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

There are 63930 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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Mothra

Tempe, AZ

#45068 Mar 26, 2014
New paper finds no effect of "acidification" on plankton from CO2 levels 8 times higher than today

A paper published today in Biogeosciences finds that prior claims about the effects of ocean "acidification" on calcifying plankton are highly exaggerated because the artificial laboratory conditions utilized do not correctly simulate the effects in natural seawater. The authors find exposure of the plankton to "acidification" from elevated CO2 concentrations of up to 3247 ppm [over 8 times higher than the present] had no effect on the life cycle (population density, growth and reproduction) of calcifying plankton when natural buffering sediment was present in the experiment.

The paper adds to several others invalidating the vast prior literature on the effects of "acidification" as overblown due to biased, artificial laboratory conditions [often just putting sulfuric acid in an aquarium] that don't correctly simulate the buffering effects of a natural environment.

http://hockeyschtick.blogspot.com/2014/03/new...
dem

Chicago, IL

#45069 Mar 26, 2014
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>
Waa-waa-waa
Spaceballs has no answer for his hypocrisy, so throws a karma tantrum.
Grow up.
You and that other jagoff like to claim topix victory huh? Your Carolina pal is fkn retarded like you.

Since: Mar 13

New Port Richey, FL

#45070 Mar 26, 2014
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
says the stupid jagoff Sam.
Hi Sam!

Since: Mar 13

New Port Richey, FL

#45071 Mar 26, 2014
dem wrote:
rightuptheasshole is convinced he knows more, from right wing propaganda sites, than the consensus of climatologists the world wide. fkn tea bag idiots are funny
You have to continuously be throwing up in your own mouth.
dem

Chicago, IL

#45072 Mar 26, 2014
Kool-Aid- Kid wrote:
<quoted text>
You have to continuously be throwing up in your own mouth.
Do you let rightuptheasshole come in your mouth?

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#45073 Mar 26, 2014
Goldilocks wrote:
Just wanted to report that weather in California today is beautiful. Not too hot. Not too cold.
Little dry but we can handle that. We are still growing and exporting food for well well beyond our state population. Some rain predicted for tonight and tomorrow.
Then perhaps you can explain how is it subsidized Orange farms in California get to dump 100's of tonnes of Oranges in Australia for example while the Australian farmer who does not get one cent of farming welfare other than disaster relief ploughs their own fruit trees into the ground unable to sell their product due to the multinational supermarket chain who stitched up a deal for cheap imports.
Europe does the same, and how does this help global warming when this stuff has to be transported halfway across the world when it could be easily grown locally. If you want to know how globalisation and capitalism unchecked contributes to the bigger climate change picture this is just one example of thousands. Food is a good start when you wander around the supermarket shelves and check just how much is local.
jack mioff

Zion, IL

#45074 Mar 26, 2014
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
Do you let rightuptheasshole come in your mouth?
Why do you let them get you so mad it's their bad if they deny,one day it'll hit em on the head like a hammer and they'll still deny!

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45075 Mar 26, 2014
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, I do blame EPA. Direct subsidies for ethanol were ended in 2012. Indirect subsidies for ethanol blending equipment have just ended. As many have already said, & I reinforce, showing the very inefficient power production of ethanol in low compression ratio(9:1 to 12:1) gasoline engines(10% ethanol blends decrease mpg by 8% to 5%), MORE oil is consumed by the "ethanol in gasoline" industry, than the industry can save. With the passage of the Feinstein/Coburn bi-partisan bill to stop ethanol blending in our nation's gasoline stocks, a 10-15 times increase in 100% gasoline AND the decrease of the "ethanol in gasoline" industry, efficient 100% gasoline production will once more power our gasoline engines. The ability of gasoline engines to immediately increase efficiency AND come nearer to EPA estimates of gasoline engine, will show the hoax of "ethanol in gasoline".
All America will see the greater value of 100% gasoline compared to 10% ethanol. But with the 10-15 times(more?) greater availability of 100% gasoline, the open market will NOT have an extra $1 per gallon stuffed on 100% gasoline vs. 10% ethanol blends.
Let gasoline engines burn 100% gasoline efficiently.
Let ethanol engines burn 100% ethanol efficiently.
RIN's aren't a government subsidy....they are an EPA mandate that obligates petroleum producers to meet requirements under EPA guidelines, you moron.
Obligated parties,(that would be producers of petroleum products) must either blend boidiesel to diesel fuel or ethanol to gasoline in order to meet the RVO obligations that the EPA set forth!!
The entire premise of the EPA-RFS was to force fossil fuel producers to make fuels with a lower amount of GHG emission!! LOL
California even pays for those emission reductions twice with the CLCFS!!
Your chickens are already coming home to roost......yet you keep bitching about what you stand for, son!!!

