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

There are 20 comments on the Dec 14, 2008, Newsday story 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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gcaveman1

Laurel, MS

#42502 Jan 6, 2014
Oh, they're having fun with this. Just too much fun.

When it gets sweltering in March, we won't hear a peep.

Since: Jul 11

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#42503 Jan 6, 2014
wow wrote:
I like how ya bring up the weather .com bs who else do you think supports this garbage a$$ globull warming hoax anyone remember the winter 78 - 79 what was the excuse then
Hey in 78 it was big a$$ V8's with no emission standards about 9 mpg plus a good dose of C02 emissions plus lead and any other pollutant you can think of. No link there either but these days with China on board a new car is sold on average every 2.8 seconds adding to the polluting pool when in the 70's they were all on push bikes. So no link there either, try farting in a crowded elevator and see if the others in there think its a hoax as well.

Since: Jan 14

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#42504 Jan 6, 2014
gcaveman1 wrote:
Oh, they're having fun with this. Just too much fun.
When it gets sweltering in March, we won't hear a peep.
I hope the temperature goes back up, these 5k a month energy bills for the one house are killing my bank account. Not really, as long as I have you losers buying into my malarkey, I be living big.

Since: Jan 14

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#42505 Jan 6, 2014
OzRitz wrote:
<quoted text>
Exactly, for a start this little expedition was just eco tourists not a boat full of climate scientists, there was one leading the tour. So that's your first cherry pick of the day.
Secondly because the boat got iced in can we now declare climate change is over ?
Is this the other catch phrase you deniers want to put out there now
See what happens when you open your mouth, we have to face facts. Damn, now we have to hide the truth somehow.
Mainstream Media Omits Climate Change Mission from Antarctica Ship Rescue
Global warming experts adrift in Antarctica since Christmas have finally been rescued, as the valiant efforts to save the Russian ship Akademik Shokalskiy were documented throughout the mainstream media.
Yet one major detail – what the ship was doing in Antarctica at all – seems to have eluded almost every major media outlet.
Breitbart News previously reported that the New York Times's account of how the Russian ship was finally freed from a large chunk of ice after attempts by a Chinese icebreaker failed mysteriously omitted the original purpose of having 25 professors on board a ship in Antarctica in the first place.
However, the Times was not anywhere near alone in covering only the details of the rescue without any look into why the crew needed rescuing.
CNN's earlier reports on the ship coincide with this week's news that the crew on the ship was finally saved by an American icebreaker ship, both mentioning that the crew onboard the Akademik Shokalskiy were, indeed, "on a climate change research ship." It stands out among media sources in pointing this out. The Associated Press, for example, mentions only that the Akademik Shokalskiy was a "research ship." The Washington Post version of the AP story claims the ship was in Antarctica "re-creating Australian explorer Douglas Mawson’s 1911-13 voyage to Antarctica." NBC News went with this story, too, as did Reuters – omitting any mention of climate change research. ABC News went with no mention of any motive for the ship's being down in the Antarctic at all.
Not every media outlet merely reported a straight story without that key fact; some attempted to find new angles to the story that distracted from the purpose of the voyage and the tragedy that befell it – during Antarctica's summertime, no less – and the terrible optics these implied for the climate change lobby. USA Today, for example, wondered whether there would be any impact on the Antarctic tourist cruise industry thanks to the media's covering a ship stuck in the region (it concluded that no, no cruise companies seem to be worrying about this). National Geographic went with the very bizarre twist of emphasizing the American rescue ship's horsepower compared both to the Russian ship and its initial Chinese icebreaker savior, admiring the sheer power to break ice of such a ship.
Only publications with "conservative" reputations like the New York Post and the Boston Herald addressed the climate change angle of the story. The Herald ran an editorial hoping that the incident would increase awareness of the continued growth of Antarctica's polar ice caps, a fact contrary to much global warming speculation. The Post also mentioned the record-breaking ice in Antarctica's summer and highlighted the ship's goal to document the hypothetical record-breaking melting the scientists expected to find.

Since: Jan 14

Location hidden

#42506 Jan 6, 2014
The Akademik Shokalskiy first sent out its distress call that it was stuck in ice on Christmas morning and has been lodged there ever since until finally having its passengers saved this week. The Snow Dragon, a Chinese icebreaker, moved closer to the Akademik Shokalskiy but, rather than managing to break a path through which it could escape, the icebreaker got stuck itself. A helicopter the ship brought with it did manage to take some passengers out of the Akademik Shokalskiy before the full rescue. An American vessel, the Polar Star, arrived this week from Australia and is in the process of returning the passengers to Tasmania, where they are expected by mid-January. The ships themselves remain lodged in ice.

