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Small Nuclear War Could Reverse Global Warming for Years
National Georgraphic ^ | Feb 22, 2011 | Charles Q. Choi

Posted on 02/27/2011 5:12:08 PM PST by Innovative

Regional war could spark "unprecedented climate change," experts predict.

Even a regional nuclear war could spark "unprecedented" global cooling and reduce rainfall for years, according to U.S. government computer models.

Widespread famine and disease would likely follow, experts speculate.

Earth is currently in a long-term warming trend. After a regional nuclear war, though, average global temperatures would drop by 2.25 degrees F (1.25 degrees C) for two to three years afterward, the models suggest.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.nationalgeographic.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: climatechange; globalcooling; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; gorebullwarming; ipcc; nuclear; nuclearwar
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To: Innovative
Of course all these models that predict global warming or global cooling, etc., are based on millions of assumptions, and most likely many of those assumptions are wrong.

All it takes is ONE to invalidate the entire SWAG.

51 posted on 02/27/2011 6:28:35 PM PST by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: Innovative
Regional war could spark "unprecedented climate change," experts predict.

"Experts." Burn more carbon?

52 posted on 02/27/2011 6:33:10 PM PST by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|http://pure-gas.org|Must be a day for changing taglines)
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To: DesertRhino
Like 1000 burning oil wells in Kuwait did? Thats what Carl Sagan predicted,,,, lol

Sagan was like a kid with a hammer. Everything he saw was a nail.
Did he ever actually do any real astronomy? Did he actually advance astronomical knowledge? Or was he just a nice tool for the Sesame Street mentality?

53 posted on 02/27/2011 6:38:10 PM PST by Publius6961 ("In 1964 the War on Poverty Began --- Poverty won.")
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Finally a solution to Glowbull Warming. I thought we were all going to die!


54 posted on 02/27/2011 6:38:59 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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55 posted on 02/27/2011 6:53:21 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (up)
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To: Innovative

Nuking D.C. would certainly get rid of a lot of hot air.


56 posted on 02/27/2011 6:57:20 PM PST by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: musicman; Seadog Bytes; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Rurudyne; steelyourfaith; Tolerance Sucks Rocks; ...

OMG, that’s excellent!!!


57 posted on 02/27/2011 7:00:08 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: Pearls Before Swine
Who would have guessed that Armageddon could be green?

Well, they were pushing an article in the last few weeks that Genghis Khan may have cooled the planet by killing hordes of evil human beings who were abusing the planet by growing crops. That must have been to prepare us for this news.

58 posted on 02/27/2011 7:18:26 PM PST by TigersEye (Who crashed the markets on 9/28/08 and why?)
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To: Publius6961; SunkenCiv
All it takes is ONE to invalidate the entire SWAG.

Is that anything like "It takes 50 'good jobs' to make one 'atta boy' but only one 'aww sh!+' to wipe out one 'atta boy'"?

Hey Civ. Wasn't someone just ranting about a snowball earth?

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2673423/posts?page=8#8

59 posted on 02/27/2011 7:21:39 PM PST by bigheadfred (THE ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE HAS BEGUN)
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To: SunkenCiv

60 posted on 02/27/2011 7:25:45 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Innovative
Great. So let's have a little nuclear war, to reverse global warming.

Save the world. NUKE MECCA!.
Nuke it from orbit, its the only way to be sure.
61 posted on 02/27/2011 7:39:46 PM PST by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
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To: Innovative

That’s a good idea, but I’d rather have global warming.


62 posted on 02/27/2011 7:46:43 PM PST by familyop ("Don't worry, they'll row for a month before they figure out I'm fakin' it." --Deacon, "Waterworld")
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To: bigheadfred

;’)


63 posted on 02/27/2011 7:59:39 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: ProtectOurFreedom; NormsRevenge; steelyourfaith; Grampa Dave; SierraWasp; tubebender; Carry_Okie; ..

Freaking unreal!


64 posted on 02/27/2011 8:07:55 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: TigersEye
Thanks for the ping....this is almost laughable.
65 posted on 02/27/2011 8:12:19 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Innovative

Question! Did we have globull cooling after 1945?


