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Comment More Spin with Fakery. (Score 1) 310

"a paper published in Nature ESTIMATING Arctic ice extent for the past 1450 years shows a sharp decline in Arctic ice beginning in the mid-20th century."

Estimating translates to "using models to GUESS the arctic ice sea extent in the past AND THEN proffering that as PROOF that 2013 was the 6th lowest"

Hide the decline... Hide the decline...

Comment This is supposed to be an example of science?? (Score 1) 251

"One gallon of jet fuel weighs approximately 6.7 pounds. Take a Boeing 747-400, for example: a fully-loaded 747 flying from London to Hong Kong would require almost a full tank of gas – somewhere between 50,000 and 60,000 gallons of fuel. That’s upwards of 370,000 pounds of fuel in the tanks. Between the weight of the fuel, the passengers, the cargo, and the luggage onboard, there’s simply no room left for “chemtrail” chemicals even if they did want to spray us all with toxic gunk."

Who said chemtrails were made on London to Hongkong flights? This is your rebuttal of chemtrails??

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Comment Punishing those who would DARE disagree (Score 0) 365

"Google Raises Campaign Funds For Climate Change Denier" - ---------- as if campaign fund raising should be refused to those who don't agree with the climate change Nazi's. Let's try a new title. Google Raises Campaign Funds For Democratic Party Denier" or maybe "Google Raises Campaign Funds For Right to Abortion Denier" or even "Google Raises Campaign Funds For Gay Marriage Denier"

Comment Wow! This guy is stupid. (Score 3, Insightful) 768

The fifth amendment does substantially more than protect you from having to answer "did you do it".

Scenario:

You are innocent of the crime you are accused of.

Prosecutor: Were you at the scene of the crime?
Accused: Yes.

This statement can be used against you to find you guilty.

Prosecutor: Did you have anything against the victim
Accused: Yes.

This statement can be used against you to find you guilty.

Prosecutor: Do you have a gun?
Accused: Yes.

This statement can be used against you to find you guilty.

Prosecutor: Were you having an affair with the victims wife?
Accused: Yes.

This statement can be used against you to find you guilty.

I could go on and on and on. We know from the outset of this scenario that the accused is not guilty but each and every one of his statements can be used against him in court to find him guilty despite his innocence.

This is why we have the fifth amendment.

Comment Quick answer (Score 1) 768

"The first is that you can refuse to answer a point-blank question asking whether you committed a crime, even if the question elicits no other information that ought to remain private. The second is that if you refuse to answer, a court cannot even consider that as a factor in determining the likelihood of guilt."

And why do you suppose the Court can't use your refusal as evidence of guilt? Hmmmmm? That's right. The fifth amendment. Stupid.

Comment How about NEED (Score 1) 629

"The word 'want' might not apply at all to someone 1000 times smarter than us."

How about the word NEED?

Considering the resources needed for a species that continues to grow it may be need that spurs a species to move beyond it's borders.

Comment Re:Why not reduce emissions? (Score 1) 623

I understand that there are many arguments as to whether global climate change exists, and/or how sever it is. I also understand that trying to reduce our emissions significantly can come at some economic cost. But there are still many low hanging fruits that we could easily tackle as a compromise, at very little cost.

To name a few:

- Boats - No emissions controls at all currently
- Planes - Trains should be a better option (particularly in the U.S.)
- Coal power plants - Outdated tech
- Lawn mowers - Electric mowers could replace most people's mowing needs
- Excessive water consumption - Top loading washing machines are a colossal waste of fresh water

Additionally, there have been numerous studies linking various forms of pollution to cancer and other serious health effects. So we stand to gain healthier people and lower health care costs by reducing our emissions as well.

Boats - No emissions controls at all currently
Should we paddle?

- Planes - Trains should be a better option (particularly in the U.S.)
There aren't enough trans on the planet to ferry the people who fly by plane

- Coal power plants - Outdated tech
Almost all coal plants are clean burning.

- Lawn mowers - Electric mowers could replace most people's mowing needs
Imagine the length of the power cord. Not to mention the fact that electricity is mostly generated from natural gas which uses as much if not more CO2

- Excessive water consumption - Top loading washing machines are a colossal waste of fresh water
Last I checked the water used in a washing machine goes down the drain and gets recycled by the waste treatment plant and back into our faucets.

Climate change by man is bogus. The IPCC has reported that there has been no significant warming in the past 16 years. It's a fraud and only the sheep fall for it.

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