Go Back   EcoModder Forum > Off-Topic > The Lounge
Register Now
 Register Now
 


Closed Thread  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-01-2018, 11:54 AM   #1531 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 18,899
Thanks: 5,261
Thanked 6,247 Times in 5,004 Posts
Moon power. With Roman concrete.

__________________
.

Cold hearted orb that rules the night, Removes the colours from our sight, Red is grey and yellow white, But we decide which is right, And which is an illusion.
The Day Begins -- Moody Blues
_________________
 
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 05-01-2018, 12:31 PM   #1532 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
NeilBlanchard's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Maynard, MA Eaarth
Posts: 7,881

Mica Blue - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
Team Toyota
90 day: 42.48 mpg (US)

Forest - '15 Nissan Leaf S
Team Nissan
90 day: 156.46 mpg (US)

Number 7 - '15 VW e-Golf SEL
TEAM VW AUDI Group
90 day: 155.81 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,397
Thanked 2,900 Times in 1,818 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
Yikes. I was there a couple months ago. I wonder if the Kalalua trail was destroyed as well?

It's impossible to tell how much of the damage was due to global warming, as warming isn't 100% responsible for weather damage. Perhaps severity and/or frequency increases with warming, but even freak storms exist regardless of warming.

Are there any estimates of how much more powerful storms are compared with, say, 1900 levels of CO2 and temperature?
We know that there is about 4-5% more evaporation, and this leads to more heavy precipitation events. Around the world, there have been record setting events.

It used to be that 1/2" rain in an hour was a lot of rain. Now, we see 4", 5" or more per hour. A foot of rain in a few hours, are becoming fairly common - in virtually any place on earth.
__________________
Sincerely, Neil

http://neilblanchard.blogspot.com/
 
The Following User Says Thank You to NeilBlanchard For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018)
Old 05-01-2018, 12:37 PM   #1533 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
NeilBlanchard's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Maynard, MA Eaarth
Posts: 7,881

Mica Blue - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
Team Toyota
90 day: 42.48 mpg (US)

Forest - '15 Nissan Leaf S
Team Nissan
90 day: 156.46 mpg (US)

Number 7 - '15 VW e-Golf SEL
TEAM VW AUDI Group
90 day: 155.81 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,397
Thanked 2,900 Times in 1,818 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
Come the next Ice Age they won't be so smug.
An ice age? That will not happen any time soon.

We are sitting now with carbon dioxide at about 410ppm - which we have not had in about 15 Million years.

And, we are adding methane, and even worse, nitrous oxide - and the tundra is melting, which is adding huge amounts of carbon dioxide and methane.

When the ocean gets too warm, it will release the carbon dioxide it has been absorbing.
__________________
Sincerely, Neil

http://neilblanchard.blogspot.com/
 
The Following User Says Thank You to NeilBlanchard For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018)
Old 05-01-2018, 12:40 PM   #1534 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
NeilBlanchard's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Maynard, MA Eaarth
Posts: 7,881

Mica Blue - '05 Scion xA RS 2.0
Team Toyota
90 day: 42.48 mpg (US)

Forest - '15 Nissan Leaf S
Team Nissan
90 day: 156.46 mpg (US)

Number 7 - '15 VW e-Golf SEL
TEAM VW AUDI Group
90 day: 155.81 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,397
Thanked 2,900 Times in 1,818 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by sendler View Post
Yesterday. Coldest April on record.
.
.

.
.
Where? The average global temperature is increasing, almost year to year.
__________________
Sincerely, Neil

http://neilblanchard.blogspot.com/
 
The Following User Says Thank You to NeilBlanchard For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018)
Old 05-01-2018, 03:51 PM   #1535 (permalink)
In the fasting lane
 
RedDevil's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Nieuwegein, the Netherlands
Posts: 3,868

Red Devil - '11 Honda Insight Elegance
Team Honda
90 day: 49.75 mpg (US)

It - '09 Hyundai I10 Active Cool
Team Hyundai
90 day: 29.76 mpg (US)
Thanks: 1,623
Thanked 2,137 Times in 1,378 Posts
We had the hottest April ever. As I wrote before, 10 days ago some of us slept outside on just a mattress, no tent, not even in a sleeping bag. Mid April.
__________________
2011 Honda Insight + HID, LEDs, tiny PV panel, extra brake pad return springs, neutral wheel alignment, 44/42 PSI (air), PHEV light (inop), tightened wheel nut.
lifetime FE over 0.17 Gmeter or 0.1 Mmile.



“Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people." - Eleanor Roosevelt
 
The Following User Says Thank You to RedDevil For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018)
Old 05-01-2018, 04:05 PM   #1536 (permalink)
Not Doug
 
Xist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Show Low, AZ
Posts: 10,420

Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

Mid-Life Crisis Fighter - '99 Honda Accord LX
90 day: 30.17 mpg (US)

Gramps - '04 Toyota Camry LE
90 day: 32.9 mpg (US)
Thanks: 6,847
Thanked 1,949 Times in 1,483 Posts
It is unnaturally cold here in Arizona.

You guys do realize that it is often hotter than normal in one place and colder than normal in another, right?
 
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Xist For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018), Magician (05-01-2018)
Old 05-01-2018, 04:11 PM   #1537 (permalink)
EcoModding Newb
 
redpoint5's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Oregon
Posts: 8,815

Acura TSX - '06 Acura TSX
90 day: 28.24 mpg (US)

Lafawnda - '01 Honda CBR600 F4i
90 day: 47.32 mpg (US)

Big Yeller - '98 Dodge Ram 2500 base
90 day: 21.82 mpg (US)

Prius Plug-in - '12 Toyota Prius Plug-in
90 day: 57.64 mpg (US)

Mazda CX-5 - '17 Mazda CX-5 Touring
90 day: 26.65 mpg (US)
Thanks: 3,061
Thanked 3,386 Times in 2,526 Posts
Has been a little unseasonably warm here in the PNW. Very mild winter.
__________________
Gas and Electric Vehicle Cost of Ownership Calculator







Give me absolute safety, or give me death!
 
The Following User Says Thank You to redpoint5 For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018)
Old 05-01-2018, 10:03 PM   #1538 (permalink)
92 Civic VX since 2002
 
Magician's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Bellevue, NE USA
Posts: 216

Green Bean - '92 Honda Civic VX
90 day: 58.68 mpg (US)

Wife's Prius - '08 Toyota Prius Base 315K miles

Silverbullet - '08 Toyota Prius
Thanks: 10
Thanked 28 Times in 25 Posts
It was an unusually cold winter in pretty much the entire USA... a long cold winter.
 
The Following User Says Thank You to Magician For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018)
Old 05-01-2018, 10:15 PM   #1539 (permalink)
92 Civic VX since 2002
 
Magician's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Bellevue, NE USA
Posts: 216

Green Bean - '92 Honda Civic VX
90 day: 58.68 mpg (US)

Wife's Prius - '08 Toyota Prius Base 315K miles

Silverbullet - '08 Toyota Prius
Thanks: 10
Thanked 28 Times in 25 Posts
One more thing... If climate change is such an issue, drop the speed limits globally. This will decrease fuel consumption considerably. For some reason governments aren't pushing this, but they know it is the one thing that can be done to drop CO2 output... one of many reasons I'm not drinking the Kool-Aid.
 
The Following User Says Thank You to Magician For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018)
Old 05-01-2018, 10:21 PM   #1540 (permalink)
92 Civic VX since 2002
 
Magician's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: Bellevue, NE USA
Posts: 216

Green Bean - '92 Honda Civic VX
90 day: 58.68 mpg (US)

Wife's Prius - '08 Toyota Prius Base 315K miles

Silverbullet - '08 Toyota Prius
Thanks: 10
Thanked 28 Times in 25 Posts
I think there's another agenda with this global warming or climate change issue. Not sure what, but I suspect it is financially motivated. Perhaps greed? or maybe to position countries in a more safe spot so that they aren't so dependent on oil countries. I understand the science of it all and theories, but it seems it's more of an explanation to lead everyone in a certain direction for a purpose and not that we are being told.

 
The Following User Says Thank You to Magician For This Useful Post:
aerohead (05-09-2018)
Closed Thread  Post New Thread


Tags
lies, opinion, reality, scam

Thread Tools




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com