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Climate Change
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"Climate change is happening whether you like it or not. If you ignore it, it is still going to happen."
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"A more immediate danger (to the future of this planet) is runaway climate change. A rise in ocean temperature would melt the ice cap and cause the release of large amounts of carbon dioxide. Both effects could make our climate like that of Venus with a temperature of 250 degrees centigrade (482 degrees Fahrenheit)" - Stephen Hawking.
Note: The arctic sea ice is melting fast. Message 31925105
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There are certain things that can't be decided by a popular vote (or plurality), climate science is one such thing, and science in general. You can't judge scientific truth by popular vote. Imagine, at first when the greatest discoveries are made, how many scientists, let alone people in general, would have voted in favor of such new truth? Like the general theory of relativity or quantum mechanics. ("Science isn’t like politics: It is not based on popularity polls.”) Right now, the climate change policy is being decided by popular campaign strongly distorted by the right wing disinformation campaign. The debates seem like happening between the climate scientists who had been studying the phenomena by applying rigorous scientific methods and judgements for a long time ( Message 31965471 ) and the high school educated crackpot experts who failed in many STEM classes bolstered by Trump, energy industry and the rightwing media who are feeding this latter camp with lots of propaganda and disinformation. Climate policy can not be decided by popular vote or by who is louder with lots of nonsense pseudoscience data. Wrong policies can permanently harm the livelihood of humans on earth. The correct policies can be guided by a president and Congressional leaders who are well informed and are wise enough to listen to the right people and make the correct and crucial decisions. Right now, the Trump administration policies are accelerating the destruction of the earth climate.
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Future climate analogs for the years 2020, 2050, 2100 and 2200 according to three well-established models. If greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed, the study says, the climate will continue to warm until it begins to resemble the Eocene in 2100.
https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181210150614.htm


Note: During the Eocene Optimum at around 49 million years ago, little to no ice was present on Earth with a smaller difference in temperature from the equator to the poles. "The end of the PETM was met with a very large sequestration of carbon dioxide in the form of methane clathrate, coal, and crude oil at the bottom of the Arctic Ocean, that reduced the atmospheric carbon dioxide"; "Today the carbon dioxide levels are at 400 ppm or 0.04%; at the maximum of global warmth the atmospheric carbon dioxide values were at 700–900 ppm while other proxies indicate large changes of carbon dioxide of over 2,000 ppm over periods of time of less than 1 million years."
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eocene#Climate
https://www.siliconinvestor.com/readmsg.aspx?msgid=31946676
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WEATHER 2050 ...

Check out your city: Message 31909114

bbc.com
Message 31963354 Six major US cities under water by 2100; 670 coastal communities too affected.
en.wikipedia.org



"Barring the arrival of dramatic new carbon-sucking technologies, which are so far from scalability at present that they are best described as fantasies of industrial absolution, it will not be possible to keep warming below two degrees Celsius — the level the new report describes as a climate catastrophe. As a planet, we are coursing along a trajectory that brings us north of four degrees by the end of the century. The IPCC is right that two degrees marks a world of climate catastrophe. Four degrees is twice as bad as that. And that is where we are headed, at present — a climate hell twice as hellish as the one the IPCC says, rightly, we must avoid at all costs. But the real meaning of the report is not “climate change is much worse than you think,” because anyone who knows the state of the research will find nothing surprising in it. The real meaning is, “you now have permission to freak out.”"

An aerial photo shows homes and businesses destroyed after Hurricane Michael smashed into Florida's northwest coast in Mexico Beach. The storm rampaged through Georgia and the Carolinas on Thursday. Courtesy James E. Wyatt / U.S. Customs and Border Protection/Reuters

Even god won't save this stupidity. Idiot Trumptards are driving oil tanks full speed into the towering inferno. These Trumptards not only take themselves and their family into the harms way, but they take the entire innocent people with them. Trumptards and climate deniers preach psudoscience, the right column in the Table below.
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815I want the movie to be a drama, but the script keeps being comedy gold.rxbond15 hours ago
814finance.yahoo.com [graphic] [graphic] [graphic]ryanaka15 hours ago
813Climate refugees cannot be sent back home, United Nations rules in landmark deciryanaka1Monday
812Thanks to Trump and his braindead deniers, violent weather changes never stop [yryanaka1last Saturday
811Global Warming's Six Americas [graphic] 'Alarmed' America jumped frryanaka1last Friday
810The Reason Fossil Fuel Companies Are Finally Reckoning With Climate Change time.ryanaka1last Thursday
809climate-change: "74°F yesterday to snow this morning!" [graphic]ryanaka1last Wednesday
808The water was hotter last year than ever in recorded history. businessinsider.coryanaka1last Wednesday
807[youtube video] Ocean Temperatures Have Reached a Record-Breaking High livescieryanaka1January 14
806BlackRock's $7 Trillion-strong investment funds will pull completely away frryanaka1January 14
805Because of the climate-denying criminals, there will be only tropical fishes in ryanaka1January 13
804Oceans are warming at the same rate as if five Hiroshima bombs were dropped in eryanaka1January 13
803Does this imply the sea level rise will be much faster than expected? "Sciryanaka1January 13
802Climate-change-caused violent weathers will go after the climate deniers with moryanaka1January 12
801World War 3: Which of the following thee cases will be the most likely? 1. Betwryanaka1January 10
800"powerful forces on the right are determined to keep us barreling down the ryanaka1January 10
799People with money should not waste it by giving the money to causes (such as recryanaka1January 10
798Australian Government (Scott Morrison) and All Newscorp-affiliated Media Companiryanaka1January 10
797Rupert Murdoch's Disinformation-Media Empire will go bankrupt once the climaryanaka1January 10
796Donald Trump, as much as Rupert Murdoch, should be held responsible for the Climryanaka1January 10
795Rupert Murdoch's Misinformation-Media Empire should be held responsible for ryanaka1January 10
794"conservative, far-right and conspiracy figures all pushed the exaggerated ryanaka1January 10
793Message 32495594Wharf Rat1January 9
792Rupert Murdoch, the Climate Enemy #1 of the World: [graphic] independent.co.ukryanaka1January 9
791Ecocide: A thread Message 32494216 [tweet]ryanaka1January 8
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