Once slow-moving threat, global warmi...

Once slow-moving threat, global warming speeds up, leaving litt...

There are 59496 comments on the Newsday story from Dec 14, 2008, titled Once slow-moving threat, global warming speeds up, leaving litt.... In it, Newsday reports that:

When Bill Clinton took office in 1993, global warming was a slow-moving environmental problem that was easy to ignore.

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SpaceBlues

United States

#38804 Sep 3, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>i did read it all, dumb dumb!!!
And you have the stupidity to counter by citing the above portion of the article!!!!! LMAO
After all, it's bozos like you demanding to the world that man made co2 is the sole reason for climate change! Lol
Psssst....co2 is a minor trace gas which man is only partly a contributor.
But don't let that sway you from your blind faith, lemming!!
Lol
You got caught again like the other science deniers. FYI:

RAPIDLY rising carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are causing a potential catastrophe in our oceans as they become more acidic, scientists have warned.

Hans Poertner, professor of marine biology at the Alfred Wegener Institute in Germany, and co-author of a new study of the phenomenon, said:“The current rate of change is likely to be more than 10 times faster than it has been in any of the evolutionary crises in the earth’s history.”

Sea water is naturally slightly alkaline, but as oceans absorb carbon dioxide from the air, their pH level falls gradually. Under the rapid escalation of greenhouse gas emissions, ocean acidification is gathering pace and many forms of marine life – especially species that build calcium-based shells – are under threat.

Poertner said that if emissions continue to rise at “business as usual” rates, this would be potentially catastrophic for some species. Acidification is just one of a broader range of the problems facing the oceans and the combination of different effects is increasing the threat. Poertner said:“We are already seeing warm water coral reefs on a downslide due to a combination of various stressors, including (rising) temperature. Ocean acidification is still early in the process (but) it will exacerbate these effects as it develops and we will see more calcifying species suffering.”

Can you afford to learn a little?
Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#38805 Sep 3, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>This is a denier sample in ignorance.
You have nothing to say but name calling, LOL. Can you afford to learn a little?
Today 90 million tons of manmade ghg emssions, equivalent in energy to 400,000 hiroshima's every day are increasing the CO2 concentration beyond 400 ppm, which used to be 280 ppm when the industrial revolution.
"We have five minutes before midnight," warned Rajendra Pachauri, whose organisation will this month release the first volume of a new assessment of global warming and its impacts.
Won't you come back with more name calling like the other deniers aka whitewashers?
On his international missions, Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), called for radical action to stave off environmental disaster.

He urged people to eat less meat, pay aviation taxes and even ban giving iced water in restaurants. But in order to get his message across, the former railway engineer, who lives in Delhi, created an enormous carbon footprint of his own.

Dr Pachauri has been the chairman of the panel since 2002. Documents available on its website showed that in one 19-month period, he clocked up more than half a million miles in the air as he travelled the world on official business.

Between January 2007 and July 2008, he took more than 120 long-haul flights and 43 short-haul trips, taking in countries such as New Zealand, America and Fiji.

Dr Pachauri’s trips would have produced 121.1 tons of carbon dioxide, according to calculations by ClimateCare, a carbon offset provider.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthnews/71...

Another motto of the warmists, "Do as I say, not as I do."

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#38806 Sep 3, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>
Can you afford to learn a little?
can you, son?

Blind faith isn't a very reliable course to enlightenment .

You only have opinions....and that's all.

No name calling needed to point out the errors of your thinking, son.

But keep wailing doom and gloom. Some of us are actually watching the real science, and living in reality.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#38807 Sep 3, 2013
Real world observation discredits climate models which are the sole basis for climate alarmism.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#38808 Sep 3, 2013
Farmers are smarter than the average person, IMO.

Some of you would be well served by doing what they do almost every day. Get outside!!!

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm...

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#38809 Sep 3, 2013
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>
And you would think the recent years' plateau on temperatures would be seen as a good thing too.
But not to the warmists. There is no good news to them.
We're still doomed!(they wail)
the only time these creeps embrace reality is when it agrees with their opinions. The rest of the time reality is ignored. And they call us deniers!!!
SpaceBlues

United States

#38810 Sep 3, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>the only time these creeps embrace reality is when it agrees with their opinions. The rest of the time reality is ignored. And they call us deniers!!!
There you go name calling but you can't stand to be called a denier, which you qualify fully, LOL.
SpaceBlues

United States

#38811 Sep 3, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
Real world observation discredits climate models which are the sole basis for climate alarmism.
NONSENSE.

You must learn a little. Let's start with: what's climate science?

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#38812 Sep 3, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>There you go name calling but you can't stand to be called a denier, which you qualify fully, LOL.
actually, son, I wear your label of me as a badge of honor. You're faith based.....I deny your unfounded claims proudly!

