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There is no event which would disprove global warming nor is there any event which would prove global warming. Global warming is global, so individual weather events are statistically insignificant.
Both the observations you mention are symptoms of weather instability. It is not inconsistent to say that some areas will receive more snow/rain and others will receive less and that these areas may be the same in different years or even months.
As for the likes of Al Gore, I must ask - Why you are taking him to be an oracle of science? I'm sure you are an intelligent person and if you wish to have an intelligent opinion then you should be relying on reliable sources, not on a politician-cum-climatologist.
Opera is for talk shows and Safari is for nature.
"Well, here goes. I really resent the term, but I use it because it’s recognized and accepted. I’m gay. From some seventy years of personal experience, I can tell you that there’s not much “gay” about being homosexual. For the first twenty years of my life, I had to live in the shadows, in a culture that was — at least outwardly — totally hostile to any hint of that variation of life-style. At no time did I choose to adopt any protective coloration, though; my cultivation of an abundant beard was not at all a deception, but part of my costume as a conjuror. Gradually, the general attitude that I’d perceived around me began to change, and presently I find that there has emerged a distinctly healthy acceptance of different social styles of living — except, of course, in cultures that live in constant and abject fear of divine retribution for infractions found in the various Holy Books In another two decades, I’m confident that young people will find themselves in a vastly improved atmosphere of acceptance.""
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