Site News - 11/22 Member of the Year Voting
Date: 17 Apr 2007 11:50:14 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: Octane ratings.....what's the truth?

On Tue, 17 Apr 2007 06:00:21 GMT, still me <> wrote: > On 16 Apr 2007 23:21:55 GMT, Dave Hinz <> wrote: > >>You know, growing up in the 1970s, I distinctly remember our 5th grade >>teacher telling us about the huge upcoming environmental >>cooling, "the coming ice age" and all that. >> > I don't give a squat about Al. I also know that the temperatures we > are currently seeing are not historical highs if you look back before > the "mini ice age" that started around 1200. However, there's a > difference this time in that man does appear to be causing the issue. > Who knows how the Earth can deal with that. In addition, man has a lot > more investments that will be devastated by the impending rise in sea > levels. Perhaps, but my point is, I've heard all this before and it was the other direction, just a couple decades ago. Which was crying wolf? > Regardless of the cause, it's a problem. Whether it's warming or > cooling, dramatic climatic changes have and will continue to cause > serious issues. If we can counter or at least temper man's effects > that would be a good thing. (shrug) I'm doing my part, I've planted many thousands of trees in my lifetime and reducing consumption where I can. My point is, this issue is so damn emotional that I don't trust any of the talking heads, on either side, to tell me what the real deal is so I can evaluate the data and come to a conclusion based on facts.

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