Global warming: Our best guess is lik...

Global warming: Our best guess is likely wrong

There are 52 comments on the Freerepublic.com story from Jul 16, 2009, titled Global warming: Our best guess is likely wrong. In it, Freerepublic.com reports that:

No one knows exactly how much Earth's climate will warm due to carbon emissions, but a new study this week suggests scientists' best predictions about global warming might be incorrect.

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Fun Facts

AOL

#1 Jul 16, 2009
Climate changes. CO2 is essential to all life. We are stardust.
truthist

Zephyrhills, FL

#2 Jul 16, 2009
Fun Facts wrote:
Climate changes.
TRUE. AGW is REAL, We must reduce CO2 emissions for our own good.
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CO2 is essential to all life.
Does life include lives that live on SO2 cycle?

The truth: the CO2 sensitivity is essential in life. The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism.
<quoted text>
We are stardust.
Are you really?

I am a STAR ;)
JRS

Oak Creek, WI

#3 Jul 16, 2009
truthist wrote:
<quoted text>TRUE. AGW is REAL, We must reduce CO2 emissions for our own good.
<quoted text>Does life include lives that live on SO2 cycle?
The truth: the CO2 sensitivity is essential in life. The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism.
<quoted text>Are you really?
I am a STAR ;)
"The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism. "

Don't ya just love the AGW crisis. It allows all kinds of people to wax all eloquent and science like: "The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism. "

Don't ya just love the AGW crisis. It allows all kinds of people to wax all eloquent and science like.
Earthling

Almería, Spain

#4 Jul 16, 2009
"a new study this week suggests scientists' best predictions about global warming might be incorrect."

As we were informed by our resident soothsayer:
MattJ wrote:
It is unscientific in the extreme to make predictions
LOL

Houston, TX

#5 Jul 16, 2009
Are the deserts getting greener?
Sahara is experiencing a shift from dryer to wetter conditions.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8150415.stm
"The heating of the Earth would result in more evaporation of the oceans, in turn resulting in more rainfall."
Earthling

Almería, Spain

#6 Jul 16, 2009
LOL wrote:
Are the deserts getting greener?
Sahara is experiencing a shift from dryer to wetter conditions.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8150415.stm
"The heating of the Earth would result in more evaporation of the oceans, in turn resulting in more rainfall."
That might upset a few warmist alarmists who have been predicting desertification.

Warmer = wetter = better.
truthist

Zephyrhills, FL

#7 Jul 16, 2009
JRS wrote:
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"The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism. "
Don't ya just love the AGW crisis. It allows all kinds of people to wax all eloquent and science like: "The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism. "
Don't ya just love the AGW crisis. It allows all kinds of people to wax all eloquent and science like.
Elaquent[sic]?

If you had "eloquent" in mind, I could take it as a compliment. However, it is a correct science statement.

Your love of AGW crisis is misunderstated in these forums.
truthist

Zephyrhills, FL

#8 Jul 16, 2009
Earthling wrote:
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Warmer = wetter = better.
NONSENCE. That is not a TRUE statement.

Show us in scientific terms. You can NOT. You just make UNTRUE claims. BORING!
truthist

Zephyrhills, FL

#9 Jul 16, 2009
NONSENSE is the meaning/spelling I had in mind in #8.
truthist

Zephyrhills, FL

#10 Jul 16, 2009
Misspelling is contagious.
Fun Facts

AOL

#11 Jul 16, 2009
Earthling wrote:
<quoted text>That might upset a few warmist alarmists who have been predicting desertification.
Warmer = wetter = better.
Uh oh, you're going to have to get MattJ to give you the map.
neighbour

High River, Canada

#12 Jul 16, 2009
JRS wrote:
<quoted text>
"The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism. "
Don't ya just love the AGW crisis. It allows all kinds of people to wax all eloquent and science like: "The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism. "
Don't ya just love the AGW crisis. It allows all kinds of people to wax all eloquent and science like.
I thought it was pretty straightforward English JRS. I also think it's a rather obvious statement and applies to a lot of substances besides CO2. Which words didn't you understand, that made you think it's "all eloquent and science like"?

“The Truth Will Set You Free”

Since: Jun 07

Gainesville, FL

#13 Jul 16, 2009
Interesting new study:

Scientists find link between solar cycle and global climate similar to El Nino/La Nina. Credit: NCAR

Establishing a key link between the solar cycle and global climate, research led by scientists at the National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colo., shows that maximum solar activity and its aftermath have impacts on Earth that resemble La Niña and El Niño events in the tropical Pacific Ocean.

