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

There are 63981 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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gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#39518 Sep 20, 2013
B as in B S as in S wrote:
Yes, you're right baibsais, I did push the envelope, didn't I?

I'm sorry for being so base and crass. I had a blackout.

I am tired of the stupidity of climate change deniers.
I am tired of the ignorance of evolution deniers.
I am tired of the 9/11 truthers.
I am tired of the utter and dangeroues idiocy of the anti-vaxxers.
I am extremely tired of the birthers.
I am amazed and befuddled by tea party fools.
I see that Koch is a real conspiracy, as opposed to those that yall imagine.
It all got to me, I must admit. I lost it.
Then there's my brother-in-law, and that's a whole nother level of stupidity.

I guess you could say that the stupidity got to me. I'm sorry.

I'll try to do better. Against all the odds.
SpaceBlues

United States

#39519 Sep 20, 2013
Sing along: He might, I don't know.
Fun Facts

Huntsville, AL

#39520 Sep 20, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
I'm posting this just to piss you off...
The Boulder, Colo. area is reeling after being inundated by record rainfall, with more than half a year’s worth of rain falling over the past three days. During those three days, 24-hour rainfall totals of between 8 and 10 inches across much of the Boulder area were enough to qualify this storm as a 1 in 1,000 year event, meaning that it has a 0.1 percent chance of occurring in a given year.
Climate Central
"1976 - The Big Thompson Canyon Flood happened in late July after a thunderstorm refused to move from the area - dumping more than a foot of rain in less than five hours. Recordkeepers say it is one of the deadliest freshwater floods in US history. In less than two hours, 570 structures were destroyed and 145 people lost their lives. The flood cost around $40 million."

http://www.9news.com/news/local/article/35495...
litesong

Everett, WA

#39521 Sep 20, 2013
B as in B S as in S wrote:
I too don't care if it gets warmer. But if it does, IMO It would be nice.
Crop pests and diseases are moving towards the poles at about the same speed as warmer temperatures.

Some pests like "B as in B S as in S", are in Minneapolis already.
Warmer is better

Eddyville, KY

#39522 Sep 21, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
Crop pests and diseases are moving towards the poles at about the same speed as warmer temperatures.
Some pests like "B as in B S as in S", are in Minneapolis already.
Crop pest wouldn't be moving toward the poles unless the temperate zone where crops can be grown is also moving.
SpaceBlues

United States

#39523 Sep 21, 2013
litesong wrote:
<quoted text>
Crop pests and diseases are moving towards the poles at about the same speed as warmer temperatures.
Some pests like "B as in B S as in S", are in Minneapolis already.
Good one. Thanks.

Have you seen this one?

http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/a-9...

The "Columbian Exchange" -- as historians call this transcontinental exchange of humans, animals, germs and plants -- affected more than just the Americas.

It does have some inaccuracies, though.
LessHypeMoreFact

Etobicoke, Canada

#39524 Sep 21, 2013
Warmer is better wrote:
<quoted text>
Crop pest wouldn't be moving toward the poles unless the temperate zone where crops can be grown is also moving.
A silly non-sequitur. Crops are grown where there is a population to feed, not always the optimum location or the best soil. Only about 40% of Ontario, for example is 'class one' soils. The other 60% is marginal. For that matter, look at Texas, where you need thousands of acres per head of cattle because the semi-desert is so sparse.

The movement of crop pests probably means that the class two and lower farmers are going to have problems avoiding bankruptcy except for the higher prices of food generated by the damage to the class one farmers.. it will hit you in the pocketbook and if supply falls below demand, expect social disruption (or collapse).

“Happy, warm and comfortable”

Since: Oct 10

Mountain retreat, SE Spain

#39525 Sep 21, 2013
NoFactAllHype wrote:
Crops are grown where there is a population to feed, not always the optimum location or the best soil.
When I repost this totally absurd remark at a later date, I'm sure you'll be telling me "It was taken out of context."

I'm sure that even you can name a few sparsely populated areas where food is grown, and many densely populated areas where no food is grown, but as you're NoFactAllHype, you're forgiven.
Coal is King

Eddyville, KY

#39526 Sep 21, 2013
From Pikeville, KY:

Obama will be the death of the Appalachian America. This area will be nothing in a few years. Property values will be half what they are now.

