Federal report: Warming is disrupting...

Federal report: Warming is disrupting America with weird weather, rising pollen, more costs

There are 1084 comments on the Cape Breton Post story from May 6, 2014, titled Federal report: Warming is disrupting America with weird weather, rising pollen, more costs. In it, Cape Breton Post reports that:

Global warming is rapidly turning America into a stormy and dangerous place, with rising seas and disasters costing citizens from flood-stricken Florida to the wildfire-ravaged West, according to a new U.S. federal scientific report.

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“BET DAP”

Level 4

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#507 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Hey pinocchio,.. FAIL, LOL.
hahahahah
http://search.yahoo.com/search...
was that a link to mann's nobel prize??

it didn't pull up.

so....i guess you're still lying, and you failed again, little gnat!

haa haa haa haa
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#508 May 14, 2014
Dr. Michael E. Mann received his undergraduate degrees in Physics and Applied Math from the University of California at Berkeley, an M.S. degree in Physics from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in Geology & Geophysics from Yale University.

Dr. Mann was a Lead Author on the Observed Climate Variability and Change chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third Scientific Assessment Report in 2001 and was organizing committee chair for the National Academy of Sciences Frontiers of Science in 2003. He has received a number of honors and awards including NOAA's outstanding publication award in 2002 and selection by Scientific American as one of the fifty leading visionaries in science and technology in 2002. He contributed, with other IPCC authors, to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He was awarded the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geosciences Union in 2012 and was awarded the National Conservation Achievement Award for science by the National Wildlife Federation in 2013. He made Bloomberg News' list of fifty most influential people in 2013. In 2014, he received the Friend of the Planet Award from the National Center for Science Education. He is a Fellow of both the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society.

Dr. Mann is author of more than 170 peer-reviewed and edited publications, and has published two books including Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming in 2008 and The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines in 2012. He is also a co-founder and avid contributor to the award-winning science website RealClimate.org .
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#509 May 14, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>was that a link to mann's nobel prize??
it didn't pull up.
so....i guess you're still lying, and you failed again, little gnat!
haa haa haa haa
LOL. Read my previous post.

“BET DAP”

Level 4

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#510 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
Dr. Michael E. Mann received his undergraduate degrees in Physics and Applied Math from the University of California at Berkeley, an M.S. degree in Physics from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in Geology & Geophysics from Yale University.
Dr. Mann was a Lead Author on the Observed Climate Variability and Change chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third Scientific Assessment Report in 2001 and was organizing committee chair for the National Academy of Sciences Frontiers of Science in 2003. He has received a number of honors and awards including NOAA's outstanding publication award in 2002 and selection by Scientific American as one of the fifty leading visionaries in science and technology in 2002. He contributed, with other IPCC authors, to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize. He was awarded the Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geosciences Union in 2012 and was awarded the National Conservation Achievement Award for science by the National Wildlife Federation in 2013. He made Bloomberg News' list of fifty most influential people in 2013. In 2014, he received the Friend of the Planet Award from the National Center for Science Education. He is a Fellow of both the American Geophysical Union and the American Meteorological Society.
Dr. Mann is author of more than 170 peer-reviewed and edited publications, and has published two books including Dire Predictions: Understanding Global Warming in 2008 and The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines in 2012. He is also a co-founder and avid contributor to the award-winning science website RealClimate.org .
but, son, you claimed that man was a nobel prize "WINNER"!! you obviously lied....or you're just ignorant of the facts.

mann is a joke.....and so are you.

but do keep trying to duck and dodge....i rather enjoy your hysterical rants!

haa haa haa

“BET DAP”

Level 4

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#511 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text> LOL. Read my previous post.
i did, son!!!

not one mention that he was a nobel winner.

which is what you still try to claim.

face it.....you failed....and/or you lied.

you and mann are made for each other, son!!

lol
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#512 May 14, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>but, son, you claimed that man was a nobel prize "WINNER"!! you obviously lied....or you're just ignorant of the facts.
mann is a joke.....and so are you.
but do keep trying to duck and dodge....i rather enjoy your hysterical rants!
haa haa haa
Bwahahaha you can't read!

