Global warming 'undeniable,' scientis...

Global warming 'undeniable,' scientists say

There are 35580 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Jul 29, 2010, titled Global warming 'undeniable,' scientists say. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Scientists from around the world are providing even more evidence of global warming, one day after President Barack Obama renewed his call for climate legislation.

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SpaceBlues

United States

#25517 May 10, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
Back to the main point; ..
400 ppm May 10, 2013 : 10:25 AM

Yesterday, for the first time in human history, concentrations of carbon dioxide, the primary global warming pollutant, hit 400 parts per million in our planet's atmosphere. This number is a reminder that for the last 150 years -- and especially over the last several decades -- we have been recklessly polluting the protective sheath of atmosphere that surrounds the Earth and protects the conditions that have fostered the flourishing of our civilization. We are altering the composition of our atmosphere at an unprecedented rate. Indeed, every single day we pour an additional 90 million tons of global warming pollution into the sky as if it were an open sewer. As the distinguished climate scientist Jim Hansen has calculated, the accumulated manmade global warming pollution in the atmosphere now traps enough extra heat energy each day to equal the energy that would be released by 400,000 Hiroshima-scale atomic bombs exploding every single day. It's a big planet -- but that is a LOT of energy. And it is having a destructive effect.

Now, more than ever before, we are reaping the consequences of our recklessness. From Superstorm Sandy which crippled New York City and large areas of New Jersey, to a drought which parched more than half of our nation; from a flood that inundated large swaths of Australia to rising seas affecting millions around the world, the reality of the climate crisis is upon us.

Our food systems, our cities, our people and our very way of life developed within a stable range of climatic conditions on Earth. Without immediate and decisive action, these favorable conditions on Earth could become a memory if we continue to make the climate crisis worse day after day after day.

With any great challenge comes great opportunity. We have the rare privilege to rise to an occasion of global magnitude. To do so, our communities, our businesses, our universities, and our governments need to work in harmony to stop the climate crisis. We must summon the very best of the human spirit and draw on our courage, our ingenuity, our intellect, and our determination to confront this crisis. Make no mistake, this crisis will demand no less than our very best. I am optimistic because we have risen to meet the greatest challenges of our past.

So please, take this day and the milestone it represents to reflect on the fragility of our civilization and and the planetary ecosystem on which it depends. Rededicate yourself to the task of saving our future. Talk to your neighbors, call your legislator, let your voice be heard. We must take immediate action to solve this crisis. Not tomorrow, not next week, not next year. Now.

[Al Gore]

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#25518 May 10, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>No, your incoherence is the ultimate.
You are ant slow tonight.
don't fault me for moving slowly.
i only do it for you. maybe then you'll catch on to the "joke" you've swallowed hook, line, and sinker.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#25519 May 10, 2013
Bushwhacker wrote:
Typical denier.... SAD/STUPID & a drunk !!!
These scientists are heroes of person kind. They care about our planet and have no ulterior motive. We need to pass the Fairness Doctrine so Fox News and others bought by Big Oil will no longer brainwash the sheep.
this looks and smells like litesongs "sock" PUPPET!

litesong is always reflective. he never brings science to the table (cause i don't think he really knows much about it).

and he refers to scientists as heros!!! i bet barry is a hero, too. to the sockpuppet. lol let's see what the lapdog thinks about his hero when obamacare has been in place for a decade.

Speaking of brainwashed! wow, that would be an understatement for these characters.

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Awful Truth

Grantsburg, WI

#25521 May 10, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Folks, this is how a denier stays loyal to fossil fuel propaganda.
Sad.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/interac...
Bahayhaayhhayhhh, Iddiot!

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gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#25522 May 10, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
Back to the main point; there has never been an experimental test of climate change mitigation or man made global climate change published in any peer reviewed journal. That's how you can know climate change mitigation is a hoax; don't buy a pig in a poke.
But, but, but, Brian, last week you believed in mitigation!

You said CO2 had prevented the next ice age!

Are you confused?

