Matt Davies by Matt Davies

Matt Davies

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  1. echoraven

    echoraven said, 4 months ago

    counter, counter point: solar roadways.

  2. NeoconMan

    NeoconMan said, 4 months ago

    Yeah, and no more massive profits for my coal companies, either.

  3. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 4 months ago

    I have been accused of thinking that the earth is a sentient being. That would be wrong. It’s more like a living organism, whose ecosystem is full of interdependencies between species and environments.

    Like any living being, if someone tries to kill it, and it can’t leave the area, it will attempt to kill the killer. And when there is no more clean air and no more clean water, we will also have no more food that is safe to eat. Continue to try to kill the planet at your peril, because the earth will get the last laugh.

  4. Enoki

    Enoki said, 4 months ago

    A new science fiction novel brought to you by the EPA

  5. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, 4 months ago

    @Enoki

    But those nice people who work for the coal and oil corporations are just so honest and truthful!

  6. wbr

    wbr said, 4 months ago

    so epa thinks the poor should freeze to death // so what

  7. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 4 months ago

    If we only brought back lead paint and asbestos, we could find more work for people.

    My local paper notes hundreds of citations for just one coal mine in West Virginia as a result of just one recent inspection. I imagine that you protesting posters would be willing to overlook any health or safety issues for the miners. As long as they have jobs, nothing else matters, right?

  8. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    @bubblehead

    Greenhouse effect is meaningless where you have water. If we had enough water vapor to reach the 30% of land that is desert, and thereby maintain or rebuild the glaciers, then the greenhouse effect of that water vapor would be greater than any amount of CO2 we could pump out. Further, the world’s seas have been cooling from heat lost to polar ice for thousands of years, causing glacial recession, desert encroachment and atmospheric warming from aridity. We will not see an end to the multi-millennial trend of cooling until the seas are warmed. And the forcing of water vapor to the poles by heating will create a new ice age and negate any effects of CO2 in the process. Ignorance, fear and superstition are not proper science.

  9. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    @Enoki

    But you have to want to believe a few things to suspend disbelief.
    1. Venus had oceans and became as it is because of CO2.
    2. 15,000 years of glacial recession, desert encroachment and atmospheric warming has nothing to do with present day glacial recession, desert encroachment and atmospheric warming.
    3. Water is scarce or nonexistent on the surface of the Earth and does not control the climate.
    4. The glacial recession, desert encroachment and atmospheric warming will cease or reverse if we stop using carbohydrate fuels.
    5. The ice age ended from massive warming, that has increased over thousands of years until there is little ice left.
    6. The kinetic energy invested in continental glaciers and all other fresh water is all free energy, and does not come from thermal energy applied to sea water.
    7. Water that falls out of the atmosphere before it can get very far inland, or even make it to land, does so because the atmosphere is too hot to allow it to go any farther.
    I suppose I could go on, but Seven Fatal Errors is probably enough.

  10. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    @NeoconMan

    maybe we should get out and demand a higher minimum wage to offset the rises in cost of living that are sure to come with higher energy prices, seeing as how energy costs are a part of all the goods and services that we need to live in the modern world where somebody else kills our food and builds our tools and utensils.

  11. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    “Pay me now, or pay me later”, means pay the coal companies, now AND later, or doctors and funeral directors if they again get their way in Congress.

  12. MangeyMoose

    MangeyMoose said, 4 months ago

    According to an article I read a few weeks ago, the U.S. is exporting more coal to under-developed nations than ever before. Anyone else hear/read about this?

  13. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    @BrassOrchid

    Water vapor is also a greenhouse gas and helped make venus 400 degrees.

  14. mdavis4183

    mdavis4183 GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    I hope Matt Davies will enjoy his higher bills for EVERYTHING.

  15. BrassOrchid

    BrassOrchid GoComics PRO Member said, 4 months ago

    @Rad-ish

    “Water vapor is also a greenhouse gas and helped make venus 400 degrees.”
    At 20 parts per million, I don’t suppose its effect is actually significant.
    According to catastrophic climate science, Venus once had vast oceans and all the water was evaporated and lost to space. This hypothesis is based on precisely nothing. They presume that there has been water on the surface but that volcanic resurfacing has erased all evidence. As I noted above, this is a fatal error in their argument, or their computer model if one is feeling generous.

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