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pmurray63

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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 12:14:50 PM

Temperature rises resulting from unchecked climate change will be at the severe end of those projected, according to a new scientific study.

The scientist leading the research said that unless emissions of greenhouse gases were cut, the planet would heat up by a minimum of 4C [39.2F] by 2100, twice the level the world's governments deem dangerous.

The research indicates that fewer clouds form as the planet warms, meaning less sunlight is reflected back into space, driving temperatures up further still. The way clouds affect global warming has been the biggest mystery surrounding future climate change.
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DanMtz
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:37:17 PM

Let me guess - whoever wrote this isn't a scientist or engineer. 4C may be equivalent to 39F, but a 4C difference is not the same as a 39F difference.
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CheapDiesel
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 7:00:44 PM

Whatever...
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oldmack
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 6:19:23 PM

spun
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PedalingPhil
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 9:06:38 AM

Gee, I'll be 151 years old by then and will probably enjoy the warmer climate since us old folks tend to get colder easier.
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jeffbone
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 8:44:30 AM

More garbage and propaganda from the Guardian.
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2b0b
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 5:43:45 AM

More junk "science" and bad math. A change of 4 degrees C is a change of 7.2 degrees F. not 39 degrees.

[Edited by: 2b0b at 1/2/2014 5:43:36 AM EST]
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mpg611
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Message Posted: Jan 2, 2014 12:20:31 AM

Never fear King Obama will declare war on global warming.
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mustardgas
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 11:23:09 PM

Just a few weeks ago scientists said the planet was going to get colder.
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skempton
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 9:41:14 PM

4c is not 39F
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 9:24:49 PM

Every winter I look forward to spring.

Using renewable energy right now - firewood

38 degrees right now outside


[Edited by: bar1035 at 1/1/2014 9:24:30 PM EST]
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mitt4prez
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 8:06:39 PM

The GUARDIAN has a mighty well developed talent for hog calling, as this "article" proves.
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doyle16
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 7:30:58 PM

OK, I see PhilMills caught the error in the summary (4C vs. 39.2F). That error is in the summary, not in "full article"
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doyle16
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 7:25:47 PM

I hope that we can REDUCE those GHG to minimize that projection. To stop producing GHG, means "to bury every human" (too extreme). Their general estimates make for a horrible life.
STOP THE PRESS: Anybody noticed the math in the summary? (4 C is NOT equal to 39.2 F). Checked the article it states 4 C ( I don't see 39.2 F quoted anywhere).
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TomT2Lee
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 7:15:04 PM

Not going to take that long.
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Jeff1944
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 6:49:45 PM

So the last 3 ice ages and their declines were caused by what? Dinosaur poop as there were no humanoids that I know of? Just a suggestion, if you live along the coasts or underwater like New Orleans, MOVE to higher ground. It is common sense like flood insurance.
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SigIslander
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 6:38:19 PM

Total BS, it will take much less time then that but not to worry
you'll still be dead so still not your problem.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 6:27:59 PM

will we be here?
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doeslayersr
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 6:15:45 PM

Poppycock and BS.
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 5:44:43 PM

The world is getting warmer.
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rte3tdi
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:30:54 PM

Why was this posted January 1st. It should have been posted April 1st.
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BlueVanGroup
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:20:17 PM


Foxy Loxy is still trying to lure us into his den.
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00MrSlate00
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 4:03:54 PM

ok
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cnygas
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:18:35 PM

OH MY GOD!!! OH MY GOD!!! We have been saying for 50 years we only have ten years left and we will tell you for the next 50 years we only have ten years left.
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mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:08:22 PM

Not many will be around to see if that is so, but I doubt it
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RAE344
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:05:59 PM

Go tell that to the scientist stuck in the Artic. He went there to prove that the world is warming up. Now he is stuck in the ice.

The stupid shall be punished.
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BUSMAN1105
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:05:25 PM

No kidding!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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egorbcc
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 3:02:33 PM

They never give up trying to push their ideas.
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BBF_PFS
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 2:44:08 PM

Another report coming out soon will say exactly the opposite.
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drz614
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 2:38:22 PM

good post philmis. my calculation also equalled 7.2 deg. is this person related to the scientist that said our children would not know what snow was by 2013?

