Australia is drying out thanks to our...

Australia is drying out thanks to our emissions

There are 153 comments on the New Scientist story from Jul 13, 2014, titled Australia is drying out thanks to our emissions. In it, New Scientist reports that:

Australia is drying out, and it's largely our fault. The south-west of the country can expect to see average annual rainfall drop by 40 per cent compared with the mid-20th century, and a new model suggests that the main cause is human greenhouse gas emissions.

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doggiea

Australia

#149 Jul 22, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Well, actually, 1751- 2012, one third of the world's cumulative CO2 emissions were owned by the USA.
What should be done to change the status quo?
a big poo
SpaceBlues

Magnolia, TX

#150 Jul 22, 2014
One solution...

In the Commentary "Translating Biotechnology to Knowledge-Based Innovation, Peace, and Development? Deploy a Science Peace Corps-An Open Letter to World Leaders," Nezih Hekim, SANKO University, Turkey and coauthors in 15 countries from around the world joined forces with OMICS Editor-in-Chief Vural -zdemir, MD, PhD, DABCP Gaziantep University, Faculty of Communications, School of Journalism, Gaziantep Turkey, to call for the creation of a global Science Peace Corps.

This idea and initiative would entail volunteer work in life sciences translational research for no less than 6 weeks and up to 2 years in any region of the world. The topics could relate to all fields of medicine "as long as they are linked to potential or concrete endpoints in development, foreign policy and/or peace scholarship domains."

The authors describe the proposed Science Peace Corps as a "new instrument in the global science governance toolbox" that would advance "the emerging concept of 'one health'-encompassing human, environmental, plant, microbial, ecosystem, and planet health."
dog poo

Australia

#151 Jul 22, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
One solution...
In the Commentary "Translating Biotechnology to Knowledge-Based Innovation, Peace, and Development? Deploy a Science Peace Corps-An Open Letter to World Leaders," Nezih Hekim, SANKO University, Turkey and coauthors in 15 countries from around the world joined forces with OMICS Editor-in-Chief Vural -zdemir, MD, PhD, DABCP Gaziantep University, Faculty of Communications, School of Journalism, Gaziantep Turkey, to call for the creation of a global Science Peace Corps.
This idea and initiative would entail volunteer work in life sciences translational research for no less than 6 weeks and up to 2 years in any region of the world. The topics could relate to all fields of medicine "as long as they are linked to potential or concrete endpoints in development, foreign policy and/or peace scholarship domains."
The authors describe the proposed Science Peace Corps as a "new instrument in the global science governance toolbox" that would advance "the emerging concept of 'one health'-encompassing human, environmental, plant, microbial, ecosystem, and planet health."
This basically equates to a big load of poo like the post before it.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#152 Jul 23, 2014
dog poo wrote:
<quoted text> This basically equates to a big load of poo like the post before it.
That would please you, huh?

P.S. Fortunately, others have better ideas than you.
Jim the Hoax Denier

Richmond, TX

#154 Jul 23, 2014
SpacedBlues wrote:
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P.S. Fortunately, others have better ideas than you.
Oooh oooooh! Mr Kottuh Mr Kottuh! I have an answer! The power of the mightymighty hash tag.#fastfortheclimate There. That'll fix everything!

Actually....#climateclownslie
Monroe

Charleston, WV

#155 Jul 26, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Another deranged denier babbling nonsense.
The math in the latest IPCC report? You without mathematics think there's a question like that. You are delusional.
Go away to perform an open heart surgery, LOL.
Above is the proof than some people cannot be embarrassed by their own ignorance,

SpaceBlues is embarrassment proof through the lack of self awareness. He's rather like a very nice Downs Syndrome boy, unaware of much of the world, oblivious of his ignorance, but very happy in the world he knows. In many ways it is a situation to be envied.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#156 Jul 27, 2014
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988 to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts. In the same year, the UN General Assembly endorsed the action by WMO and UNEP in jointly establishing the IPCC.

The IPCC is a scientific body under the auspices of the United Nations (UN). It reviews and assesses the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of climate change. It does not conduct any research nor does it monitor climate related data or parameters.

Thousands of scientists from all over the world contribute to the work of the IPCC on a voluntary basis. Review is an essential part of the IPCC process, to ensure an objective and complete assessment of current information. IPCC aims to reflect a range of views and expertise. The Secretariat coordinates all the IPCC work and liaises with Governments. It is supported by WMO and UNEP and hosted at WMO headquarters in Geneva.

The IPCC is an intergovernmental body. It is open to all member countries of the United Nations (UN) and WMO. Currently 195 countries are members of the IPCC. Governments participate in the review process and the plenary Sessions, where main decisions about the IPCC work programme are taken and reports are accepted, adopted and approved. The IPCC Bureau Members, including the Chair, are also elected during the plenary Sessions.

