Published: Thursday, Jan. 24 2013 12:00 a.m. MST
Is there a time when climate didn't change, or are politicians using this
as an excuse to take on more authority, and power?When we've
all been taught in government schools, it becomes difficult seeing through the
Denial is also quite blinding!
Look outside. Tell me where the moutnians are.If you
want to lie and claim climate change is not real when last year was the hotest
on record and we have an ice storm in Utah...I cannot help you.
Read "Little House on Prairie", then research the dust bowl era.Changing climate (weather) is nothing new. Glaciers were at one time
found in Missouri, but it melted. Tropical trees are found in Greenland buried
in ice. Climate has not been a constant.Energy from the sun also
varies, causing difference in ocean temperatures, and effects our weather.Could our leaders be deceiving us?
We only deceive ourselves!
Dust bowl era..1930's. The phenomenon was caused by severe
drought combined with farming methods that did not include crop rotation, fallow
fields, cover crops, soil terracing and wind-breaking trees to prevent wind
erosion. On April 14, 1935, known as "Black Sunday", 20 of the
worst "black blizzards" occurred throughout the Dust Bowl, causing
extensive damage and turning the day to night; witnesses reported they could not
see five feet in front of them at certain points.Response:
During President Franklin D. Roosevelt's first 100 days in office in 1933,
governmental programs designed to conserve soil and restore the ecological
balance of the nation were implemented. President Roosevelt ordered the
Civilian Conservation Corps to plant a huge belt of more than 200 million trees
from Canada to Abilene, Texas to break the wind, hold water in the soil, and
hold the soil itself in place. In the fall of 1939, after nearly a decade
of dirt and dust, the nearly decade-long drought ended, as regular rainfall
finally returned to the region. If you think Climate change is not
real, then the Dust Bowls proves you wrong. WE created the backdrop
for the dust bowl. We changed it.
Climate is weather over a period of time. You can't call it climate change
in just two or three years.Lazy thinking makes people easily
Foresight is more valuable in conservation and environmental control efforts but
money greases the wheels of progress to deny accountability and environmental
controls until its too late and shutting down these corporations is considered
something that can't be allowed.In the aftermath and trillions
of tax dollars dozens of decades of subsidizing corporate industry to clean
emissions the land and air and oceans have reached a level of suitable
environmental standards that have become enforceable and safe to the
environment. There is no such thing as viable green energy, we just need more
restrictions on investors and revoke laws guaranteeing profit.Most
of the world has been more accountable and responsible than corporate US so we
have no right to impose laws and complaints on other nations. Importing
corporations should be the target group of pollution by blocking all imports to
the U.S. by corporations and business that have moved off shore to avoid
environmental accountability.New industry must be held to
environmental standards and laws or it is useless to even think of a clean
environment. Oil shale fracturing by exploding millions of tons of bombs
underground is one of the most potentially dangerous oil spill disasters.
Hottest summer on record.Ice storms in winter.Continuing
to claim climate change is not real in the face of extreme weather year after
year is not lazy.It is just plain stupid.
First the "Chicken Littles" among us called it Global Warming however,
absent any proof of global warming they changed the term to Global Climate
Change and now they want to rally huge amounts of money to stop it.I
have news for the Global Climate Change crowd, climate has ALWAYS been with
us....it's called Weather!!
@Pagan--Climate covers a span of many years--not just two. Broaden your
sights.Climate change is as real as Manti Teo's girlfriend, or
Clint Eastwoods model of Obama.If people could effect weather, it
would be through HARRP. Look it up.
Quote, "If people could effect weather, it would be through HARRP. Look it
up."People have been seeding clouds for about a 100 years.
That's weather modification with a little bit of dust. Factor billions of
tons of ancient CO2.And the HAARP program seems to have a lot of
credibility. So what was the point? We are modifying the weather. But it's
not called Pandora's box for nothing.
Screwdriver,for once I agree with you,give the
climate-change opportunists an opening, and all sorts of troubles and problems
will be released on us.
Worf, perhaps it is you who needs to broaden a bit. Warnings about climate
change have been coming for much more than just two years.And did
anyone see NBC national news last night? Utah's dirty air made the
If in doubt as to climate change talk to an insurance actuary. These people
look at cold hard figures and work out the costs. (always follow the money)Thirty years without a below average monthly worldwide temperature now
please work out the probability of that happening without global warming.The world has never had stable climate however the normal rate of change
has been slow measured in thousands of years not decades.We are not
talking about localized changes like the medieval warming period that effected
part of the northern hemisphere. Or the effect of Krakatoa exploding in 1883
which caused cooling for several months due to the dust shot high into the
atmosphere.So doubt the science if you want, criticize the
extremists both fore and against at your will. But the money is on more extreme
weather events exacerbated by rapid climate change.
It doesn't matter if "climate change" is fact or fable, or a
mixture of the two. It should not be something we turn over to the federal
government. Personally, I'd rather breath dirty air and go extinct in a
state of freedom and liberty than to have an oppressive federal government
interfering with my life all the time, and using the premise that the Earth
cannot vary from a prescribed temperature as a platform to pillage the wealth of
the populace. Also, if we don't care enough about this supposed
"climate change," to do something about it as individuals, without the
big guns of government aimed at our heads, then so be it!
For people that don't try to recognize God in any of this will try to blame
something else besides a decline in morality in private and public areas of our
lives. People make money in these global warming, climate change
and other philosophies, lots of money while putting fear into people's
minds from the impending doom. It is good to see that some people
place emphasis on people and not all these detractions to keep us away from
having relationships with our families and friends.
Mr. Obama stated before the election that in his 2nd term "jobs" would
be his #1 priority.Since reelection, he has emphasized every liberal
cause to the complete omission of doing or proposing anything that positively
impacts the economy to improve the environment for hiring.Why are we
yammering on about Climate Change, something we cannot impact, instead of
working to CUT SPENDING, something we CAN impact??
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