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#513 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Hey bottie, they forgot to give you a brain; go back to the factory.
So, what's your excuse? Eat too many lead paint chips as a kid? Or was it the drugs? Got any left? I love those paint chips.

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#514 May 14, 2014
Al Gore promised global warming, we had a long cold winter in NY. I think we should sue Al Gore.
Does anybody understand the Earth iced up and warmed up from a couple ice ages, all on its own? I am against toxic pollution. But are we really disturbing the climate, or is our CO2 output a drop in the bucket compared to the larger natural cycle and volcanic action and other natural factors? Just wondering, unless that is now an unpardenable sin to question the science and maybe get a more complete picture of the issue.

“BET DAP”

Level 4

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#515 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Bwahahaha you can't read!
haa haa haa

you're lying again.

just like you lied about mann being a nobel prize winner, son!!

mann is a joke....and so are you.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#516 May 14, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>haa haa haa
you're lying again.
just like you lied about mann being a nobel prize winner, son!!
mann is a joke....and so are you.
Bwahahaha read for comprehension.

Nuff said, lol.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#517 May 14, 2014
Naughtyrobot wrote:
Al Gore promised global warming, we had a long cold winter in NY. I think we should sue Al Gore.
Does anybody understand the Earth iced up and warmed up from a couple ice ages, all on its own? I am against toxic pollution. But are we really disturbing the climate, or is our CO2 output a drop in the bucket compared to the larger natural cycle and volcanic action and other natural factors? Just wondering, unless that is now an unpardenable sin to question the science and maybe get a more complete picture of the issue.
Hey ask for a science chip a la wikipedia..
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#518 May 14, 2014
Naughtyrobot wrote:
<quoted text>So, what's your excuse? Eat too many lead paint chips as a kid? Or was it the drugs? Got any left? I love those paint chips.
See if you get this one:

Climate change is now recognized as a major threat to global biodiversity, and one that is already causing widespread local extinctions. However, the specific causes of these present and future extinctions are much less clear. Here, we have reviewed the presently available evidence for the proximate causes of extinction from climate change. Our review shows that only a handful of studies have focused specifically on these factors, and very few suggest a straightforward relationship between limited tolerance to high temperatures and local extinction. Instead, a diverse set of factors is implicated, including effects of precipitation, food abundance and mismatched timing with host species. Overall, we argue that understanding the proximate causes of extinction from climate change should be an urgent priority for future research. For example, it is hard to imagine truly effective strategies for species conservation that ignore these proximate causes. We also outline some general approaches that may be used to identify these causes. However, we make the important caveat that the relative importance of different proximate causes may change radically over the next 100 years as climate continues to change, and limited physiological tolerances to high temperatures may become the dominant cause of extinction. Nevertheless, our review suggests the disturbing possibility that there may be many extinctions due to other proximate causes long before physiological tolerances to high temperatures become predominant.

“BET DAP”

Level 4

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#519 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Bwahahaha read for comprehension.
Nuff said, lol.
oh, son, i comprehend perfectly that you're just ducking and dodging as usual.

run along now! maybe you and litethong can go on a scavenger hunt for mann's nobel prize......and kill a few innocent birds along the way.

haa haa haa

“BET DAP”