Dont worry though, with my suitcase full of lies and deception, I am sure we can cover this up.
Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#42507 Jan 7, 2014
OzRitz wrote:
As usual the USA big freeze has only drawn out all those parrots who mimic Fox news talking points...
No point reading any further.

Your obsessions with Fox News is tiresome.
wow

Gurnee, IL

#42508 Jan 7, 2014
Maybe the next warmy mission we could send Chris Mathews ,Rachel madcow ,and piers Morgan cause if they say it it must be true. Actually I was hoping these commies would get stuck and never return
wow

Gurnee, IL

#42509 Jan 7, 2014
gcaveman1 wrote:
Oh, they're having fun with this. Just too much fun.
When it gets sweltering in March, we won't hear a peep.
sweltering in march huh? wow!
hands on ar

Gurnee, IL

#42510 Jan 7, 2014
It was so cold yesterday ,how cold was it ,it was so cold yesterday that the democrats had their hands in their own pockets! Nuk nuk nuk!
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#42511 Jan 7, 2014
wow wrote:
<quoted text>sweltering in march huh? wow!
Yes, gummy, swelters. In March. You don't remember March of 2012?

http://www.google.com/url...

“Sharia, NOT!”

Since: Jul 10

Chesapeake, VA

#42512 Jan 7, 2014
wow wrote:
I like how ya bring up the weather .com bs who else do you think supports this garbage a$$ globull warming hoax anyone remember the winter 78 - 79 what was the excuse then
Ohhhhhhhhhh, you mean the mini-ice age that the same scientists cried about due to man made climate changes? LOL
There is an old Newsweek article that mimics todays scientists. Simply change the word mini-ice age and replace with global warming/climate change. Reads EXACTLY like today's grant chasers.
wow

Gurnee, IL

#42513 Jan 7, 2014
Yeah it was great I work outside for a living got a lot done but every year is different it always has been it's cyclical. What are all the satellites doin to our atmosphere? What about harrp, what about 3 passengers on a 747 flyin from Hawaii to Washington? What about humanity just breathing?what do you do ,who do u blame,where's al gore? This sh!ts a joke created by the government's of the western world to control the people and what they do including you globot!
Insipid Sophistry

Sierra Vista, AZ

#42514 Jan 7, 2014
Total "BS" (Barry Soetoro)

2013 UPDATE ON CLIMATE --- Not some DATED aspirations of some (man-caused) "warmest" and Junk Science.....
Global warming? No, actually we're cooling, claim scientists - A cold Arctic summer has led to a record increase in the ice cap, leading experts to predict a period of global cooling.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/...
Proof:- U.S. & Global Temperatures not warming--
http://isthereglobalcooling.com/

http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/climate-guru-puts-...

Climate Guru Puts 'Global Warming on Ice--
http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/climate-guru-puts-...

New Empirical Evidence - 20 Years of Satellite Global Measurements: No Significant Warming, Trend Robustly Below IPCC Predictions--

http://www.c3headlines.com/global-cooling-dat...

"Russian Scientists say period of global cooling ahead due to changes in the Sun."

http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/04/29/russian... ;

Forbes: "Sorry Global Warming Alarmists The Earth is Cooling."

http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterferrara/2012... ;

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#42515 Jan 7, 2014
Insipid Sophistry wrote:
Total "BS" (Barry Soetoro)
2013 UPDATE ON CLIMATE --- Not some DATED aspirations of some (man-caused) "warmest" and Junk Science.....
Global warming? No, actually we're cooling, claim scientists - A cold Arctic summer has led to a record increase in the ice cap, leading experts to predict a period of global cooling.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/...
Proof:- U.S. & Global Temperatures not warming--
http://isthereglobalcooling.com/
http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/climate-guru-puts-...
Climate Guru Puts 'Global Warming on Ice--
http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/climate-guru-puts-...
New Empirical Evidence - 20 Years of Satellite Global Measurements: No Significant Warming, Trend Robustly Below IPCC Predictions--
http://www.c3headlines.com/global-cooling-dat...
"Russian Scientists say period of global cooling ahead due to changes in the Sun."
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/04/29/russian... ;
Forbes: "Sorry Global Warming Alarmists The Earth is Cooling."
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterferrara/2012... ;
Like the stock market, the global temperature goes up and down but overall the trend has been upward over the long haul. We have not cooled back down to the mid-century average. We are not cooler than we were last decade. As a matter of fact the past decade is the warmest decade ever recorded. When we return to mid-century levels or lower for years, only then we can say that the Earth is cooling

“Sharia, NOT!”

