions and subsidies for sectors and industries at cost to the tax payer etc, but
that does not make any of the scientists who believe we are effecting the world wrong.
[edit on 23/11/09 by atlasastro]