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Global Warming and Carbon Emissions

Postby spectacu-awesome » Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:54 am UTC

I'd just like to poll the general xkcd public about the issue of climate change/global warming. Although there is no hard evidence as yet, linking CO2 emissions to global warming, is there necessary cause to throw any carbon emitting energy (coal, oil etc) out the window?

Is industry being unrealistic with their demand of base load power (80% in Australia)?

Is nuclear really all that clean?

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Re: Global Warming and Carbon Emissions

Postby Gelsamel » Thu Mar 29, 2007 9:12 am UTC

spectacu-awesome wrote:I'd just like to poll the general xkcd public about the issue of climate change/global warming. Although there is no hard evidence as yet, linking CO2 emissions to global warming, is there necessary cause to throw any carbon emitting energy (coal, oil etc) out the window?


Not from Global warming, but from a general pollution standpoint yes.

Is nuclear really all that clean?


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Postby Belial » Thu Mar 29, 2007 1:29 pm UTC

There's actually already a thread on this, though I'll admit that it's not the most intuitively-named thread ever:

http://forums.xkcd.com/viewtopic.php?t=3116

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