Once slow-moving threat, global warmi...

Once slow-moving threat, global warming speeds up, leaving litt...

There are 62314 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 14, 2008, titled Once slow-moving threat, global warming speeds up, leaving litt.... In it, Newsday reports that:

When Bill Clinton took office in 1993, global warming was a slow-moving environmental problem that was easy to ignore.

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PHD

Cibolo, TX

#34063 Jan 30, 2013
Love the bad judements it is a sign of their scientific science fiction defeat.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#34064 Jan 30, 2013
PHD wrote:
Love the bad judements it is a sign of their scientific science fiction defeat.
Quit wasting bandwidth.
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#34065 Jan 30, 2013
'phud fetid feces face fiend' flopped:
Love the bad judements it is a sign of their scientific science fiction defeat.
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Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
Quit wasting bandwidth.
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litesong wrote:
No other toxic topix AGW deniers waste bandwidth, supporting either 'large lying language' or 'phud fetid feces face fiend'.
Largelanguage

Halkyn, UK

#34066 Jan 30, 2013
LOL!
SpaceBlues

United States

#34067 Jan 30, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
Lost.
Yes, you are lost.

What a girl like you doing in a place like this?
Largelanguage

Halkyn, UK

#34068 Jan 30, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Yes, you are lost.
What a girl like you doing in a place like this?
I'm a man, stupid. What is a wannabe-adult child doing in a place like this?
SpaceBlues

United States

#34069 Jan 30, 2013
Largelanguage wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm a man[????],[namecalling]. What is a [namecalling] doing in a place like this?
You inform the wider world to that conclusion with your correspondence involving the other troll... LOL.

Since: Jul 10

Location hidden

#34070 Jan 30, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
The IPCC and climate scientists are often accused of "alarmism", but clearly Brysse et al. demonstrates that these accusations are wholly unfounded and misplaced.
"Our analysis of the available studies suggests that if a bias is operative in the work of climate scientists, it is in the direction of under-predicting, rather than over-predicting, the rate and extent of anthropogenic climate change."
In fact, Brysse et al. suggest that these frequent accusations of "alarmism" and other climate contrarian attacks on climate scientists may be one reason why climate scientists have under-predicted climate change, or erred on the side of least drama.
"The frequent attacks on Stephen Schneider—as well as attacks on other climate scientists such as Benjamin Santer and Michael Mann—suggests that one possible reason why scientists may have underestimated the threat of anthropogenic warming is the fear that if they don’t, they will be accused by contrarians (as was Schneider) of being alarmist fear-mongers. That is to say, pressure from skeptics and contrarians and the risk of being accused of alarmism may have caused scientists to understate their results."
Seems their tactics might be working.
Why was it that the information was redacted from the mid-western
college where the scientific information was skewered to project that there was a global warming instead of just a climate change that was normal for millions of years? They just adjust the information to suite whomever would give more money to the college in this case it was Al Gore, who has become a billionaire while still flying his jet all over the world, which was equal to millions of cars emissions and pollutants. HYPOCRITE!!! Both Al Gore and the colleges where the studies were done at.
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#34071 Jan 30, 2013
The bigger troll would be you the spaced out spacedoutblues.Take a bow you made the top #1 position in the TROLL WORLD.
Largelanguage

Halkyn, UK

#34072 Jan 30, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>You inform the wider world to that conclusion with your correspondence involving the other troll... LOL.
Oh I know you child! That desperate desire to get the whole world on your side, unsure about yourself, and can't actually refute the truthful claims of an elder, poor you!
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#34073 Jan 30, 2013
During the period from 2005 to 2008, inclusively, ExxonMobil supplied the science denying community with just under 9 million dollars, while the Koch Brothers kicked in something closer to 25 million dollars to the effort to discredit climate science and climate scientist. One of these well funded efforts is known to most people as “Climate Gate,” a bought and paid for attempt to defame Professor Michael Mann of Pennsylvania University, and climate science in general, by Watergating a large number of emails and cherry picking them to make it appear, falsely, that climate scientist were up to no good.(source, The Independent, 1/24/13)

According to Drexel University sociologist, Robert Brulle,

… approximately $500m has been donated to groups dedicated to casting doubt on the science of climate change, with a large proportion of this money arriving via third party organisations.…“We really have anonymous giving and unaccountable power being exercised here in the creation of the climate counter-movement. There is no attribution, no responsibility for the actions of these foundations to the public.”
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#34074 Jan 30, 2013
Bruser wrote:
<quoted text>
Why was it that the information was redacted from the mid-western
college where the scientific information was skewered to project that there was a global warming instead of just a climate change that was normal for millions of years? They just adjust the information to suite whomever would give more money to the college in this case it was Al Gore, who has become a billionaire while still flying his jet all over the world, which was equal to millions of cars emissions and pollutants. HYPOCRITE!!! Both Al Gore and the colleges where the studies were done at.
What information?
Which mid-western college?
Which scientific information?
Who are "they"?
"suite"?
Which colleges?
The studies were done where? at?

