Once slow-moving threat, global warmi...

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

There are 63930 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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B as in B S as in S

Minneapolis, MN

#41892 Dec 10, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
One does not believe "in" global warming. We know that global warming is happening because our instruments and senses tell us so.
Of course you 'believe' in "CAGW".
Without someone telling you we have a CAGW crisis you woodland have to believe in something else. After all, your friend made a very important observation when...
SpaceBlues wrote:
<quoted text>"Hahaha... Without the IPCC assessment, the public would have no idea that our fossil-fuel usage is heating up the planet."

May your faith bring you a warm fuzzy feeling,
~B.S.
B as in B S as in S

Minneapolis, MN

#41893 Dec 10, 2013
Remember, as you open your gifts this Christmas;.. if it is warm outside the home you heat with Fossil Fuels it is because of you. Oh, and if it is very cold outside it is because you are warm inside due to your furnace using 'Fossil Fuels'.

So you see, you are to blame for all ill effects of Climate Change.

Stay warm my friends,
B. S.
heavytune

Seattle, WA

#41894 Dec 10, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
One does not believe "in" global warming. We know that global warming is happening because our instruments and senses tell us so. You can believe in Santa Clause if you want, but he is not going to make global warming go away!
oh but 'bozo', you do believe in it. the theory has no, none, never been proven. it is nothing but heresay, made up. you lunatics in lala land have the delusional belief that normal, natural weather is full blown proof of your made up fairytale world of man made global warming. historical records mean nothing to you when it comes to the hysteria of the fairytale of man causing the weather. get down from the soapbox and take a break before you freeze to death. enough of the bullshtt. it is nothing but a religion, and a stupid one at that. you don't seem to have the common sense to not know a scam when it is brought out in front of you. climate cycles to you are man made? the climate history means nothing to you? I suppose you think the sun is just a big bright shiny thing in the sky so we all know when to get up in the mornings. you lunatic delusional zealots with your newfound religion are beyond belief. do they issue you the tinfoil hats, or do you have to make your own? I'll bet yours has tassels.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#41895 Dec 10, 2013
heavytune wrote:
<quoted text>figure it out idiot, they have 8 or more of these storms a year. in years past over 2000, 4000, 6000, 10000, or more unknown people have parished. this storm, even though they had a weeks warning, is small one. man caused global warming my ass.
You figure it out, idiot. There were about three dozen tropical storms and typhoons in the Pacific this year, including the giant Haiyan. Just because some storms didn't hit land doesn't mean they didn't happen.

These unknown people, were they parished in Louisiana?
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#41896 Dec 10, 2013
Fun Facts wrote:
<quoted text>
The average is 17* and you were concerned that it was 19*?
"Maybe you should become an Alaskan hillbilly. It was 19* there today. At the 64th parallel."
Accuweather has a 18* average for Nome. But not to worry, if it's cold your looking for the forecast starting on Wednesday is below the average and is predicted to drop into the single digits and stay that way for a while.
Oh by the way accuweather had a temp of 26* for yesterday. So did the weather channel. But good try coming up with a temp with no location. I'm sure somewhere on the 64th parallel it was 19*, or not.
http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/nome-ak/9976...
I said Nome. Apparently you can't read. The temperature was from the local weather service in.....NOME. ALASKA. It was for SUNDAY.

If you had a brain, you'd take it out and play with it.

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41897 Dec 10, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
You figure it out, idiot. There were about three dozen tropical storms and typhoons in the Pacific this year, including the giant Haiyan. Just because some storms didn't hit land doesn't mean they didn't happen.
These unknown people, were they parished in Louisiana?
what are you talking about, rube? never mind....i'm sure you have no idea yourself.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#41898 Dec 10, 2013
While the continental U.S. has been shivering from coast-to-coast with temperatures dropping as low as minus-40F amid one of the most severe early December cold snaps in several years, one state bucked the trend in an historic way. The same contorted jet stream pattern that brought the brutal cold to the lower 48 states pushed a pulse of milder-than-average air into Alaska, where some spots recorded temperatures unheard of for December.

At the airport in Deadhorse, which serves the oil production hub of Prudhoe Bay, the temperature hit 39F on December 7, the highest December temperature on record there since at least 1968, said Rick Thoman of the National Weather Service (NWS) in Fairbanks in an interview. Even more notable, perhaps, was the fact that it was raining, rather than snowing. Rain there is unusual so late in the year.

Previously, the highest December temperature recorded at any of the two climate observation sites that have served Prudhoe Bay over the years was 35F, set on Dec. 31, 1973, according to Chris Burt, a blogger at WeatherUnderground.

December high temperature records were also set or tied at Barter Island AFB, which is a tiny airport located on a sliver of land along Alaskas wind-whipped North Slope region, and in the small village of Wainwright, another Arctic shore location. Barter Island reached 37F, which tied its record last set in 1973, and Wainright hit 32F, beating the old record of 30F last set in 2006.

