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Global Cooling/Warming

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by HalfHazzard, Oct 14, 2012.

  1. HalfHazzard

    HalfHazzard Señor Member

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    The models used to predict complete and utter world chaos and thus make up reasons to tax you and change the way you live your life aren't exactly right.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencet...-report-quietly-released--chart-prove-it.html

    Attributed to the UK Daily Mail, in no way is this my quote.
     
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    canis latrans

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    I have not looked at it in enough detail, and to fully understand the accuracy of the models, you have to know a LOT more than just some science. A friend of mine, who doesn't believe GW is a fact told me that a geologist explained to her organization why there is no GW. She said "geologist" as though he was God personally.

    I pointed out to her that he is probably better qualified than, say, a physicist, but climatology is far more detailed than just geology.

    And even a climatologist's understanding isn't perfect. Complex systems with multiple, interrelated feedback loops are maddeningly complex.
     
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    The same scientists are baffiled by data from mars that shows it is also warming.
     
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    I'm more worried about the magnetic poles flipping, and what effects that will have, than I am about global warming. One theory I've hard is that our atmosphere will dissipate until the poles flip back to normal.
     
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    Why doesn't anyone argue that global warming combined with maximizing CO2 emissions would allow proliferation of vegetation thus allowing increased conversion of solar energy to plant life which would provide energy and food to more people?
     
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    I really don't understand any of it......... :dunno:
     
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    Because the average citizen doesn't understand that, they just think that hotter temperatures means they're going to die.
     
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    Mainly because it doesn't work like that.
     
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    Wait a minute!

    CO2 + H2O ==> C6H12O6 + O2

    So, if there's more reactant, wouldn't there be more product as well?
     
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    Understand this , YOU CAN NOT DRILL ON SOMETHING THAT WON"T STOP MOVING...................!
     
  13. RimfireMan

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    There are other reports that show that some plants will stop producing biomass at some point because they have no advantage in producing more. Some plants will do better, others worse. Climate change may actually make the Amazon basin drier so plants won't thrive as well. You see, it is all much more complicated than just saying, more CO2, more plants.
     
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    Only if there are more plants or more biomass. Plants are already pretty efficient at using CO2 so excess CO2 doesn't speed up the rate of reaction.
     
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    Does anyone realize that since the last ice age, the world has been warming?
     
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    Did you realize that the rate has changed?
     
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    ALLANC!!!

    I was hoping you'd see this thread! :supergrin:
     
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    I've seen you accuse other people of being ALLANC too. Don't know who you are talking about but he seems to have gotten your panties in a wad. :whistling:
     
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    Too few data points.
    Instruments less accurate than changes considered significant.
    Source data withheld from other researchers.
    Modeling systems that can predict disaster but cannot predict observable reality.
     
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    The sun causes global warming.