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There are 60655 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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“I Luv Carbon Dioxide”

Since: Dec 08

Home, sweet home.

#42662 Jan 13, 2014
If our major exhaust gas was IR transparent, they would blame our industrial emissions for changing the atmosphere, diluting the greenhouse effect and causing global climate change. That's the benefit of an untested theory, you may suggest any causality or cure you wish without fear the experimental evidence disproves your scheme.
Mothra

Tempe, AZ

#42663 Jan 13, 2014
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
As I said, if you would pay attention, give a valid, verifiable argument against AGW. Just show that any other factor is causing the warming. And again, from a reputable source, not Stuart Varney or Shawn Hannity.
And I've seen deniers claim warming is from everything from sunspots to the Earth's magnetic reversal.
Do you understand now?
Hmmm.... which temperature data set do you use for 'warming'? Raw, or homogenized?

“BET DAP”

Since: Feb 09

GOOM BOWN

#42665 Jan 14, 2014
Always have and always will.
Pardon my union teachers and spell checkers!!

Lol
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#42666 Jan 14, 2014
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>
Hmmm.... which temperature data set do you use for 'warming'? Raw, or homogenized?
This is an intellectual exercise, not a boxing match. No need for you to duck and feint.

I asked you for your evidence. What I use is my argument. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to produce evidence that Man is not causing the warming, that it can be attributed to something else.

If you are going to argue that there is no warming, you have lost before you started.
Mothra

Tempe, AZ

#42667 Jan 14, 2014
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
This is an intellectual exercise, not a boxing match. No need for you to duck and feint.
I asked you for your evidence. What I use is my argument. Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to produce evidence that Man is not causing the warming, that it can be attributed to something else.
If you are going to argue that there is no warming, you have lost before you started.
Quit dodging my questions.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#42668 Jan 14, 2014
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>
Quit dodging my questions.
You're the one ducking, weaving, dodging, and spinning.

As I said, if you can pay attention, give a valid, verifiable argument against AGW. Just show that any other factor is causing the warming. And again, from a reputable source, not Stuart Varney or Shawn Hannity.

Do you understand now?
Truth Facts

Chillicothe, OH

#42669 Jan 14, 2014
gcaveman1 wrote:
They laughed at the Wright brothers, too.
That's the price we pay for being highly intelligent, sentient, ahead-of-our-times types.
We'll be laughing last, amid our tears for civilization.
GW/climate change or whatever you kooks want to call it has,let me repeat,has crashed and burned at every point.I't doesn't matter how much money you put into it,it's a farce.100 years from now people will still be laughing at you clowns.
Mothra

Tempe, AZ

#42670 Jan 14, 2014
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
You're the one ducking, weaving, dodging, and spinning.
As I said, if you can pay attention, give a valid, verifiable argument against AGW. Just show that any other factor is causing the warming. And again, from a reputable source, not Stuart Varney or Shawn Hannity.
Do you understand now?
I've asked for clarification, you've dodged.

Either answer or shut up.

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#42671 Jan 14, 2014
Truth Facts wrote:
<quoted text>GW/climate change or whatever you kooks want to call it has,let me repeat,has crashed and burned at every point.I't doesn't matter how much money you put into it,it's a farce.100 years from now people will still be laughing at you clowns.
You guys keep making these statements without a shred of evidence to back it up and it's like you ignore all posts gone before. Come in here cold and just say what you think NOT what you know to be true. First of all NO scientist declares warming is over because you have 10ft of snow in your backyard, that doesn't cut it, only with the ignorant ill informed whose world finishes at a arm's length.
The Stinker

Madisonville, KY

#42672 Jan 14, 2014
No intelligent life on this thread. Beam me up, Scotty,

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#42673 Jan 14, 2014
Another climate denier exposed: These so called scientific research institutes set up by oil companies to masqurade as climate research. They do NO research what so ever, just keep pumping out press releases to news outlets in hope some lazy reporter who does not check their credentials publishes their lies.
Now some credible news outlets are refusing to publish any more of this crap unless it can be proven to be peer reviewed scientific research not hearsay passed on from Donald Trump & this goes on ALL THE DAMN TIME. How easily you deniers are hoodwinked.

