>>9904203>There's no point in giving up
Think carefully about what that means and take into account the second law which is present at every level.
How much energy is it going to take to convince someone to use less energy when they are completely committed to not using less energy. It never breaks even.
Yes, I am pessimistic, I consider this the realistic view. I would be happy to change my mind but I literally don't see it happening anywhere around me. I don't see it in the world (I read widely).
It really hits home in economic statistics. >In 2010, global crude oil demand was 86.4 million barrels per day. In 2018, it is expected to increase to approximately 99 million barrels per day.
Guys you have to grow up and realize this shit is not going to get fixed. The methane situation will blow up. The planet will be plunged into chaos that will last hundreds maybe thousands of years and humans are probably not going to survive
There just isn't the will to destruction in a positive sense (ie, people are destroying supply, people are destroying consumption). Its all going the other way. All of it.