Writer Gretel Ehrlich explores global warming's effects on culture

Jan 1, 2012 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

The planet is warming, and it's doing it fastest in the North. Almost daily we learn of new studies showing that the Arctic that has existed unchanged for thousands of years is melting away before our eyes.

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“Happy, warm and comfortable”

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Of course it's warmer in the north, everyone knows heat rises.
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Any one who posts "heat rises" is ignorant.

P.S. Poster in #1 is ignorant. Ignore him.
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10:23 am, Monday, January 2, 2012:
RE: Writer Gretel Ehrlich explores global warming's effects on culture
..... "The planet is warming, and its doing it fastest in the North..."
..... HAPPY NEW YEAR! Probably Earthling-1's post was sarcasm. Yeah, during HEATED arguments people are apt to rise![LAUGHS](And hurt one another even, maybe)
..... As for the North Pole district (you can't go further north than that), maybe Earthling-1 should visit it,(wearing only a bathing suit?), to see how warm it is there!
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Man has always had to adapt to changing environments.
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To a list that includes extreme weather patterns and disappearing polar bears, you can add another dispiriting effect of climate change: too many males. Three years ago, Francesc Piferrer and other scientists working at Barcelona's Institute of Marine Sciences proved that rising water temperatures caused some species of fish to produce a disproportionate ratio of males to females. Now, Piferrer and his team have gone on to discover something of a mechanism behind that imbalance.

Read more: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599...

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SpaceDummy wrote:
Any one who posts "heat rises" is ignorant.
Are you saying that heat doesn't rise?
Are you Houston's equivalent of Everett's litesout?
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Hey funders of earthling posts, fire the poster!

He thinks science is mere words. He spreads ignorance in our planet. Is that what you want?

Fire earthling asap!

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SpaceDummy wrote:
Hey funders of earthling posts, fire the poster!
He thinks science is mere words. He spreads ignorance in our planet. Is that what you want?
Fire earthling asap!
Who funds me?
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BTW, How do you spell 40 as a word?
http://www.topix.com/forum/news/global-warmin...

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SpaceBlues wrote:
Hey funders of earthling posts, fire the poster!
He thinks science is mere words. He spreads ignorance in our planet. Is that what you want?
Fire earthling asap!
Maybe your funders should fire you and hire Earthling instead. As far as I know he is like me, unfunded and not needing to be funded.

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tina anne wrote:
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Maybe your funders should fire you and hire Earthling instead. As far as I know he is like me, unfunded and not needing to be funded.
Let's try asking:

Earthling: are you paid to post on Topix?

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Fair Game wrote:
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Let's try asking:
Earthling: are you paid to post on Topix?
Maybe he would be a little less shy about it if you told him who pays you and how much.

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tina anne wrote:
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Maybe he would be a little less shy about it if you told him who pays you and how much.
OK.

Am I paid to post on Topix?

No.

Now a question for earthling:

Are you paid to post on Topix?

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Fair Game wrote:
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OK.
Am I paid to post on Topix?
No.
Now a question for earthling:
Are you paid to post on Topix?
Are you sure your not paid??? After all, you stick to this like it was your job. You surely post like your getting paid.

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What are your scientific qualifications?
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What is your specialised field of science?
How closely allied to climate science is your specialised field?
The following question was removed, FuG claims to be a scientist, but hasn't specified the field.
"Are you a professional scientist, as opposed to the amateur variety?"
I gather he's either a biologist, chemist, engineer, doctor, vet, food scientist, computer scientist or mathematician, "with three years of statistics on a university science course."
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SpaceBlues wrote:
To a list that includes...disappearing polar bears...
Saying tripe like that makes you sound like a scientific illiterate. From one of the ecowhackos favorite sites we find this:

http://factcheck.org/2008/06/polar-bear-popul...

Of course, they go on an on with buts, buts, buts like all good libecowhackos, the bottom line is the numbers have increased. And we all know despite the goreballistic pseudo-scientific claims to the contrary the Arctic Ice Sheet is not going bye bye.

Oh, and as far as the ratio of males increasing, well, take a look at Pres Obama's favorite totalitarian regime, Communist China. There they have that nice little one child policy which Ehrlich and co. so revere. They selectively abort their females in a manner far more efficiently than nature could do. Thereby gaining a fantastically high ratio. That's what all good elitist types want, right?
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SpaceBlues wrote:
Hey funders of earthling posts, fire the poster!
He thinks science is mere words. He spreads ignorance in our planet. Is that what you want?
More to the point, he discredits every issue he is trying to promote just by being so clueless, spamming on things like spelling or typos, and by misreading so much simple english.
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"Explores" ... isn't that the post modernist word for "concocts some random b.s." ? Come somewhere in between "deconstructing pedagogies" and "undermining hegemonic social structures." In other words, this is completely meaningless gibberish used to fool gullible morons into supporting a worthless cause.

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NobodyYouEverWantToKnow, alias:
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More to the point, he discredits every issue he is trying to promote just by being so clueless, spamming on things like spelling or typos, and by misreading so much simple english.
Your slip shows when you use the posts of a know nothing child to back your own garbage, Mr Undoubtably Spelt Fourty.
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I'm still wating for an explanation of your CO2 as a thermal pollutant theory that no one else has been able to explain?

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