Some thoughts on the big climate conference in Copenhagen. I am not a climate expert, not in social and economic sciences and not a politician. But interested in complex-systems theories, I have reservations about the linearity of the discussion. We will have deadly global warming and we can (only) avoid it by CO_2 avoidance (entering the anti-Carbon age immediately)? Or, we have nothing of that?
Assuming predictive modelling has produced correct results; how can we exactly know, where to put our concrete efforts and money? In the extreme: put them into hectically reducing CO_2 or measures to avoid negative impacts on people, social entities, the community, if "it" happens? Wouldn't our civilisation change in an atmosphere of hysterie? Do we know the social impact and cost?
The co-evolution of greed and fear has no equilibriums.

However, something will happen, consequently, something must happen. Crazy? Not at all, IMO.
It is always a reasonable objective to make our environment cleaner and save resources.
And probably a radical innovation was to exploit, say, weather and climate drifts and volatilities for energy and process optimization? This might lead to new systems of "technical" co-evolution (work with the knowledge about the partner system, to optimize the own)?

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