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

There are 54328 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

Houston, TX

#46754 May 14, 2014
News that the catastrophic collapse of the West Antarctic ice sheet is already underway, like other big reports about the southernmost continent, spur chatter and questions about what's really happening at the bottom of the world.

Here, Live Science explains the reality behind some common misconceptions about big changes in Antarctica.

http://news.yahoo.com/5-myths-antarctic-melt-...

Since: Oct 13

Location hidden

#46755 May 14, 2014
OzRitz wrote:
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What you will find that the next climate action summit in sept of 2014 all these countries will come on board. It may be too late as we are well and truly into climate change already but every lil bit helps. Future generations will be cursing these flat earther's for 100's of years and they will take their place in history alongside both Hitler and Stalin.
Your statement above truly demonstrates how delusional you disruptors are.

Since: Oct 13

Location hidden

#46756 May 14, 2014
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
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China is working on decreasing pollution and global warming.
http://english.people.com.cn/90001/90780/9134...
The good news is the Chinese government is acting to address the challenge on an equally massive scale. It has pledged to reduce its carbon intensity by 40-45 percent by 2020 compared to 2005 levels, and to increase its non-fossil fuel-based energy consumption to 15 percent by 2020.
http://www.worldbank.org/en/news/opinion/2013...
So where is your argument now?
You have a pledged. That's the same as (If you like your healthcare no one will take that away from you).

“Amor patriae.”

Since: Feb 08

Eastern Oregon

#46757 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>And you get paid by the Koch bros, right?
The Koch brothers? Do you have any idea how vacuously juvenile you sound?
You voted for Obama, didn't you.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#46758 May 14, 2014
mdbuilder wrote:
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The Koch brothers? Do you have any idea how vacuously juvenile you sound?
You voted for Obama, didn't you.
Hey mudbuilder, never heard of them? Then you jump to Obama.

What a juvenile jump!

P.S. Proves I was right about you.

Since: Oct 13

Location hidden

#46759 May 14, 2014
499 days till climate disaster!!!
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#46760 May 14, 2014
Lord Hater wrote:
499 days till climate disaster!!!
What's your expectation? Define it, LOL.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#46761 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Hey mudbuilder, never heard of them? Then you jump to Obama.
What a juvenile jump!
P.S. Proves I was right about you.
do you ever stop and realize how hopelessly stupid your posts are?

an eight year old could do better than you.

find mann's nobel yet, liar?

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#46762 May 14, 2014
Lord Hater wrote:
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You have a pledged. That's the same as (If you like your healthcare no one will take that away from you).
Sorry you hate so much! BTW, no one lost their healthcare. The private insurance companies dropped folks because their policies were not up top snuff. Too bad we didn't get health insurance like Canada. They pay much less than we do, and before you start telling us that their taxes are so high, try to understand their income tax, which includes health insurance, is less than ours that does not!!!

Since: Oct 13

Location hidden

#46764 May 14, 2014
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
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Sorry you hate so much! BTW, no one lost their healthcare. The private insurance companies dropped folks because their policies were not up top snuff. Too bad we didn't get health insurance like Canada. They pay much less than we do, and before you start telling us that their taxes are so high, try to understand their income tax, which includes health insurance, is less than ours that does not!!!
You truly believe NO ONE lost their health insurance because of Obama care.

Since: Oct 13

Location hidden

#46765 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>What's your expectation? Define it, LOL.
Its raining today.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#46766 May 14, 2014
Lord Hater wrote:
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Its raining today.
OK..It occurred already.

Since: Oct 13

Location hidden

#46767 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>OK..It occurred already.
Was not in the forecast.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#46768 May 14, 2014
Lord Hater wrote:
<quoted text>Was not in the forecast.
Was it predicted? Of course.