The research may pave the way toward predictions of temperature and precipitation patterns at certain times during the approximately 11-year solar cycle.

“These results are striking in that they point to a scientifically feasible series of events that link the 11-year solar cycle with ENSO, the tropical Pacific phenomenon that so strongly influences climate variability around the world,” says Jay Fein, program director in NSF’s Division of Atmospheric Sciences.“The next step is to confirm or dispute these intriguing model results with observational data analyses and targeted new observations.”

The total energy reaching Earth from the sun varies by only 0.1 percent across the solar cycle. Scientists have sought for decades to link these ups and downs to natural weather and climate variations and distinguish their subtle effects from the larger pattern of human-caused global warming.

Building on previous work, the NCAR researchers used computer models of global climate and more than a century of ocean temperature to answer longstanding questions about the connection between solar activity and global climate.

The research, published this month in a paper in the Journal of Climate, was funded by NSF, NCAR’s sponsor, and by the U.S. Department of Energy.

“We have fleshed out the effects of a new mechanism to understand what happens in the tropical Pacific when there is a maximum of solar activity,” says NCAR scientist Gerald Meehl, the paper’s lead author.“When the sun’s output peaks, it has far-ranging and often subtle impacts on tropical precipitation and on weather systems around much of the world.”

...As a result, the Pacific experiences an El Niño-like event about two years after solar maximum. The event settles down after about a year, and the system returns to a neutral state.
JRS

Oak Creek, WI

#14 Jul 16, 2009
neighbour wrote:
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I thought it was pretty straightforward English JRS. I also think it's a rather obvious statement and applies to a lot of substances besides CO2. Which words didn't you understand, that made you think it's "all eloquent and science like"?
ROFLMHO!
"The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism."
ROFLMHO!

Oh, how the AGW crisis peddlers try to simulate intelligence and expertise: "The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism."

It reminds me of a hunting book sold during hunting season (good marketing strategy)
The only problem is that it was likely written by a city dweller that never went hunting. They descried the memorable hunt - father and son - the deer silouetted by the moon - shot it - life time memories - blah blah blah.

Problem = Night hunting is illegal

And other rubbish short stories betraying the ignorance of the writer(s) trying to simulate intelligence and expertise.

VERY SIMILAR TO AGW CRISIS PEDDLERS = "The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism."

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VERY SIMILAR TO AGW CRISIS PEDDLERS = "The window of health is constrained by the CO2 partial pressure in a living organism."
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truthist

Zephyrhills, FL

#15 Jul 16, 2009
Dear JRS,

If you think intelligence and expertise can be simulated, you should try some.

Admit it: you like the picture I painted in words. I happen to think you also like me.

I noticed your indifference turned to fondness when I replied to your "shut up." My way touched your heart then.

I am present here, are you?

Since: Apr 08

"the green troll"

#16 Jul 16, 2009
Earthling wrote:
Warmer = wetter = better.
As you said:
Earthling wrote:
Broad statements mean zilch.
Earthling

Almería, Spain

#17 Jul 17, 2009
truthist wrote:
NONSENCE. That is not a TRUE statement.
Show us in scientific terms. You can NOT. You just make UNTRUE claims. BORING!
Now let's see.
Ironically, some of the benefits come from the growth-promoting effect of the very greenhouse gas now causing so much alarm: carbon dioxide. Global yields of wheat and rice are expected to rise by 18 per cent, while yields of clover - a key foodstuff for grazing animals - looks set to rise by 36 per cent.

Global vegetation density seems to be benefiting already, with net gains in growth across the whole planet since the early 1980s. Even tropical forests and the Amazon are reported to be growing more luxuriant as CO2 levels rise.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/149187...

“Your Own Peace Prize Inside”

Since: Mar 07

Hyannis, Mass

#18 Jul 17, 2009
So in summary...
The whole AGW crisis is an overblown hoax.

“CO2 is Gaseous Love”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#19 Jul 17, 2009
You can tell it's a hoax because there's never been an experimental test on climate mitigation. We have thousands of atmospheric tests on manmade aerosols and cooling, but not a single test on manmade GHGs and warming.
Earthling

Almería, Spain

#20 Jul 17, 2009
WeElectedABunchOfIdiots wrote:
So in summary...
The whole AGW crisis is an overblown hoax.
If all the positives are ignored and only the negatives considered, yes, that's an excellent description.

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