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Comment Re:Catastrophic man-made global warming... (Score 2) 488

For most of the 1970s, nobody knew. So "inadvertent climate modification," while clunky and dull, was an accurate reflection of the state of knowledge.

The first decisive National Academy of Science study of carbon dioxide's impact on climate, published in 1979, abandoned "inadvertent climate modification." Often called the Charney Report for its chairman, Jule Charney of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, declared: "if carbon dioxide continues to increase, [we find] no reason to doubt that climate changes will result and no reason to believe that these changes will be negligible."3

In place of inadvertent climate modification, Charney adopted Broecker's usage. When referring to surface temperature change, Charney used "global warming." When discussing the many other changes that would be induced by increasing carbon dioxide, Charney used "climate change."

Global warming: the increase in Earth’s average surface temperature due to rising levels of greenhouse gases.

Climate change: a long-term change in the Earth’s climate, or of a region on Earth.

Comment Re:So fuckin' what (Score 1, Informative) 488

Without the discoveries of the Arabs and Africans before them our current civilization would be nothing.. Civilization come and go, ours will eventually decline as well. Even our civilazation has only done better than ancient Arabia and Africa by a few hundred years. Eventually war tore them apart, and could easily do the same to us.

Comment Re: Publishing? You mean DOXXING right? (Score 1) 546

Thaylin's comment here being a perfect demonstration of such.

Please clarify, are you saying my comment is an example of hate speech ? there was nothing in my statement that indicated hate. Politicians in a hate group should be outted. When someone places themselve, of their own free will into the public spotlight and says "hey look at me, I am virtuous" then they deserve to be looked at to determine if they are indeed virtuous.

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