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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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SpaceBlues

Magnolia, TX

#48512 Jul 2, 2014
The theory is that the wastewater is creating friction in dormant rifts, thereby inducing earthquakes that never would have happened, otherwise. Before 2008, Oklahoma experienced only a handful of quakes. By 2010, the state was experiencing "earthquake swarms" totaling more than 1,000. Other states, including Ohio, Arkansas, Kansas, Colorado and Texas, have also suddenly become earthquake zones. The common denominator is wastewater disposal from fracking.

Arkansas has placed a moratorium on wastewater dumping in certain areas, and Ohio now requires seismic studies before issuing permits for injection wells. In March, regulators from Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma met to discuss tougher standards on an industry that is barely touched by government rules. Meanwhile, oil and gas industry bosses are in denial or in hiding. In the process of doing a story on wastewater disposal and earthquakes, a reporter for Mother Jones was unable to get a comment from anyone in the industry, save for one executive who said those claiming to know the cause of the Oklahoma quakes are "either lying to your face or they're idiots."

Those idiots include a number of respected scientists, but the industry is busy hiring their own pliant scientists to concoct arguments about why earthquakes cannot be blamed on wastewater disposal. The industry scientists will augment veteran teams of lobbyists in Washington, D.C., and state capitals standing ready to block any restrictions on fracking.

An industry with imposing political power and the ability to induce earthquakes where there should never be earthquakes; now that is a force to be reckoned with -- almost a force of nature.

Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bal-...

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#48513 Jul 2, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
figure out that air doesn't 'hold' water yet?
http://images.remss.com/figures/climate/vapor...

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#48514 Jul 2, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
The theory is that the wastewater is creating friction in dormant rifts, thereby inducing earthquakes that never would have happened, otherwise. Before 2008, Oklahoma experienced only a handful of quakes. By 2010, the state was experiencing "earthquake swarms" totaling more than 1,000. Other states, including Ohio, Arkansas, Kansas, Colorado and Texas, have also suddenly become earthquake zones. The common denominator is wastewater disposal from fracking.
Arkansas has placed a moratorium on wastewater dumping in certain areas, and Ohio now requires seismic studies before issuing permits for injection wells. In March, regulators from Texas, Kansas and Oklahoma met to discuss tougher standards on an industry that is barely touched by government rules. Meanwhile, oil and gas industry bosses are in denial or in hiding. In the process of doing a story on wastewater disposal and earthquakes, a reporter for Mother Jones was unable to get a comment from anyone in the industry, save for one executive who said those claiming to know the cause of the Oklahoma quakes are "either lying to your face or they're idiots."
Those idiots include a number of respected scientists, but the industry is busy hiring their own pliant scientists to concoct arguments about why earthquakes cannot be blamed on wastewater disposal. The industry scientists will augment veteran teams of lobbyists in Washington, D.C., and state capitals standing ready to block any restrictions on fracking.
An industry with imposing political power and the ability to induce earthquakes where there should never be earthquakes; now that is a force to be reckoned with -- almost a force of nature.
Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/bal-...
Yawn, call us when you have real proof.
Rahm Jizzbucket Emanuel

Oswego, IL

#48515 Jul 2, 2014
A great stock to get into now is Emerge Energy Services (EMES). They produce a high quality sand that is used in fracking oil and gas wells along with fuel processing and distribution. A year ago it was barely $20 (that's why I bought 1000 shares then). Fast forward to today closing at $106.67. Its kicking butt and earning a pretty penny. A split will be around the corner as they are expanding from contracts with the top oil/gas companies. Stock is predicted to climb 150-175% over the next year. Get on board now before its too late. Even you leftists can use a great stock tip.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#48516 Jul 2, 2014
Fair Game wrote:
so you're saying the dominant ghg is causing warming instead of the minor trace gas co2, son?

again.....air doesn't 'hold' water......it coexists!

