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Old 02-14-2014, 10:02 AM
 
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LOL, you knew it was bound to happen. First I apologize for another thread on this, we've certainly had plenty but we are now taking a leap forward.

Global warming failed to develop new sources of income for the government so they tried Climate Change. That has failed so now it's going to simply be "weather". Seems it will be difficult to argue that we have "weather".

During a call with reporters on Thursday evening, the assistant to the president on science and technology, John Holdren, said, without any doubt, the severe drought plaguing California and a number of other states across the country is tied to climate change.

"Weather practically everywhere is being caused by climate change," Holdren said.


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Just for the record when the argument comes up as to why people question scientists.

What researchers don't know, however, is why the current high-pressure ridge is so persistent, or when it is going away, allowing California to enjoy some much-needed rain. A few scientists say that it may be related to climate change, but nobody knows for sure.

California drought: What's causing it? - San Jose Mercury News

Well Mr Holdren seems to think he does.

 
Old 02-14-2014, 10:09 AM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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We're heading into a new ice age. The Great Lakes are freezing over for the first time in two decades. Of course the solution is the same-extort money from the energy producers and hand it over to the non-productive and line the pockets of corrupt politicians.
 
Old 02-14-2014, 10:18 AM
 
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Yup, the global warming scammers tell us that CO2 and it's .0001 degree increase in climate temperature caused the polar vortex, the dry weather on the west coast, and well, every weather event that is not picture book perfect.
 
Old 02-14-2014, 02:12 PM
 
Location: Billings, MT
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all I know for sure is that locally, we have set records for low temperatures, snow fall, and amount of water in the snow.
We also set a couple of high temperature records this winter.
After a week or two of below freezing (and often below zero) temperatures, a little warming will be quite welcome!
 
Old 02-14-2014, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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Originally Posted by Redraven View Post
all I know for sure is that locally, we have set records for low temperatures, snow fall, and amount of water in the snow.
We also set a couple of high temperature records this winter.
After a week or two of below freezing (and often below zero) temperatures, a little warming will be quite welcome!
I would've been laughed out of my dissertation defense if I used inferences like you're using in my field of study. I imagine the field of climatology is less strenuous academically speaking?
 
Old 02-14-2014, 06:28 PM
 
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Appears to be the same as what Mr Holdren is using.
 
Old 02-14-2014, 07:09 PM
 
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If global warming is actually happening, it better happen soon. I am getting tired of waiting.
 
Old 02-14-2014, 07:19 PM
 
Location: Long Island
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Some really historic flooding in England, along with droughts in the US Southwest.
England is looking quite a bit like New Orleans.

Quote:
In Wales, more than 16,000 properties remain without power following Wednesday's
winds of up to 112mph
BBC News - UK floods: River levels rise as rain and wind sweep in
 
Old 02-15-2014, 04:58 PM
 
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One cold winter in the US and the climate change deniers come out in force. Too bad the planet just keeps warming, weather patterns keep getting more erratic, and you can literally watch the worlds ice sheets melting into the ocean. Congratulations on being unable to accept the truth. All of the glaciers are melting people, there is indisputable demonstrable evidence. But hey, it's just a lib myth right?

I don't expect the slack jawed to watch this but, here it is anyway.

http://new.ted.com/talks/james_balog...treme_ice_loss
 
Old 02-15-2014, 06:32 PM
 
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One cold winter in the US and the climate change deniers come out in force.
That has nothing to do with what this thread is about. Do you have an opinion on the topic?

P.S. No one denies that climates change.
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