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#38813 Sep 3, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>NONSENSE.
You must learn a little. Let's start with: what's climate science?
the real kind as opposed to your kind, son
litesong

Snohomish, WA

#38814 Sep 3, 2013
middleofthedownwronggully wrote:
I wear your label.....I deny your......claims proudly!
But you wear no university or college science or mathematics degrees & deny that science or mathematics have any importance.
Mothra

Phoenix, AZ

#38815 Sep 3, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>NONSENSE.
You must learn a little. Let's start with: what's climate science?
So... what did you "learn" about Dr Pachauri's carbon footprint?

Another motto of the warmists, "Pay no attention to that man behind the curtain."

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#38816 Sep 3, 2013
http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/...

So funny....so true!

The lies have caught up to the alarmists....so they lie more with a sense of urgency.

Lol
Jerseyshore Hobo

Goshen, IN

#38817 Sep 3, 2013
Algore and Obama are two stoners, who fear GOD!.....And have choosen a false God called Liberalism to meet their excuse to fool US,into SOCIALISM...Even though they have reaped the rewards of CAPITALISM....TWO "PHONY" baloney good time rock and rollers, on a Marxist Mission to bring down America.....Algore hates oil,but he loves oil money though!.....What a looser!...If those two guy(Obama & Algore) had dinomite for brains,they wouldn't have enough to blow their noses...LOL...Don't be fooled by Global Warming,it's a HOAX!,LIKE Obama!..
kristy

New Smyrna Beach, FL

#38818 Sep 3, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>LOL. You look foolish because you did not read it all:
Kerry Emanuel, a professor of meteorology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology who edited the PNAS paper, said that "changing steering patterns are only a part of the whole problem of how and whether hurricane risk may change in a particular place."
"One must also account for changing locations and times of storm formation, and changing storm frequency and intensity," Emanuel said. "These can very much change the landscape of hurricane risk, so one should be careful in drawing overall conclusions about such risk from just one piece of this problem."
P.S. I see now you have no understanding of AGW. Can you afford to learn a little?
The lesson from this paper....climate models are useless.

From the article:

Jennifer Francis, a meteorologist at Rutgers University, said the study "makes a useful contribution" to the understanding of how climate warming may be affecting weather patterns. But she said that though the computer models used in the study are the best available, their accuracy is uncertain.

CSU's Barnes, the lead author of the study, acknowledged that the possible lengthening of the hurricane season is a factor in the tracks of future storms and that the computer programs used in the study are "imperfect."

"The point one should take from our paper is just that these are the best climate models we have, and they do not support the notion that the kind of steering flow that occurred in Sandy will become more frequent in a warming climate."

So to sum up, every prediction that has ever been made about AGW has been with a computer model. They admit that their accuracy is uncertain and that the programs are imperfect. So whatever paper is put out is meaningless.

By the way, the IPCC has downgraded their prediction that global warming is tied to hurricanes from likely to low confidence. Bottom line, they know nothing.

http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/30/...
kristy

New Smyrna Beach, FL

#38819 Sep 3, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
http://canadafreepress.com/ind ex.php/article/57623
So funny....so true!
The lies have caught up to the alarmists....so they lie more with a sense of urgency.
Lol
Now they are fighting with each other....one alarmist states that hurricanes will be steered away from the mainland and another alarmist says that the computer models are not accurate so we don't know if hurricanes will be steered away. Gee isn't that we have been saying all along, GIGO.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#38820 Sep 3, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
But you wear no university or college science or mathematics degrees & deny that science or mathematics have any importance.
typical of your posts. You have no idea of what you claim.
SpaceBlues

United States

#38821 Sep 3, 2013
kristy wrote:
<quoted text>
Now they are fighting with each other....one alarmist states that hurricanes will be steered away from the mainland and another alarmist says that the computer models are not accurate so we don't know if hurricanes will be steered away. Gee isn't that we have been saying all along, GIGO.
You are DENSE.

You don't comprehend how humans communicate. Especially, the scentists are human and communicate with each other.

You are not part of the communication, LOL.
SpaceBlues

United States

#38822 Sep 3, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
http://canadafreepress.com/ind ex.php
So funny....so true!
The lies have caught up to the alarmists....so they lie more with a sense of urgency.
Lol
You did not answer my question: what's climate science?

Your concession is recorded.
kristy

New Smyrna Beach, FL

#38823 Sep 3, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
LMAO!!
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/...
What?? Could it be?!?! Atmospheric co2 can actually be beneficial ?!?!
Real science has a way of making pseudoscience and political activism look foolish EVERYTIME!!
You know what they are really doing is covering all their bases. So if we get more storms like Sandy they can say global warming and if hurricane landfall frequency declines they can say global warming, we predicted it.

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