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  • here comes global cooling - bundle up!

    A twelve-month long drop in world temperatures erases global warming

    Over the past year, anecdotal evidence for a cooling planet has exploded. China has its coldest winter in 100 years. Baghdad sees its first snow in all recorded history. North America has the most snowcover in 50 years, with places like Wisconsin the highest since record-keeping began. Record levels of Antarctic sea ice, record cold in Minnesota, Texas, Florida, Mexico, Australia, Iran, Greece, South Africa, Greenland, Argentina, Chile -- the list goes on and on.

    No more than anecdotal evidence, to be sure. But now, that evidence has been supplanted by hard scientific fact. All four major global temperature tracking outlets (Hadley, NASA's GISS, UAH, RSS) have released updated data. All show that over the past year, global temperatures have dropped precipitously.

    Meteorologist Anthony Watts compiled the results of all the sources. The total amount of cooling ranges from 0.65C up to 0.75C -- a value large enough to erase nearly all the global warming recorded over the past 100 years. All in one year time. For all sources, it's the single fastest temperature change ever recorded, either up or down.

    Scientists quoted in a past DailyTech article link the cooling to reduced solar activity which they claim is a much larger driver of climate change than man-made greenhouse gases. The dramatic cooling seen in just 12 months time seems to bear that out. While the data doesn't itself disprove that carbon dioxide is acting to warm the planet, it does demonstrate clearly that more powerful factors are now cooling it.

    Let's hope those factors stop fast. Cold is more damaging than heat. The mean temperature of the planet is about 54 degrees. Humans -- and most of the crops and animals we depend on -- prefer a temperature closer to 70.


    Historically, the warm periods such as the Medieval Climate Optimum were beneficial for civilization. Corresponding cooling events such as the Little Ice Age, though, were uniformly bad news.
    http://www.dailytech.com/Temperature...ticle10866.htm

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    So basically if environmentalists really care about the environment, they should all be driving SUVs.
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    • #3
      Now we're going to have to start putting more CO2 into the atmosphere, because of course, this is a manmade thing, just like global warming.

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      • #4
        Al Gore wins.
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        • #5
          al gore is going to be pissed.

          i'm going to invent carbon debits. don't know how it will work yet..

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          • #6
            Bullshitvolcanoescowfarts111A!!!

            Airshark

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            • #7
              Is there anything dumber than taking an ideological approach to science?
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              • #8
                Originally posted by Moon Man View Post
                Bullshitvolcanoescowfarts111A!!!

                Airshark
                If you'll remember, Airshark already posted a thread about the global cooling results from the reduction in insolation.

                It's not like the scientists were even wrong. It's that we really are insignificant compared to nature, and as I postulated before, it doesn't take much for the sun to set all of our efforts and worries at naught.

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                • #9
                  carbon debit - for everyone who buys a hybrid we must blowtorch a tree.

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by kah View Post
                    Is there anything dumber than taking an ideological approach to science?
                    Who's doing that?

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by Airshark View Post
                      If you'll remember, Airshark already posted a thread about the global cooling results from the reduction in insolation.

                      It's not like the scientists were even wrong. It's that we really are insignificant compared to nature, and as I postulated before, it doesn't take much for the sun to set all of our efforts and worries at naught.
                      Do you always talk in the third person?

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by hansolo View Post
                        Do you always talk in the third person?
                        Sometimes Airshark does, yes.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by dooz View Post
                          carbon debit - for everyone who buys a hybrid we must blowtorch a tree.
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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by dooz View Post
                            carbon debit - for everyone who buys a hybrid we must blowtorch a tree.

                            This guy is doing his part.
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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by BringBackZezel View Post


                              A neighbor's kid decided that chipping ice on the windshield following an ice storm in 1988 was too much work, so he went in the house and filled up a pot with some very hot water. Needless to say, crraaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaacccccckkkkkkkkkkk with the windshield.
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