Jan de Boer wrote:Why do not you ask your son, what would be worse, the Permian-Triassic extinction event or burning all the coal? I am pretty sure it is still the first.
Jan de Boer wrote:E.g. while agricultural land is lost in Australia, parts of Siberia can become more productive.
Also remember all the CO2 in fossil fuel once was in the air
Furthermore I still think I have to lowest 'CO2 profile' on Coderanch!
Tim Moores wrote:Can you give us any clues how you came to this conclusion?
Tim Moores wrote:Or would a reduction of, say, 30% of all lifeforms be acceptable to you?
Campbell Ritchie wrote:How many people are there in your household?
In which case your gas and electricity bill, per capita, is greater than mine.
Jan de Boer wrote:. . . Yes, there is only me, . . . .
Campbell Ritchie wrote:In which case your gas and electricity bill, per capita, is greater than mine.
Jan de Boer wrote:Yes, there is only me
Paul Clapham wrote:Actually the result of the P-T extinction was that 95% of the world's species became extinct. But as Jan points out, so far we don't know whether the current mass extinction is going to be that bad.