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easyrider123
  • From:Norway

Date Posted:25-11-2018 10:39:26Copy HTML


................... and the consequences of dragging our feet in addressing it.




by Jake Johnson, staff writer 
As scientists warn that the "window of opportunity for action" to prevent catastrophic and irreversible planetary harm from the climate crisis "is almost closed," members of the Extinction Rebellion movement took to the streets of London on Saturday to demand an urgent response to the world's ecological emergency and mourn the lives that human-caused climate change has already taken—and will take in the near future in the absence of radical change.


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skwanderer Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #1
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:26-11-2018 12:06:11Copy HTML

I heard the white house issued a scathing climate change report.....contradictory to everything Trump says. So I guess that means the white house is putting out fake news.
easyrider123 Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #2
  • From:Norway

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:26-11-2018 06:15:35Copy HTML

What will we see as far as positive action ?

Climate Change Will Shrink US Economy and Kill Thousands, Government Report
 
By Jen Christensen and Michael Nedelman
Welcome to Planet Earth, where books written by dead men tell the living how to live. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/50659.htm
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Welcome To Planet Earth
 
By Caitlin Johnstone
Welcome to Planet Earth, where books written by dead men tell the living how to live.  http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/50657.htm





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easyrider123 Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #3
  • From:Norway

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:26-11-2018 06:18:42Copy HTML

I heard the white house issued a scathing climate change report.....contradictory to everything Trump says.   So I guess that means the white house is putting out fake news.




by Jake Johnson, staff writer 
"The decision to release this damning report when families are beginning to celebrate the holidays and newsrooms are short-staffed is a brazen attempt to bury the truth."


easyrider123 Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #4
  • From:Norway

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:27-11-2018 10:22:17Copy HTML

bump

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nateonthenet Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #5
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:28-11-2018 03:41:39Copy HTML

Here is the reality. The world is spouting platitudes on stopping the carbon and is not really doing anything significant to prevent it
Yobbo Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #6
  • From:New_zealand

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:28-11-2018 07:08:48Copy HTML

Here is the reality.  The world is spouting platitudes on stopping the carbon and is not really doing anything significant to prevent it


Some parts of the world are at least taking steps to stop making things worse.  Some are even trying to improve matters. 

skwanderer Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #7
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:28-11-2018 07:34:58Copy HTML

Here is the reality. The world is spouting platitudes on stopping the carbon and is not really doing anything significant to prevent it ___ Yes but our air and water are at "record clean". lol We put more unrecycled plastic into the environment per capita than anywhere in the world.....leaders in environment my ass. In any event, clean air and water, if it exists, only does so because of the Clean Air and Clean Water Act and the regulatory policies that forced us into it. AND...they have absolutely nothing to do with global climate change. Your president is a total idiot ladies and gentlemen. What's worse, he is a complete idiot who thinks he should listen to his gut.
Segovia_del_Prado Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #8
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:03-12-2018 10:51:09Copy HTML

https://science.nasa.gov/science-news/news-articles/solar-minimum-is-coming
skwanderer Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #9
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:03-12-2018 03:20:10Copy HTML

Yes the solar minimum is coming. I’m wondering if you imagined you had a point? Did you read your article? Every 11 years or so, sunspots fade away, bringing a period of relative calm. “This is called solar minimum,” says Dean Pesnell of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, MD. “And it’s a regular part of the sunspot cycle.” It’s normal. We’re you expecting this to save us from ourselves? Not even a grand solar minimum will do that. https://www.skepticalscience.com/grand-solar-minimum-barely-dent-AGW.html
easyrider123 Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #10
  • From:Norway

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:06-12-2018 06:27:48Copy HTML

Hear Ye, Hear Ye.................read all about it!!!  

Record-High Carbon Emissions Show 'We Are Speeding Towards the Precipice of Irrevocable Climate Chaos'

"Brutal" new research offers a global "reality check" as world leaders discuss Paris accord goals at COP24

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Climate scientists and activists are raising alarm about record-high levels of carbon emissions, detailed in a report released Wednesday. (Photo: International Accountability Project/Flickr/cc)

As world leaders are meeting at the COP24 in Poland to discuss how to achieve goals outlined in the 2015 Paris climate agreement, scientists and activists are raising alarm about "brutalnew research published by the Global Carbon Project on Wednesday which offers the international community a "reality check" by showing that carbon emissions will hit a record high this year.

"We've got a LOT of work to do folks. After flat-lining for 3 years, CO2 emissions have now ticked up two years straight," tweeted Penn State climate scientist Michael Mann, linking to the Washington Post's report on the new data. Mann also called for electing politicians willing to take the urgent actions that experts increasingly warn are needed to avert global catastrophe. 

As the Post summarized, according to the research:

Between 2014 and 2016, emissions remained largely flat, leading to hopes that the world was beginning to turn a corner. Those hopes have been dashed. In 2017, global emissions grew 1.6 percent. The rise in 2018 is projected to be 2.7 percent.

