Once slow-moving threat, global warmi...

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

There are 60007 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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gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#35292 Apr 22, 2013
Donny Brook wrote:
Global Warming/Climate Change is hoax and has made Gore hundreds of millions of dollars and cost the US taxpayer hundreds of bilions, into the trillions in misspent, wasted, and idiotic spending. If these shysters have a better mousetrap let them fund it. The Obamas will make billons of dollars on profit sharing in kickbacks for giving our money to his crooked fiends.
Hahahahahaha, you so funnee!

Show us the money!

Over here, boys, this one needs triage. He's been GORED!
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#35293 Apr 22, 2013
mememine69 wrote:
<quoted text>We are the only conscious beings in an unconscious universe. Get over it.
And science saying 27 years of "maybe" a crisis proves it "won't be" a crisis.
Do you have proof that we are the only conscious beings in this universe? Didn't think so. Or have you been tripping around the Universe without telling anyone?

I see your 5% and raise you 95%.
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#35294 Apr 22, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
Do you have proof that we are the only conscious beings in this universe?
toxic topix AGW deniers have no proof that THEY have consciousness.

“Grow the power within yourself”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#35295 Apr 22, 2013
fishaholic wrote:
<quoted text>
Has it occurred to you that Venus is closer to the sun than the Earth? You think that MIGHT just have something to do with why it is hotter? Why is Neptune so cold? Its atmosphere is 1.5% methane and that is HUGELY more than on Earth. Isn't methane a "greenhouse gas"?
A friend of mine got a PhD in astro physics and obviously is not a retard. When he mentioned the same arguments as you, especially Neptune and methane, one "climatologist" told him there is a difference between the methane on Neptune and the greenhouse gas methane.

Even fundamentals of chemistry remains a "special" thing to these people it appears. I guess the next would be to rearrange the periodic table, maybe switching the space of fluoride with carbon?? For these clowns everything is possible.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#35296 Apr 22, 2013
VeganTiger wrote:
<quoted text>
A friend of mine got a PhD in astro physics and obviously is not a retard. When he mentioned the same arguments as you, especially Neptune and methane, one "climatologist" told him there is a difference between the methane on Neptune and the greenhouse gas methane.
Even fundamentals of chemistry remains a "special" thing to these people it appears. I guess the next would be to rearrange the periodic table, maybe switching the space of fluoride with carbon?? For these clowns everything is possible.
You've come out as a clown yourself.

Hearsay over hearsay.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#35297 Apr 22, 2013
fishaholic wrote:
<quoted text>
Has it occurred to you that Venus is closer to the sun than the Earth? You think that MIGHT just have something to do with why it is hotter? Why is Neptune so cold? Its atmosphere is 1.5% methane and that is HUGELY more than on Earth. Isn't methane a "greenhouse gas"?
But it has so much CO2 in the atmosphere that from your link it should reflect all the heat and turn into a refrigerator.

“Grow the power within yourself”

Since: Feb 11

Location hidden

#35298 Apr 22, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>You've come out as a clown yourself.
Hearsay over hearsay.
That was a rebuke of my arguments indeed. What a sophist you global warming religious fanatics are...

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#35299 Apr 22, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
But it has so much CO2 in the atmosphere that from your link it should reflect all the heat and turn into a refrigerator.
Why don't you propose that to the NASA experts that published the article? I just report it. I didn't write the paper so don't shoot the messenger.
Really

Ingleside, TX

#35300 Apr 22, 2013
There was a land bridge allowing people to walk to America, but since the sea level came up 390 feet, it is under water. There were glaciers all the way down into Nebraska. Research has shown that the first Americans caused the "faster than now" rise in sea level by having too many camp fires. It was an easy to prove since the camp fires were all the people had to increase CO2, and nothing else could of caused the sea level rise.
litesong

Lynnwood, WA

#35301 Apr 22, 2013
fishaholic wrote:
Has it occurred to you that Venus is closer to the sun than the Earth? You think that MIGHT just have something to do with why it is hotter?
Boy, do I agree with you. The sun determines planet temperatures..... A, B, C. Its that simple. Mercury is hotter than Venus, Venus is hotter than Earth..........

Whoops! The average temperature of Venus is much hotter than the average temperature of Mercury.
http://www.universetoday.com/47903/why-is-ven...
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#35302 Apr 22, 2013
Really wrote:
There was a land bridge allowing people to walk to America, but since the sea level came up 390 feet, it is under water. There were glaciers all the way down into Nebraska. Research has shown that the first Americans caused the "faster than now" rise in sea level by having too many camp fires. It was an easy to prove since the camp fires were all the people had to increase CO2, and nothing else could of caused the sea level rise.
A little learning is a dangerous thing.

What research? Who did this research and came to this ridiculous conclusion?

How many campfires would it take to equal the GHG output of all of the rest of civilization since 1850? You know, the coal burning power plants, the steel mills, the cars, trucks, trains, planes? Did you forget that primitive people have also set grassland and forest fires, either accidentally or on purpose?

Have you ever heard of critical thinking? I recommend it.

Is that you, Teener?

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#35303 Apr 23, 2013
fishaholic wrote:
<quoted text>
Why don't you propose that to the NASA experts that published the article? I just report it. I didn't write the paper so don't shoot the messenger.
Your article wasn't published by NASA- it was a political spin of the article on a political site.

http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-...

The NASA article reports on a known role of CO2 in the atmosphere. Your article tries to portray this as a new discovery that somehow undermines AGW.

Messengers who peddle lies deserve to get shot.

“EnvironMENTAList ”

Since: Feb 07

Near Detroit

#35304 Apr 23, 2013
Get up to date and stop this needless panic.

*Occupywallstreet does not even mention CO2 in its list of demands because of the bank-funded carbon trading stock markets ruled by corporations and trustworthy politicians.