We know you're hater:

Climate change is now recognized as a major threat to global biodiversity, and one that is already causing widespread local extinctions. However, the specific causes of these present and future extinctions are much less clear. Here, we have reviewed the presently available evidence for the proximate causes of extinction from climate change. Our review shows that only a handful of studies have focused specifically on these factors, and very few suggest a straightforward relationship between limited tolerance to high temperatures and local extinction. Instead, a diverse set of factors is implicated, including effects of precipitation, food abundance and mismatched timing with host species. Overall, we argue that understanding the proximate causes of extinction from climate change should be an urgent priority for future research. For example, it is hard to imagine truly effective strategies for species conservation that ignore these proximate causes. We also outline some general approaches that may be used to identify these causes. However, we make the important caveat that the relative importance of different proximate causes may change radically over the next 100 years as climate continues to change, and limited physiological tolerances to high temperatures may become the dominant cause of extinction. Nevertheless, our review suggests the disturbing possibility that there may be many extinctions due to other proximate causes long before physiological tolerances to high temperatures become predominant.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#46769 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Was it predicted? Of course.
We know you're hater:
Climate change is now recognized as a major threat to global biodiversity, and one that is already causing widespread local extinctions. However, the specific causes of these present and future extinctions are much less clear. Here, we have reviewed the presently available evidence for the proximate causes of extinction from climate change. Our review shows that only a handful of studies have focused specifically on these factors, and very few suggest a straightforward relationship between limited tolerance to high temperatures and local extinction. Instead, a diverse set of factors is implicated, including effects of precipitation, food abundance and mismatched timing with host species. Overall, we argue that understanding the proximate causes of extinction from climate change should be an urgent priority for future research. For example, it is hard to imagine truly effective strategies for species conservation that ignore these proximate causes. We also outline some general approaches that may be used to identify these causes. However, we make the important caveat that the relative importance of different proximate causes may change radically over the next 100 years as climate continues to change, and limited physiological tolerances to high temperatures may become the dominant cause of extinction. Nevertheless, our review suggests the disturbing possibility that there may be many extinctions due to other proximate causes long before physiological tolerances to high temperatures become predominant.
LOL
see my comment, where you posted the same nonsensical crap, on the other thread, son.

Since: Oct 13

Location hidden

#46770 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Was it predicted? Of course.
We know you're hater:
Climate change is now recognized as a major threat to global biodiversity, and one that is already causing widespread local extinctions. However, the specific causes of these present and future extinctions are much less clear. Here, we have reviewed the presently available evidence for the proximate causes of extinction from climate change. Our review shows that only a handful of studies have focused specifically on these factors, and very few suggest a straightforward relationship between limited tolerance to high temperatures and local extinction. Instead, a diverse set of factors is implicated, including effects of precipitation, food abundance and mismatched timing with host species. Overall, we argue that understanding the proximate causes of extinction from climate change should be an urgent priority for future research. For example, it is hard to imagine truly effective strategies for species conservation that ignore these proximate causes. We also outline some general approaches that may be used to identify these causes. However, we make the important caveat that the relative importance of different proximate causes may change radically over the next 100 years as climate continues to change, and limited physiological tolerances to high temperatures may become the dominant cause of extinction. Nevertheless, our review suggests the disturbing possibility that there may be many extinctions due to other proximate causes long before physiological tolerances to high temperatures become predominant.
Yes there will be storms people and animals will die by the thousands. Floods,drought,crops fail. People will be interviewed and say they have never seen weather like this before. But it all happened last year and the year before that and on and on.
Rocky

Los Angeles, CA

#46771 May 14, 2014
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
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Sorry you hate so much! BTW, no one lost their healthcare. The private insurance companies dropped folks because their policies were not up top snuff. Too bad we didn't get health insurance like Canada. They pay much less than we do, and before you start telling us that their taxes are so high, try to understand their income tax, which includes health insurance, is less than ours that does not!!!
You're saying Kaiser, Blue Cross and Anthem policies were not adequate?

Does Obama feel that those 3 companies were issuing inadequate policies? Why didn't he say so?

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#46772 May 14, 2014
Lord Hater wrote:
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You truly believe NO ONE lost their health insurance because of Obama care.
Nope, they just lost their insurance because their policies did not meet the standards.

Since: Oct 13

Location hidden

#46773 May 14, 2014
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
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Nope, they just lost their insurance because their policies did not meet the standards.
No you said no one lost their health insurance. Now you say they did. Which is it.
Rocky

Los Angeles, CA

#46774 May 14, 2014
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
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Sorry you hate so much! BTW, no one lost their healthcare. The private insurance companies dropped folks because their policies were not up top snuff. Too bad we didn't get health insurance like Canada. They pay much less than we do, and before you start telling us that their taxes are so high, try to understand their income tax, which includes health insurance, is less than ours that does not!!!
No one lost their healthcare?

Your flawed view is spilling over from global warming to healthcare. Jeez.

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