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The Pentagon, Climate Change, and Tesla

Discussion in 'TSLA Investor Discussions' started by Jackl1956, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. Jackl1956

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    Koch money?

    Wish politicos will stay out of sound Pentagon decision making and strategy.

    Guess it's apropo to July 4th. Believe in the boots on the ground, not the lawmakers.
     
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    DOD/Pentagon and the CIA have published a few reports on the national security implications of climate change. First I remember reading was around 2008/2009 and perhaps another in 2011. They make a convincing case for climate change being a driver of global and regional instability. This has been an issue they have been aware of for years, and politicians have been resistant/dismissive since at least then.
     
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    Continue to blame one political party over another. NOTHING will ever get done. Dems getting rich on CC/ Repubs trying to stop CC etc, etc, etc..........and on and on
     
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    Do you believe climate change is a real and present danger?
     
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    The obvious explanation for Elon being at their Pentagon is that it's well known how SpaceX has been pursuing military satellite launch contracts.
     
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    I personally think the pentagon is also interested in spaceX's reusable and relandable capabilities. Imagine if you could launch and land a squad or platoon anywhere in the world in less than an hour...

    Also solar, batteries, and ev transport to minimize logistics.
     
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    It's a danger in that the longer we wait to actually do something (like a carbon tax) the harder it will be (and the more expensive it will be) to fix. Of course, politicians have been pushing paying for things to future generations since WWI, so I doubt anything will really be done until it's way too late and the ecosystem crashes. Of course, the earth will be fine, but most lifeforms will be extinct and it will take a few hundred million years for some other lifeform to climb back.
     
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    I'll stop blaming Republicans when they stop claiming climate change is a hoax.
     
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    Solar power, energy efficiency, and sustainable transportation are growing exponentially. This website is emblematic of that growth. When the tipping point is reached the world economies will shift quickly. The earth will begin (re-wilding) healing, like all living organisms.
     

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