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MrDaff

MrDaff Report 30 Jun 2008 18:05

No, I don't , not in so far as it exploding or killing itself off.... but I think there are less environmentally unfriendly ways, using replenishable sources, of doing most things!!

I'd bet that tthere was a way of harnessing those cow f.... err I mean emissions and turning it into fuel... I lknow all the gumf about methane being unstable and all that, but I am sure there is a way of doing it without annihilating the planet in a massive explosion.... and I know it would be expensive to start off with, but it would be cost effective in the long term.

Just don't know how to do it!!

Don't ask me why.... cos all I'll tell you is that it is because of the rings around Saturn that I think like this!

illogically logical, !!

Love

Daff xxx

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 30 Jun 2008 18:08

I can't find any evidence of trees growing downwards..........and i don't think windy cows are going to kill us.

But...............I do think we should try our best to protect our oceans and rain forests.

Eldrick

Eldrick Report 30 Jun 2008 18:08

Yep - the planet has been here for ..what...4 billion years..?

Man has been active in an industrial manner for a few hundred...?

And we are arrogant enough to think that we can achieve what volcanoes, meteor impacts, plate techtonics, earthquakes, you name it - have failed to achieve...?

I think not. What the scare brigade mean is not that the planet is in any danger - it isn't. It is humans that are in danger. The planet will heal itself quite nicely, thank you very much.

Those funny biped carbon based life forms are the things in danger!

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 30 Jun 2008 18:12

*pops back in to ~~~~~~ wave to BC !!

And to say.... what about harnessing the waves..... and the thingies that go around..... windmill things?

I know people say they are dreadful.... bet they did when they built the first millhouses and had to divert the little local streams for the power to turn the wotsits.... and now we think it is all picturesque!

And we don't even notice pylons much now... and I have one in full view out my back garden.....

We'd get used to it!... I do wish they'd leave the oil and coal alone for a while.... and find a way to make it more acceptable to use other fuels.... they have been around for a while, haven't they?

Love

Daff xxxx

MrDaff

MrDaff Report 30 Jun 2008 18:14

Absolutely....... but we would take along lots of other creatures with us, and they don't deserve to be wiped out, do they?

Love

Daff, xx

Eldrick

Eldrick Report 30 Jun 2008 18:18

I think animals will get along quite nicely once we have managed to wipe ourselves out.

Nature has her own way of sorting things out. Where will this planet be in a million years time? A million years is only a blip on the scale of things....there will, however, come a time when Earth ceases to exist at all....

Surf

Surf Report 30 Jun 2008 18:20

no doubt the human (infestation) race would have conquered space travel by then and colonised other worlds ready to destroy them to

hope the aliens put up a good fight

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 30 Jun 2008 18:22

I dont care what happens in a million years...I dont care what happens when I die...

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 30 Jun 2008 18:22

I have a serious question

*puts clever head on*

You know scientists say dinosaurs were around so many years ago and man came along however many years later?

*not being too technical am I?*lol

Well how do they know how many years ago it was?

Eldrick

Eldrick Report 30 Jun 2008 18:23

No, I dont either. But in the not too distant future - within the next 4 or 5 generations I would suggest - I can imagine a huge natural calamity that will reduce the poulation to a tolerable level....maybe a huge global epidemic, some catastrophic natural disaster, whatever.

Nature will sort things out. She always does. Mankind may not like it very much, though!

Eldrick

Eldrick Report 30 Jun 2008 18:24

They can tell the age of dinsosaur bones, etc, by counting the rings on them.

~~~Secret Red ^^ Squirrel~~~  **007 1/2**

~~~Secret Red ^^ Squirrel~~~ **007 1/2** Report 30 Jun 2008 18:24

Did anyone watch that program a month or so ago about what would happen to the Earth if people vanished? (1 year, 2 years, 5 years 10 years, 20 years, 50 years, 100 years, 200 years, 500 years, 1000 years etc etc) Not sure of the years but I hope you get the picture.

It was fascinating (well, it was to me ;-)

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 30 Jun 2008 18:28

Hello Lesley I didn't, but as you're here...............have you got a dinosaur bone handy.

How many years to a ring then cleverclogs?

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 30 Jun 2008 18:28

you can tel the age of humans Elderick by how much time they have to spend on here .....:-))))

ermmmm bus pass age ..I guess..

~~~Secret Red ^^ Squirrel~~~  **007 1/2**

~~~Secret Red ^^ Squirrel~~~ **007 1/2** Report 30 Jun 2008 18:30

Sorry Kitty - I haven't I'm vegetarian.

Sharron

Sharron Report 30 Jun 2008 18:33

I've been on Google.Trees recycle water.They draw it up from the ground via roots and it is release when they breathe.So water that falls where there are no trees is only transpired at a much lesser rate by little plants and is thus able to flow away to another place.

Eldrick

Eldrick Report 30 Jun 2008 18:35

only kidding.

It's carbon dating - the rate of decay of the carbon 14 isotope is the way they measure it, I think....will have to google for an exact explanation.

Its how they dated the fluff in the bottom of Hayleys purse.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 30 Jun 2008 18:37

Whats a purse...?

Cyprus

Cyprus Report 30 Jun 2008 18:38

Eldrick-I agree something is due in the next few hundred years, so why the h*** are we spending all this time,money & hassle to research our family trees? Where are we all going to bury our time capsules?

Eldrick

Eldrick Report 30 Jun 2008 18:41

a purse - is that leather pouch in your jogging suit pocket, where you keep all those gin and tobacco tokens.....