Other noteworthy Alaska records included a December record high of 54F in King Salmon, which is situated along Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska. That broke the previous record of 51F, and records there date back to World War II. Daily high temperature records were also set at Kotzebue, Bettles, and Cold Bay, Alaska, among other locations, Thoman said.

The first nine days of December ran 22.2F above average in Barrow, and 18.5F above average in Kotzebue, according to NWS data.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#41899 Dec 10, 2013
ritedownthemiddle wrote:
<quoted text>what are you talking about, rube? never mind....i'm sure you have no idea yourself.
Yeah, never mind. But learn to spell so you won't sound so stupid.
Truth Facts

Chillicothe, OH

#41900 Dec 10, 2013
Climate change nut jobs.Nothing else needs to be said.
No Warming

Athens, OH

#41901 Dec 10, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
I said Nome. Apparently you can't read. The temperature was from the local weather service in.....NOME. ALASKA. It was for SUNDAY.
If you had a brain, you'd take it out and play with it.
Comparing temps. from Alaska against the lower 48, as if things even out, is absurd to begin with. The real problem, which you've managed to ignore, is that it isn't just the lower 48 states that are below average.

The whole continent of North America is well below average. Here's a few examples from different regions of Canada that show, if you bother to look, temps. steadily 20F or more below average. Worst part is there's no indication of it letting up !

http://www.accuweather.com/en/ca/saskatoon/s7...

http://www.accuweather.com/en/ca/edmonton/t5k...

http://www.accuweather.com/en/ca/yellowknife/...
Robert

Bowling Green, KY

#41902 Dec 10, 2013
Let's blame it on smoking.
B as in B S as in S

Minneapolis, MN

#41903 Dec 10, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
While the continental U.S. has been shivering from coast-to-coast with temperatures dropping as low as minus-40F amid one of the most severe early December cold snaps in several years, one state bucked the trend in an historic way. The same contorted jet stream pattern that brought the brutal cold to the lower 48 states pushed a pulse of milder-than-average air into Alaska, where some spots recorded temperatures unheard of for December.
At the airport in Deadhorse, which serves the oil production hub of Prudhoe Bay, the temperature hit 39F on December 7, the highest December temperature on record there since at least 1968, said Rick Thoman of the National Weather Service (NWS) in Fairbanks in an interview. Even more notable, perhaps, was the fact that it was raining, rather than snowing. Rain there is unusual so late in the year.
Previously, the highest December temperature recorded at any of the two climate observation sites that have served Prudhoe Bay over the years was 35F, set on Dec. 31, 1973, according to Chris Burt, a blogger at WeatherUnderground.
December high temperature records were also set or tied at Barter Island AFB, which is a tiny airport located on a sliver of land along Alaskas wind-whipped North Slope region, and in the small village of Wainwright, another Arctic shore location. Barter Island reached 37F, which tied its record last set in 1973, and Wainright hit 32F, beating the old record of 30F last set in 2006.
Other noteworthy Alaska records included a December record high of 54F in King Salmon, which is situated along Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska. That broke the previous record of 51F, and records there date back to World War II. Daily high temperature records were also set at Kotzebue, Bettles, and Cold Bay, Alaska, among other locations, Thoman said.
The first nine days of December ran 22.2F above average in Barrow, and 18.5F above average in Kotzebue, according to NWS data.
"...a pulse of milder-than-average air into Alaska, where some spots recorded temperatures unheard of for December."

Are recording this?

"UNHEARD OF" ? Oh really? "...the temperature hit 39F on December 7, the highest December temperature on record there since at least 1968 said Rick Thoman," Ya, unheard of unless your name is Rick.
A classic example of propaganda.
Now, can anyone point out 3 more techniques used in this piece to manipulate public opinion?
"Hyperbole" just seems so inadequate in describing this piece.

Stay warm :-)
B as in B S as in S

Minneapolis, MN

#41904 Dec 10, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
While the continental U.S. has been shivering from coast-to-coast with temperatures dropping as low as minus-40F amid one of the most severe early December cold snaps in several years, one state bucked the trend in an historic way. The same contorted jet stream pattern that brought the brutal cold to the lower 48 states pushed a pulse of milder-than-average air into Alaska, where some spots recorded temperatures unheard of for December.
At the airport in Deadhorse, which serves the oil production hub of Prudhoe Bay, the temperature hit 39F on December 7, the highest December temperature on record there since at least 1968, said Rick Thoman of the National Weather Service (NWS) in Fairbanks in an interview. Even more notable, perhaps, was the fact that it was raining, rather than snowing. Rain there is unusual so late in the year.
Previously, the highest December temperature recorded at any of the two climate observation sites that have served Prudhoe Bay over the years was 35F, set on Dec. 31, 1973, according to Chris Burt, a blogger at WeatherUnderground.
December high temperature records were also set or tied at Barter Island AFB, which is a tiny airport located on a sliver of land along Alaskas wind-whipped North Slope region, and in the small village of Wainwright, another Arctic shore location. Barter Island reached 37F, which tied its record last set in 1973, and Wainright hit 32F, beating the old record of 30F last set in 2006.
Other noteworthy Alaska records included a December record high of 54F in King Salmon, which is situated along Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska. That broke the previous record of 51F, and records there date back to World War II. Daily high temperature records were also set at Kotzebue, Bettles, and Cold Bay, Alaska, among other locations, Thoman said.
The first nine days of December ran 22.2F above average in Barrow, and 18.5F above average in Kotzebue, according to NWS data.
So what's your point in pasting this piece onto a Climate Change Topix board?
Is it to demonstrate how this warm weather in Alaska is evidence that the planet is warming?
Or perhaps it is toindicate Man's use of fossil fuels is connected to Alaska's unseasonable temps.
Or are you claiming that this is proof that CAGW... no that can't be your point cuz that would be really stupid.

