CocoaNutCakery wrote: speising wrote: CocoaNutCakery wrote:
That is an amusing source, but I'd like to see a graph of the past 3 million or so years, just to emphasize the fact that we're in an ice age, and we have been for a long frickin' time.
comparing the climate change with long term data may amuse some, but it doesn't touch the important point that rising temperatures make our planet less suited to us, who are accustomed to the current state.
yes, species did always die, and yes, there were warmer times than now, but this time, it's about us.
this time, its personal.
But we're not talking about 500 degree weather, here. There are people currently living in the kind of climates we'd be facing. Humans actually evolved in
those climates, but migrated to colder climates.
So... no. The planet would actually be more
suited to us.
Yes. The water will keep us cool enough.
Liguid water is Fine with me. I like it.
Sure we are very used to all the ice.
I, for one, will not miss it.
Tropics Every Where?
Well? That will Never happen.
There will be longer days and shorter days in the far North and far South.
Always. Well; Until some other strange thing happens.
Global warming is One of the Hot Button Issues of our Time.
I am in favor of Global Warming. I am not in favor of irresponsible behavior.
We can do everything in our power to be responsible to and for one another.
We can watch as the Ocean boil away into Steam that Rains out over the Mountains and Deserts before running back into the Oceans again.
pfft. We only have twenty years to figure out what to do about the Asteroid that is on its way.
We can't seem to agree on Anything! How will we face a Real Threat? Not very well, is my guess.
Most will handle it the exact same way we handle Global Warming. Poorly.
So, funny. Some people are more than ready to shoulder the responsibility of doing What They Can.
So, Sad. Some people blame the Liberal Media. And; Are willing to Kill for the Right to be Wrong.
Ice fifty feet thick? It happens. I have seen it.
Some people Love that stuff. It makes a sweet idea.
The reality of that much ice in one place is not so nice for a simple human being like me.
I don't like it. It is pretty from the Air. It is cold and forbidding from the ground.
Life is, just, an exchange of electrons; It is up to us to give it meaning.
We are all in The Gutter.
Some of us see The Gutter.
Some of us see The Stars.
by mr. Oscar Wilde.
Those that want to Know; Know.
Those that do not Know; Don't tell them.
They do terrible things to people that Tell Them.