Once slow-moving threat, global warmi...

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

There are 63859 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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SpaceBlues

United States

#41030 Nov 1, 2013
Fukushima news from ABC NEWS yesterday.. One slip-up in the latest step to decommission Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant could trigger a "monumental" chain reaction, experts warn.

Within days, Fukushima nuclear plant operators will begin what is being described as the most dangerous phase of the decommissioning process so far.

In an operation never before attempted, the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) will start removing 1,331 highly radioactive used fuel assemblies from a deep pool which sits high above the ground in a shattered reactor building.

The Fukushima nuclear plant's reactors were sent into meltdown by an earthquake and tsunami in 2011 in the world's worst nuclear accident since Chernobyl.

Experts around the world have warned ever since that the fuel pool is in a precarious state - vulnerable to collapsing in another big earthquake.

Yale University professor Charles Perrow wrote about the number 4 fuel pool this year in the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists.

He said one pool contains 10 times the amount of radioactive caesium present in the Chernobyl disaster and warned one slip-up with the removal could trigger a chain reaction.

"This has me very scared," he told the ABC.

"Tokyo would have to be evacuated because [the] caesium and other poisons that are there will spread very rapidly.

"Even if the wind is blowing in the other way, it's going to be monumental."
Drhuh

Philadelphia, PA

#41031 Nov 1, 2013
Look man just vote dem
No no scratch that vote rep
Trust me if you pick a team you'll win
Just keep fighting each other
Go team don't think
We could all vote Mickey Mouse and who ever has already been selected by the real power
Will win, and we lose
Have fun watching the map turn blue and red on election night

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#41032 Nov 1, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
Nearly all life on Earth could go extinct because of manmade climate change. And maybe not. Place your bets, people. What have you got to lose?
Life is risky, more than 15,000 died from the tsunami but not one has died from radiation released by Fukushima.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#41033 Nov 1, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>Life is risky, more than 15,000 died from the tsunami but not one has died from radiation released by Fukushima.
There are/will be radiation deaths in Fukushima.. the matter is still ongoing.

Read up on it, lying troll.
Retired Farmer

Cadiz, KY

#41034 Nov 1, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
Nearly all life on Earth could go extinct because of manmade climate change.
And maybe not.
Place your bets, people. What have you got to lose?
I have enough faith in nature - and have read enough Geology books - to know that manmade climate change will not cause the extinction of nearly all life on earth. Thoroughout geologic time catastrophic changes have usually just killed the most advanced species. This time it will be humans. Once we're gone, nature will then kick evolution into high gear just like it did after the end of the dinosaurs and repair the ecosystems.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#41035 Nov 1, 2013
Retired Farmer wrote:
<quoted text>
I have enough faith in nature - and have read enough Geology books - to know that manmade climate change will not cause the extinction of nearly all life on earth. Thoroughout geologic time catastrophic changes have usually just killed the most advanced species. This time it will be humans. Once we're gone, nature will then kick evolution into high gear just like it did after the end of the dinosaurs and repair the ecosystems.
Surprisingly, I am eager to come back somehow as one of the more advanced..

This post is to register my name. LOL.
litesong

Everett, WA

#41036 Nov 1, 2013
deaf jeff wrote:
litesong, is it your 13th birthday ....
At age 13, I understood more science & mathematics than "deaf jeff" ever had.
Jeff

Beckley, WV

#41037 Nov 1, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
At age 13, I understood more science & mathematics than "deaf jeff" ever had.
Sure, ok, there litesong, but you still have not or cannot answer a simple question, so I guess education just made you educated, not smart. Why are you not actually doing something about warming instead of just whining? No solar, you did give a fair excuse for that, although I am sure along with your non-existent wind generator, it would go far in showing you stand behind your rhetoric. Drive an electric vehicle? I see Chevy Volt sales have dropped again. WHY? Seems all you warmist would be standing in line for them. Oh, that matter of all talk, little action.
litesong

Everett, WA

#41038 Nov 1, 2013
deaf jeff wrote:
So, with all your supposed education.....
With your lack of science & mathematics education, we know why you are a toxic topix AGW denier...... & self-righteous......probably developing skills to add more immoral characteristics to your resume.
Jeff

Beckley, WV

#41039 Nov 1, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
With your lack of science & mathematics education, we know why you are a toxic topix AGW denier...... & self-righteous......probably developing skills to add more immoral characteristics to your resume.
I do wish your education had prepared you to deal with real life and the ability to answer questions. Self righteous? Looking back over your post, that describes you perfectly. Still does not help you in the common sense department. Are you just unwilling to answer the question, is it that embarrassing to you? I mean all you have to do is admit you post a lot about the subject, yet are unwilling to personally put forth the effort.
litesong

Everett, WA

#41040 Nov 1, 2013
deaf jeff wrote:
Are you just unwilling...... unwilling......
"deaf jeff" was unwilling(but mostly unable) to get mathematics & science degrees & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa. But here it is, egotistically believing it knows more science & mathematics than climate scientists do, who have 10 to 14 years more training than "deaf jeff".
Jeff

Beckley, WV

#41041 Nov 1, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
"deaf jeff" was unwilling(but mostly unable) to get mathematics & science degrees & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa. But here it is, egotistically believing it knows more science & mathematics than climate scientists do, who have 10 to 14 years more training than "deaf jeff".
Wow! Ok, we admit, you are another internet wunderkind. But show me anywhere I talked about my getting degrees, education, or even questioning scientific facts? I will wait on your response.

