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Old 12-29-2010, 03:01 PM   #296 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
It has been hotter than it is now, in the distant past. And the carbon dioxide level has been higher than it is now. How does this matter?
There is no causation between the two lines, Neil. Anybody except you can see that. Temperature stayed the same for most of this time, even as carbon dioxide levels have fluctuated up and down. Are you really this obtuse?

Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
What matters is that we understand the past, and that we understand our affect on the Earth now, and how that will affect our future. Change will affect us, and rapid change will be much worse.
And passing laws based on incomplete or wrong theories is even worse than that.

Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
Listen, do you think that all the humans who are alive now now should try to burn up as much coal, oil, and natural gas as we can, as quickly as we can?
Nope. That would be stupid.

Why do you keep asking stupid questions, Neil? And why do you keep avoiding answering my own questions concerning AGW?
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