Level 4

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#520 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>See if you get this one:
Climate change is now recognized as a major threat to global biodiversity, and one that is already causing widespread local extinctions. However, the specific causes of these present and future extinctions are much less clear. Here, we have reviewed the presently available evidence for the proximate causes of extinction from climate change. Our review shows that only a handful of studies have focused specifically on these factors, and very few suggest a straightforward relationship between limited tolerance to high temperatures and local extinction. Instead, a diverse set of factors is implicated, including effects of precipitation, food abundance and mismatched timing with host species. Overall, we argue that understanding the proximate causes of extinction from climate change should be an urgent priority for future research. For example, it is hard to imagine truly effective strategies for species conservation that ignore these proximate causes. We also outline some general approaches that may be used to identify these causes. However, we make the important caveat that the relative importance of different proximate causes may change radically over the next 100 years as climate continues to change, and limited physiological tolerances to high temperatures may become the dominant cause of extinction. Nevertheless, our review suggests the disturbing possibility that there may be many extinctions due to other proximate causes long before physiological tolerances to high temperatures become predominant.
"specific causes....are much less clear."

are you claiming that man made co2 has caused extinctions????

are you, son??

if so.....i'd like to know what species!!!
Survey Sez

Owensboro, KY

#521 May 14, 2014
Naughtyrobot wrote:
Does anybody understand the Earth iced up and warmed up from a couple ice ages, all on its own? I am against toxic pollution. But are we really disturbing the climate, or is our CO2 output a drop in the bucket compared to the larger natural cycle and volcanic action and other natural factors?
Ice cores show that carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere have remained between 180 and 300 parts per million for the past half-a-million years. In recent centuries, however, CO2 levels have risen sharply, to at least 380 ppm (now 400)

So what's going on? It is true that human emissions of CO2 are small compared with natural sources. But the fact that CO2 levels have remained steady until very recently shows that natural emissions are usually balanced by natural absorptions. Now slightly more CO2 must be entering the atmosphere than is being soaked up by carbon "sinks".

How can we be sure that human emissions are responsible for the rising CO2 in the atmosphere? Fossil fuels were formed millions of years ago. They therefore contain virtually no carbon-14, because this unstable carbon isotope, formed when cosmic rays hit the atmosphere, has a half-life of around 6000 years. So a dropping concentration of carbon-14 can be explained by the burning of fossil fuels

“Black Lies Matter”

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#522 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>See if you get this one:
Climate change is now recognized as a major threat to global biodiversity, and one that is already causing widespread local extinctions. However, the specific causes of these present and future extinctions are much less clear. Here, we have reviewed the presently available evidence for the proximate causes of extinction from climate change. Our review shows that only a handful of studies have focused specifically on these factors, and very few suggest a straightforward relationship between limited tolerance to high temperatures and local extinction. Instead, a diverse set of factors is implicated, including effects of precipitation, food abundance and mismatched timing with host species. Overall, we argue that understanding the proximate causes of extinction from climate change should be an urgent priority for future research. For example, it is hard to imagine truly effective strategies for species conservation that ignore these proximate causes. We also outline some general approaches that may be used to identify these causes. However, we make the important caveat that the relative importance of different proximate causes may change radically over the next 100 years as climate continues to change, and limited physiological tolerances to high temperatures may become the dominant cause of extinction. Nevertheless, our review suggests the disturbing possibility that there may be many extinctions due to other proximate causes long before physiological tolerances to high temperatures become predominant.
White House:'Vice president does not endorse' son working for Ukrainian gas company... because liberal hypocrisy knows no bounds.
SpaceBlues

Houston, TX

#523 May 14, 2014
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>oh, son, i comprehend perfectly that you're just ducking and dodging as usual.
run along now! maybe you and litethong can go on a scavenger hunt for mann's nobel prize......and kill a few innocent birds along the way.
haa haa haa
Dr. Mann was a Lead Author on the Observed Climate Variability and Change chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third Scientific Assessment Report in 2001 and was organizing committee chair for the National Academy of Sciences Frontiers of Science in 2003. He has received a number of honors and awards including NOAA's outstanding publication award in 2002 and selection by Scientific American as one of the fifty leading visionaries in science and technology in 2002. He contributed, with other IPCC authors, to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

[Jealousy hurts, awww..]