Another response I am still waiting on is yours, a simple one that even with all your "supposed" education, you cannot answer. I will ask it again. What did your wind generation setup cost you? You said solar was out of the question for you, but wind would be optimal, especially in your geographic area. Now you can keep up the childish taunts about education or lack of, trying to throw the discussion off track, but in my case, it will not work, intimidation is something I shrug off. Answering questions is something you do shrug off. Now you can answer why you only want others to do the hard work in as you like to say, mitigating global warming, while you do the preaching. Is it because it would cost you too much? Too much effort on your part? Or are you just not a real believer, an internet warrior? Put all that education, if you really have it, to some use.
litesong

Everett, WA

#41042 Nov 1, 2013
deaf jeff wrote:
I will wait on your response. Another response I am still waiting on is yours,
First, "deaf jeff", without science & mathematics degrees, & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, egotistically thinks it is smarter than climate scientists with 10 to 16 years more mathematics & science education than it has.

Second, without science & mathematics degrees, & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, "deaf jeff" believes it is a teacher & deserves answers. Of course, "deaf jeff" doesn't deserve answers because......."deaf jeff" has no science & mathematics degrees, & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa.
Jeff

Beckley, WV

#41043 Nov 1, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
First, "deaf jeff", without science & mathematics degrees, & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, egotistically thinks it is smarter than climate scientists with 10 to 16 years more mathematics & science education than it has.
Second, without science & mathematics degrees, & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, "deaf jeff" believes it is a teacher & deserves answers. Of course, "deaf jeff" doesn't deserve answers because......."deaf jeff" has no science & mathematics degrees, & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa.
Ah, I see, because you think someone does not have degrees, you do not have to answer a simple question. Ok. I see another side to it. You are a simple coward. Maybe and educated one, that is debatable, you have provided no evidence you have any real education other than claiming it. That is real easy to do on the internet. Could you be lying? Sure. Are you lying, probably.

Are you to cowardly or scared to answer a simple question? Most definitely. Why? Probably because it would expose you as just another global warming alarmist and fraud like the majority of your kind, those who want others to pay and do the work, just don't ask the same of you.
Jay

United States

#41044 Nov 1, 2013
Jeff wrote:
<quoted text>
Wow! Ok, we admit, you are another internet wunderkind. But show me anywhere I talked about my getting degrees, education, or even questioning scientific facts? I will wait on your response.
Another response I am still waiting on is yours, a simple one that even with all your "supposed" education, you cannot answer. I will ask it again. What did your wind generation setup cost you? You said solar was out of the question for you, but wind would be optimal, especially in your geographic area. Now you can keep up the childish taunts about education or lack of, trying to throw the discussion off track, but in my case, it will not work, intimidation is something I shrug off. Answering questions is something you do shrug off. Now you can answer why you only want others to do the hard work in as you like to say, mitigating global warming, while you do the preaching. Is it because it would cost you too much? Too much effort on your part? Or are you just not a real believer, an internet warrior? Put all that education, if you really have it, to some use.
He cannot build a wind generator due to the state law limiting structures on sasquatch protected land :-)
litesong

Everett, WA

#41045 Nov 1, 2013
deaf jeff wrote:
......taunts about education or lack of........ intimidation is something.......
"deaf jeff" feels intimidated when people mention his lack of science & mathematics degrees & lack of science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra & pre-calc in its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa. That's curious, since "deaf jeff" is egotistical enough to think itself smarter than climate scientists, who have 10 to 16 years more education than itself.

Surely, egotistically puffed-up people don't feel intimidated.
Jeff

Beckley, WV

#41046 Nov 1, 2013
Jay wrote:
<quoted text>
He cannot build a wind generator due to the state law limiting structures on sasquatch protected land :-)
You know, you may be on to something, maybe he is using AGW to cover for his research into bigfoot research!
Jeff

Beckley, WV

#41047 Nov 1, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
"deaf jeff" feels intimidated when people mention his lack of science & mathematics degrees & lack of science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra & pre-calc in its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa. That's curious, since "deaf jeff" is egotistical enough to think itself smarter than climate scientists, who have 10 to 16 years more education than itself.
Surely, egotistically puffed-up people don't feel intimidated.
You know litesong, you can keep repeating the same old words over and over, it just makes you look foolish and does not get you off the hook for answering a simple question. Or is simple things too hard for you? Maybe you are lying about all your education. Maybe even simple task are above your capabilities. What have you been doing all along, copy and pasting from others words and works? Sure sign of a weak mind.

This makes two things I have ask you to answer that you evidently are incapable of answering or even attempting to accomplish, showing me anywhere I talked about my getting degrees, education, or even questioning scientific facts, and showing us why you do not act on your global warming claims. Simple request. But it seems to be above your capabilities. Is there someone there that can help you? A parent, guardian?
litesong

Everett, WA

#41048 Nov 1, 2013
deaf jeff wrote:
..... he is using AGW to cover for his research into bigfoot research!
Yeah, "deaf jeff" not only didn't get science & mathematics degrees, & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, but its post proves "deaf jeff" could NOT get science & mathematics degrees, & science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa.
Jeff

Beckley, WV

#41049 Nov 1, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, "deaf jeff" not only didn't get science & mathematics degrees, & no science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa, but its post proves "deaf jeff" could NOT get science & mathematics degrees, & science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc for its poorly or unearned hi skule DEE-plooomaa.
Polly wanna cracker, polly wanna cracker, SQQWWWAAAAAAAACCCCKKKKKKK!!!

I swear son, you are a broken record, and a pathetic one at that. I guess getting a real answer out of you is out of the question. Ok, lets try this one, post the names of the institutions you graduated from and lets exchange email addresses. Prove your degrees. I am sure I will be highly impressed with your education. I know I am not impressed with your efforts to mitigate global warming.

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