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2 days ago.
by mythravere
harryanderson
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Thankfully, the anti-science propaganda campaign surrounding man-made climate change seems to have lost some of its effect.

Are you seeing storm clouds on the horizon? Two recent studies suggest that the latest anti-science campaign is following its forerunners--the propaganda campaigns attempting to refute science that tobacco causes cancer, that CFC's caused the hole in the ozone layer, and so on—into oblivion. Global warming denial seems to have climbed to a peak in 2010, and global warming acceptance is now climbing. This bodes well for rational public policy.

 
 

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RANDOM21

The climate does change, has changed, will change. I don't consider myself powerful enough to effect the change one way or another. When the earth decides it's too hot it will puke a few billion tons into the air and cool things off. People will either adapt or die. That has always been the way.

Posted 15 days ago.

Kendall78

"the fact that the climate is NOT getting warmer."

You have evidence to this? Meaning, do you have evidence that global climate has been staying at a significant and unchanging rate for the last century?

Posted 15 days ago.

Tiredofit

LOL yea there is too much contention like the fact that the climate is NOT getting warmer. Geez you lemmings are .halarious

Posted 15 days ago.

mythravere

I myself see no real action coming on the issue of climate change because there is too much contention on the issue.

But actions will be taken once mother nature punches enough of the worlds population right in the face and then they will decide to act.

Posted 15 days ago.

mythravere

Actually overpopulation is THE issue.

Its the uncomfortable subject people would rather ignore.

And mother nature will make "corrections" when a growing population hits the limits of the environment they live in.

There are ways to avoid it..but that requires action and intelligence. Neither of which a large population has collectively.

It doesn't matter if its resource depletion or problems with climate change.

Nature which we are a part of will put you in check one way or another.

Once you extend yourself and your environment past the point of survivability only those with the means to survive the new paradigm will be left...everyone else will be dust.

Posted 15 days ago.

RANDOM21

Mother Earth corrects herself for her existence. Earth was here long before man and will probably be here long after. You are nothing but an ant to her. However, as far as resources, less of you leaves more for me, for I like the way Mother Earth thinks. An earthquake here, a volcano there, here a tsunami, there hurricane, ebola here, avian pandemic there, pretty soon the numbers get down to easily sustainability. No one gets out alive, or do you plan on cheating death with freezing your brain in moderate amounts of liquid nitrogen? Oops, too late.

Posted 15 days ago.

moderation

It's not overpopulation,random,it is the shrinking of resources that creates the issue in the to-begin-with.You really believe this planet "corrects herself" to accommodate mans' existence ?

Posted 15 days ago.

moderation

You can dispute the cause of the melt,ithink, but you cannot dispute the physical evidence.

Posted 15 days ago.

moderation

Actually,ithink,an earthquake of that magnitude isn't in the pipeline, now is it?By the way, how is my punctuation ? (:

Posted 15 days ago.

harryanderson

I notice many here—Kendall being a notable exception--seem to condemn all the members of a perceived group for the sins of one member.

Harry Reid, Al Gore, and Rush Limbaugh don’t post here. We do.

Stereotyping leads to unproductive discourse and fractured relationships. We could learn more if we regarded one another as well-meaning individuals with good intentions instead of representatives of some group we consider evil.

“As iron sharpens iron, so a man sharpens the countenance of his friend.”

Posted 15 days ago.

RANDOM21

It's not run, run, run. It's submit, submit, submit. Give all knowing Big Government CONTROL over all things and life will be wonderful, even though they admit nothing will help. It we just throw more money at it they know it will be better. The Lefts only known solution.

Posted 15 days ago.

RANDOM21

Don't worry, be happy. Mother Earth has a tendency to self-correct herself when things get bad. Something that might happen 50-100 years out leaves plenty of time for Earth to do what it takes to balance out. Wars, pestilence, disease, whatever may remove enough of the overpopulation that it won't be the major problem some feel that it. BTW: Nice save Kendall.

Posted 15 days ago.

Run, run, run !!!!!!

Actually, an earthquake will get you sooner. And more credibly. Man is so puny and thinks he is so powerful.

Posted 15 days ago.

moderation

Just keep in mind that the ice packs/glaciers are proven to be melting at alarming rates,...that sea levels,at these rates will raise 15"-20" in 50-100 yrs. Also, there is the exodus of humanity from the coastal regions worldwide,and borders will be insignificant.Whatever the cause, the result will be catastrophic. This is the greatest challenge to mankind,.... evah!!!!

Posted 15 days ago.

Kendall78

Oops, I meant, "We should also keep in mind that the majority of the Left are NOT accurately represented by Obama, Pelosi or Reid."

Posted 15 days ago.

RANDOM21

If the majority of the Left is accurately represented by Obama, Pelosi or Reid, then the majority of the Left IS Far Left. These people don't represent main stream, middle of the road values. Never have, never will.

Posted 16 days ago.

Kendall78

Let's keep in mind that the majority of the Right are not defined by the Tea Party or those who are racist.

We should also keep in mind that the majority of the Left is accurately represented by Obama, Pelosi or Reid.

It will be great when we finally quit letting the Far Left and Far Right define our politics.

Posted 16 days ago.

It is not so bad that obama has a foreign sounding name. His foreign ideas nd disregard for the American constitution are the problems.

Myth you never specifically say what bad things Christians do. And if they do not follow the leadership of Christ, they are not Christians, anyway.

Posted 16 days ago.

mythravere

The Tea Party. Best "grassroots" movement money can buy!

They even clean up after themselves! Huk yuck!

Posted 16 days ago.

mythravere

Yep those were the good O'l days.

Guess we shouldn't have elected a black president with a foreign sounding name.

Yes I just brought race into this. Know why?

Because its true!

I mean its not a coincidence at all that the same time we elected our first black President the rightwingers of this nation just then decided to go all crazy and turn into the party of NO?

Funny thing is that rise of the Tea Party began at the same time too.

Funny funny funny!

Posted 16 days ago.
 
 
 
 

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