Science only agrees it “could” be not “will” be a crisis.

Not one single IPCC warning isn’t swimming in “maybes” and not one single scientist anywhere has ever said a CO2 crisis is as inevitable or eventual like the same scientists like to say comet hits are, only
“possibly” and “potentially” and “likely” and…. Deny that!

A climate crisis is the worst emergency imaginable and needs certainty not “maybe”. And if you think a little tiny catastrophic crisis is even possible, nothing will change your mind doomer.

If “maybe” is good enough for you to condemn your own children to your exaggerated greenhouse gas ovens……………you are no planet lover, you just hate humanity.

28 years of “maybe” is 100% proof that CO2 “won’t” be acrisis.

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#35305 Apr 23, 2013
Fair Game wrote:
<quoted text>
Your article wasn't published by NASA- it was a political spin of the article on a political site.
http://science.nasa.gov/science-news/science-...
The NASA article reports on a known role of CO2 in the atmosphere. Your article tries to portray this as a new discovery that somehow undermines AGW.
Messengers who peddle lies deserve to get shot.
Actually contrarian Tim Ball was instrumental in starting the denier site. He has lost creditability in the science community so has to resort to such tactics to get his distorted viewpoints out.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#35306 Apr 23, 2013
mememine69 wrote:
Get up to date and stop this needless panic.
*Occupywallstreet does not even mention CO2 in its list of demands because of the bank-funded carbon trading stock markets ruled by corporations and trustworthy politicians.
Science only agrees it “could” be not “will” be a crisis.
Not one single IPCC warning isn’t swimming in “maybes” and not one single scientist anywhere has ever said a CO2 crisis is as inevitable or eventual like the same scientists like to say comet hits are, only
“possibly” and “potentially” and “likely” and…. Deny that!
A climate crisis is the worst emergency imaginable and needs certainty not “maybe”. And if you think a little tiny catastrophic crisis is even possible, nothing will change your mind doomer.
If “maybe” is good enough for you to condemn your own children to your exaggerated greenhouse gas ovens……………you are no planet lover, you just hate humanity.
28 years of “maybe” is 100% proof that CO2 “won’t” be acrisis.
There is a 95% probability that it will be a crisis.

There is very small chance that your house will catch fire and burn down, destroying all your possessions and maybe the lives of your children. You still carry fire insurance, don't you? Because the probability is so small, do you lobby to get rid of the fire department because it's a waste of taxpayer money?

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#35307 Apr 23, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>Tell that to the energy boom towns and Wall Street. Look at the citations, the CO2 emission limits aren't real.
Green energy doesn't work, fossil fuel does. CO2 doesn't cause die off, acid rain does.
What's "not real" is the stupidity of someone who doesn't know that acid rain is the product of the burning of fossil fuel...LOL

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#35308 Apr 23, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
Actually contrarian Tim Ball was instrumental in starting the denier site. He has lost creditability in the science community so has to resort to such tactics to get his distorted viewpoints out.
And shortly to lose his shirt to Michael Mann in a libel case of course.

“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#35309 Apr 23, 2013
tha Professor wrote:
What's "not real" is the stupidity of someone who doesn't know that acid rain is the product of the burning of fossil fuel...LOL
I get a chuckle out of someone who doesn't know CO2 from H2SO4.

There's an oil and gas boom, supply is increasing. Obviously, carbon bubble economics and peak oil only exist in the minds of the people.

“Stop the Brain Rot”

Since: Jan 12

Take a Looonng Vacation

#35310 Apr 23, 2013
Brian_G wrote:
<quoted text>I get a chuckle out of someone who doesn't know CO2 from H2SO4.
There's an oil and gas boom, supply is increasing. Obviously, carbon bubble economics and peak oil only exist in the minds of the people.
This is what you said, dickweed:

"Green energy doesn't work, fossil fuel does. CO2 doesn't cause die off, acid rain does."

BURNING THE FOSSIL FUEL KNOWN AS COAL CAUSES ACID RAIN, Brainless. That is what's known as a "scientific fact," you pathetic MORON.

You just CONDEMNED the very fossil fuels you so cheerily worship by ADMITTING they cause acid rain.

That makes you a FOOL. Now admit it and sit the hell down and shut up.

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#35311 Apr 23, 2013
mememine69 wrote:
Get up to date and stop this needless panic.
*Occupywallstreet does not even mention CO2 in its list of demands because of the bank-funded carbon trading stock markets ruled by corporations and trustworthy politicians.
Science only agrees it “could” be not “will” be a crisis.
Not one single IPCC warning isn’t swimming in “maybes” and not one single scientist anywhere has ever said a CO2 crisis is as inevitable or eventual like the same scientists like to say comet hits are, only
“possibly” and “potentially” and “likely” and…. Deny that!
A climate crisis is the worst emergency imaginable and needs certainty not “maybe”. And if you think a little tiny catastrophic crisis is even possible, nothing will change your mind doomer.
If “maybe” is good enough for you to condemn your own children to your exaggerated greenhouse gas ovens……………you are no planet lover, you just hate humanity.
28 years of “maybe” is 100% proof that CO2 “won’t” be acrisis.
I think your lucky that the other planet catastrophe happened around the time of the dinosaurs otherwise you might be sharing the highway with a T-Rex. That's pretty big road kill!

What you deniers keep doing is trying the emphasise the "maybes" when there are NO maybes, global warming is here right now.
This BS of trying to introduce doubt because science can't tell you it will be a clear and sunny day in Dallas in April in 2015 as a reason to dismiss every fact that is thrown at you. Because just by coincidence most deniers believe in God yet have no proof of that either! Just a bunch of stories passed on through the ages and no scientific proof.

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