i try to help, but you keep tripping over opinions that you hold so dear to your heart. even if they aren't connected to reality.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#48517 Jul 2, 2014
Rahm Jizzbucket Emanuel wrote:
A great stock to get into now is Emerge Energy Services (EMES). They produce a high quality sand that is used in fracking oil and gas wells along with fuel processing and distribution. A year ago it was barely $20 (that's why I bought 1000 shares then). Fast forward to today closing at $106.67. Its kicking butt and earning a pretty penny. A split will be around the corner as they are expanding from contracts with the top oil/gas companies. Stock is predicted to climb 150-175% over the next year. Get on board now before its too late. Even you leftists can use a great stock tip.
good for you! the stock appreciates as agw is slowly and continually debunked. i see no need for you to sell.:-D
litesong

Everett, WA

#48518 Jul 2, 2014
ratdownthemiddledownwronggully wrote:
continually debunked.......
"ratdownthemiddledownwron ggully" continually falls out of..... de bunk. "ratdownthemiddledownwron ggully" would hurt itself less, but it always picks de upper bunk bed.
Except

Terre Haute, IN

#48519 Jul 2, 2014
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
"ratdownthemiddledownwron ggully" continually falls out of..... de bunk. "ratdownthemiddledownwron ggully" would hurt itself less, but it always picks de upper bunk bed.
It must be exhausting being you.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#48520 Jul 2, 2014
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>Yawn, call us when you have real proof.
HAH you could not follow the facts.

Typical but let's consider your point; do you have any?

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#48521 Jul 2, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>so you're saying the dominant ghg is causing warming instead of the minor trace gas co2, son?
Try and keep up, or at least remember what you posted previously.
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
933 AM CDT SAT JUN 28 2014
...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM AND ALL-TIME MONTHLY PRECIPITATION SET AT
GARDEN CITY REGIONAL ARPT KS...
A RECORD PRECIPITATION OF 4.37 INCHES WAS SET AT THE GARDEN CITY
REGIONAL AIRPORT TODAY. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 1.35 INCHES
SET IN 1951. THE ALL-TIME RECORD FOR PRECIPITATION IN A MONTH WAS
ALSO SET. AS OF THIS MORNING, THE TOTAL FOR THE GARDEN CITY
REGIONAL AIRPORT FOR JUNE 2014 WAS 10.64 INCHES. THIS BEAT THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 10.43 INCHES IN JULY 1979.
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>any scientific evidence this is attributable to man made co2, gomer?
didn't think so.
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
You have your head up your arse.
Warm air holds more water vapour; the world is warmer.
Mothra

Tempe, AZ

#48522 Jul 2, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Gosh how can you be wrong every time!.
More CO2 via the global warming hypocrite.

What a dupe.

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#48523 Jul 2, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
Fracking is worse. Ethanol should be made from plant wastes.
Ethanol is made from grain, raising the price of food. Ethanol mandates are the drive by starvation of the poor.

Fracking works, we've increased oil production and everyone needs fossil fuel to live.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#48524 Jul 3, 2014
Except wrote:
<quoted text>It must be exhausting being you.
i'd say litesong lives a life of leisure based on the lack of effort in its posts.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#48525 Jul 3, 2014
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
Try and keep up, or at least remember what you posted previously.
<quoted text>
<quoted text>
<quoted text>
sorry, kid, but rain isn't water vapor.
Bloody Bill Anderson

Cadiz, KY

#48526 Jul 3, 2014
Something to think about: water wars.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/j...
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#48527 Jul 3, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>sorry, kid, but rain isn't water vapor.
Both H2O.

Oh no, I replied to rogue, LOL.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#48528 Jul 3, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>sorry, kid, but rain isn't water vapor.
But your posts mostly are.

“Sharia, NOT!”

Since: Jul 10

Suffolk, VA

#48529 Jul 3, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Hey you are wrong again.. I told you it was scrubbed on Tuesday because I knew it on Tuesday.
I posted about it elsewhere.. in Topix. FAIL, again.
And I said it launched and you replied that it was scrubbed.
Point
Game
Match!

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#48530 Jul 3, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>
I replied to rogue, LOL.
come on.....we know you like being bytch slapped, pebbles.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#48531 Jul 3, 2014
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
But your posts mostly are.
and yours are shyt, mullet.

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