Friday, June 15, 2007

Good Argument About Global Warming

The following is a good argument about Global Warming. I vote for column "A.” It's all about risk analysis. Do nuclear reactors have redundant systems because a meltdown is likely to happen? No, because meltdown is an event we don’t want to ever happen.

I’m a programmer, and I work for a manufacturing plant that runs 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Having computer systems that do not go down is expensive, but less expensive then having downtime in the manufacturing plant.

If an event is possible, it does not matter as much how possible the event is, if you do not want the event to ever happen.

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Lara Arnott said...

I agree. I´ve heard a simimlar analogy - a comparison to insurance policies - we all pay for insurance on what we never believe will happen so why can´t we invest in preventing something when the warning signs are becoming ever clearer?

You posted on my blog - I had to do some research - I really hate the fact that all kinds of unsubstantiated information can be streamed out without any consequences - when I started my research, I had thought I had done just that. Hope you find the information interesting.

chaosgone said...

Yes, I found it interesting. I try to put things I find interesting on my blog.