" McLean’s latest paper, which he and de Freitas published in an open-access Journal of Scientific Research Publishing, a vanity publisher whose journals have reportedly re-published papers from reputable scientific journals without notification or permission of the author and listing academics on its editorial boards without their knowledge or permission."

"Clearly McLean has no standing or expertise in the field of climate science. So why does he persist in publishing opinion pieces as an “expert” on climate change? His affiliation with the International Climate Science Coalition holds the key to this question
Despite its name, the ICSC does not conduct scientific research. It is funded by the Heartland Institute, an American right-wing think tank historically bankrolled by Exxon to promote climate denial. Perhaps not surprisingly, the ICSC’s primary agenda includes discrediting authoritative science on climate change, opposing regulations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and “educating” the public on the “dangerous impacts” involved in trying to replace fossil fuels with cleaner energy sources such as wind and solar power."

Since: Jul 11

Location hidden

#42674 Jan 14, 2014
Also might ask the West Virginians what they think of the coal industry at the moment. We see all the posts about bald eagles missing everything else to exclusively run into wind turbines but nothing about drinking water.
litesong

Everett, WA

#42675 Jan 15, 2014
[QUOTE who="The stink, stunk, stuck"]No intelligent life on this thread.[/QUOTE]

Ah....... "phudd fetid feces face" is roaming AGW threads again.
SpaceBlues

United States

#42676 Jan 15, 2014
The Stinker wrote:
No intelligent life on this thread. Beam me up, Scotty,
Good riddance. And never come back..

NO, No..
SpaceBlues

United States

#42677 Jan 15, 2014
OzRitz wrote:
Also might ask the West Virginians what they think of the coal industry at the moment. We see all the posts about bald eagles missing everything else to exclusively run into wind turbines but nothing about drinking water.
I did.. and received negative judgeits..

They don't care..
Mothra

Tempe, AZ

#42678 Jan 15, 2014
OzRitz wrote:
Another ...
... unsourced claim.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#42679 Jan 15, 2014
Truth Facts wrote:
<quoted text>No people laugh at you Spaceballs.People laugh at all you global warming nut cases.If I was one of you,especially after the recent expedition,I wouldn't touch the GW subject.I would be com[pletely embarrassed and humiliated.For supposedly intelligent people,you all look like jack asses.Total waste of time and money.
"No people laugh at you Spaceballs."

I'm sure he's glad to hear that.

People who don't use proper punctuation and grammar are sure to be misunderstood as well as show their ignorance. That is why I sometimes have to comment on it, not because I think I'm superior (though I am, compared to most deniers here).

For instance, "Let's eat Mom," as opposed to "Let's eat, Mom".

Quite a difference in meaning, don't you think?

You should probably go back to school.
gcaveman1

Bay Springs, MS

#42680 Jan 15, 2014
Mothra wrote:
<quoted text>
I've asked for clarification, you've dodged.
Either answer or shut up.
I can't type any slower so that you might understand.

If you can pay attention, give a valid, verifiable argument against AGW. Just show that any other factor is causing the warming.

Is this beyond your mental capacity, or might it be a paucity of evidence?
Climate Scientist

Corona Del Mar, CA

#42681 Jan 15, 2014
The following will impact your quality of life long before the oceans rising 2 inches.
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But Muslims are the first group to come as immigrants to the West determined to replace Western government and social structures with Islamic ones. Millions of Muslims come to Western countries with a ready-made model of society and government (sharia) which they believe to be superior to what we have here, and they work to institute it.
Mothra

Tempe, AZ

#42682 Jan 15, 2014
gcaveman1 wrote:
<quoted text>
I can't type any slower so that you might understand.
If you can pay attention, give a valid, verifiable argument against AGW. Just show that any other factor is causing the warming.
Is this beyond your mental capacity, or might it be a paucity of evidence?
And again you dodge my questions and pretend you're having an honest debate.

Let's try again... what temperature data set are you using? Raw or homogenized? If homogenized, which one, which version?

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