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   Strategies & Market TrendsTaking Advantage of a Sharply Changing Environment

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To: Doug R who wrote (4494)4/1/2021 8:33:58 PM
From: Doug R
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A good cherry blossom/GSM correlation.
I had noticed the early blooming prior to the peak but did not think to chart it at the time.
Global warmists count on nobody checking.
But if warming caused it then, it was warmer 800 years ago. Yet there was no global warming catastrophe back then due human produced CO2.

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To: Doug R who wrote (449)4/2/2021 7:02:24 PM
From: Doug R
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Could be a global avg. temperature milestone.
And still a lot of snow on the ground in the Northern hemisphere.
I also don't recall hearing much about particularly warm weather for the Southern hemisphere's Summer that's now ending.
Cascades Snow Depth 109% to 167% of normal, as Total Snow Mass for the Northern Hemisphere leaps 500 Gigatons above 1982-2012 average

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To: Doug R who wrote (4682)4/3/2021 8:23:12 PM
From: 3bar
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Doug do you follow this site .

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To: robert b furman who wrote (2826)4/4/2021 10:41:08 AM
From: Doug R
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Your carbon tax dollars at work:

Ian Rutherford Plimer is an Australian geologist, professor emeritus of earth sciences at the University of Melbourne, professor of mining geology at the University of Adelaide, and the director of multiple mineral exploration and mining companies.
He has published 130 scientific papers, six books and edited the Encyclopedia of Geology.
Born 12 February 1946
Residence Australia
Nationality Australian
Fields Earth Science , Geology, Mining Engineering
Institutions University of New England ,University of Newcastle,University of Melbourne,University of Adelaide
Alma mater
University of New South Wales ,Macquarie University
The pipe deposits of tungsten-molybdenum-bismuth in eastern Australia (1976)
Notable awards Eureka Prize (1995, 2002),Centenary Medal (2003), Clarke Medal
Source. Wikipedia
Where Does the Carbon Dioxide Really Come From?
Professor Ian Plimer could not have said it better!
If you've read his book you will agree; this is a good summary.
PLIMER: "Okay, here's the bombshell. The volcanic eruption in Iceland. Since its first spewing of volcanic ash has, in just FOUR DAYS, NEGATED EVERY SINGLE EFFORT you have made in the past five years to control CO2 emissions on our planet - all of you.
Of course, you know about this evil carbon dioxide that we are trying to suppress - its that vital chemical compound that every plant requires to live and grow and to synthesize into oxygen for us humans and all animal life.
I's very disheartening to realize that all of the carbon emission savings you have accomplished while suffering the inconvenience and expense of driving Prius hybrids, buying fabric grocery bags, sitting up till midnight to finish your kids "The Green Revolution" science project, throwing out all of your non-green cleaning supplies, using only two squares of toilet paper, putting a brick in your toilet tank reservoir, selling your SUV and speedboat, vacationing at home instead of abroad, nearly getting hit every day on your bicycle, replacing all of your 50 cent light bulbs with $10.00 light bulbs..... well, all of those things you have done have all gone down the tubes in just four days.
The volcanic ash emitted into the Earth's atmosphere in just four days - yes, FOUR DAYS - by that volcano in Iceland which has totally erased every single effort you have made to reduce the evil beast, carbon. And there are around 200 active volcanoes on the planet spewing out this crud at any one time - EVERY DAY.
I don't really want to rain on your parade too much, but I should mention that when the volcano Mt. Pinatubo erupted in the Philippines in 1991, it spewed out more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere than the entire human race had emitted in all its years on earth.
Yes, folks, Mt. Pinatubo was active for over one year - think about it.
Of course, I shouldn't spoil this 'touchy-feely tree-hugging' moment and mention the effect of solar and cosmic activity and the well-recognized 800-year global heating and cooling cycle, which keeps happening despite our completely insignificant efforts to affect climate change.
And I do wish I had a silver lining to this volcanic ash cloud, but the fact of the matter is that the bush fire season across the western USA and Australia this year alone will negate your efforts to reduce carbon in our world for the next two to three years. And it happens every year. Just remember that your government just tried to impose a whopping carbon tax on you, on the basis of the bogus 'human-caused' climate-change scenario.
Hey, isn't it interesting how they don't mention 'Global Warming' anymore, but just "Climate Change" - you know why?
It's because the planet has COOLED by 0.7 degrees in the past century and these global warming bull**** artists got caught with their pants down. And, just keep in mind that you might yet be stuck with an Emissions Trading Scheme - that whopping new tax - imposed on you that will achieve absolutely nothing except make you poorer.
It won't stop any volcanoes from erupting, that's for sure.

