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“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#1 Mar 25, 2013
Calling Al Gore
Calling Al Gore
ManBearPig Alert
ManBearPig Alert
Calling Al Gore
What a bunch of bullshit.

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

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#2 Mar 25, 2013
“If you have to argue your science by using fraud, your science is not valid"
Professor Ian Plimer, Adilaide and Melbourne Universities
serfs up

Merritt Island, FL

#5 Mar 25, 2013
What do you believe as the elitists take control. When Clinton was elected, he was the bad guy on the ticket. Little do we know that Gore was worse. Tipper left him pretty fast. Gore is new world order educated. And pretty obvious.
serfs up

Merritt Island, FL

#7 Mar 25, 2013
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Yeah scary that devil was so close to capturing the power of POTUS.
You won again. As always. Until you get blamed...over and over...
sandy maratha

Ashburn, VA

#8 Mar 25, 2013
nahi he koi girl ha g

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#9 Mar 27, 2013
Too late as always.

The climate mode changed from the classical Jason model (mode#2) which is continental with the temperate rainbelt warped in latitude by monsoons...
to climate mode#3 in April 2012.

For the record climate mode#3 is an oceanic influence with the monsoonal flows tending to not be fixed in roots (as was mode#2) and instead travelling E. in longitude with time. The result is that mode#3 monsoonal areas have a pulsating monsoon with a poorly defined beginning or end (big trouble with monsoonal crop areas), and occasional high rainfall totals well outside of normally predicted monsoonal areas (ie. Pakistan).
The result in many cases (as in S. USA) has been a major drought because the weak monsoon with squall lines has not appeared.
The other fun item with climate mode#3 has been the removal of monsoonal warping of the temperate rainbelt with it gravitating to a flat latitude with time. This has caused a few interesting side effects (lots of N.USA and NW.Europe spring snow for example). One other item of note is that the continents in this mode tend to be more continental (OZ got rather hot and none too green Nov-Feb this time round). Winter weather in the N. Hemisphere has been rather cold as of late (particularly in areas previously warmed by the Gulf stream monsoonal flow).

As Climate mode#3 is an oceanically moderated climate mode, all the continental weather gauge reports are now effectively useless. Reports from islands in the middle of oceans are still valid, and as the oceans continue to warm with time as a result of relatively low albedo and massive heatsink capacity post glacial times, the mode will become more influential with time.

At the moment as a result of its recent changeover it is running at its coldest and is able to change back to mode#2 in response to sudden global cooling such as a solar superminimum (just had one next one likely not to be as deep and long lasting). The only other 2 ways to produce sudden global cooling are... massive volcanic eruption with SO2 aerosol reflectivity, OR a global thermonuclear war.

The N.Koreans are currently considering the latter option (that country appears to be approaching it's pre determined expiry date), but it appears unlikely that other communist states will come out in sympathy.

Climate mode#3 has been kicking around before; (a few years before the solar superminimum), and for a few months every now and then in the decade or so before. This is the first long term switch on during a build up to a solar maximum (this one double peaked), and appears to be a response to oceanic warming.

For the record this mode will continue to produce "belt weather" with the latitude of the temperate rainbelt rising as the oceans continue to warm. It is much more efficient than mode#2 for cooling the planet (~2deg celsius lower versus a given level of CO2). Sad news is that it does not last long during the Pleistocene (2.2Ma-Present).
It appears in records in SW.English swamp peat records right at the end of the post Anglian interglacials (4 of them since 430,000 Bp). It lasts a short time because it shuts down the gulf stream which then triggeres climate mode#4 which re grows the laurentide ice cap (ice age).

Difficult to combat something like that.

Have a nice day: Ag

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