Climate Change

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Sep 9th, 2010 by mentalfloss last post
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"Global Warming is Okay Because It Helps Canada's Economy."
"Canada’s oil resources will be second only to Saudi Arabia’s and economically invaluable, since wind, solar and hydrogen technologies still won’t be able to meet the world’s energy needs."... (by mentalfloss)
Sep 8th, 2010 by Ariadne last post
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Global Cooling to continue in 2011........
Says the Old Farmer's Almanac which has been 80 to 85% acurate in the past 219 years MORE (by DaSleeper)
Aug 24th, 2010 by mentalfloss last post
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Harper touts climate change research hub from afar as climate rages
I think the research on climate change (especially in the Arctic) is already pretty substantial - we may not need to put any tax dollars toward this hub. I wonder if this is just a way to cover up the fact that we're not reducing emissions, while... (by mentalfloss)
Jul 20th, 2010 by Avro last post
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Stephen Schneider, 1945-2010
Bio: Profile of Stephen H. Schneider ? PNAS Stephen Schneider - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A eulogy: RealClimate: A Eulogy to Stephen Schneider Comments made in 1979: YouTube - Stephen Schneider in 1979 (by Tonington)
Jun 24th, 2010 by Johnnny last post
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Moved: Big Bang ..Big BS, astronomical redshift is an artifact of distance!
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Mar 29th, 2010 by Slim Chance last post
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AGW Grudge Match
Tonnington; As per our agreement to pursue a formal approach to this debate, here is the thread in which this can be accomplished. I have cut/paste the principle positions that we each had outlined in late February. I ask that you review this and... (by Slim Chance)
Mar 20th, 2010 by Avro last post
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The Cap and Trade Success Story
"Cap and trade" harnesses the forces of markets to achieve cost-effective environmental protection. Markets can achieve superior environmental protection by giving businesses both flexibility and a direct financial incentive to find faster, cheaper and... (by Avro)
Jan 25th, 2010 by Extrafire last post
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Socialists in a Panic POPULAR!
Socialists in a Panic Over ClimateGateto Pass UN Climate Treaty By Bob Ellis on November 27th, 2009 In October we learned about the upcoming UN... (by china)
Jan 16th, 2010 by AnnaG last post
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The 20 year mini ice age starts here
As Britain shivers in its coldest winter for 30 years, and much of the rest of the Northern Hemisphere, even as far south as Cuba, also shivers in a colder than usual winter, could this be the start of a trend of cooling weather likely to last for 20 to... (by Blackleaf)
Dec 31st, 2009 by bobnoorduyn last post
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Al Gore Affect
Snowstorm squelches climate change protest By Judy Fahys The Salt Lake Tribune Updated: 12/30/2009 06:36:58 PM MST A downtown protest of the climate change talks in Copenhagen became a victim of Wednesday's snowstorm. "Not many people... (by Walter)
Dec 29th, 2009 by MHz last post
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The Expanding Earth POPULAR!
The Expanding Earth Since there is volcanic eruptions on the ocean floor on a regular bases, does anybody know what percentage the earth expanded since people started to record this information? My second question, is it a possibility that... (by Liberalman)
Dec 24th, 2009 by darkbeaver last post
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The biggest control knob: carbon dioxide
Richard Alley's presentation at the Fall American Geophysical Union meeting. Alley presents a history of the Earth climate (geologic timescales) and finds that a carbon dioxide thermostat works best. Video presentation: A23A (by Tonington)
Dec 21st, 2009 by darkbeaver last post
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The Chunnel is Plugged with Slush
BBC News - Eurotunnel shuts down car service (by darkbeaver)
Dec 18th, 2009 by Ron in Regina last post
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The Climate Summit in Copenhagen Must Be Cancelled! POPULAR!
The Climate Summit in Copenhagen Must Be Cancelled! November 29th, 2009 5:13 AM ... (by china)
Dec 16th, 2009 by Kakato last post
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Plight of the Polar Bears...Warming in the Actic,
Sarah Palin is correct about the polar bears - they've doubled in population over the last 50 years and are far from extinct. (by Dixie Cup)
Dec 14th, 2009 by bobnoorduyn last post
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Bad places to dump your oil...in days gone by...
30 years ago lots of us drove out to the bush to change our oil. Find a nice depression to park over and let it rip. Things have changed,our perceptions have changed. (by Kakato)
Dec 5th, 2009 by L Gilbert last post
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Larger effort to discredit Climate Science
Turns out it wasn't only the CRU that was being targeted. The University of Victoria was also being targeted. Not only was the email server attacked, but burglars broke into the campus, stole computers, and rummaged through papers in offices. ... (by Tonington)
Dec 4th, 2009 by Tonington last post
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Climategate- the irony
Today's bit of irony is: Climategate. Adding the 'gate' suffix to some keyword implies a scandal. Which part of Watergate was scandalous? The inner workings of the DNC, or the surveillance and documentation of the DNC inner workings? :smile: (by Tonington)
Nov 24th, 2009 by AnnaG last post
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Copenhagen Diagnosis
In the run-up to the meetings scheduled for December, a report has been produced by scientists which updates the material and findings since the cut-off date for the last IPCC report. That's three years worth of new findings. Results: Ice sheet... (by Tonington)
Oct 18th, 2009 by barney last post
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Not Evil, Just Wrong
World Premiere of the documentary by the fellow whose mike was cut off when the Gorester wouldn't answer his question. The popular website Big Hollywood (Big Hollywood) has announced its intention to live-stream the documentary over its site, as has... (by Walter)
Oct 11th, 2009 by L Gilbert last post
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Greenpeace activists clamber on to Houses of Parliament in climate change protest
Members of Greenpeace can be annoying sometimes. The do-gooders think nothing of lecturing the world about the "evil" of non-existant man-made global warming, yet think it's okay to climb onto private property to cause trouble and sometimes vandalism.... (by Blackleaf)
Sep 16th, 2009 by taxslave last post
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Climate Change 101- sensitivity
One of the most important, and at the same time uncertain measures involved with the climate change we can expect in the future, is the sensitivity of our climate to forced perturbations. Examples of forced factors are: changes in solar output, changes to... (by Tonington)
Aug 31st, 2009 by Unforgiven last post
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Don't they know...the evolutionists won
U.S. Chamber of Commerce seeks trial on global warming The business lobby, hoping to fend off potentially sweeping emission limits, wants the EPA to hold a 'Scopes'-like hearing on the evidence that climate change is... (by Tonington)
Aug 9th, 2009 by darkbeaver last post
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Suzuki and Gore
Looks like the two are jawing it up on CBC right now. The show is called, The Last Call. :roll: CBC.ca - Listen to CBC Radio Click on the Toronto link. (by eh1eh)
Jul 8th, 2009 by DurkaDurka last post
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Are Oscar and Noble Pece Prize debased?
