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Old 11-13-2017, 01:39 PM   #511 (permalink)
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How the world will end. And it has nothing to do with man made global mass hysteria.

https://youtu.be/p4d7naDAsKU

In 20 or 30 years man made global warming will be laughed at as hard if not harder than the satanic day care nonsense we had in the 1980s.
(Because remember the hole in the ozone was supposed to kill us all by now)
Your reference to the ozone hole is ironic - it isn't harming us BECAUSE WE STOPPED DOING what was causing it.

We know how to stop causing climate change, too.

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Old 11-14-2017, 01:11 AM   #512 (permalink)
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We know how to stop causing climate change, too.
When we know how to make climate stop changing, let me know. Okay?
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Old 11-14-2017, 02:35 AM   #513 (permalink)
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The hole in the ozone is still there.

You think man kind can stop climate change?
How exactly?
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Old 11-14-2017, 05:42 AM   #514 (permalink)
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I give more weight to professionals who actually study this: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/techn...cid=spartanntp

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...Global climate change sits atop the new letter's list of planetary threats. Global average temperatures have risen by more than half a degree Celsius since 1992, and annual carbon dioxide emissions have increased by 62 percent.
But it's far from the only problem people face. Access to fresh water has declined, as has the amount of forestland and the number of wild-caught fish (a marker of the health of global fisheries). The number of ocean dead zones has increased. The human population grew by a whopping 2 billion, while the populations of all other mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fish have declined by nearly 30 percent.
The lone bright spot exists way up in the stratosphere, where the hole in the planet's protective ozone layer has shrunk to its smallest size since 1988. Scientists credit that progress to the phasing out of chlorofluorocarbons — chemicals once used in refrigerators, air conditioners and aerosol cans that trigger reactions in the atmosphere to break down ozone.
“The rapid global decline in ozone depleting substances shows that we can make positive change when we act decisively,” the letter says...
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The size of the hole will fluctuate with the season... and yes, we have seen big 'uns, but this:



The loss of ozone has levelled off. Recovery IS happening. But slowly.

CFCs is bad for them ozones. And we don't exactly CFCs to survive. So it was an easy sacrifice.

We can't stop climate change. Not at all. And even knowing what's causing the warming trend, we can't stop that, either. Not even if we dedicated our entire economic output to sequestering carbon.

But we can mitigate the change. Even if only by a bit.

Even more importantly, we can prepare ourselves for the aftereffects.
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When we know how to make climate stop changing, let me know. Okay?
That's not what I said.

We know that we humans are causing climate change at this time - and by definition, we know how to stop what we are doing that is causing it.
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I hear that leftists don't have a sense of humor. Are you a leftist?

Whoosh goes the joke*.

Who wouldn't concede anthropogenic forcing of the climate dynamic? Where I fall of the pumpkin cart is the elevating of it above Solar forcing.

The Solar system as a whole is exiting a dust cloud into a VOID. What might the [literal] fallout from that be?




*We can't not.
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Old 11-14-2017, 06:41 PM   #519 (permalink)
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I hear that leftists don't have a sense of humor. Are you a leftist?
Naw, some of us are ambidextrous, we get to use BOTH hands to screw things up.
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Interesting article on China's future energy development.
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