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4 days ago.
by Stillhere
harryanderson
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Thankfully, the anti-science propaganda campaign surrounding man-made climate change seems to have lost some of its effect.

Are you seeing storm clouds on the horizon? Two recent studies suggest that the latest anti-science campaign is following its forerunners--the propaganda campaigns attempting to refute science that tobacco causes cancer, that CFC's caused the hole in the ozone layer, and so on—into oblivion. Global warming denial seems to have climbed to a peak in 2010, and global warming acceptance is now climbing. This bodes well for rational public policy.

 
 

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harryanderson

They cherry-pick 1998 as their starting point.

Those who accept the conclusions of almost every climate scientist don’t have to cherry-pick their data, but if they did:

“It would be just as easy, however, to pick out much cooler years as a starting point to show a sharp increase in temperatures. Starting one year earlier or later — at 1997 (0.46 degrees above the 20th century average) or 1999 (0.41 degrees) — would yield between one-fifth and one-quarter of a degree of warming. This would represent as much as 31 percent of all warming the world has seen since 1880, when record keeping began.

“Choosing 1997 or 1999 as a starting point, however, would be just as misleading as choosing 1998.”

htt p://w ww.factcheck.or g/2015/03/cruz-on-the-global-cooling-myth-and-galileo/

Posted 62 days ago.

harryanderson

“Now the fact is the average weather is not warning ergo the climate isn't either.”

That statement isn’t true.

“(Rep. Lamar Smith) mentioned an oft-repeated claim that there has been a ‘lack of global warming over the past 15 years.’ Though the rate of warming has slowed, the world does indeed continue to warm, and cherry-picked data underlie the claims that warming has stopped.”

h ttp://w ww.factcheck.or g/2015/04/the-extreme-weather-warming-connection/

Posted 62 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Ok back to the topic !

Posted 62 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Yeah we all know the definition and you fit it quite well troll !

Posted 62 days ago.

Ohwiseone

You've just described yourself AGAIN, tiredbrain troll ! Good job !!!

Posted 62 days ago.

Stillhere

In Internet slang, a troll (/'tro?l/, /'tr?l/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory,[1] extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response[2] or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.[3]

Posted 63 days ago.

Ohwiseone

You've just described yourself tiredbrain troll ! Good job !!!

Posted 63 days ago.

Stillhere

Ok back to the topic

Posted 63 days ago.

Stillhere

In Internet slang, a troll (/'tro?l/, /'tr?l/) is a person who sows discord on the Internet by starting arguments or upsetting people, by posting inflammatory,[1] extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community (such as a newsgroup, forum, chat room, or blog) with the deliberate intent of provoking readers into an emotional response[2] or of otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.[3]

Posted 63 days ago.

Ohwiseone

In true troll form , the tirebrain troll couldn't bother anyone on the Times forum so it flits over here to see who it can irritate here !Like I said , just like a fly , eats crap and bothers people !

Posted 63 days ago.

Ohwiseone

And morenon stop" bury em in bullsh^t "crappola from the master of false hoods ! Shove that head in the ground or up your own arse ! One less to worry about !

Posted 63 days ago.

Stillhere

So the average weather is climate, gee that's easy enough. Now the fact is the average weather is not warning ergo the climate isn't either.

Posted 64 days ago.

Stillhere

Well I'll be danged climate is weather according to Webster. Like no warming in over 18 yrs

Posted 64 days ago.

Stillhere

cli·mate \'kli-m?tnoun : a region with particular weather patterns or conditions : the usual weather conditions in a particular place or region : the usual or most widespread mood or conditions in a place Full Definition 1 :a region of the earth having specified climatic conditions 2 a :the average course or condition of the weather at a place usually over a period of years as exhibited by temperature, wind velocity, and precipitation

Posted 64 days ago.

Kendall78

Rush and Hannity are idiots on this topic. On their radio shows they can't even tell the difference between weather and climate.

Posted 64 days ago.

Ohwiseone

Non stop bury em in bullsh^t crappola from the master of false hoods !

Posted 79 days ago.

Ohwiseone

LIAR AND DENIER, YOU BETCHA !!!

Posted 79 days ago.

Stillhere

5) Predictions about the impact of global warming have already been proven wrong: The debate over global warming has been going on long enough that we've had time to see whether some of the predictions people made about it have panned out in the real world.

Posted 80 days ago.

Stillhere

4) Climate models showing global warming have been wrong over and over: These future projections of what global warming will do to the planet have been based on climate models.

Posted 80 days ago.

Stillhere

3) Arctic ice is up 50% since 2012: The loss of Arctic ice has been a big talking point for people who believe global warming is occurring.

Posted 80 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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