Not even the most rabid liberal would ever call Newsweek a conservative publication. Here is an article that disputes the fraudulance of Global Warming, perpetuated by the Greatest Fraud of them all, the failed politician, the liar, the charlatan Akl... (by YukonJack)
May 28th, 2009 by Walter last post
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The Missing Sunspots: Is This the Big Chill?
The Missing Sunspots: Is This the Big Chill? 'Could the Sun play a greater role in recent climate change than has been believed? Climatologists had dismissed the idea and some solar... (by Stretch)
Apr 28th, 2009 by Free your mind last post
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Best video about our environment
The best video on the subject of our environment. <FONT face=Arial size=2><SPAN style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial"><A href="; target=_blank ... (by dancing-loon)
Apr 17th, 2009 by Tonington last post
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EPA gives notice for CO2 regulation
The EPA gave notice that it will be reviewing the Clean Water Act legislation, to extend CO2 regulation out to the oceans. EPA moves toward regulating carbon dioxide - Climate Change - MSNBC.com So, now they appear to have both Clean Air Act and... (by Tonington)
Feb 23rd, 2009 by Walter last post
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AGW crowd gets dangerous.
Jim Hansen supports civil disobedience 22 02 2009 Some have said in the past that Jim Hansen of NASA GISS is no longer a scientist, but an advocate. Today, by his own hand, I believe that description rings true. Here is what Greenpeace is using... (by Walter)
Dec 23rd, 2008 by darkbeaver last post
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Our weather, The Day After Tomorrow? 1 Attachment(s)
We have accumulated over two feet of snow in the last week. It is snowing like hell right now and it reminds one of that movie, "The Day After Tomorrow". I wonder what the start of an ice age looks like. Does it just start to snow...and not stop? I... (by #juan)
Dec 19th, 2008 by Praxius last post
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Where is Global warming?
Whenever there is heatwave, I hear triumphant call: here is the proof of Global Warming. Now, we see snow in Las Vegas, in Texas and Arizona. What happened to Global Warming? If there was a panic about Global freezing, then this would be a good argument... (by benny_patrick7)
Dec 11th, 2008 by Nuggler last post
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Methane emissions from tundra faster than expected
Methane, Potent Greenhouse Gas, Flowing Into The Atmosphere From Tundra Much Faster Than Expected ScienceDaily (Dec. 11, 2008) — Much more methane gas is being emitted into the atmosphere from the tundra in... (by Tonington)
Dec 10th, 2008 by GreenFish66 last post
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Scientists hope treaty can mitigate climate change
Scientists hope Poland treaty can mitigate climate change effects Last Updated: Wednesday, December 10, 2008 | 9:17 AM ET The Associated Press Scientists studying the changing nature of the Earth's climate said at... (by #juan)
Dec 9th, 2008 by GreenFish66 last post
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At the deathbed of global warming...what rubbish
That's chutzpah! What a load of crap. (by Tonington)
Sep 17th, 2008 by Tonington last post
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Kingsnorth 6...jury aqcuits Greenpeace activists
So, that's kinda surprising. The first time such a defense has worked, not sure if it's the first time it's been tried. No doubt the testimony of Hansen helped sway the jurors.... (by Tonington)
Sep 9th, 2008 by karrie last post
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Assisted migration
Moving on assisted migration Experts who once disregarded it as a nutty idea are now working out the nuts and bolts of a conservation taboo: relocating species threatened by climate change. Emma Marris reports.... (by Tonington)
Sep 3rd, 2008 by Tonington last post
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The pesky hockey stick returns...
In 1998, researchers Michael Mann, Raymond Bradley and Malcolm Hughes(MBH98) conducted a paleo-reconstruction of the Northern Hemisphere temperature record. They concluded that the current NH temperature increase was anomalous in the past 1000 years. ... (by Tonington)
Aug 25th, 2008 by mabudon last post
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Atmosphere quite clean today
Greenland Ice Core Reveals History Of Pollution In The Arctic ScienceDaily (Aug. 20, 2008) Coal burning, primarily in North America and Europe, contaminated the Arctic and potentially affected human health and ecosystems in and around Earth's polar... (by Walter)
Jul 10th, 2008 by lone wolf last post
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8 top industrialized countries acknowledge that global warming is a problem
One would think that this would put an end to all the nonsensical moaning that global warming is somehow a scam that we should ignore, but I doubt it. The Group of Eight industrialized nations on Tuesday endorsed halving global emissions of... (by #juan)