Human-made objects to outweigh living things
09/12/2020 | news | science | 771
The mass of human-made objects will for the first time likely exceed that of living things in 2020.
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Why do we keep baling out the Third World, all they do is breed - starve - breed some more, have a war and repeat but their populations still grow inexorably. Removed
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09/12/2020 17:46:45 2 4
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and make our clothes etc in between breeding?
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09/12/2020 17:47:34 0 3
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I hope the ill judged disgraceful comment gets deleted.
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09/12/2020 17:50:48 1 2
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The third world is where you steal the initial resources for your comfy lifestyle. Therefore, its actually them bailing you out.
Maybe we should just carpet bomb all of Africa. Would that make you Removed
Why do we keep baling out the Third World, all they do is breed - starve - breed some more, have a war and repeat but their populations still grow inexorably. Removed
Maybe we should just carpet bomb all of Africa. Would that make you Removed
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09/12/2020 17:24:05 178 43
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No scientist or politician EVER wants to mention the P word - population. Climate change, how much stuff there is, etc. We need fewer people on this planet. People having more than two children are just selfish - and it's about time this was underscored rather than ignored.
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09/12/2020 18:15:05 14 8
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The sooner humans become extinct the better.
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Bill GAtes was right depopulation is the only way ..
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09/12/2020 20:45:03 3 5
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While the West is busy flagellating itself, Africa's population is set to triple to over 3 billion in the next 80 years. Western nations are only growing due to immigration from these countries. Britain has less than 1% of the world's population and accounts for less than 1% of CO2 emissions. We are not the problem.
Total bollocks. Removed
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09/12/2020 22:29:21 0 2
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just an idiotic comment.
Well stop posting idiot comments then, though I have to say that is the first time we both agree - you are an idiot. Removed
2 facts about man made global warming. There is an inverse correlation between the decrease in forest and trees and the increase in the amount of CO2. There is a direct correlation between increase in human population number and increase in CO2. Solution = mass sterilization and refrain from procreating, especially in developing world Asia, Africa and South America. Removed
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10/12/2020 07:40:26 4 0
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Yes, they'll be queuing up for this. At the monastery.
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10/12/2020 09:43:34 0 1
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Removing carbon sinks will mean that the CO2 does go up. We could have net zero emissions and yet still drive CO2 concentrations up by destroying the environment.

During the 1800s seals, seat otter were driven to near extinction. As a keystone animal they enabled healthy eco system, Kelp forests have dwindled sue to sea urchin. Indirect destruction of massive carbon sinks driving up co2
Why do the great and the good like Nick Stern never mention key facts? There is an inverse correlation between the decrease in forest and trees and the increase in the amount of CO2. There is a direct correlation between increase in human population number and increase in CO2. Solution = mass sterilization and refrain from procreating, especially in developing world Asia, Africa and South America. Removed
You couldn't sound more like a racist nazi if you tried. Removed
Ooo, someone's offended by the truth. Let's put it another way shall we.
Advocating nazi ideologically driven policies against brown people? How lovely of you.
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10/12/2020 10:58:16 4 2
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Overpopulation IS the root cause of the problem.

That said, personally I have no desire to kill anyone, harm anyone's future, or reduce anyone's standard of living, so please stop with these ridiculous comments.

The solution is to reduce human population slowly and controllably through birth control and smaller families, it's logical, manageable, and in all of humanity's interests to do so.
Why not sterilize. Humans neuter cats and dogs to control and limit their numbers! It would seem a logical and sensible solution. Removed
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10/12/2020 11:15:20 1 2
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Personally, I would see nothing wrong with compulsory sterilisation of every parent after the birth of their third living child.

Further, at the risk of being called a 'eugenicist', I would like to see would be parents with serious hereditary conditions encouraged to adopt (plenty of healthy children in need of a good home) instead of producing children likely to inherit the condition.