Because of its scientific and intergovernmental nature, the IPCC embodies a unique opportunity to provide rigorous and balanced scientific information to decision makers. By endorsing the IPCC reports, governments acknowledge the authority of their scientific content. The work of the organization is therefore policy-relevant and yet policy-neutral, never policy-prescriptive.

P.S. See why deniers hate the IPCC?
Monroe

Charleston, WV

#157 Jul 27, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the leading international body for the assessment of climate change. It was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988 to provide the world with a clear scientific view on the current state of knowledge in climate change and its potential environmental and socio-economic impacts. In the same year, the UN General Assembly endorsed the action by WMO and UNEP in jointly establishing the IPCC.
The IPCC is a scientific body under the auspices of the United Nations (UN). It reviews and assesses the most recent scientific, technical and socio-economic information produced worldwide relevant to the understanding of climate change. It does not conduct any research nor does it monitor climate related data or parameters.
Thousands of scientists from all over the world contribute to the work of the IPCC on a voluntary basis. Review is an essential part of the IPCC process, to ensure an objective and complete assessment of current information. IPCC aims to reflect a range of views and expertise. The Secretariat coordinates all the IPCC work and liaises with Governments. It is supported by WMO and UNEP and hosted at WMO headquarters in Geneva.
The IPCC is an intergovernmental body. It is open to all member countries of the United Nations (UN) and WMO. Currently 195 countries are members of the IPCC. Governments participate in the review process and the plenary Sessions, where main decisions about the IPCC work programme are taken and reports are accepted, adopted and approved. The IPCC Bureau Members, including the Chair, are also elected during the plenary Sessions.
Because of its scientific and intergovernmental nature, the IPCC embodies a unique opportunity to provide rigorous and balanced scientific information to decision makers. By endorsing the IPCC reports, governments acknowledge the authority of their scientific content. The work of the organization is therefore policy-relevant and yet policy-neutral, never policy-prescriptive.
P.S. See why deniers hate the IPCC?
Good grief, is there no end to your stupidity, SpaceBalls? I cut/paste a portion of the latest IPCC report that admits slow or possibly even negative global temp increase over a 15 year period and you call it deranged. Otherwise you ignore the IPCC claim then mindlessly cut/paste this thing from the IPCC..

You are one weird climate hysteric.
One pissed off mother

Adelaide, Australia

#159 Jul 30, 2014
Monroe wrote:
<quoted text>
Good grief, is there no end to your stupidity, SpaceBalls? I cut/paste a portion of the latest IPCC report that admits slow or possibly even negative global temp increase over a 15 year period and you call it deranged. Otherwise you ignore the IPCC claim then mindlessly cut/paste this thing from the IPCC..
You are one weird climate hysteric.
It is clearly a case of discovery for him and thousands of others like him. It is like finding out that Santa Clause doesn't come down the chimney and leave presents. A little hard to comprehend when you have believed in it for so long.
SpaceBlues

Tomball, TX

#160 Jul 30, 2014
One pissed off mother wrote:
<quoted text>
It is clearly a case of discovery for him and thousands of others like him. It is like finding out that Santa Clause doesn't come down the chimney and leave presents. A little hard to comprehend when you have believed in it for so long.
Did you PO your family?

Pedophiles? Sorry your problems are beyond topix capabilities. Get help asap.
SpaceBlues

Tomball, TX

#161 Jul 30, 2014
Monroe wrote:
<quoted text>
Good grief, is there no end to your stupidity, SpaceBalls? I cut/paste a portion of the latest IPCC report that admits slow or possibly even negative global temp increase over a 15 year period and you call it deranged. Otherwise you ignore the IPCC claim then mindlessly cut/paste this thing from the IPCC..
You are one weird climate hysteric.
You don't know science yet you make wrong claims.

Man-made global warming/climate change is real and will not go away for a long time. Just to tickle your hysteria, have you not heard of melting Arctic?

The IPCC only reports on what science has settled with: 95-100% certainty. You are mindless to accuse of others without evidence.

You are witless to boot.
Stan Dandyliver

Denpasar, Indonesia

#162 Jul 30, 2014
I try to keep my emissions ( nocturnal ) as moist as possible. Do you think it's helping ??
Jim the Hoax Denier

Katy, TX

#163 Jul 31, 2014
Stan Dandyliver wrote:
I try to keep my emissions ( nocturnal ) as moist as possible. Do you think it's helping ??
Nah. It just makes the sheets sticky causing you to have to do more laundry using more energy creating more CO2. But never fear. I'm sure the climate clowns will propose gubment funding to determine ways to reduce those nasty sleepy time erections. I'm sure Nancy Piglosi will declare it moral. She's an authority you know. On morality. Just ask her.

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