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There are 63591 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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Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#39621 Sep 23, 2013
joey wrote:
The earth stopped warming 15 years ago all you Al Gore lovers.
Just like Arctic sea ice melt stopped 6 years ago and sea level rise stopped 7 years ago?

Don't believe what the deniers tell you: they have a history of being wrong.

Science says warming goes on.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#39622 Sep 23, 2013
'Michael Mann has never been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize'

Nobel Committee Rebukes Michael Mann for falsely claiming he was ‘awarded the Nobel Peace Prize’

Mann was one of a 'select group' of a mere 2,000 people to receive a 'commemorative certificate of involvement'...

Here's a photo of Mann's certificate:
http://junksciencecom.files.wordpress.com/201...

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#39623 Sep 23, 2013
joey wrote:
The earth stopped warming 15 years ago all you Al Gore lovers.
Believe whatever you want, green trolls aren't the best source of information.

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#39624 Sep 23, 2013
Earthling-1 wrote:
'Michael Mann has never been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize'
Nobel Committee Rebukes Michael Mann for falsely claiming he was ‘awarded the Nobel Peace Prize’
Mann was one of a 'select group' of a mere 2,000 people to receive a 'commemorative certificate of involvement'...
Here's a photo of Mann's certificate:
http://junksciencecom.files.wordpress.com/201...
A stupid lie of course, made up by Marc (king of smear) Morano: Mann has never been rebuked.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#39625 Sep 23, 2013
I'd call this a mild rebuke:
‘[Mann] did not receive any personal certificate’—Geir Lundestad, Dir. Prof. for The Norwegian Nobel Inst.: 1) Michael Mann has never been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. 2) He did not receive any personal certificate. He has taken the diploma awarded in 2007 to IPCC (& to Al Gore) & made his own text underneath this authentic-looking diploma’

Nobel Committee corrects Mann:‘The text underneath diploma is entirely his own. We issued only the diploma to IPCC as such. No individuals on IPCC side received anything in 2007’—Nobel Committee:‘Unfortunately we often experience that members of organizations that have indeed been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize issue various forms of personal diplomas to indicate that they personally have received the Nobel Peace Prize. They have not.’

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#39626 Sep 23, 2013
re·buke

Verb
Express sharp disapproval or criticism of (someone) because of their behavior or actions.
Noun
An expression of sharp disapproval or criticism.

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#39628 Sep 23, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
You are fossil fueled, b-gone! Where do you find such nonsense to post?
If you can find an experiment testing man made CO2 from fossil fuel causing catastrophic climate change, please cite. Until then, that belief is faith, not science.
Mothra

United States

#39629 Sep 23, 2013
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
A statement which is entirely consistent with the facts:
"The IPCC issued the certificates with the text on them to IPCC participants, including Mann. "
What you cretinous conspiracy theorists need to recognise is that the lies about Mann you have read and repeated are entirely inconsistent with the facts, something which the courts are about to confirm.
But of course arguing over petty semantic details is a lot more comfortable than recognising that your stupid conspiracy theory is about to be rejected by a court of law, one place where evifence is supreme.
Petty symantics details?

>>Let’s not forget that much, if not all, of Mann’s lawsuit is an appeal to the DC court for it to uphold the rightness and sanctity of Mann’s beatified authority on all matters environmental. Therefore, lawyers for Steyn, Rand Simberg and their respective publishers, the National Review and the Competitive Enterprise Institute, defendants in the case, may reasonably and fairly assert that for the past five years Mann has unscrupulously touted these false claims to unjustly further his personal, financial and political ambitions. With his saintly mantle shattered he can expect an onslaught of accusations of related scientific misconduct. PSU’s own policy statement suggests Mann has certainly breached their code of conduct:

“Academic integrity includes a commitment by all members of the University community not to engage in or tolerate acts of falsification, misrepresentation or deception. Such acts of dishonesty violate the fundamental ethical principles of the University community and compromise the worth of work completed by others.”[1]

Expect all eyes to be on PSU’s hierarchy to see whether they dodge their own internal disciplinary policies. After the humiliation of the Jerry Sandusky scandal PSU will get no wriggle room to save a second bad boy. Likewise, the NSF has a detailed history of handling cases where individuals have falsified their degrees, memberships, prizes and other accomplishments. An AAAS report tells us,“Federal agencies finding scientific misconduct have subjected researchers to a variety sanctions from a letter of reprimand to debarment from receiving federal funding for a number of years.”[2]

http://johnosullivan.wordpress.com/2012/10/28...

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#39630 Sep 23, 2013
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>

Petty symantics details?
Semantic, idiot, Symantec is an anti-virus company.

Yes, petty semantic details:

"along with other researchers? contributing to?"

