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yes but what would be the point of just one country restricting CO2? random thoughts Send a noteboard - 13/08/2011 03:41:09 AM
I loved the books but IMHO it would have a made a more believable story if the world was being flooded and they were still burning anything that would burn. The way was it is written we are expected to believe a population on the verge of starvation was denying themselves a cheap form of energy in the hope that it would make life easier for future generations because remember it takes decades for the change in carbon usage to have an impact on the climate if you believe the people telling us CO2 is changing the climate. I see know reason to believe our grandchildren will be anymore concerned about their grandchildren than we are with ours.

I am just nitpicking of course and the writing more than makes up such little things.
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The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi – a post-apocalyptic future, 21st-century style. - 12/08/2011 12:53:36 PM 7901 Views
I have the book on my to be read pile - 12/08/2011 03:24:40 PM 1240 Views
i loved this book. very awesome to read *NM* - 12/08/2011 04:41:31 PM 751 Views
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To be fair, we don't know how strictly other countries ration their CO2. - 12/08/2011 08:26:33 PM 1394 Views
yes but what would be the point of just one country restricting CO2? - 13/08/2011 03:41:09 AM 1313 Views
One country can't do anything about how the other countries behave. - 13/08/2011 11:33:39 AM 1480 Views
and how well did that work out for them? - 13/08/2011 10:06:51 PM 1379 Views
I look forward to reading this. Thanks *NM* - 13/08/2011 05:12:18 AM 698 Views

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