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Old 08-07-2017, 14:29   #1
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No Change ;-)

Apparently, all our discussions here at CF about the environment and cruisers&sailors' ways to make the change were just vain exercises in futility.

US 'forces G20 to drop any mention of climate change' in joint statement | The Independent
https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...aris-agreement

And since the word comes from the leader of the world's biggest and freest nation, I have no choice but to take back all my pro-environmental rants at CF and ask my interlocutors to forgive and forget.

Guys: I was WRONG. Nothing personal, just them billionaire, profit driven scientists mislead me. SORRY.

And what do you think? Should we keep on fixing that old diesel donkey or buy a new APE compliant one?

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Old 09-07-2017, 02:35   #2
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Re: No Change ;-)

http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-0...38?pfmredir=sm

Sums the sorry state of affairs up pretty well.

Keep fixing that old engine. It's almost always better environmentally to keep an old engine running than to build a new one. Even if the new one is more efficent.
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Old 09-07-2017, 06:45   #3
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Yes. It feels like we have taken a step backwards. Such old engines should not be running the world.

I hope our MD7A will make one more Atlantic loop. It is very low on compression by now. Takes some cranking to get it fire up.

Next time I hear anyone around complaining that our engine smokes, I will tell them just this. There is no climate change, has never been, keep on breathing in my fumes. Quite sad.

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Old 09-07-2017, 08:38   #4
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So am I correct in that you believe you aren't part of the problem so it is OK to run your smoking engine because you aren't a billionaire?
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So am I correct in that you believe you aren't part of the problem so it is OK to run your smoking engine because you aren't a billionaire?
Of course. Billionaires know what is right and always do the right things. Do they not?
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No Change ;-)

Sorry for the political comment but I can't keep quiet on this.

On behalf of the more than half of Americans who did not vote for this horses petuti I admit to being continuously embarrassed by nearly everything he says and does.
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Of course. Billionaires know what is right and always do the right things. Do they not?
I don't know, but I know they don't have a mompoly on doing the right thing
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I would say sorry, but that hardly seems enough. We are watching a tragedy unfold.
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