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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Mothra

United States

#41337 Nov 15, 2013
litesong wrote:
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wow... from loon to jackass.

Your mom must be so proud.
Organizer

Fullerton, CA

#41338 Nov 15, 2013
Breaking wrote:
There is no global warming problem. Get that out of your head, right now.
Hey didn't you hear about the big storm in Asia?
SpaceBlues

United States

#41339 Nov 15, 2013
Before jumping into the dogfight, the book tells us the human story of how Mann got started in science. It was surprising to learn that his PhD began with the notion that natural variability might be greater than what climate scientists thought. I also didn't realize he'd coined the term "Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation" (AMO) off the cuff in an interview (that's the kind of trivia that a science geek like me delights in). Ironically the AMO and natural oscillations are often invoked by contrarians to cast doubt on the human influence on global warming.

Mann also describes the progress of paleoclimate science through the 1990s which puts his 1998 hockey stick research in a broader perspective. The hockey stick paper focused on all the "scientifically interesting" periods of regional climate change over the last 600 years. So a phrase that jumped out at me was Mann's characterization that the "least scientifically interesting" thing he could do with all his regional data was average it out to find the hemispheric average. It was this "least scientifically interesting" graph that sparked a smear campaign against the graph and against Michael Mann that has lasted over a decade.[from Book review - The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars now Available in Paperback]

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41340 Nov 15, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
Before jumping into the dogfight, the book tells us the human story of how Mann got started in science. It was surprising to learn that his PhD began with the notion that natural variability might be greater than what climate scientists thought. I also didn't realize he'd coined the term "Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation" (AMO) off the cuff in an interview (that's the kind of trivia that a science geek like me delights in). Ironically the AMO and natural oscillations are often invoked by contrarians to cast doubt on the human influence on global warming.
Mann also describes the progress of paleoclimate science through the 1990s which puts his 1998 hockey stick research in a broader perspective. The hockey stick paper focused on all the "scientifically interesting" periods of regional climate change over the last 600 years. So a phrase that jumped out at me was Mann's characterization that the "least scientifically interesting" thing he could do with all his regional data was average it out to find the hemispheric average. It was this "least scientifically interesting" graph that sparked a smear campaign against the graph and against Michael Mann that has lasted over a decade.[from Book review - The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars now Available in Paperback]
mann thought going toward green energy meant that pseudoscience makes "science geeks" more money.
http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2013/11...

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41341 Nov 15, 2013
Facts don't matter to Mann and his followers.
That has been proven multiple times on this thread! Right, space cadet?
Ghoost20

Kuwait

#41342 Nov 15, 2013
Hey did any one know if the hyderate methane is release in north pole ?
Because was last year warmest year
Ghoost20

Kuwait

#41343 Nov 15, 2013
About some thing the hyderate methane is strongest green house gas effect in earth

“EnvironMENTAList ”

Since: Feb 07

Near Detroit

#41344 Nov 15, 2013

Climate change believers are like Rob Ford

You doomers didn't even know what the consensus was that you were agreeing on because science had NEVER said or agreed it WILL be a crisis and have NEVER said it was “inevitable” or “eventual” or anything beyond just "could be" a crisis for 30 years!

So what gives YOU the right say it WILL fear monger?

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#41345 Nov 15, 2013
Seems the "could be" poster is at it again, pasting the same ole crap over n over. He is another tin foil hat wearer, just so no new information gets through. A twilight zoner!
SpaceBlues

United States

#41346 Nov 15, 2013
Self-interest and time perception may be the most significant obstacles to climate change action, according to a new study. Researchers at New York University (NYU) have determined that the long-term goals of preventive action are not sufficient incentives for nations who fail to cooperate in the face of global warming. The findings suggest that emphasizing the short-term gains may be the only way to spur a concerted effort against the climate shift that threatens to unravel infrastructures and economic systems worldwide.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41347 Nov 15, 2013
OzRitz wrote:
Seems the "could be" poster is at it again, pasting the same ole crap over n over. He is another tin foil hat wearer, just so no new information gets through. A twilight zoner!
nobody is blocking new information. the problem with the warmist agenda is that the old and current news doesn't support the hoax. any news is good news......from an optimists point of view.

would another katrina make the warmists happy? i think it would. BUT....it wouldn't prove a damned thing....except that warmists are opportunistic sensationalist fools.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41348 Nov 15, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
Self-interest and time perception may be the most significant obstacles to climate change action, according to a new study. Researchers at New York University (NYU) have determined that the long-term goals of preventive action are not sufficient incentives for nations who fail to cooperate in the face of global warming. The findings suggest that emphasizing the short-term gains may be the only way to spur a concerted effort against the climate shift that threatens to unravel infrastructures and economic systems worldwide.
do you even realize how cock eyed your belief system is to the rational world? never mind....you don't live on that planet.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41349 Nov 15, 2013
warmists have to CONVINCE the planet to believe they are right about man made global warming.....because they don't have the evidence and facts to back up their position.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41350 Nov 15, 2013
warmists are like the chump who got dumped by his girlfriend..."but, honey, i know this is the way it's been....but trust me it will be different in the future!!!!"
SpaceBlues

United States

#41351 Nov 15, 2013
WOW, the serial sensationalist lost his balls!
litesong

Everett, WA

#41352 Nov 15, 2013
ratdownthemiddle wrote:
they don't have.....
toxic topix AGW deniers, like "ratdownthemiddle", don't have science or mathematics degrees or science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in their poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaas.
Mothra

United States

#41353 Nov 16, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
jackass loon

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41354 Nov 16, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
WOW, the serial sensationalist lost his balls!
coming from one who has never had any to begin with.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41355 Nov 16, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
toxic topix AGW deniers, like "ratdownthemiddle", don't have science or mathematics degrees or science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra or pre-calc in their poorly (or non-) earned hi skule DEE-plooomaas.
prove that one, ranting roach.

lol
SpaceBlues

United States

#41356 Nov 16, 2013
Found an Illinois burial of coal miners massacred in 1922 during a labor dispute at a local coal mine.

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