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10/12/2020 12:25:42 0 1
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As expected no reply to the carbon that was produced while producing this paper, just the usual rudeness that you seem to have been directing at most of the posters on this HYS all day.
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Why do the great and the good like Nick Stern never mention key facts? There is an inverse correlation between the decrease in forest and trees and the increase in the amount of CO2. There is a direct correlation between increase in human population number and increase in CO2. Solution = mass sterilization and refrain from procreating, especially in developing world Asia, Africa and South America. Removed
You couldn't sound more like a racist nazi if you tried. Removed
Why do the great and the good like Nick Stern never mention key facts? There is an inverse correlation between the decrease in forest and trees and the increase in the amount of CO2. There is a direct correlation between increase in human population number and increase in CO2. Solution = mass sterilization and refrain from procreating, especially in developing world Asia, Africa and South America. Removed
Ooo, someone's offended by the truth. Let's put it another way shall we.
Advocating nazi ideologically driven policies against brown people? How lovely of you.
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As expected no reply to the carbon that was produced while producing this paper, just the usual rudeness that you seem to have been directing at most of the posters on this HYS all day.
That is why people like Bruce Webb do not consider how accurate the science is just defend opinion pieces as "fact". Doesnt seem he wants to accept the fact that we do not know how much organic matter exists because so much of the ocean remains unexplored. That makes his defence of the paper, which should be filed under an opinion piece, even more sad & confusing

btw. ihysdb 688 = bingo??
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10/12/2020 14:29:04 1 0
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This is not an opinion piece - if you think the paper is wrong the standard route is to write a reply, preferably you have to read it first which you clearly haven't. Of course if you were a scientist you would know this but evidently you are not
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10/12/2020 14:41:55 0 0
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Bruce Webb... the... film director?
2 facts about man made global warming. There is an inverse correlation between the decrease in forest and trees and the increase in the amount of CO2. There is a direct correlation between increase in human population number and increase in CO2. A possible solution = mass sterilization and refrain from procreating more than 2 or 3 offspring. Removed
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10/12/2020 15:44:19 0 1
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Disgusting comment.
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10/12/2020 13:09:19 2 0
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As a species, we are far too successful.
We have no natural predators and those we have, we kill off by our greater skill and our technology.
The solution is to breed less, fortunately many understand this and have acted accordingly.
Indeed. 2 facts about man made global warming. There is an inverse correlation between the decrease in forest and trees and the increase in the amount of CO2. There is a direct correlation between increase in human population number and increase in CO2. Solution = mass sterilization and refrain from procreating, especially in developing world Asia, Africa and South America. Removed
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10/12/2020 16:11:10 0 2
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So you & Bruce (not the director, but a retired academic or so he says) seem to think that the article that this BBC is based on good science.

So the title of this article "Human-made objects to outweigh living things" yet too much of the ocean is un explored to know how much living mass there is. Hence the comment that the science is poor, because it is based on guesses not facts.
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10/12/2020 13:09:19 2 0
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As a species, we are far too successful.
We have no natural predators and those we have, we kill off by our greater skill and our technology.
The solution is to breed less, fortunately many understand this and have acted accordingly.
Yes a possible solution is for voluntary sterilization and people refrain from procreating in countries with a rapid increase in their population. That will help control the increase in numbers. Removed
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10/12/2020 16:30:20 1 1
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Oh, sure 'voluntary' eugenics. Trying to sound a little less racist?
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10/12/2020 16:26:52 0 1
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Utter racist rubbish.
Some Developing World Countries have a problem with population growth and aid charities have long campaigned for many years for effective birth control measures and use of voluntary sterilisation programmes - such as the snip. Removed
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10/12/2020 16:55:11 0 1
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And you, can keep your racist views to yourself, thanks.
Some Developing World Countries have a problem with accelerating population growth and aid charities have long campaigned for many years for effective birth control measures and use of voluntary sterilisation programmes - such as the snip. Removed
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10/12/2020 17:03:46 0 0
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Still a massive racist however much that offends you