Here’s some real progress

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Re: Abrupt climate change is ready to launch, sad to say — Oct 23 comments.

So Bob, can you demonstrate to us all your master plan to save the world?

Here is something serious that is happening in northern Europe as well as Australia that we could do likewise, and really contribute to solving the dumping of waste, plastics and so on.
Our son is in Perth WA where he is helping to build a massive furnace that fires up to a couple of thousand degrees with self-generated power and energy which burns everything imaginable, including plastic, and because of the extreme temperature there are no emissions.

I saw on the Discovery channel that this type of furnace first existed in Sweden and has been a huge success for the world.

Our son in Perth is doing some great work over there, such as building an American submarine base and monitoring area. As for the building of the super furnace, he tells me if everything works out well, every other state of Australia will be setting one up as well.

So Bob, yes we have had climate change drummed into readers almost daily, so please offer other solutions as good as this real progress outlined above.

Alain Jorion, part-Greenie and former hunter gatherer for survival purposes only

Re: Abrupt climate change is ready to launch, sad to say — Oct 23 comments.

So Bob, can you demonstrate to us all your master plan to save the world?

Here is something serious that is happening in northern Europe as well as Australia that we could do likewise, and really contribute to solving the dumping of waste, plastics and so on.
Our son is in Perth WA where he is helping to build a massive furnace that fires up to a couple of thousand degrees with self-generated power and energy which burns everything imaginable, including plastic, and because of the extreme temperature there are no emissions.

I saw on the Discovery channel that this type of furnace first existed in Sweden and has been a huge success for the world.

Our son in Perth is doing some great work over there, such as building an American submarine base and monitoring area. As for the building of the super furnace, he tells me if everything works out well, every other state of Australia will be setting one up as well.

So Bob, yes we have had climate change drummed into readers almost daily, so please offer other solutions as good as this real progress outlined above.

Alain Jorion, part-Greenie and former hunter gatherer for survival purposes only

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Bob Hughes - 29 days ago
Thank?s Alain. No, I do not have a ?master plan to save the world?. In case Alain and others hadn?t already noticed, I?ve changed my tune from saving the planet to slowing and smoothing our path to our inevitable extinction.
My latest ?Abrupt climate change? heading and ?old theme of a climate emergency? that Alain mentioned, and my repeated use of the extinction word in other pieces, may have been picked up on.
I?ll be honest: I no longer expect we can avoid extinction, especially now, while most of humanity has fingers on multiple self-destruct buttons.
However, I am not ready to give up yet. I wish at least to help give the present generation and their kiddies a chance.
Alain sees trash-to-energy, waste incineration plants that burn everything imaginable as an answer to a cleaner planet.
Not real progress here at all Alain.
It is just an expedient turning back of the clock to when incineration was the convenient way to get rid of stuff. It is still garbage in, garbage out ? only a lot more condensed and dangerous.
These furnaces spew into the environment acid gases, carcinogen dioxin, particulates of heavy metals, and nitrogen oxide. In the ashes are more toxic poisons and heavy metals to be disposed of somehow.
Also, such methods discourage recycling and waste reduction.
To close on a lighter note, I see the humour in Alain?s ?part-Greenie and former hunter gatherer for survival purposes only?. It is a very good joke, I do invite readers to join me in having a good laugh on it.

Clive Bibby - 28 days ago
Great stuff Alain.
Western Australia seems to be becoming a destination for sons and daughters who are greenies of a different kind.
Our youngest son drives an 800 tonne digger (average size around Tairawhiti is 12-20 tonne) at a mine 200km inland from Port Headland, excavating the iron ore that will be used by the world's biggest polluters - China, India - to make steel to build nuclear power stations that now provide the cleanest energy on the planet. Why aren't we applauding those moves?
Like you, I am appalled at the selective morality pursued by those who want us all to revert to the Stone Age while not acknowledging the systems that are being developed that will actually enhance living standards using pollution-free technology.
I'll tell my son to shout yours a beer in Perth when he is next on a break.
Cheers
Clive

Tony Lee - 24 days ago
And to which part does the American submarine base belong? The greenie or hunter gatherer?