Scientists say they have proved climate change is real, now mus...

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Scientists studying the changing nature of the Earth's climate say they have completed one crucial task - proving beyond a doubt that global warming is real.
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[pff is my abbreviation.]
Didn't I tell you I love to type,'phudd feces face'? Its so appropriate that 'phudd feces face' devised his own name,'phudd feces face'.

Yes, I love to type,'phudd feces face'.
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SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Show where I called "everyone STUPID."
There you again want everyone to do your work. See you really really don't know. I see the tina gave you another spanking.
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Fair Game wrote:
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It is, just fusion and not fission.
Where tina is being mind boggling dumb is equating the radiation from the two.
One gives us heat and light, the other cancer, deformity and death.
But never mind if you live downwind from a leaking nuclear reactor: you're safe because tina doesn't know the difference.
I was reacting to her, "the sun is a nuclear reaction."

The sun is a star WITH fusion reactions.

Fusion products are the source for our sunlight and radiative warming.

Operating commercial reactors produce controlled fission reactions that supply the heat for the steam generators to produce electricity to the grid. However, the radiactivity produced in the reactor core elements is only managed by engineered safety barriers.

Both fusion and fission reactions produce cancer-inducing radiation. Death is possible with both.
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litesong wrote:
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Didn't I tell you I love to type,'phudd feces face'? Its so appropriate that 'phudd feces face' devised his own name,'phudd feces face'.
Yes, I love to type,'phudd feces face'.
Thanks for being here.

pff is also appropriate.
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'radioactivity' is the correct spelling.

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SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>I was reacting to her, "the sun is a nuclear reaction."
Essentially it's true.

A big ball of hydrogen and when it's helium it's game over.

However, the radiation that reaches the Earth from the sun is warmth and light, pleasant to sit in if you have a cold beer at hand.

The radiation that reaches you from a leaking fission reactor is invisible, but deadly.

Ask anybody within range of Chernobyl windfall.

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ChromiuMan wrote:
So you need a scientific study to tell you that every time you mow your yard or rake leaves, the plant material contains carbon that has been sequestered from carbon dioxide?
No, we need experimental tests before we change our economy toward the goal of mitigating climate change. If I don't rake the leaves on my yard, it makes no difference to global climate.

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ChromiuMan wrote:
You need a scientific study to reveal that a Ford Fusion emits less carbon dioxide than a Cadillac Brougham?
No, I need a to see experimental data to see if restricting man made CO2 emissions helps or harms climate change. Without experimental tests, we're talking about superstition, not science.

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ChromiuMan wrote:
Have you sprayed your lawn with diquat and removed a spark plug from your car to better display your contempt of "the politician"?
No, I'm waiting for the experimental data. Please post the most compelling experiment you've found showing climate change mitigation is possible, that it won't cause more harm than good.
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Didn't I tell you I love to type,'pinheadlitesout'? Its so appropriate that 'pinheadlitesout' devised my own name,'pinheadlitesout'or phlo.
Yes, I love to type,'pinheadlitesout'.
We got it the first time.“pinheadlitesout" phlo it’s all the same.

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SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Dumb liar.
Where does it say like you published the "sun is a nuclear reaction?"
It DOES NOT. You lie always about science and mathematics because you know none.
First sentence of the third paragraph says and I quote, "Indeed, it is true that light which is generated by nuclear fusion reactions in the center of the Sun". So far it sounds like you have problems with reading and really are the one who lacks knowledge of science and math. Since this is covered in most elementry school science text books.

As for your claim I am lying, I just chalk that up to your denial of any fact that does not agree with your faith. There are similar examples in the past when people with your mindset once believed that the earth had to be the center of the univers and that the earth was flat. They claimed that anyone they disagreed with must not know science and had to be lying as well.

http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php...

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Fair Game wrote:
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Essentially it's true.
A big ball of hydrogen and when it's helium it's game over.
However, the radiation that reaches the Earth from the sun is warmth and light, pleasant to sit in if you have a cold beer at hand.
The radiation that reaches you from a leaking fission reactor is invisible, but deadly.
Ask anybody within range of Chernobyl windfall.
And what color is that warmth. Actually it is red as in the infra red radation from the sun. And it is possible to die from a sunburn but not likely, but the odds are better than from radation from a nuclear reactor for the average person. Most of those who die from a sunburn wasn't from the burn itself but related effects such as sunstroke, heat exhaustion, dehydration, and or infection.

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Burns-1441/Death-s...
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First sentence of the third paragraph says and I quote, "Indeed, it is true that light which is generated by nuclear fusion reactions in the center of the Sun". So far it sounds like you have problems with reading and really are the one who lacks knowledge of science and math. Since this is covered in most elementry school science text books.
As for your claim I am lying, I just chalk that up to your denial of any fact that does not agree with your faith. There are similar examples in the past when people with your mindset once believed that the earth had to be the center of the univers and that the earth was flat. They claimed that anyone they disagreed with must not know science and had to be lying as well.
http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php...
You are totally out of any science realm. You are a disgrace in your dealing with other posters.

Nail in my coffin, huh? Nasty tina.
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tina is still arguing the fact that she posted yesterday, "the sun is a nuclear reaction." It is not.

She could not even read her own link correctly. Oh well, that's not new.