The expected increase, which would bring fossil fuel and industrial emissions to a record high of 37.1 billion tons of carbon dioxide per year, is being driven by nearly 5 percent emissions growth in China and more than 6 percent in India, researchers estimated, along with growth in many other nations throughout the world. Emissions by the United States grew 2.5 percent, while emissions by the European Union declined by just under 1 percent.

While the surge in the U.S. was driven partly by a cold winter and hot summer—which led to an increased use of heating and air conditioning—China's rise was notably fueled by investment in coal-powered manufacturing. Researchers say reversing this trend will require climate-friendly reforms to transportation, manufacturing, and agriculture.

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"This is terrible news," Andrew Jones, co-director of Climate Interactive, told the Associated Press about the project's findings. "Every year that we delay serious climate action, the Paris goals become difficult to meet."

The Paris agreement—which President Donald Trump has vowed to withdraw from, making the United States the only nation on the planet that doesn't support the international accord—aims to keep "global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius."

"This is the latest and most alarming warning to the world that we are speeding towards the precipice of irrevocable climate chaos. Sadly, President Trump doesn't care. But if he won't act, other leaders must."
—Wenonah Hauter, Food & Water Watch

Noting that the Trump administration has turned its back on the accord and consistently worked to roll back climate regulations in favor of polluting industries, Food & Water Watch executive director Wenonah Hauter called on elected officials at lower levels of the U.S. government to take action to curb planet-warming emissions.

"This is the latest and most alarming warning to the world that we are speeding towards the precipice of irrevocable climate chaos. Sadly, President Trump doesn't care. But if he won't act, other leaders must," Hauter said in a statement, responding to the new research.

"It's time for the governors of our country to adequately address this impending climate crisis by enacting immediate moratoria on all new fossil fuel development," she added. "This is the bold, urgent action that the latest science calls for, and the response that our future generations are owed."

The new data follows a World Meteorological Organization report from November that found atmospheric concentrations of the top three greenhouse gases driving global warming—carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide—have hit record high levels, which provoked warnings that "without rapid cuts in CO2 and other greenhouse gases, climate change will have increasingly destructive and irreversible impacts on life on Earth."



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skwanderer Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #11
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:06-12-2018 07:16:42Copy HTML

 All just a hoax.



"My position concerning God is that of an agnostic. I am convinced that a vivid consciousness of the primary importance of moral principles for the betterment and ennoblement of life does not need the idea of a law-giver, especially a law-giver who works on the basis of reward and punishment." Albert Einstein
skwanderer Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #12
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:06-12-2018 07:20:01Copy HTML

 Its just a freaky coincidence.



"My position concerning God is that of an agnostic. I am convinced that a vivid consciousness of the primary importance of moral principles for the betterment and ennoblement of life does not need the idea of a law-giver, especially a law-giver who works on the basis of reward and punishment." Albert Einstein
skwanderer Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #13
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:06-12-2018 07:20:28Copy HTML

I almost forgot to add....all the scientists are faking the data. Its a vast conspiracy.
cathymv Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #14
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:09-12-2018 02:49:12Copy HTML



the reality of climate change - is it is a ponzi scheme and wealth redistribution scheme.... 


and lookee here..... 



JON GABRIEL: The U.S. may not ‘believe’ in climate change. But we’re the only one doing something about it.

Nineteen nations “believe” in climate change. How are they backing up their statement of faith?

China was praised for signing on to the Paris Climate Agreement and in Argentina reaffirmed its commitment to controlling greenhouse gas emissions. Last year, however, China increased those emissions by 1.7 percent.

India, the fourth largest source for CO2, saw their emissions grow by 4.6 percent in 2017. Luckily for them, they too were praised for signing that “nonbinding communiqué.”

Overall, the European Union raised their CO2 output by 1.5 percent.

France, home of the Paris Agreement, is leading the diplomatic effort to save the planet. They increased their greenhouse gas emissions by 3.6 percent. . . .

If the nations paying lip service to climate change aren’t meeting their goals, imagine how poorly the oil-drilling, coal-mining Americans must be doing. President Donald Trump was pilloried for withdrawing from the Paris Agreement and for being only G20 leader who refused to sign the climate change statement in Argentina.

From 2016 to 2017, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions decreased by 2.7 percent. Emissions from large power plants declined 4.5 percent since 2016, and nearly 20 percent since 2011. All without signing a piece of paper in Paris or Buenos Aires.

It’s almost as if they’re more interested in submission to a transnational bureaucracy than in results. And note that the U.S. reduction comes from the switch to cleaner fuels made possible by fracking, which environmentalists opposed.


Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.....except for the election of Donald Trump.
skwanderer Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #15
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:09-12-2018 03:15:25Copy HTML

Irrelevant to the reality of climate change.
skrumpie Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #16
  • From:Argentina

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:09-12-2018 04:16:08Copy HTML

The unhinged fear-mongering over climate change is getting worse



Climate change fear-mongering, particularly from media luvvies and left-wing politics is becoming increasingly unhinged.

People simply don’t believe them anymore.