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To: 3bar who wrote (4683)4/4/2021 11:26:05 AM
From: Doug R
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I check it from time to time. Looks like it's had a makeover since my last visit. Much improved.

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To: Doug R who wrote (4684)4/4/2021 11:34:36 AM
From: robert b furman
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Do we give Trump or Biden the credit? <smile>

One thing for sure, Super spreader Joe has it going on down at the border.

What a politically self inflicted disaster he has made. Good thing thing the totally qualified California girl of color, Harris is off the the rescue. SHEESH!!!

I need to get to Wisconsin and plant mu garden - it'll be bigger this year more than ever.

I've built a fairly good stock of canned goods.

Need to buy a truck load of toastitos and we make Artisan homemade bread weekly.

Thinking about doing a water turbin power electrical generator: I have an artesian well/creek that flows all year round. Gushes water at 52 degrees summer of winter.


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To: robert b furman who wrote (4686)4/4/2021 11:40:08 AM
From: Doug R
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They pulled off a pretty good tag team move with that last "election", didn't they?

Where's Rudy?

While Easter egg hunting today keep an eye out for Hunter's laptop.

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To: Doug R who wrote (4352)4/6/2021 3:34:52 PM
From: Doug R
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A correct enough, more mainstream, presentation.
Passing along understanding of our weakening magnetosphere.

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To: Doug R who wrote (4617)4/8/2021 10:35:41 AM
From: Doug R
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From the paper highlighted at 2:50
"...substantial free core nutation disturbance..."

Depending on how "substantial", it's a description of crustal displacement.

nu·ta·tion - noun
a periodic variation in the inclination of the axis of a rotating object.

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To: Doug R who wrote (437)4/9/2021 12:45:15 PM
From: Doug R
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There goes Soufriere...St Vincent, Virgin Islands (Grenadines).
30,000 ft.

The first historical eruption of the volcano took place during 1718; it and the 1812 eruption produced major explosions. Much of the northern end of the island was devastated by a major eruption in 1902 that coincided with the catastrophic Mont Pelée eruption on Martinique. A lava dome was emplaced in the summit crater in 1971 during a strictly effusive eruption, forming an island in a lake that filled the crater prior to an eruption in 1979. The lake was then largely ejected during a series of explosive eruptions, and the dome was replaced with another.

It is a stratovolcano with a crater lake. Violent eruption occurred in 1718, 1812, and 1902. The 1902 eruption killed 1,600 people. There were also eruptions in 1971-1972 and 1979. The 1979 eruption started with less than 24 hours of precursor activity. The first episode lasted less than two weeks. It was vulcanian in character and sent steam and tephra as high as 12 miles (20 km). The second episode consisted of the quiet extrusion of a basaltic andesite lava dome. People were successfully evacuated and there were no fatalities.

Soufriere of the island of St. Vincent is about 180 miles (300 km) south of the volcano with the same name on Guadeloupe. However, Soufriere on St. Vincent is a far more dangerous volcano. Soufriere St. Vincent is the northernmost and youngest volcano on St. Vincent Island. The 1.6-km wide summit crater, whose NE rim is cut by a crater formed in 1812, lies on the SW margin of the 2.2-km-wide Somma crater, which is breached widely to the SW as a result of slope failure.

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