Same thing.
>>Let’s not forget that much, if not all, of Mann’s lawsuit is an appeal to the DC court for it to uphold the rightness and sanctity of Mann’s beatified authority on all matters environmental. Therefore, lawyers for Steyn, Rand Simberg and their respective publishers, the National Review and the Competitive Enterprise Institute, defendants in the case, may reasonably and fairly assert that for the past five years Mann has unscrupulously touted these false claims to unjustly further his personal, financial and political ambitions. With his saintly mantle shattered he can expect an onslaught of accusations of related scientific misconduct. PSU’s own policy statement suggests Mann has certainly breached their code of conduct:
“Academic integrity includes a commitment by all members of the University community not to engage in or tolerate acts of falsification, misrepresentation or deception. Such acts of dishonesty violate the fundamental ethical principles of the University community and compromise the worth of work completed by others.”[1]
Expect all eyes to be on PSU’s hierarchy to see whether they dodge their own internal disciplinary policies. After the humiliation of the Jerry Sandusky scandal PSU will get no wriggle room to save a second bad boy. Likewise, the NSF has a detailed history of handling cases where individuals have falsified their degrees, memberships, prizes and other accomplishments. An AAAS report tells us,“Federal agencies finding scientific misconduct have subjected researchers to a variety sanctions from a letter of reprimand to debarment from receiving federal funding for a number of years.”[2]
http://johnosullivan.wordpress.com/2012/10/28...
Conspiracy theorist fantasy.

And really dumb to talk about "falsification, misrepresentation or deception" as Mann is suing people who said the same.

And going to win.

Get your head round that, dumb conspiracy theorist.
Mothra

United States

#39631 Sep 23, 2013
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
Semantic, idiot, Symantec is an anti-virus company.
Yes, petty semantic details:
"along with other researchers? contributing to?"
Same thing.
<quoted text>
Conspiracy theorist fantasy.
And really dumb to talk about "falsification, misrepresentation or deception" as Mann is suing people who said the same.
And going to win.
Get your head round that, dumb conspiracy theorist.
You didn't read the article, did you?

You'd see how edits were made to Mann's bio at Penn State and other sites.

Mann cited himself as a 'Nobel Peace Prize winner'. He wasn't. He misrepresented his credentials, and did so for years.

But I guess ethics and credibility are qualities that only apply to the 'other guys' when you're "debunking" them.

If it weren't for double standards, warmists would have none.

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#39633 Sep 23, 2013
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>
You didn't read the article, did you?
Nope.

Not interested in your stupid conspiracy theory.

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#39634 Sep 23, 2013
One cause of this shift, presumably, is the fact that global warming seems to be taking a break. The average global temperature hasn't risen in 15 years, a deviation from climatologists' computer-simulated predictions.

This is a difficult state of affairs for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which will release its next assessment report on global warming on Friday, Sept. 27.

None of the authors involved in the report are allowed to comment publicly on the report's contents before its official release. Only after days of closed-door negotiations -- which begin in Stockholm this Monday, Sept. 23 -- will the international forecasting body release its findings.

This much, though, is certain -- the new predictions will be essentially the same as the old ones, albeit a little more precise. The only adjustment the IPCC is expected to make is an increase in the predicted rise of sea levels. The new report is expected to forecast that coastal waters may rise by between 29 and 82 centimeters (11 and 32 inches) by the end of the century.

The crucial question, however, is: How will the IPCC address the pause in global warming? And how reliable are the computer models on which the predictions are based, if they failed to foresee the current temperature plateau?

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/cli...
SpaceBlues

United States

#39635 Sep 23, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
"that you were right"
Of course, I was right.

Thanks.
Mothra

United States

#39636 Sep 23, 2013
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
Nope.
Not interested in your stupid conspiracy theory.
Those pesky facts just get in the way of your ideology.
Mothra

United States

#39637 Sep 23, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Of course, I was right.
Thanks.
Back pumping more CO2 just to save face, huh?

Global warming hypocrite.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#39638 Sep 23, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Of course, I was right.
Thanks.
actually you were wrong, son. now you're just lying again.

poor little spaced blues has egg all over its face and doesn't know what to do about it.

LOL
litesong

Everett, WA

#39639 Sep 23, 2013
dried up krusty wrote:
...the AGW totalitarian mind loves China and hates all things capitalist.
It was conservative re-pubic-lick-uns who opened & caused to flourish, the relations with communist chinese. Rich upper crust re-pubic-lick-uns love to make too much money with communist chinese, who murdered, tortured & starved to death, 100 million of their own BROTHERS, SISTERS, CHILDREN & BABIES.
Mothra

United States

#39640 Sep 23, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
Loon.
SpaceBlues

United States

#39642 Sep 23, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>actually you were wrong, son. now you're just lying again.
poor little spaced blues has egg all over its face and doesn't know what to do about it.
LOL
Like you said and I re-affirmed I was RIGHT. Therefore, you were WRONG.

The egg is on your face, DUH!

There will be more egg on your face when the court awards Professor Mann for the denier malice that he has suffered.

Go study the Mann books for education. Move on, denier.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#39643 Sep 23, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Like you said and I re-affirmed I was RIGHT. Therefore, you were WRONG.
The egg is on your face, DUH!
There will be more egg on your face when the court awards Professor Mann for the denier malice that he has suffered.
Go study the Mann books for education. Move on, denier.
Mann perjured himsel. You are a willful idiotic liar, son.
LOL
Your continued lies are documented and noted.
Thanks for your continued contribution to the shameless climate hoax dishonest list of liars.

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