On second thought...

Since: Mar 09

Location hidden

#41905 Dec 11, 2013
heavytune wrote:
<quoted text>oh but 'bozo', you do believe in it. the theory has no, none, never been proven. it is nothing but heresay, made up. you lunatics in lala land have the delusional belief that normal, natural weather is full blown proof of your made up fairytale world of man made global warming. historical records mean nothing to you when it comes to the hysteria of the fairytale of man causing the weather. get down from the soapbox and take a break before you freeze to death. enough of the bullshtt. it is nothing but a religion, and a stupid one at that. you don't seem to have the common sense to not know a scam when it is brought out in front of you. climate cycles to you are man made? the climate history means nothing to you? I suppose you think the sun is just a big bright shiny thing in the sky so we all know when to get up in the mornings. you lunatic delusional zealots with your newfound religion are beyond belief. do they issue you the tinfoil hats, or do you have to make your own? I'll bet yours has tassels.
What a bunch of baloney you depraved souls exude. Of course I believe what the scientists have measured. Believers like you folks more "believe" in what Limbaugh or Watts have to say than what real scientists find. We know where the religion is. When you folks throw out the science of course all that is left for you to understand is the religion.
Cut n Paste

Minneapolis, MN

#41907 Dec 11, 2013
Next 6 Hours:
Mostly sunny with temperatures warming rapidly to 0 to -4F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Al Private Jet Gore

Fullerton, CA

#41908 Dec 11, 2013
Cut n Paste wrote:
Next 6 Hours:
Mostly sunny with temperatures warming rapidly to 0 to -4F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
That's weather not climate. Big difference. Under my plan, we save the world from calamity.
Fun Facts

Huntsville, AL

#41911 Dec 11, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
I said Nome. Apparently you can't read. The temperature was from the local weather service in.....NOME. ALASKA. It was for SUNDAY.
If you had a brain, you'd take it out and play with it.
Post #41850
"Maybe you should become an Alaskan hillbilly. It was 19* there today. At the 64th parallel."

http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/nome-ak/9976...

http://www.localconditions.com/weather-nome-a...
Fun Facts

Huntsville, AL

#41912 Dec 11, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
One does not believe "in" global warming. We know that global warming is happening because our instruments and senses tell us so. You can believe in Santa Clause if you want, but he is not going to make global warming go away!
"I believe what the scientists have measured." Patriot aka Bozo

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#41913 Dec 11, 2013
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
Yeah, never mind. But learn to spell so you won't sound so stupid.
typical response from someone who has no response! Thanks, mullet!!
Btw...I thought you said you weren't going to respond to me anymore? What happened? Did you lie, son? Again?
heavytune

Seattle, WA

#41914 Dec 11, 2013
Patriot AKA Bozo wrote:
<quoted text>
What a bunch of baloney you depraved souls exude. Of course I believe what the scientists have measured. Believers like you folks more "believe" in what Limbaugh or Watts have to say than what real scientists find. We know where the religion is. When you folks throw out the science of course all that is left for you to understand is the religion.
oh my 'bozo', you are the one who tends to exude baloney. your theory is wrong and corrupt and has no, nada, none, never ever been proven. who was around a hundred, a thousand, or ten thousand years ago measuring these facts that you base your religion on? who believes 'bozo'? at least limbaugh is a good entertainer who brings up some good points, watts is an excellent researcher who has the one thing warmers like you lack. yes 'bozo', I am talking about common sense. pick some up if you ever get a chance. I know that must be a scary thing for you to think about but it is way better than thinking about the mile or so of ice that used to cover north america. who is throwing science out 'bozo'? I know that history does not compare to the highly intelligent things that 'litesong' says, but really 'bozo', you are the depraved soul. nature causes the weather, man causes nuclear accidents, if I were you I would devote my time on what is going on in japan in regards to the pacific ocean. all that aside, stay warm my friend. only use warmer approved heat, and pray the first day of winter brings a warming spell.

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