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Storm Warning

Cambria, WI

#25523 May 10, 2013
Honest Liberal wrote:
These scientists are heros of person kind. They care about our planet and have no ulterior motive. We need to pass the Fairness Doctrine so Fox News and others bought by Big Oil will no longer brainwash the sheep.
well well another self proclaimed genius, you can pull your head out a your butt long enough to explain to my why they chose Lenin's birthday to celebrate on ?

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Neither of my Teeth

Seattle, WA

#25524 May 10, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
Back to the main point; there has never been an experimental test of climate change mitigation or man made global climate change published in any peer reviewed journal. That's how you can know climate change mitigation is a hoax; don't buy a pig in a poke.
Do a test, surely you're not asking someone else to convince you, when you'd just criticize....

That would be stupid & lazy.

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“I'm Hillary's Deplorable”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#25525 May 10, 2013
I'm not promoting climate change mitigation; I've got nothing to test. I'm just noting, there are no experiments that show climate change mitigation is possible or that it won't cause more harm than help.

This isn't a new idea; don't buy a pig in a poke.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_in_a_poke
LessHypeMoreFact

Etobicoke, Canada

#25526 May 10, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
I'm not promoting climate change mitigation; I've got nothing to test.
Well you are promoting something. Probably hiding your head up your rear. http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php...
Brian_G wrote:
I'm just noting, there are no experiments that show climate change mitigation is possible or that it won't cause more harm than help.
Just as there are no 'experiments' to show that avoiding drinking and driving will lower risk of fatal crashes. But we do have STATISTICAL and common sense reasoning which is quite adequate to the challenge. Assuming the person isn't a dim a fool as you.
Brian_G wrote:
This isn't a new idea; don't buy a pig in a poke. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_in_a_poke
AGW and climate change is hardly relate to either pigs or polks. YOU on the other hand, have a 'plan for inaction' that is definitely deserving of the term.
Neither of my Teeth

Seattle, WA

#25527 May 10, 2013
You're saying it's wrong, surely you can prove it, right ??? We can see the temperature rising, so we naturally have our theories, are you really dumb & lazy, denier ???

“I'm Hillary's Deplorable”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#25528 May 11, 2013
LessHypeMoreFact wrote:
...Just as there are no 'experiments' to show that avoiding drinking and driving will lower risk of fatal crashes. But we do have STATISTICAL and common sense reasoning which is quite adequate to the challenge. Assuming the person isn't a dim a fool as you....
Looks like LHMF is wrong:

http://www.roadcrewonline.org/files/researchp...

Abstract

Over the past decade there has been little decrease in the number of alcohol-related driving fatalities. During this time most interventions have been educational or legal. This paper presents the results of a &#64257;eld experiment that used social marketing to introduce a new ride program into three rural communities....

“I'm Hillary's Deplorable”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#25529 May 11, 2013
Neither of my Teeth wrote:
You're saying it's wrong, surely you can prove it, right ???
I'm saying, there's never been an experimental test of climate change mitigation, therefor it's a hoax.

You might disprove that by posting a citation to a peer reviewed journal that shows an experiment on man made greenhouse gas and climate temperature. If you can do that, I'll change my mind.

What would it take for you to change your mind about climate change mitigation?

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Neither of my Teeth wrote:
We can see the temperature rising, so we naturally have our theories, are you really dumb & lazy, denier ???
I don't have a theory about climate temperature; climate always changes.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#25530 May 11, 2013
Storm Warning wrote:
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well well another self proclaimed genius, you can pull your head out a your butt long enough to explain to my why they chose Lenin's birthday to celebrate on ?
Can you explain why they picked the traditional day that our founding Pilgrim fathers chose to put up May poles with rainbow streamers to dance around and celebrate the coming Spring's natural bounty?
Neither of my Teeth

Seattle, WA

#25531 May 11, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>I'm saying, there's never been an experimental test of climate change mitigation, therefor it's a hoax.
You might disprove that by posting a citation to a peer reviewed journal that shows an experiment on man made greenhouse gas and climate temperature. If you can do that, I'll change my mind.
What would it take for you to change your mind about climate change mitigation?
.
<quoted text>I don't have a theory about climate temperature; climate always changes.
You're saying it's wrong, surely you can prove it, right ??? We can see the temperature rising, so we naturally have our theories, are you really dumb & lazy, denier ???
Dont drink the koolaid

Eden Prairie, MN

#25532 May 11, 2013
Closing in on the second half of May and we, in Minnesota are looking at another winter storm or two! Now the man on the mountain (Keeling) is saying that the gas that is boiling our planet is at historic levels. Clearly, 400ppm of CO2 is not high enough to drive up temps this Spring.