“BET DAP”

Level 4

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#524 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Dr. Mann was a Lead Author on the Observed Climate Variability and Change chapter of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third Scientific Assessment Report in 2001 and was organizing committee chair for the National Academy of Sciences Frontiers of Science in 2003. He has received a number of honors and awards including NOAA's outstanding publication award in 2002 and selection by Scientific American as one of the fifty leading visionaries in science and technology in 2002. He contributed, with other IPCC authors, to the award of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
[Jealousy hurts, awww..]
i'm not jealous of anyone.....i've never have been that way!

but....if i were...i wouldn't be jealous of a lying, bald headed, cheeto's eater like him.

so...now he's a "lead author" and "contributor" to gore's nobel!! that's right, son!!

are you finally ready to admit that you were misguided by claiming he was a nobel prize winner, son? or does admitting you're wrong hurt too much? awwww

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Level 3

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#525 May 14, 2014
Naughtyrobot wrote:
...because the Earth has never had storms and floods and "weird" weather before the Industrial Revolution? The Earth never warmed and cooled and warmed ever before? Only since humans started building factories, snow in the summer never happened? http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/...
Someone needs to make volcanoes illegal, the Toba eruption purportedly caused a decade of winter!
Interesting observation.

Toba erupted 74000 years ago in the mid of the glacial interval which began 115000 years ago or 110000 years ago +- a science paper or 2.
Climate mode at time of eruption was mode#1 (very inefficient -> warm equator & cold polar hoods.
Climate mode immediately after eruption was mode#4 which is the mode efficient on Earth for heat transfer. Result was a surprising absence of immediate freezing in the polar regions (remained similar to before for bulk of time). The other result of climate mode#4 was a doubling of the size of the Laurentide ice cap formed during this mode @ the start of the glacial period (see above). This event aftermath cooled the equatorial regions substantially while keeping the bulk of the polar regions a similar temperature to before.

The ice deposited post Toba was massive enough to squeeze magma out of the Yellowstone residual magma pool forming large domes in the SW. caldera region via slump flow under the ice mass.

The climate refrigerated fairly substantially in the polar regions after the terminus of climate mode#4 a few thousand years after the Toba eruption when the equatorial El Nino hot pool was sucked out. At the point of major cooling @ the terminus of climate mode#4, the climate again changed to climate mode#1. The net cooling @ Toba actually affected the oceans which mostly reached the 4 deg C ambient from top to bottom, & the arctic & Antarctic oceanic regions largely clogged by freshwater snowbergs dropped during climate mode#4.

That do ya?

Volcanoes are agents of global cooling but the transition from interglacial & interstadial to glacial is driven by climate mode change.

I think there WAS an attempt by an Indonesian cleric to ban volcanoes as a result of major eruption of Kelut (don't think it worked).

Have a nice day: Ag

“Geologist [I'm Climate Change]”

Level 3

Since: Mar 07

formerly Nuneaton

#526 May 14, 2014
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>See if you get this one:
Climate change is now recognized as a major threat to global biodiversity, and one that is already causing widespread local extinctions. However, the specific causes of these present and future extinctions are much less clear. Here, we have reviewed the presently available evidence for the proximate causes of extinction from climate change. Our review shows that only a handful of studies have focused specifically on these factors, and very few suggest a straightforward relationship between limited tolerance to high temperatures and local extinction. Instead, a diverse set of factors is implicated, including effects of precipitation, food abundance and mismatched timing with host species. Overall, we argue that understanding the proximate causes of extinction from climate change should be an urgent priority for future research. For example, it is hard to imagine truly effective strategies for species conservation that ignore these proximate causes. We also outline some general approaches that may be used to identify these causes. However, we make the important caveat that the relative importance of different proximate causes may change radically over the next 100 years as climate continues to change, and limited physiological tolerances to high temperatures may become the dominant cause of extinction. Nevertheless, our review suggests the disturbing possibility that there may be many extinctions due to other proximate causes long before physiological tolerances to high temperatures become predominant.
Thanks a bunch.

Have a nice day: Ag

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