Since: Jul 10

Chesapeake, VA

#42516 Jan 7, 2014
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
Like the stock market, the global temperature goes up and down but overall the trend has been upward over the long haul. We have not cooled back down to the mid-century average. We are not cooler than we were last decade. As a matter of fact the past decade is the warmest decade ever recorded. When we return to mid-century levels or lower for years, only then we can say that the Earth is cooling
What a liar:
http://wattsupwiththat.files.wordpress.com/20...

Even the most EXTREME data shows a .1 degree increase and those sensors are located in and around urban settings where population growth attributes to an increase due to increased huma activity over the last decade.

Humans are ants at a picnic!

“Sharia, NOT!”

Since: Jul 10

Chesapeake, VA

#42517 Jan 7, 2014
Insipid Sophistry wrote:
Total "BS" (Barry Soetoro)
2013 UPDATE ON CLIMATE --- Not some DATED aspirations of some (man-caused) "warmest" and Junk Science.....
Global warming? No, actually we're cooling, claim scientists - A cold Arctic summer has led to a record increase in the ice cap, leading experts to predict a period of global cooling.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/environment/...
Proof:- U.S. & Global Temperatures not warming--
http://isthereglobalcooling.com/
http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/climate-guru-puts-...
Climate Guru Puts 'Global Warming on Ice--
http://www.wnd.com/2013/10/climate-guru-puts-...
New Empirical Evidence - 20 Years of Satellite Global Measurements: No Significant Warming, Trend Robustly Below IPCC Predictions--
http://www.c3headlines.com/global-cooling-dat...
"Russian Scientists say period of global cooling ahead due to changes in the Sun."
http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/04/29/russian... ;
Forbes: "Sorry Global Warming Alarmists The Earth is Cooling."
http://www.forbes.com/sites/peterferrara/2012... ;
Geez, I couldn't help but notice that none of these links are from Fox News. Seems like the Sky is Falling crowd claims that deniers are only fed Fox data.
Maybe if they stopped listening to their grant money leeches and looked at the real data that was not cooked up just to stay employed or make money off of carbon credits they may actually learn something.

Since: Oct 08

Alpharetta, GA

#42518 Jan 7, 2014
It was 4 degrees in Atlanta today, a 3 hour drive from Florida....we could use some global warming.
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#42519 Jan 7, 2014
inbred joke wrote:
It was 4 degrees in Atlanta today....we could use some global warming.
Often AGW energy enhanced warm fronts from the south are strongly driven into the high Arctic NP region, spikily raising temperatures 10-14degC higher than normal. Further AGW enhanced energy drives cold Arctic masses south, onto populated areas.

There's your AGW........ warming the Arctic.

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#42521 Jan 7, 2014
Socialism is for Sissies wrote:
<quoted text>Geez, I couldn't help but notice that none of these links are from Fox News. Seems like the Sky is Falling crowd claims that deniers are only fed Fox data.
Maybe if they stopped listening to their grant money leeches and looked at the real data that was not cooked up just to stay employed or make money off of carbon credits they may actually learn something.
You Flat Earther's are all the same, it's been decades and billion$ spent on finding a cure for cancer why haven't you come out about that scam for funding or finding a cure for Aids.
But climate science is singled out as a world wide scam because ???????? or did Rush tell you or was it Hannity or did this light bulb moment just happen to coincide with both.

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#42522 Jan 7, 2014
Socialism is for Sissies wrote:
<quoted text>What a liar:
http://wattsupwiththat.files.wordpress.com/20...
Even the most EXTREME data shows a .1 degree increase and those sensors are located in and around urban settings where population growth attributes to an increase due to increased huma activity over the last decade.
Humans are ants at a picnic!
Hmmm. It is not because they started with the year with a particularly active El nino? Good grief, some folks will believe anything. If anything, this discredits Mr. Watts biased agenda.

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