Now the question is.: At what level does CO2 have to be to make it physically impossible for this ridiculously cold weather... IMPOSSIBLE?

Last question for this Post: Everyone reading this... Could you all please produce as much CO2 as you can? Thanks.
Neither of my Teeth

Seattle, WA

#25533 May 11, 2013
Pre-dick-ting the LOCAL WEATHER future as an argument against GLOBAL Warming ?? Yeah, an idiot, without a clue....
Dont drink the koolaid

Eden Prairie, MN

#25534 May 11, 2013
Neither of my Teeth wrote:
Pre-dick-ting the LOCAL WEATHER future as an argument against GLOBAL Warming ?? Yeah, an idiot, without a clue....
http://www.livescience.com/14953-states-add.h...

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#25535 May 11, 2013
Dont drink the koolaid wrote:
Closing in on the second half of May and we, in Minnesota are looking at another winter storm or two! Now the man on the mountain (Keeling) is saying that the gas that is boiling our planet is at historic levels. Clearly, 400ppm of CO2 is not high enough to drive up temps this Spring.
Now the question is.: At what level does CO2 have to be to make it physically impossible for this ridiculously cold weather... IMPOSSIBLE?
Last question for this Post: Everyone reading this... Could you all please produce as much CO2 as you can? Thanks.
Snow is a form of precipitation , and hasn't climate scientists been warning now for years that global warming will cause our winters to be wetter, with more extreme swings in the weather --what can be more 'extreme' than massive snow-shower superstorms one day and 70 degree weather the next? "Brace yourselves now — There is some evidence that climate change could in fact make such massive snowstorms more common, even as the world continues to warm. As the meteorologist Jeff Masters points out in his excellent blog at Weather Underground, the two major storms that hit Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington, D.C., this winter — in December and during the first weekend of February — are already among the 10 heaviest snowfalls those cities have ever recorded. The chance of that happening in the same winter is incredibly unlikely.

But there have been hints that it was coming. The 2009 U.S. Climate Impacts Report found that large-scale cold-weather storm systems have gradually tracked to the north in the U.S. over the past 50 years. While the frequency of storms in the middle latitudes has decreased as the climate has warmed, the intensity of those storms has increased. That's in part because of global warming — hotter air can hold more moisture, so when a storm gathers it can unleash massive amounts of snow. Colder air, by contrast, is drier; if we were in a truly vicious cold snap, like the one that occurred over much of the East Coast during parts of January, we would be unlikely to see heavy snowfall."

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,859...
Awful Truth

Grantsburg, WI

#25536 May 11, 2013
Neither of my Teeth wrote:
Pre-dick-ting the LOCAL WEATHER future as an argument against GLOBAL Warming ?? Yeah, an idiot, without a clue....
Sexual Sociopath of the Global Warming Cult,

You are an Idddiot.

"Pre-dick"
DFL Waste

Saint Paul, MN

#25537 May 11, 2013
Kyle wrote:
<quoted text>
Moron ignores all refutations.
Moron ignores all demands to support his bare assertions.
Moron posts no science whatsoever.
Moron repeats all bare assertions and false scientific claims VERBATIM as if refutations were never made and as if no support for his claims are necessary.
MORON CONCEDES.
Thanks for playing, moron. Now go back to diddling your sister.
I always enjoy the educated PHDs etc that claim Global Warming is proved by Minnesota ALL TIME RECORDS set for ice out and COLD TEMPS.

I always remember uneducated Bill Gates who without a degree IS one the richest men on earth.

Take your sheepskin and stuff it into one of your body cavities, you may pick the one.

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