Congratulations, you are one of the many, many anti-capitalists who begrudge a man making a little money spreading information to the ignorant masses, of which you, yourself, are a part.

i.e..........YOU'VE BEEN GORED!!!
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#34075 Jan 30, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
What a girl like you doing in a place like this?
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'large lying language' luffed:
I'm a man, stupid.
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litesong wrote:
'large lying language' freely admitted that it was a slimy steenking filthy vile reprobate rooting(& rotting) racist pukey proud pig AND alleged & proud threatener.
SpaceBlues...... Why won't it admit that it is a girl?
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#34076 Jan 30, 2013
Large lying language wrote:
....claims of an elder.....
'large lying language' did admit that it was a slimy steenking filthy vile reprobate rooting(& rotting) racist pukey proud pig AND alleged & proud threatener.

Since: Jan 13

Fairfax, VA

#34077 Jan 30, 2013
Space Blues wrote:
<quoted text>What a girl like you doing in a place like this?
Largelanguage wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm a man, stupid. What is a wannabe-adult child doing in a place like this?
I think LargeLanguage said he was just gay.
I know there was something about "gay" in one of his posts.
LOL.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#34078 Jan 30, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
During the period from 2005 to 2008, inclusively, ExxonMobil supplied the science denying community with just under 9 million dollars, while the Koch Brothers kicked in something closer to 25 million dollars to the effort to discredit climate science and climate scientist. One of these well funded efforts is known to most people as “Climate Gate,” a bought and paid for attempt to defame Professor Michael Mann of Pennsylvania University, and climate science in general, by Watergating a large number of emails and cherry picking them to make it appear, falsely, that climate scientist were up to no good.(source, The Independent, 1/24/13)
According to Drexel University sociologist, Robert Brulle,
… approximately $500m has been donated to groups dedicated to casting doubt on the science of climate change, with a large proportion of this money arriving via third party organisations.…“We really have anonymous giving and unaccountable power being exercised here in the creation of the climate counter-movement. There is no attribution, no responsibility for the actions of these foundations to the public.”
What sums can traitor deniers prove are lining the pockets of climatologists? Have they produced any pictures of Mann's mansions or Cook's Cobra GT?

Doubt is their product, bullshit is their language.
Big Guy

Chester, PA

#34080 Jan 31, 2013
Global warming is bs
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#34081 Jan 31, 2013
litesong wrote:
SpaceBlues wrote:
What a girl like you doing in a place like this?
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'large lying language' luffed:
I'm a man, stupid.
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litesong wrote:
'large lying language' freely admitted that it was a slimy steenking filthy vile reprobate rooting(& rotting) racist pukey proud pig AND alleged & proud threatener.
SpaceBlues...... Why won't it admit that it is a girl?
And you think topix doesn’t know what you publish? Attacks on me won't delete or erase what you are and what you do. You should stop making an ASSumption of your---self before you know the facts. Do contact topix to satisfy your accusations of the reprint BS your posting of what I said. You are a dumbASSumption of your---self again.
PHD

Cibolo, TX

#34082 Jan 31, 2013
Wallop10 wrote:
<quoted text>
<quoted text>
I think LargeLanguage said he was just gay.
I know there was something about "gay" in one of his posts.
LOL.
And you think topix doesn’t know what you publish? Attacks on me won't delete or erase what you are and what you do. You should stop making an ASSumption of your---self before you know the facts. Do contact topix to satisfy your accusations of the reprint BS your posting of what I said. You are a dumbASSumption of your---self again.
Largelanguage

Halkyn, UK

#34083 Jan 31, 2013
Wallop10 wrote:
<quoted text>
<quoted text>
I think LargeLanguage said he was just gay.
I know there was something about "gay" in one of his posts.
LOL.
So Wallop11 returned did he? We thought you were dead!

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