The NY Post explores this:

One of the hallmarks of the “Ugly American” is the habit of thinking foreigners will understand what you’re saying if you just shout it louder and louder.

The Ugly Environmentalist does something similar. He exaggerates the challenge of global warming by using ever more hysterical rhetoric, thinking that if the last doomsday prediction didn’t work, this one will.

For instance, Stephen Hawking, the famous astrophysicist, recently said that the consequences of Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris climate accord were monumental: “Trump’s action could push the Earth over the brink, to become like Venus, with a temperature of 250 degrees [Celsius] and raining sulfuric acid.”

As Nathan Cofnas notes in The Weekly Standard, this is nuts. The share of the atmosphere taken up by that vile gas carbon dioxide (which just happens to sustain all plant life) is 400 parts per million. It’s been much higher than that in the past without boiling the oceans or raining acid from the sky.

Cofnas also mentions that Venus is nearly 26 million miles closer to the sun, and that the share of carbon dioxide in the Venusian atmosphere is 965,000 parts per million, or about 2,412 times greater than Earth’s.

And that’s Hawking, a serious scientist (at least in his own field). Journalists, always looking for novelty and drama, can be worse.

A recent New York magazine cover story on climate change assured readers that all of the previous climate-change alarmism was too tepid. Basically, by the end of the century, the living will envy the dead and much of the planet will be uninhabitable or a re-enactment of a “Mad Max” movie.

That is pretty outrageous scare-mongering from a guy whose mind is supposedly bigger than all the rest of us.

Rachel Becker, a science writer, had a good take as well. Research shows that “scare tactics can backfire when people put up their psychological defenses against the threatening information,” Becker wrote at The Verge, “rather than defending against the threat itself.”

That’s true. The more you sound like some cowbell-wielding street preacher wearing a sandwich board that says “The End is Nigh!” the more likely people will ignore youParticularly if your last few terrifying predictions didn’t pan out.

But this focus on how using scare tactics doesn’t persuade skeptics overlooks another problem. What about the people it does persuade?

If you honestly believe that climate change will end all life on Earth (it won’t) or lead to some dystopian hell where we use the skulls of our former friends and neighbors to collect water droplets from cacti, what policies wouldn’t you endorse to stop it?

There’s a rich school of journalistic and academic nonsense out there about how democracy may not be up to the job of fighting climate change, and why people who question climate change must be silenced by the state.

It’s remarkable how many of the people who rightly recoil in horror at the idea of using, say, the war on terror to justify curtailing civil liberties have no such response when someone floats similar ideas for the war on climate change.

The environment editor for the left-wing British newspaper The Guardian, Damian Carrington, recently wrote a piece fretting about how having kids doesn’t help fight climate change.

Jill Filipovic, a feminist writer, endorsed the article. “Having children is one of the worst things you can do for the planet,” she wrote on Twitter. “Have one less and conserve resources.”

I found this interestingly dumb. Filipovic is precisely one of those writers you’d expect to go ballistic if some conservative Christian opined about the reproductive choices women should make. But if it’s in the name of the environment? Let’s wag those fingers, everybody!

And we saw our Green party make the same demand over the weekend.

I believe, along with the late economist Julian Simon, that humans are the ultimate resource. We solve problems, and I think we’ll solve climate change, too.

But if you really want to yoke your reproductive choices to the issue of climate change (a bizarre desire, if you ask me), maybe you should have as many kids as possible and educate them in science and engineering so they can come up with a solution.

For instance, did you know America may end up complying with our Paris accord obligations despite our withdrawal? It’s all thanks to breakthroughs in natural gas, energy efficiency and renewable energy.

Thank goodness the people who came up with that stuff didn’t have parents who believed all the hype.

I have a way of shutting up climate whingers. I tell them, that as a committed Christian, I believe in the end times and if climate change is going to destroy the earth with terrible catastrophes then I’m all for it as it will hasten the end times. Ends the conversation very quickly, I must say.


https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2017/07/unhinged-fear-mongering-climate-change-getting-worse/

 


Try to remember the kind of September when men weren't girls and girls weren't fellas..................
easyrider123 Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #17
  • From:Norway

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:09-12-2018 06:18:29Copy HTML

We're fucking up the planet and we're fucking over ourselves dumb shits. It's called irresponsible greed and we need to adress it before we get swept off this rock.


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skrumpie Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #18
  • From:Argentina

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:09-12-2018 08:59:49Copy HTML

And your contribution is to post the same video you posted in another thread.



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easyrider123 Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #19
  • From:Norway

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:10-12-2018 03:28:06Copy HTML

yea
skrumpie Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #20
  • From:Argentina

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:10-12-2018 02:10:41Copy HTML

Try to remember the kind of September when men weren't girls and girls weren't fellas..................
skwanderer Share to: Facebook Twitter MSN linkedin google yahoo #21
  • From:USA

Re:The Reality of Climate Change........

Date Posted:10-12-2018 03:59:30Copy HTML

More irrelevance from skrumpie. Politicians can do whatever they do with the science, but it is still the science and it is reality.
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