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There are 63619 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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“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#49844 Sep 7, 2014
LessFactMoreHype wrote:
You really need an education. Think on that..
Says Mr Undoubtably Spelt Fourty.
Just a few notes on your education, all your own work:
-
Forty is spelt with a U
Etymology is not a serious subject
Deforestations[sic] is a consequence of AGW
Epistemologists compile dictionaries
Epystemologists[sic] compile dictionaries
Samuel Johnson was an American
Ice calving is restricted by size
Spelt is only an ancient grain
The equator doesn't have "season"
There isn't a 'right or wrong' way of spelling
Cars can be charged with road collisions
Vikings didn't know how to live in a warmer Greenland
How much heat you are transferring at one time has NO relationship to the temperature of any objects
Alberta is a country
New Moore island is in the MOUTH of the several rivers
Insects and plants don't qualify as species
Enercon install offshore wind generators
Scientific laws are not science
Climate and weather are not 'linked'
Predictions are for astrologers
Ethanol is a very workable and effective solution
AGW is just the warming of the global average surface temperature due to GHGs
AGW is the global average
The science says that human emissions are responsible for MOST of AGW, which has SOME unknown but significant part of climate change
The IPCC report of 2001 and 2007 clearly show that GHGs are by far the largest contributor but not the exclusive contributor to AGW
America has two political parties
Climate and weather are not 'linked'
'nondenier'[sic] is a real word
Fruiting plants are especially chosen by bees for, "polination"[sic]
We acted on CFCs in the 70s
CO2 is not vital for life on planet Earth
CO2 causes, "thermal pollution"
CO2 is a 'thermal pollutant'
CO2 levels are rising faster than the temperature can react
AGW is comparable to the Holocaust
Please show this 'ararmist[sic] club' and membership list
And theory is the endpoint of science
The 'unproven' stuff is 'hypothesis'
The fact that all the scientific authorities confirm AGW as theory means that it IS science fact as defined
There are no 'laws of science'
Scientific laws are NOT science
the science isn't going to change
While the science doesn't change rapidly it does change
And nowhere is there 'skepticism' of the science
Experiment is NOT science
Experiment can only give you data. it cannot PROVE anything
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#49845 Sep 7, 2014
scirocco wrote:
GLOBAL WARMING JUMPS THE SHARK: THE WEEK IN CLIMATE STUPID
http://www.breitbart.com/Breitbart-London/201...
HAHAHAHAHAHA!

You quoting Dullpole! One idiot quoting another!

And Breitbart, no less!
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#49846 Sep 7, 2014
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
HAHAHAHAHAHA!
You quoting Dullpole! One idiot quoting another!
And Breitbart, no less!
LOL, indeed. Birds of a feather..

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#49847 Sep 7, 2014
Still no experimental test of climate change mitigation? Then it's still a hoax and man made catastrophic climate disruption is pseudoscience. Wait for experimental tests before advocating full scale climate change mitigation, don't put the carriage in front of the horse.

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#49848 Sep 8, 2014
Brian_G wrote:
Still no experimental test of climate change mitigation? Then it's still a hoax and man made catastrophic climate disruption is pseudoscience. Wait for experimental tests before advocating full scale climate change mitigation, don't put the carriage in front of the horse.
Hoax? Pseudoscience? No experimental tests?

Where have I heard those arguments before?

http://www.conservapedia.com/Evolution

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#49849 Sep 8, 2014
FugYou wrote:
Hoax? Pseudoscience? No experimental tests?
Where have I heard those arguments before?
Have you lost your memory as well as your mind?
litesong

Everett, WA

#49850 Sep 8, 2014
[QUOTE who="lyin' brian"]don't put the carriage in front of the horse.[/QUOTE]

But some airplane designs have the propellor at the rear of the airplane, many trains have locomotives at the front, middle & back of the cars, & few V-8 powered cars are made (new 3-cylinder turbo designs are very efficient).

"lyin' brian" chose a life away from science & never gained an ability to understand science. "lyin' brian" is a sleepy sleazy slimy steenking filthy vile reprobate rooting(& rotting) racist pukey proud pig AND alleged & proud threatener, whose lack of science, chemistry, astronomy, physics, algebra & pre-calc in its poorly earned hi skule DEE-ploooma causes it to oppose scientific AGW & support its errors of 1 million TIMES, 1000 TIMES, 3000 TIMES, 73+ million TIMES, 2.5+ trillion TIMES, & 3.5+ trillion TIMES.

"lyin' brian" is all this....... & much less!

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#49851 Sep 8, 2014
04:00 in WA and litesout is still posting mindless garbage.

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#49852 Sep 8, 2014
Fair Game wrote:
Hoax? Pseudoscience? No experimental tests? Where have I heard those arguments before?[URL deleted]
Why do you think evolution is an experimental science? Are you going to support eugenics again?

