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His use of hyperbole (comparing coal to death factories [run by the Nazi's]) is over the top. But for the uneducated, environmentalists and those politicans who believe in top-down control of our lives he makes a compelling case. Too bad [for him] more and more scientists are re-examining the basis for this facts and are drawing different conclusions or at least saying lets look harder at the science and not turn our lifestyle upside down based on what might be faulty or incomplete research.

This is the source article mentioned in an earlier FR thread posted here:

Has NASA's Hansen Finally Lost His Mind? (BTW, half of the article's links are pdf links.)

1 posted on 02/17/2009 7:33:23 AM PST by CedarDave
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To: xcamel; steelyourfaith

PING! to your lists.


2 posted on 02/17/2009 7:34:34 AM PST by CedarDave (Pray that during the next four years we don't lose the America we so love.)
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Barking

Moonbat


3 posted on 02/17/2009 7:35:54 AM PST by BenLurkin (Mornie` utulie`. Mornie` alantie`.)
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And for comment by scientific professionals be sure to visit:


4 posted on 02/17/2009 7:36:35 AM PST by CedarDave (Pray that during the next four years we don't lose the America we so love.)
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If all of those who are so concerned about CO2 output (but not their own, of course) would just go crawl into a hole and die, co2 output would drop and the Earth would be saved!


5 posted on 02/17/2009 7:36:53 AM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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At some point you just have to say, went around the bend on the coal train, didn’t we ...

People need to know how to recognize when others just go nuts, and help get them to professional help.


6 posted on 02/17/2009 7:37:03 AM PST by Tarpon (If you don't stand on principle, you stand for nothing at all.)
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9 posted on 02/17/2009 7:38:46 AM PST by the_devils_advocate_666
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coal is the single greatest threat to civilisation and all life on our planet.

Never in the history of history has so much stupidity been packed into so few words.

10 posted on 02/17/2009 7:40:29 AM PST by Minn (Here is a realistic picture of the prophet: ----> ([: {()
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James Hansen is a moron. Close him.


11 posted on 02/17/2009 7:41:09 AM PST by USMA '71
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This guy is an eye rolling CO2 emitter..


12 posted on 02/17/2009 7:45:53 AM PST by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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Tell you what. Let’s not ask the Astronomer James Hansen to render opinions on climatology just like we won’t ask a biologist to render opinions on seismology.


14 posted on 02/17/2009 7:46:24 AM PST by GreenAccord (Bacon Akbar!)
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somebody needs to put a boot up his backside!


15 posted on 02/17/2009 7:47:09 AM PST by jrd
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The climate is nearing tipping points. Changes are beginning to appear and there is a potential for explosive changes, effects that would be irreversible, if we do not rapidly slow fossil-fuel emissions over the next few decades. ...

BWAHAHAHAHA...I can't read anymore.
16 posted on 02/17/2009 7:47:29 AM PST by arderkrag (Liberty Walking (www.geocities.com/arderkrag))
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Hansen is channeling Jimmy Carter.


17 posted on 02/17/2009 7:48:24 AM PST by Ford4000
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To: CedarDave; OKSooner; honolulugal; Killing Time; Beowulf; Mr. Peabody; RW_Whacko; SideoutFred; ...
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Climate Research News

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GREENIE WATCH

Ping me if you find one I've missed.



18 posted on 02/17/2009 7:49:18 AM PST by xcamel (The urge to save humanity is always a false front for the urge to rule it. - H. L. Mencken)
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Dear Jimmy, don't worry about it. Your fellow scientists over at the History Channel say a huge asteroid will hit sooner or later while monstrous volcanoes are erupting.
But the mile high surf will be up to inundate the coastal cities burning from gamma radiation so not a big deal, Jimbo.

Finally those sickly survivors of the world wide pandemic will be toasted off by the sun expanding and wiping the slate of earth clean leaving it a blackened lump of coal like rock. Kinda of gives a warm feeling, doesn't it?

And you were worried about a little old power plant!

Bye and stay warm!

20 posted on 02/17/2009 7:56:47 AM PST by count-your-change (You don't have be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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Related thread:

The Political Philosophy of James Hansen

22 posted on 02/17/2009 7:58:05 AM PST by CedarDave (Pray that during the next four years we don't lose the America we so love.)
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Coal is the only significant source of power generation native to the UK. We still have a bucketload of the stuff underground and the only reason we don’t still mine the stuff on any real scale any more is because Thatcher, to her eternal shame, completely shafted the industry back in the 1980s instead of supporting it. Which is why we are now mostly dependent on foreign sources of energy when before we were net energy exporters in a big way....


26 posted on 02/17/2009 8:12:01 AM PST by sinsofsolarempirefan
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I just retired after 31 years in a coal fired power plant. the most deadly thing there is the stress caused by the rotating shifts.

Few make it to retirement age. Most find a “medical” reason to quit, (bad knees, bad back, stroke, We have allowed several very incompetent persons to use “medical” as an excuse to get them out of the company, One died from appendicitis, heart attacks, alcoholism. Only ONE got a disease (Mesothelioma, Asbestos). One from Louisiana, cancer capitol of the world, died of cancer. He smoked like a chimney.

The cooling lake is loaded with fish, Bald eagles are all over the place in winter, and I have seen more deer here than anywhere I have ever lived. There were were few deer thirty years ago.

The worst thing about that coal fired plant is that we had a couple of JERKS promoted to supervisors .

Hansen is full of it.

28 posted on 02/17/2009 8:39:08 AM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (14. Guns only have two enemies: rust and politicians.)
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Why is this man pontificating on the taxpayer’s dime?


30 posted on 02/17/2009 9:12:07 AM PST by exit82 (The Obama Cabinet: There was more brainpower on Gilligan's Island.)
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