Reply to post: Re: Not much of a chemist then?

Plastic fiver: 28 years' work, saves acres of cotton... may have killed less than ONE cow*

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Re: Not much of a chemist then?

>>I too wonder how long it takes for those loony eco-warriers to work out

>You sound like a Daily Mail reader from, let's say, the 1980s

Look, I was brought up to have respect for the environment (and none at all for the Daily Heil), but I have a rational outlook and a fair grounding in science. There are lunatics who profess to be environmentalists, just as there are lunatics who are climate change deniers. Indeed, one can feel that it is lunatic greenies who do more harm to the good fight than right-wingers, because they make it easier for Joe public to dismiss very real concerns as hysteria.

It would be best if dreadlocked crusties shut the hell up, and left the airwaves clear for people like David Attenborough and scientists to make clear, well-argued points.

Instead, we've had Greenpeace activists set fire to a GM research nursery in Australia (thus spreading GM plant matter far afield, the opposite of their intent), and the moratorium on nuclear power in Germany.

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