From Whitsett, NC:

Oblamer is the death of America as we knew her.

I don't care if liars call me a racist because I know they are lying.
I must be only 1/8 racist against Oblamer as it is only 1/8 African.
There is nothing a leftist can do constructive because their nature is destructive. Like in tearing down the USA to build their trashy USSA.

From Clay City, KY:

Well black, white, half white, mongrel, whatever, he is killing the Eastern Coal Fields. If there were anything to him, if you are going to destroy the industry and a region you would have a program for displaced workers. Of course it is all white Appalachia and not the projects so he can destroy the area and laugh about it...just another redneck red state, he don't care!

From Pikeville, KY:

While it's true that Obama and his misguided EPA would love to kill the coalfields altogether, I have some news for that jackass and his cronies:

We Mountaineers have been here since this nation was forged and we have fought for what's ours in the face of every adversity and know it all and you can bet your nearly worthless bottom dollar that we will survive and be here as long as there is a United States of America. We've suffered the yoke of Slave Labor, Ethnic Prejudice, Northern Intervention, Poverty, and a whole hell of a lot more than what Obama and his corrupted cronies can try throwing at us so let them do what they may but just know Kentucky Coal and it's people are here to stay.

From Kemper, KY:

Are they gonna tell us next,we can't build fires in our homes to keep us warm?No burning of coal or wood in our fireplaces?Communism is what we got going on.The United States is sinking,no jobs,no food, no medicine.Our elderly that worked and built this country,now has to choose between getting their medicine and buying food.It's a shame we support all the foreign countries and our own people starving.The lose of jobs doesn't just consist of Ky.Michigan is gone under and the rest of the country is pretty much gone also.Pray for our country and our leaders.God help us all!

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#39527 Sep 21, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>If you read the book by a Nobel-winning scientist, you would see that deniers like you repeat the same attacks while the science marches on.
How's your head? Are you medicated enough to drop off your chair again?
In reality....something you're not too familiar with....Mann never won the award. Not that the Nobel would help his or your case and cause.
You seem to get tripped up on facts rather easily. You can't honestly 'deny' that just based on this post alone, son.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#39528 Sep 21, 2013
http://www.climatechangedispatch.com/11627-re...

Yes.....REAL science marches on. As it should! Stop the alarmist pseudo science in its tracks.

This hoax needs to be put out of its misery.

It's a good day......because I know I'm on the side of real science, real observations, and facts.
SpaceBlues

Hockley, TX

#39529 Sep 21, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>In reality....something you're not too familiar with....Mann never won the award. Not that the Nobel would help his or your case and cause.
You seem to get tripped up on facts rather easily. You can't honestly 'deny' that just based on this post alone, son.
Thanks for your interest in me.:-)

Read carefully the following from wikipedia:

The IPCC presented Mann with a personalized certificate "for contributing to the award of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 to the IPCC", celebrating the joint award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the IPCC and to Al Gore. The 2007 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the IPCC as an organisation, and the prize was not an award to any individual involved with the IPCC.[47] The IPCC officially states that the certificates were issued "to scientists that had contributed substantially to the preparation of IPCC reports. Such certificates, which feature a copy of the Nobel Peace Prize diploma, were sent to coordinating lead authors, lead authors, review editors, Bureau members, staff of the technical support units and staff of the secretariat from the IPCC’s inception in 1988 until the award of the prize in 2007. The IPCC has not sent such certificates to contributing authors, expert reviewers and focal points."[47][48] In his 2012 book Mann noted an IPCC meeting in 2009 celebrating the prize, where Working Group 1 co-chair Susan Solomon highlighted the personal sacrifice that he and Benjamin D. Santer had made in the name of the IPCC.[49]

Got it? This is not the first time a denier messed up about the professor. Read his books to learn from his science.
SpaceBlues

Hockley, TX

#39530 Sep 21, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
http://www.climatechangedispat ch.com/11627-real-climate-scie nce-the-ipcc-doesn-t-want-you- to-see.html
Yes.....REAL science marches on. As it should! Stop the alarmist pseudo science in its tracks.
This hoax needs to be put out of its misery.
It's a good day......because I know I'm on the side of real science, real observations, and facts.
Read my last post to realize that you were WRONG again and I was CORRECT.