[email protected]

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45076 Mar 26, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>What you say is not evidence to anybody about me or science. LOL.
what you post is evidence enough of your misguided stupidity, son.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45077 Mar 26, 2014
dem wrote:
<quoted text>
says the stupid jagoff Sam.
sam i am...NOT.
sam must've done a number on your ignorant azz, too!

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45078 Mar 26, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Nobody thought you have language skills.
what are you leaping at now, mullet??

enjoy your idiocy.....nobody else is entertained or interested.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45079 Mar 26, 2014
jack mioff wrote:
<quoted text>
Why do you let them get you so mad it's their bad if they deny,one day it'll hit em on the head like a hammer and they'll still deny!
sure it will.....LOL

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45080 Mar 26, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>There you go to my previous post.
BAWAHAHAHA
you don't even know which team you're rooting for!!!!

BWAAAHHAAAHHHAA

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45081 Mar 26, 2014
It's hilarious to watch these people, WHO CLAIM TO BE SO SMART, display their total ignorance of the things they insist we should be in favor of!!!!!

you alarmists are ignorant shills.

especially dem, litesong, and spacedblues.

read up.....learn up.....and get your azzes off your minimum wage shoulders.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45082 Mar 26, 2014
LOL......facts are hard to deny, boizzzzzz

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45083 Mar 26, 2014
as hard as you mullets try.....
Follow The Money

United States

#45084 Mar 26, 2014
Global Warming is simply a scam. It is amazing - all the climatologists who would have no career if there wasn't global warming think global warming is a huge problem. My how shocking. All they need is a few parrots to do the old cut and paste and the tax money rolls in. Amazingly well executed but a still a scam. It is getting harder to discount all the falsified research that keeps getting in the way of a marvelous fairy tale. How amusing was it that the global warming "scientists" returning from a grant funded "research expedition" had to be rescued after their ship got stuck in the ice. Man that global warming is really moving fast. Never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers - rattle on parrots - rattle on.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45085 Mar 26, 2014
stupid people also vote for and defend empty suits in DC.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#45086 Mar 26, 2014
PEOPLE LIKE LITESONG CAN'T EVEN UNDERSTAND WHY THE PX OF CBOB IS HIGHER THAN RBOB(ethanol blended).

SEEMS LIKE LITESONG NEVER EARNED A COMMON SENSE OR ECONOMICS DEE-PLOOMA.

POOR IDGET LITESONG.
d pantz

United States

#45088 Mar 26, 2014
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>by the RW denial industry.
Science is never certain. What is certain is that you and your science illiterate friends are being led by the nose
The Earth is warming. CO2 is a greenhouse gas. Burning fossil fuels increases the CO2 in the atmosphere. That is scientific. Dispute those findings if you can!
yes science is certain. Its called fact because its proven enough not to be called theory. The problem is today we try to present theory as indisputable fact to be with out enough knowledge of climate/environmental history to be "certain".. When you say silly things like the ice caps are going to melt and flood the earth, you might wanna be "certain" of a few more things than what you list above.

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