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Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>No, we need experimental tests before we change our economy toward the goal of mitigating climate change. If I don't rake the leaves on my yard, it makes no difference to global climate.
How do you know it doesn't? Have you seen a study that indicates photosynthesis does not bind carbon from carbon dioxide? Since you bring it up, have you seen any CREDIBLE study that indicates "trickle down" economics or superfluous oil industry tax breaks are actually good for the economy?
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<quoted text>No, I need a to see experimental data to see if restricting man made CO2 emissions helps or harms climate change. Without experimental tests, we're talking about superstition, not science.
If you choose to consider 150 years of deforestation and industrial emissions as an experiment, the data (global temperatures/atmospheric components) that has been accumulating for the last couple decades correlates reasonably well.
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<quoted text>No, I'm waiting for the experimental data. Please post the most compelling experiment you've found showing climate change mitigation is possible, that it won't cause more harm than good.
You actually propose that reducing man-made emissions could harm the environment? Okie-dokie. If you choose to be superstitious, I might frown on it, but I won't stand in your way.
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Suzuki: "Humanity is conducting an unintended, uncontrolled, globally pervasive experiment whose ultimate consequences could be second only to a global nuclear war."

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ChromiuMan wrote:
...If you choose to consider 150 years of deforestation and industrial emissions as an experiment, the data (global temperatures/atmospheric components) that has been accumulating for the last couple decades correlates reasonably well.
If you choose to consider 150 years of deforestation and industrial emissions as an experiment then you don't know what an experiment is. An experiment is a test under controlled circumstances.

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You actually propose that reducing man-made emissions could harm the environment? Okie-dokie. If you choose to be superstitious, I might frown on it, but I won't stand in your way.
I don't know if restricting man made greenhouse gas emissions would help or hurt global climate since there's no experimental test that shows man can change global climate.
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Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>If you choose to consider 150 years of deforestation and industrial emissions as an experiment then you don't know what an experiment is. An experiment is a test under controlled circumstances.
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<quoted text>I don't know if restricting man made greenhouse gas emissions would help or hurt global climate since there's no experimental test that shows man can change global climate.
Your 38,108 posts said probably the same things.[I'm glad I did not read them all.]

It's about time that you design the experiment that you've been posting about.

What is it?

We don't want your song and dance about science or its methods.

All is required from you:

What is the experiment you want?

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SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Your 38,108 posts said probably the same things.[I'm glad I did not read them all.]
It's about time that you design the experiment that you've been posting about.
What is it?
We don't want your song and dance about science or its methods.
All is required from you:
What is the experiment you want?
Brian's already told us that. He'd explode a nuclear bomb in a coal mine.

Which of course would only result in some fused rock.

What he really needs is a planet duplicator ray and a time machine, then he could do his experiment.

Brian's aim, as he has explicitly stated, is to further the right wing cause by endlessly repeating a number of scientifically silly ideas that he hopes will influence the public debate on AGW.

He doesn't care how often those ideas are shown to be based on foolishness and understanding- if they influence people, they have worked.

It's an experiment in demagoguery.

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SpaceBlues wrote:
Your 38,108 posts said probably the same things.[I'm glad I did not read them all.] It's about time that you design the experiment that you've been posting about. What is it? We don't want your song and dance about science or its methods. All is required from you: What is the experiment you want?
It's not up to me to provide an experiment; I'm not a scientist. Besides; I'm not claiming we should restrict greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate climate change, you hold that theory. I'm just asking what experimental evidence do you have that we can mitigate climate change.

What have you got? Show me the most compelling experimental test you've found for climate change mitigation.

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Fair Game wrote:
Brian's already told us that. He'd explode a nuclear bomb in a coal mine. Which of course would only result in some fused rock.
I've floated ideas for randomly emitting and sequestering large amounts of greenhouse gas at random intervals to see if a global climate temperature signal can be found caused by those independent variables.

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Fair Game wrote:
What he really needs is a planet duplicator ray and a time machine, then he could do his experiment.
Science has a method of coping with single subject experimental designs. If you contract a rare disease, a doctor doesn't need a duplicator or a cloning device, single subject experiments are well documented.

http://scholar.google.com/scholar...

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Fair Game wrote:
Brian's aim, as he has explicitly stated, is to further the right wing cause by endlessly repeating a number of scientifically silly ideas that he hopes will influence the public debate on AGW.
Really only one idea; the complete lack of experimental evidence shows climate change mitigation is a hoax and man made catastrophic global warming alarmism is pseudoscience. Politics has nothing to do with it; other than the fact some parties require low information voters more than others.

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He doesn't care how often those ideas are shown to be based on foolishness and understanding- if they influence people, they have worked. It's an experiment in demagoguery.
It's called the Scientific Method:

[P]rinciples and procedures for the systematic pursuit of knowledge involving the recognition and formulation of a problem, the collection of data through observation and experiment, and the formulation and testing of hypotheses
http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sci...
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SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>I was reacting to her, "the sun is a nuclear reaction."
The sun is a star WITH fusion reactions.
Fusion products are the source for our sunlight and radiative warming.
Operating commercial reactors produce controlled fission reactions that supply the heat for the steam generators to produce electricity to the grid. However, the radiactivity produced in the reactor core elements is only managed by engineered safety barriers.
Both fusion and fission reactions produce cancer-inducing radiation. Death is possible with both.
are you saying the solar system has no order or is not a system at least controlled by many different scientific laws?

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