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Climate Concerns

The "CLIMATE CONCERNS" group is dedicated to discussion regarding the topic of the ever present and serious issue of changes to our climate due to the introduction into the atmosphere of human induced effects which prove harmful to the environment and which eventually may prove destructive to our planet. 

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Odd results of Climate Change

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Tuesday. 31 Replies

Take an amusing quiz to learn about unexpected effects of Climate Change. After each multiple choice question, you see if you were right (and the right answer if you weren't).…Continue

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Framing Climate Destabilization

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 25. 10 Replies

The words we use and the images they evoke shape public comprehension of Catastrophic Climate Destabilization's immanence. Here are a few terms from the past few days. It's a tiny…Continue

Tags: communicating climate science, Climate Destabilization, framing

California total drought

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 23. 1 Reply

Drought Now Covers 100% of CaliforniaIn the US, much fresh produce has…Continue

Tags: food shortage, Climate Destabilization, California drought

Forest Fires rage widely

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 7. 0 Replies

I'm used to hearing about North American forest fires in our summer and Australian fires in theirs, like taking turns. It's disorienting, even overwhelming, to have The American West, Canadian North…Continue

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Comment by AgeOfAtheists14 on October 23, 2012 at 11:42pm
Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 16, 2012 at 11:30pm

Nitrogen cars? Apparently compressed nitrogen might be more practical than hydrogen to transfer energy into our cars, and it refuels the car much faster than electric.

Difference Engine: End of the electric car?

Liquid nitrogen ... can store more energy per unit volume, allowing cars to travel further on a tankful of the stuff. Weight for weight, liquid nitrogen packs much the same energy as the lithium-ion batteries used in laptops, mobile phones and electric cars. In terms of performance and range, then, a nitrogen vehicle is similar to an electric vehicle rather than a conventional one.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 12, 2012 at 12:51am

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Comment by Dr. Allan H. Clark on October 3, 2012 at 11:05am

Senator Inhofe has been one of the most conservative members of the Senate since his election in 1994. He is very religious and has based his support of Israel on God's word in the Bible. His opposition to climate change is also Biblically based—he thinks it is arrogant for humans to believe they can influence the climate while God is still in his heaven. The man is stupid beyond belief—even for a Republican senator.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 3, 2012 at 10:37am

Senator James Inhofe, famous for denouncing Climate Change as a hoax, admits that he used to believe Climate Change was true, until he learned how much it would cost to fight it.

Inhofe: Global warming too costly to be real

In short, learning about the (supposed) high cost of the solution is what turned him from a believer in climate science to a denier.


Would he also decide that a cancer diagnosis is wrong if the treatment was too expensive?

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 30, 2012 at 5:44pm

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