Confused about global warming
I gotta admit, this global warming thing that is causing us to completely change our way of living and working and playing and advancing has got me confused. Maybe some of you guys and gals can help me with a few questions;
Now, I have come to understand some of the differences between global warming and global cooling. For one, global warming of .74 degrees celsius over a 140 span is much more of a factor then a miniscule fraction of a degree of global cooling over a years time. After all, decimal points create a greater sense of urgency then do fractions of a whole number.
Also, I have come to understand that while global cooling is only an insignificant affect of the much more disasterous global warming, global cooling should not be taken into consideration at all when it raises it's ugly head in the middle of a global warming period.
One other thing that bothers me; If El Nino regulates global warming and La Nina regulates global cooling, why don't we just do what we do best and design regulators for these two little water currents? We could rule the world as HVAC dictators. We would have climate doing our very bidding for us; too many air conditionerss manufactured? Turn up the pressure on El Nino!
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Now wasn't that simple?
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All of this seems to be the devise of liberal thinking, are you a LIBERAL thinker?
No matter what we throw into the atmosphere, it will either cause heat to be held into the atmosphere or reflected into space.
The experts seem to ignore the effects of the oceans on what they want to blame the current atmospheric trend.
I would guess they are forgetting that God promised that there would be seasons no mater what we do.
Is this any help with your delema?
Those who dance, appear insane to those who do not hear the music.
Those who believe, appear ignorant to those who do not know God.
The end of the world is in 2012.
Why worry about global warming now.
could it be that the earth is getting closer to the sun causing global warming?...
Believe what you want. it was below zero a few days ago and yesterday was over 60....something's up. this isn't normal...plus a $hitload of snow already. i remember using my snow thrower a few times a year..thinking i wasted my money. twice a week lately. could Al be right?
Global warming may be a reality.
But, is it because of man. Or is it because it is a natural process that happens every X thousand of years.
...or, is whatever might be happening, heating or cooling... open to being changed by a few carbon credits, electric cars, and some solar panels?
Originally Posted by beenthere
I'd say that if we believe that we are so powerful to be the cause of all this, we are deluding ourselves. This is the opening that China and India need to clean our clocks, as we become our own economy's worst enemies.
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Originally Posted by tunnel_rat
Agreed look on past highs/lows for your areas, you'll notice that they were about 100 years apart. There is nothing we can do for global warming/cooling. This whole scare is a perpetuated myth started by someone that unfortunately received a Nobel Prize for doing NOTHING but also is one of the primary owners of a "carbon credit company" that he profits from by preaching the idea. Its past time for Americans to step away from the Kool-Aid.
Originally Posted by MatrixTransform
What happens in 2012 ???
Originally Posted by beenthere
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Al Gore was talking about a 20' rise in sea level in his movie, Im sitting at 26' so I would be oceanfront, my property value is going to skyrocket, I cant wait