Celestial Weasel (celestialweasel) wrote,
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Mr Weasel's Big Poll Of Ecodoom

Poll #1411053 The big poll of ecodoom

I expect civilisation as we know in to have, in 50 years

survived
15(65.2%)
collapsed due to climate OMFGWAGTDBBQ
1(4.3%)
collapsed due to energy shortage (overall or readily transportable)
1(4.3%)
collapsed due to the technological singularity
0(0.0%)
survived in some sense but not as we know it due to the singularity
2(8.7%)
collapsed due to some other reason (stated below or in comments)
4(17.4%)

Other reason for collapse?

Over the timescale of 50 years I expect climate change

To have made little impact due to there not being much of it
2(8.7%)
To have made little impact due to ingenious mitigation strategies
2(8.7%)
To have made the world considerably shittier for the world's poorer inhabitants
19(82.6%)
To have wiped out billions of the world's poorer inhabitants
0(0.0%)
To have lead to the collapse of civilisation except in small pockets
0(0.0%)
To have turned the world into a Venus like inferno
0(0.0%)

I believe that the generally excepted mathematical models of climate change

Are accurate
15(71.4%)
Are coincidentally right (models wrong, conclusions right)
3(14.3%)
Are accidentally wrong
3(14.3%)
Are deliberately wrong just like in that nice Mr Creighton's novel
0(0.0%)

Bad-ass geoengineering solutions for climate change

Will not be necessary
0(0.0%)
Will be tried and fail
8(34.8%)
Will not be tried for political reasons
9(39.1%)
Will not be tried due to needing energy we don't have
4(17.4%)
Will succeed
2(8.7%)
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