Warming cartoon superb

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Rick McKee’s global warming cartoon of Jan. 8 is among the best I have ever seen. So subtle and clever. If it is true about Hades freezing over, there will be a lot of unexpected things happening. We will need to come up with a new expression for “never.”

Bob Pettit

North Augusta, S.C.

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ymnbde
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ymnbde 01/17/14 - 06:45 am
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remnants of scams past

are the current global warming activists
it's like they're snipe hunting
the dawn has broken
and they're still there, waiting
did no one tell them the game is over?
time to go back to the wage gap scam now

WalterBradfordCannon
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WalterBradfordCannon 01/17/14 - 08:25 am
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Global warming is science. It

Global warming is science. It is undisputed. For two decades it is on track. Ecosystems are shifting and disappearing. Nations are competing to get Arctic shipping and drilling underway. Science, which is based on logic and reliable prediction, has stood firm and even strengthened its hand, even as people who choose to believe otherwise have offered non-scientific rebuttals. Ultimately, changes will not be earth changing in the short-term, but will exceed all predictions in the long-term.

Apparently, no one cares about the long-term.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 01/17/14 - 09:17 am
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Non scientific rebuttles,
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Non scientific rebuttles, such as the fact that global temp hasn't risen in 11 years.

ymnbde
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ymnbde 01/17/14 - 09:28 am
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the politics of global warming

have been fully disputed wbc
it is the biggest scam in world history
the world has been warmer
the world has been colder
and until we became little marxist gods
who can't educate a child
but can "save the planet"
we adapted quite nicely

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 01/17/14 - 10:14 am
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So if u simply SAY Something
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So if u simply SAY Something is undisputed, then it is true? It doesn't matter if there are hundreds of scientists that dispute it, it's undisputed.Nice logic.

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Bulldog 01/17/14 - 11:28 am
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I don't know

I don't know what the truth is... I keep waiting for someone on either side of this debate to show me some facts. Better yet how about a few links to the original research conducted by a legitimate unbiased university? It's hard to make a real decision when no one presents any real data.

WalterBradfordCannon
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WalterBradfordCannon 01/17/14 - 12:10 pm
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Humble Angela, the

Humble Angela, the variability from year to year in the temperature record makes it difficult to say whether temperature is rising or falling in ANY 11 year segment. This is simple statistics. The climate scientists studying global warming are not among those who make this "last 11 year" claim. For example, in those same 11 years, the reductions in Arctic Ice Volume have continued unabated.
https://sites.google.com/site/pettitclimategraphs/sea-ice-volume

Our oceans, too, have continued warming in the last 11 years. Indeed, enough heat has been sunk into the oceans to explain the lack of an air warming trend. And, to make it irresponsible to consider the global temperature record without considering the impacts of the oceans.
http://www.carbonbrief.org/blog/2013/03/worlds-oceans-are-getting-warmer...

Based on the graphs of Arctic Ice, the North Pole will be ice free in September THIS DECADE. You may not care much about that, but I can assure you that the polar bears do!

But more to the point, the entirety of the climate record must be considered in assessing global warming and the impact of humans, and data should NOT be cherry-picked to reinforce a pre-conceived notion. That is not science, nor is it good practice. There are plenty of scientific reviews on the topic - for a good unbiased one go look at the website of the National Academy of Sciences. Since the time of Lincoln, they have been tasked with providing scientific guidance that could assist in the formation of public policy. NOTE: they are NOT supposed to form policy - that is the job of politicians. They are simply supposed to give scientific guidance so that politicians have that information at their disposal when they make policy.
http://nas-sites.org/americasclimatechoices/

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 01/17/14 - 01:08 pm
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Well...it's difficult to tell
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Well...it's difficult to tell if temperature is rising......so it must be rising. Good logic.

http://rense.com/general94/onevol.htm

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 01/17/14 - 01:42 pm
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"data should NOT be
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"data should NOT be cherry-picked to reinforce a pre-conceived notion. "

You mean like the "scientists" who were caught falsifying data to show that temperatures were rising?

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 01/17/14 - 01:43 pm
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I wonder how humans are
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I wonder how humans are causing the ice caps on Mars to shrink, while the one's on Earth are beginning to grow again?

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 01/17/14 - 01:56 pm
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"Based on the graphs of
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"Based on the graphs of Arctic Ice, the North Pole will be ice free in September THIS DECADE. "

Tell that to the people who visited Antarctica in the summer and got stuck in the ice. How could the South be doing so well, while the North is doomed?

http://dailycaller.com/2013/12/16/global-warming-satellite-data-shows-ar...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/wp/2013/09/23/a...

http://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2013/09/18/arctic-ice-rapidly-growing/ (Ice free by 2013....that's real science!)

Undisputed.....a very strong sounding word, until someone shows several studies that most certainly dispute it.

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 01/17/14 - 01:57 pm
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"Global warming is science.
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"Global warming is science. It is undisputed. For two decades it is on track."

Two decades equals "undisputed"...... A little more than one decade equals meaningless gibberish. Makes sense.

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Little Lamb 01/17/14 - 09:29 pm
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The Big Lie

Wasn't it Hitler who popularized that notion?

Anyway, I must object to WalterBradfordCannon's assertion above:

Global warming is science. It is undisputed.

First of all, the notion that human activity regarding the burning of coal and oil and geological gas (aka "natural" gas) is setting in motion a catastrophe by raising the "average" temperature of the earth's atmosphere (and later, the oceans) can in no meaningful manner be characterized as science. At best, it is hypothesis.

Even more disappointing is WBC's assertion that anthropomorphic global warming is undisputed. There are hundreds of thousands of scientists who dispute that hypothesis. I am one of them.

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Darby 01/17/14 - 11:17 pm
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"Global warming is science.

It is undisputed."

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BC is batting zero for two.

Can agree that Global Warming IS science. JUNK SCIENCE!!!!

As for being "undisputed", now that is REALLY funny! If it's undisputed, then why all the opposition?

And why then does he end his post with, "Apparently, no one cares......... "

Humble Angela
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Humble Angela 01/18/14 - 09:19 am
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undisputed
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You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

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KasparHauser 01/18/14 - 11:59 am
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Ignorance is a like a Delicate, Exotic Fruit...
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So, where is our local troll's cartoon of the Australian Open and the bush fires thereabouts? You know, where they are experiencing, officially based on actual data, the hottest Summer on record?

"Melbourne, Australia

2013 Temperature Sets All-Time High
After a string of record-breaking days and an especially destructive bushfire season, a new report makes it official: 2013 was
Australia’s warmest year on record. ..."

Oh, that's right, the World is Flat, and McKee doesn't believe people can live on the bottom of it without falling off, so this is all just a Liberal's Lie, as is Science magazine's scientist-infected reports of the situation.

Makes me wonder if I'm just imagining the Opera Austrailia version of HMS Pinafore I think I'm listening to...

KasparHauser
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KasparHauser 01/18/14 - 12:04 pm
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Yeah, Right...
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"... I keep waiting for someone on either side of this debate to show me some facts. ..."

Yeah, as if real scientist have the time to personally brief you on this.

Show some initiative; Wikipedia is reasonably free, and a good place to start. The only time you'll get someone take an interest in briefing you personally on this subject is when they want to get into your wallet, like FoxSpews' commercial sponsors.

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