[Edited by: drz614 at 1/1/2014 2:40:06 PM EST]
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DixieQueene
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 2:33:27 PM

agree with velichita
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velichita
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 2:11:58 PM

Somebody wants to get grants for their research.
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Taxrefugee
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 2:05:03 PM

Thx someone for correcting the misleading math in the title
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:56:40 PM

"From the comments below, you can tell that people are not doing their research on global warming.
Check the UK science reports and NASA's global temps of the planet plus both North and South Pole temps over the last one hundred years and you will start to understand the escalation coming in the future."
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LOL, yes, 100 years of gerrymandered temperature data vs 4 billion years!

Talk about not doing their homework LOL!
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PhilMils
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:56:03 PM

Someone didn't do the conversion correctly. 4C as a temperature (4C above freezing) is, indeed, 39.2F (7.2F above freezing). However, a 4C change (no matter what the initial temperature) is a 7.2F change.

This mistake has no bearing on the validity of the rest of the article.
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c0wb0y
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:48:32 PM

Logical, but the flat-earthers will find a way to deny it.
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nybearhunter
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:47:26 PM

BAH.
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SiebsWI
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:39:49 PM

Gotta find a way to slow this down
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gypsymom3
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:37:14 PM

yeah but isn't the earth only 6000 year old?????
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bar1035
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:32:12 PM

Glad this was posted today when the front page is broken.. no chance of it getting there.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:31:44 PM

From the comments below, you can tell that people are not doing their research on global warming.
Check the UK science reports and NASA's global temps of the planet plus both North and South Pole temps over the last one hundred years and you will start to understand the escalation coming in the future.
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BluWahoo
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:26:28 PM

Just live in the moment because there is nothing you can do about the temps changing.
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drpepperTX
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:23:30 PM

Agreed Alaydown but I'm afraid as future generations further out look back they won't be laughing.

This hoax of man made climate change will cost mankind dearly just as past cultist beliefs did. One of many examples were the Salem Witch Hunts. Be accused of being a witch and your only truthful defense is denial, so speak the truth and many were burned alive at the stake.

The people that believe in this AGW hoax are no different and if they get their way will lead us to genocides on a scale we haven't seen since Nazi Germany. Don't believe it? Ask the Germans that sat silent while Hitler preached of a Supreme race!

Still don't believe it? Look at the quotes from leaders of the AGW hoax and their statements regarding the need to REDUCE human population by millions upon millions.

The wide eyed zombie like cult following of the alarmists scare tactics shows just how clueless some in our hand me everything from the government really are.
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madison8359
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:22:19 PM

Now is the time to do something about this situation.
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PathfinderSC
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:19:48 PM

One day it is cooling down, Next day it is warming up.
Does anyone really know what it is doing??
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rosa403
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:12:13 PM

we will see
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Alaydown
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:07:28 PM

Why limit the crazy prediction to just 4C? The problem most of these liberal wackos have is they make these predictions for a time frame that can be checked. Like Al Gore's prediction of the polar ice cap to be melted by now or Ted Danson's prediction of the oceans to be dead years ago, they never happen. So another wacko prediction is made of the earth's temperature increasing 4C in 86 years is a smart move since no one alive today will remember to laugh at the dead wackos who made the prediction. I predict that in 20 years, the people then will be laughing at the doom-and-gloom global warming religious fanatics the same way we laugh at the the duck-and-cover method from the 50s and 60s.
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 1:02:40 PM

sure they can predict all they want, they won't be around to see it...
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Fleabite44
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 12:59:39 PM

39 degrees in the next 7 years, I find it hard to believe.
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Buckeyee
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Message Posted: Jan 1, 2014 12:59:14 PM

Warmer weather would be greatly welcome in Maine !! Fall was 10 degrees BELOW normal this past year. Dec has been the COLDESt in years, many nights BELOW zero, snow falls twice a week. Another snow storm tomorrow with 16 BELOW zero tomorrow night, sure is getting hot here !!!
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gas is $3.33 here today, happy new year
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