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James Lovelock Quotes: We rushed into renewable energy without any thought. The schemes are largely hopelessly inefficient and unpleasant. I personally can't stand windmills at any price.
         

We rushed into renewable energy without any thought. The schemes are largely hopelessly inefficient and unpleasant. I personally can't stand windmills at any price.


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I suspect any worries about genetic engineering may be unnecessary. Genetic mutations have always happened naturally, anyway.



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