Expert: We must act fast on warming

Expert: We must act fast on warming

There are 28308 comments on the Kansas.com story from Sep 24, 2008, titled Expert: We must act fast on warming. In it, Kansas.com reports that:

Droughts, melting ice caps and glaciers, rising sea levels and mass extinctions will all be a reality unless the U.S. and the world cut back on carbon emissions dramatically, said James Hansen, director of ...

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“Impeach Obama!”

Since: Jul 08

Memphis, TN

#25776 Aug 14, 2012
Brian_G wrote:
Pluto is a planetoid.
"Global Warming Paranoia Will Destroy Ya."
Algore sez while getting to Chakra Number Five on Pluto.

“Impeach Obama!”

Since: Jul 08

Memphis, TN

#25777 Aug 14, 2012
Obamatroll from Pluto refuses to introduce a "Global Warming Emergency Bill." What does that tell you earthlings?
SoE

Montpelier, ND

#25779 Aug 15, 2012
Philliproy wrote:
What does that tell you earthlings?
Ah,..er,..well i guess that you are from pluto?

“Denying those who deny nature”

Since: Jun 07

Norfolk va

#25780 Aug 16, 2012
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
What ENRON taught was that it is necessary for government oversight.
Funny thing is the Deep Water Horizon taught us that Government oversiteis far from the answer.

What ENRON taught if anything was that liberal energy policies do not work that well. That solar and wind are part of the problem and not part of the solution.
gona do it again

Overland Park, KS

#25781 Aug 16, 2012
tina anne wrote:
<quoted text>
Funny thing is the Deep Water Horizon taught us that Government oversiteis far from the answer.
What ENRON taught if anything was that liberal energy policies do not work that well. That solar and wind are part of the problem and not part of the solution.
Which is going away first, oil, solar, or wind?
Billy Jack

Cassatt, SC

#25782 Aug 16, 2012
tina anne wrote:
<quoted text>
Funny thing is the Deep Water Horizon taught us that Government oversiteis far from the answer.
What ENRON taught if anything was that liberal energy policies do not work that well. That solar and wind are part of the problem and not part of the solution.
Typical right wing nutcase.
PHD

Houston, TX

#25783 Aug 16, 2012
tina anne wrote:
<quoted text>
It also proved that California's energy policy was not working. That the state was dependant on electrical sources that were outside of the control of PGE.
If the government of California had not created the situation in the rush to green power with regulations then ENRON would of not been able to play that game the spot market. And notice the cities who were not affected were those who had a fossil fuel powered soruce of electricity. Those who relied on wind and solar had the problems.
Yes ENRON, taught the world some lessons that those in sunny California failed to learn. And now others have the fingers on Califronia's electrical juggler, Some of which reside in Mexico and Canada. Outside of the reach of US laws.
WOW the Less than a Box of Rocks continues the babble of a one child from the left behind program. Why don't you go away your scarring the children of the world. Hay your the reason we may have global warming from all that hot air you spew.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#25784 Aug 17, 2012
PHD wrote:
your[sic] scarring[sic] the children of the world. Hay your[sic] the reason...
You were definitely one of the children left beind.
PHD

Houston, TX

#25785 Aug 17, 2012
Earthling-1 wrote:
<quoted text>You were definitely one of the children left beind.
And your status would be? Yes its a less than zero. You must do better remember your the commander of babble.

Since: Aug 12

#25786 Aug 17, 2012
Personally, I feel that we need to start understanding our impact on global warming, and work in whatever way we can to reduce our carbon footprint. It may be like a drop in an ocean, but then every drop counts! It cant be that difficult to walk those few blocks instead of taking out your vehicle; or turning off those light when they are not in use. Plastic has become such an important aspect of our life but we don't realize exactly how badly it affects our environment! Change begins at our society, in our home, and in our daily life! Once every human is empowered and conscious of the impact of his actions on the globe, things will definitely move in a positive direction!

- Tarun Kinger
SpaceBlues
#25787 Aug 17, 2012
Earthling-1 wrote:
<quoted text>.. one of the children left beind[sic].
LOL. You can't say 'behind.'

Karma is at war with you, dirtie. Go back to bed.
SpaceBlues
#25788 Aug 17, 2012
tmkinger wrote:
Personally, I feel that we need to start understanding our impact on global warming, and work in whatever way we can to reduce our carbon footprint. It may be like a drop in an ocean, but then every drop counts! It cant be that difficult to walk those few blocks instead of taking out your vehicle; or turning off those light when they are not in use. Plastic has become such an important aspect of our life but we don't realize exactly how badly it affects our environment! Change begins at our society, in our home, and in our daily life! Once every human is empowered and conscious of the impact of his actions on the globe, things will definitely move in a positive direction!
- Tarun Kinger
Sure. Thanks for publishing a worthwhile post as your first. <smiles>

How about this? Taking lessons from history, the colonialists did not hand back freedom without fighting a colony's war of independence. A lot of people died in those wars for freedom.

The big polluters behave typicallly like the colonialists of the previous centuries. They have armies fighting for them, right?

Since: Mar 09

#25789 Aug 17, 2012

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#25790 Aug 17, 2012
tmkinger wrote:
Personally, I feel that we need to start understanding our impact on global warming, and work in whatever way we can to reduce our carbon footprint. It may be like a drop in an ocean, but then every drop counts! It cant be that difficult to walk those few blocks instead of taking out your vehicle; or turning off those light when they are not in use. Plastic has become such an important aspect of our life but we don't realize exactly how badly it affects our environment! Change begins at our society, in our home, and in our daily life! Once every human is empowered and conscious of the impact of his actions on the globe, things will definitely move in a positive direction!
- Tarun Kinger
That sounds like a good plan, what are you doing about it personally?

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#25791 Aug 17, 2012
DumBozo wrote:
So what's your take on it, grandpaw?

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#25792 Aug 17, 2012
Earthling-1 wrote:
<quoted text>So what's your take on it, grandpaw?
Tells it like it is.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#25793 Aug 17, 2012
DumBozo wrote:
Tells it like it is.
Like you think it is, or want it to be?
Solar Guy

Kingston, Jamaica

#25794 Aug 18, 2012

Since: Mar 09

Wichita, KS

#25795 Aug 18, 2012
Earthling-1 wrote:
<quoted text>Like you think it is, or want it to be?
It is science.

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#25796 Aug 19, 2012
Hmm, science has a long way to go, it's still unable to explain the most basic thing on/in Earth.

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