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#49853 Sep 8, 2014
Earthling, glad you're back, SpaceBlues was just posting how much he missed you.
truth-facts

Chillicothe, OH

#49854 Sep 8, 2014
Here's one from Cook himself, explaining the purpose of the paper:

It's essential that the public understands that there's a scientific consensus on AGW. So [Skeptical Science activists] Jim Powell, Dana [Nucitelli] and I have been working on something over the last few months that we hope will have a game changing impact on the public perception of consensus. Basically, we hope to establish that not only is there a consensus, there is a strengthening consensus."

Two things are immediately apparent from this email.

1. Cook had decided even before he began his investigations what those investigations would reveal.

2. This was always going to be a PR exercise, not a scientific one.

Next we find Cook digging himself still deeper by referring to a chosen methodology - its name coined by one of his associates, Ari - as the "porno approach." What he means, presumably, is that rather than allowing for rigour and nuance, his paper will be researched in such a way as to deliver the most dramatic, headline results possible. Not just tasteful nudie pix, then, but hardcore with donkeys...

Okay, so we've ruled out a definition of AGW being 'any amount of human influence' or 'more than 50 percent human influence.' We're basically going with Ari's porno approach (I probably should stop calling it that) which is AGW ='humans are causing global warming'. e.g.- no specific quantification which is the only way we can do it considering the breadth of papers we're surveying.

YOU WARMIST HAVE BEEN HAD!!! KEEP MAKING FOOLS OF YOURSELVES.
LessHypeMoreFact

Toronto, Canada

#49855 Sep 8, 2014
"Here's one from Cook himself, explaining the purpose of the paper:"

The BASIS for the paper, not the purpose. Science starts with a hypothesis that fits the facts and then moves on to gathering evidence. Exactly what was done here.

"Basically, we hope to establish that not only is there a consensus, there is a strengthening consensus."

And the fact that the evidence shows a strong consensus, much stronger than in the early years does prove exactly their hypothesis that the scientific experts in Climate are fully backing AGW theory, up to then just a supposition which MIGHT have been based on biases.

Too bad you don't know how science works.
truth-facts

Chillicothe, OH

#49856 Sep 8, 2014
LessHypeMoreFact wrote:
"Here's one from Cook himself, explaining the purpose of the paper:"
The BASIS for the paper, not the purpose. Science starts with a hypothesis that fits the facts and then moves on to gathering evidence. Exactly what was done here.
"Basically, we hope to establish that not only is there a consensus, there is a strengthening consensus."
And the fact that the evidence shows a strong consensus, much stronger than in the early years does prove exactly their hypothesis that the scientific experts in Climate are fully backing AGW theory, up to then just a supposition which MIGHT have been based on biases.
Too bad you don't know how science works.
Pure horsshit.He's been caught lying. But lying is acceptable to liberals when it comes to advancing their agendas.
truth-facts

Chillicothe, OH

#49857 Sep 8, 2014
There are now literally dozens of potential explanations for the global warming “pause,” ranging from increasing volcanic activity to Chinese coal-fired power plant emissions.

“The Great Pause is a growing embarrassment to those who had told us with ‘substantial confidence’ that the science was settled and the debate over,” Monckton wrote in his climate analysis.“Nature had other ideas.”

“Though more than two dozen more or less implausible excuses for the Pause are appearing in nervous reviewed journals, the possibility that the Pause is occurring because the computer models are simply wrong about the sensitivity of temperature to manmade greenhouse gases can no longer be dismissed,” Monckton added.

THE GREAT PAUSE IS A GROWING EMBARRASSMENT" if that ain't the under statement of the year.
What are you clowns gonna do now?

Let's add some more excuses shall we?
G. BUSH did it!
The cat ate it!
It was accidently flushed down the crapper!
The world has a new anti-global warming dome around it!
The sky didn't fall----------YET!

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#49858 Sep 8, 2014
Earthling-1 wrote:
04:00 in WA and litesout is still posting mindless garbage.
Tweekers don't mind the clock.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#49859 Sep 8, 2014
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
Hoax? Pseudoscience? No experimental tests?
you actually have quantitative data showing the benefits of co2 mitigation?

would love to see it!!!
litesong

Everett, WA

#49863 Sep 8, 2014
sleepy sleazy slimy steenking toxic topix AGW denier liar dirtling wrote:
mindless garbage.
"earthling has no brain" seeks such with his sleepy sleazy slimy steenking toxic topix AGW denier liar, & sleepy sleazy slimy steenking filthy vile reprobate rooting(& rotting) racist pukey proud pig buddies.
fyi

Teague, TX

#49865 Sep 9, 2014
fyi

Teague, TX

#49866 Sep 9, 2014
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
Hoax? Pseudoscience? No experimental tests?...
So Fair Game, give us your 'experimental design' to test global warming/climate change.! Be sure to list your independent variables and the and the acceptable ranges for type I and II errors. Also name the data source for both dependent and independent variables.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#49867 Sep 9, 2014
There is no pause.

Air temperatures have been near flat for the past few years.

Land and ocean temperatures have continued to rise.

Yall are lying. That's the simple fact.

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