Why can't people use language correctly.
The sun is not "renewable." Solar energy is "continuous" until the sun
burns out. The wind is not "renewable" it blows or it doesn't.
There's nothing people can do about it to "renew" solar or wind or any
of the "renewable" energy sources.
Trees...they're "renewable." You can cut them down burn them and plant
Renewable ought to mean what it means...
Because the amount available tomorrow is not dependent upon the amount
used today has nothing to do with the misuse of language.
The sun hasn't been renewed? It's one day closer to being burned up.
The energy from the sun has been renewed. It's either gone or stored as
heat in the planet, only to be extracted as that portion of the earth
rotates away from it.
Who said anything about human action? Sheesh...
And, since you've got me all riled up...
Some energy sources are "better" than other energy sources in the amount
of undesirable by products they may create. I'll grant that. But, the
problem with most of the "renewable" energy source advocates is that
they're one skip & a hop away from then deciding what I get to do with
the precious little "renewable" energy that I'm alotted.
Oil is bad.
Oil is bad because it creates nasty stuff when it is refined to make
Oil is bad because the gasoline burned in your car creates more nasty
stuff that might make the temperature of the earth go up a little
Driving a car is bad.
Driving a car burns gasoline.
Driving a car burns fewer calories and you get fat.
Therefore, you should not drive a car.
Take the bus.
Take the train.
Ride a bike.
But do not drive a car.
Driving a car is evil, especially if you are the only one in that car.
I've probably mentioned it before. I'll mention it again...
I've talked to real humans who warned that one should not get too close to
the walls in a house where the electricity was generated by a nuclear
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