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I think about it all the time. Global warming. Will we actually get it under control? Is it actually real? Will the world start dieing off someday in my life? What will happen when the earth heats up too much? We are gonna see problems like we never would have imagined. Billions of people will probably starve and people will be going crazy to survive. The ecosystem is already getting so messed up and you know I don't even have to go on about it22 AnswersGlobal Warming3 days ago
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The undeniable fact is that “carbon dioxide” is NOT a “pollutant” but an absolutely vital trace gas in the Earth’s atmosphere, currently at around 0.004% of all its components. Nitrogen and Oxygen make up 99%, with the so-called greenhouse gases making up the remaining 1% of which CO2 is 0.04%.
Every climate model predictions have been WRONG. The alarmist climate science has not made it through the scientific method and is thus pseudoscience, backed by government consensus.
CO2 does not trap heat then recycle it to the surface, with repeated cycles called the “back radiation” loop, the key component of the anthropogenic global warming theory or as I call it hunch. This violates the 1st and 2nd Law of Thermodynamics, the 1st law deals with the conservation of energy, with the back radiation loop being identified as a “perpetual motion engine” which violates this 1st law. The 2nd law deals with “heat only transfers from a warm object a cool object”. At the top of the atmosphere it is about -50 degrees C, with hardly any air pressure, there is no energy source to enable this rarified atmosphere to rotate down and reheat the surface of the Earth, this procedure violates both the 1st and 2nd law of T, plus a cool object cannot warm a warm object. Does an ice cube heat up your cup of coffee?12 AnswersGlobal Warming17 hours ago
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People would tell me they would post anonymously so that their answers would not get maliciously reported, or something like that. But hey, there are only 11 days left, what are you worrying about? Come out of hiding.5 AnswersGlobal Warming1 day ago
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They got caught. They were (and still are) paid by DeSmog Blog, Vancouver Canada. The evidence was presented over and over and over again.7 AnswersGlobal Warming3 days ago
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Northern Hemisphere snow mass 500 GIGATONS above average! What happened to alarmist predictions saying snow will be a thing of the past?Favourite answer:
Cowboy is a Dirac sock puppet.16 AnswersGlobal Warming6 days ago
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I'm a little confused about Ice ages, glacial periods, and interglacial periods. Are these terms used interchangeably?Favourite answer:
The Earth is currently in a geological ice age and has been for 2.6 million years.
The default state for most of the past 2.6 million years has been a much colder average temperature. I can't include pictures well lately but search Google Images for "Antarctic (Vostok) ice core data for the last 400,000 years". And you'll notice two things:
--The warm interglacials look like brief interruptions
--The most recent interruption looks different, longer-lasting. This is the Holocene and it started about 8,000 years ago.
You might also notice that average temperature during the glacial periods is somewhere between 6-7 C below today. Outside of geology, many people refer to these glacial periods (especially the most recent one) as "ice ages". Whatever, names are boring, call it what you will. What I find most interesting from this chart is that just with -6 C, we had glaciers miles high stretching from the Arctic all the way to southern Indiana. Sea levels were hundreds of feat lower, you could walk from Australia to New Guinea. Point being, a 6C change makes a big difference, and we are on track for a +4 C change just by the end of the century (at which point, of course, time doesn't stop.)
You might notice something else having started in the past 8,000 years, and that is human civilization. A major climate shift is something that human civilization (i.e. not hunter gatherer humans) has never had to encounter. Hunter gatherers didn't have coastal cities, or significant fractions of the planet converted to permanent agricultural plots (in places where rain or rain-fed streams could always be counted on), or 8 billion people, or geopolitical borders. They were small nomadic tribes that could simply follow the herds. A major climate shift today, and a much more rapid one too, will be much more difficult to adapt to, and it's impossible to make the case that anything other than keeping the climate stable is preferable.5 AnswersGlobal Warming2 days ago
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I dont want any debate about climate change just interested how much you can afford with increased fuel costs for cars and heating homes with Joe’s plan.
Biden is putting carbon tax of $50 a ton to eventually $125 a ton.
Not to mention buying a electric car which is about $5k to $10k more compared to conventional cars
I am upgrading my breaker panel for a future electric furnace plus water heater. I will need to put a 220 volt charger outlet in the garage .
With the increased cost of fuel food prices and anything else transported will go up.
I just can’t imagine lower income people being able to afford all this .19 AnswersGlobal Warming7 days ago
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Reducing CO2 levels would slow the rate of warming. If we could stop all emission the warming would continue for some decades until the climate approaches equilibrium at around 1.5C above preindustrial levels. We may need to reduce Methane too.
Keeping levels to +1.5C should mean we avoid the more serious consequences but, let's face it, that's unlikely to happen now.15 AnswersGlobal Warming1 week ago
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I don't think so. Much of the information you give is correct. I would be surprised if he was an ex convict though; I would have thought that unlikely as that would require participation in the real world, even if illegally. Yahoo Joker is clearly someone so inadequate that even activity likely to get him in trouble with the law, would present such a challenge as to overwhelm his self confidence and belief, to the extent that he would be unable to contemplate such activity; so certain would be be of the utter futility of any attempt. Instead he would retreat into the safety of his life as an online troll, secure in the knowledge that, here on Yahoo Answers, where there is no effective moderation, he can be king of the virtual castle, safe behind his army of loyal sock accounts, secure in the knowledge that those who are the subject of his attention can not really fight back. A very sad case!5 AnswersGlobal Warming7 days ago
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