This post of yours uses my signature words "science marches on." DUH! Then you claim some "real" realm. Where are they?

Your reference link is a hoax job. Get real, LOL.

Did any of your "real" people win a NOBEL? hahahaha
SpaceBlues

Hockley, TX

#39531 Sep 21, 2013
LessHypeMoreFact

Etobicoke, Canada

#39532 Sep 21, 2013
Earthling-1 wrote:
<quoted text>When I repost this totally absurd remark at a later date, I'm sure you'll be telling me "It was taken out of context."
Only when you 'inevitably' take it out of context.. It is what you do. It is ALL that you do..

Certainly I do not expect a reasoned argument from you. Why would you change now?

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#39533 Sep 21, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Thanks for your interest in me.:-)
Read carefully the following from wikipedia:
The IPCC presented Mann with a personalized certificate "for contributing to the award of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 to the IPCC", celebrating the joint award of the Nobel Peace Prize to the IPCC and to Al Gore. The 2007 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the IPCC as an organisation, and the prize was not an award to any individual involved with the IPCC.[47] The IPCC officially states that the certificates were issued "to scientists that had contributed substantially to the preparation of IPCC reports. Such certificates, which feature a copy of the Nobel Peace Prize diploma, were sent to coordinating lead authors, lead authors, review editors, Bureau members, staff of the technical support units and staff of the secretariat from the IPCC’s inception in 1988 until the award of the prize in 2007. The IPCC has not sent such certificates to contributing authors, expert reviewers and focal points."[47][48] In his 2012 book Mann noted an IPCC meeting in 2009 celebrating the prize, where Working Group 1 co-chair Susan Solomon highlighted the personal sacrifice that he and Benjamin D. Santer had made in the name of the IPCC.[49]
Got it? This is not the first time a denier messed up about the professor. Read his books to learn from his science.
EXACTLY, mullet! You claimed he was a Nobel Prize winner! He didn't win the award. GET IT????? The politically driven IPCC won the award jointly with AL SNORE.
Does this help your argument in your mind?!?!?!?! LOL
They gave an award to Obama who had never done anything at the time!!

The Nobel committee is as politically driven as they all are.

You don't get it, do you, gourdhead?
LOL

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#39534 Sep 21, 2013
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>Read my last post to realize that you were WRONG again and I was CORRECT.
No.....actually you were wrong and I corrected you, son!!!

A certificate from the IPCC doesn't make Mann a Nobel winner....which you wrongly claimed.

LOL

You can't admit when you're wrong......even when it's blatantly obvious.....about this AND your views on man made climate change!

LOL

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#39535 Sep 21, 2013
If spaced blues thinks he's right.....then he's lying.....again.

If you spaced blues can't admit that he was wrong.....then spaced blues deserves no credibility.

Not that spaced blues has any left.

LOL
SpaceBlues

Hockley, TX

#39536 Sep 21, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>EXACTLY, mullet! You claimed he was a Nobel Prize winner! He didn't win the award. GET IT????? The politically driven IPCC won the award jointly with AL SNORE.
Does this help your argument in your mind?!?!?!?! LOL
They gave an award to Obama who had never done anything at the time!!
The Nobel committee is as politically driven as they all are.
You don't get it, do you, gourdhead?
LOL
Show the world the evidence that I claimed that; also, for mullet, SNORE, gourdhead!

You are just another science denier, LOL.

I only posted 'a Nobel-winning scientist!' Get it?

P.S. Refer to my reply for your confusion. Again!
LessHypeMoreFact

Etobicoke, Canada

#39537 Sep 21, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
http://www.climatechangedispat ch.com/11627-real-climate-scie nce-the-ipcc-doesn-t-want-you- to-see.html
Yes.....REAL science marches on. It's a good day......because I know I'm on the side of real science, real observations, and facts.
Sure. Tom Richards (blogger, web administrator) told you so.

tinyurl.com/p9k5neo

Typical of where the denialist gets his (pseudo) science.

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