66 posted on 02/27/2011 8:29:41 PM PST by Big Mack (I didn't claw my way to the top of the food chain to eat VEGETABLES!)
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To: Innovative; SunkenCiv; neverdem; decimon; LucyT; Cindy; Fred Nerks; FredZarguna; ...
<tin-foil-hat mode> Of course, you know that this means (especially in conjunction with Teh One's pronouncement that "the nation can absorb a nuclear attack") that someone is planning on letting the US get hit with a few nukes, in order to allow the imposition of Martial Law and suspension of civil rights and of elections, and also, to provide cover for the solar minimum / weaker solar maximum induced cooling, so that they can claim global warming would still be going on except for the nuke.</tin-foil-hat mode>

Cheers!

67 posted on 02/27/2011 8:34:50 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Innovative

The “elite” ...trying to talk themselves into “justifiable” use of nuclear weaponry.

They’re freakin’ nuts.


68 posted on 02/27/2011 8:40:00 PM PST by mo ("If you understand, no explanation is needed; if you do not, no explanation is possible")
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To: Innovative

Mr. President, I'm not saying we wouldn't get our hair mussed. But I do say no more than ten to twenty million killed, tops. Uh, depending on the breaks. Plus we'd reverse global warming!

69 posted on 02/27/2011 8:46:55 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Innovative

‘Win The Future’


70 posted on 02/27/2011 8:53:35 PM PST by ri4dc (Cut your cable, Break Wind for the TSA, Flush Twice in 2012, and STOP ROTUS Now!)
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To: mo
"The “elite” ...trying to talk themselves into “justifiable” use of nuclear weaponry. They’re freakin’ nuts."

We already have the example of the University of Texas "evolutionary ecologist," Dr Eric R. Pianka fantasizing over an airborne strain of the ebola virus. They think it would be great if they could somehow eliminate 90% of the human population. Unfortunately, a virus isn't quite discriminating enough - the elites might catch it too. But hey! small nukes could fill the bill. I wouldn't be surprised if they push for the return of the neutron bomb to facility their projects.

You're right, they're nuts and they have control right now.

71 posted on 02/27/2011 8:54:04 PM PST by Flag_This (Real presidents don't bow.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
"Freaking unreal!"
Their noting more then a front end for the far left establishment.

72 posted on 02/27/2011 9:44:43 PM PST by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....Duncan Hunter Sr. for POTUS.)
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To: stevie_d_64

Purity Of Essence son, per BGen. Ripper.

Besides, this is the war room. You can’t fight in here. You prevert.


73 posted on 02/27/2011 10:09:18 PM PST by West Texas Chuck (Eat the young, 100 million guppies can't be wrong.)
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To: SunkenCiv; Ernest_at_the_Beach; tubebender; mmanager; Fiddlstix; Fractal Trader; FrPR; ...
Thanx SunkenCiv & Ernest_at_the_Beach !

 





Beam me to Planet Gore !

74 posted on 02/27/2011 11:02:31 PM PST by steelyourfaith ("Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty." -- Wendell Phillips)
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To: RhoTheta
When it drifted over into religious science

Effective use of words!

75 posted on 02/28/2011 1:48:32 AM PST by agere_contra (Historically every time the Left has 'expanded its moral imagination' the results have been horrific)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Freaking unreal!

Oh...my...goodness...

Well, not to worry, it's only a small mushroom cloud.

76 posted on 02/28/2011 5:56:50 AM PST by Miss_Meyet (The trouble with socialism is socialism. The trouble with capitalism is capitalists. RIP WFB)
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To: steelyourfaith

ROFL ....nice Dance Crowd...


77 posted on 02/28/2011 8:17:32 AM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: West Texas Chuck

Well, I have my .30 cal machinegun, and if I could just find someone other than the limey bastage that keeps annoying me, I can get to work with it!!!

I need someone to keep feeding me the ammo belt!!!

“PBF”

;-)


78 posted on 02/28/2011 9:47:59 AM PST by stevie_d_64 (I'm jus' sayin')
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To: musicman

bttt


79 posted on 02/28/2011 10:44:16 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: BenLurkin

80 posted on 02/28/2011 10:50:29 AM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: ProtectOurFreedom
Actually, this is a revival of the “Nuclear Winter” scare which predated the Global Warming scare which predated the Climate Change scare which predated the Global Climate Catastrophe scare.

I think they see it as a possible solution. Cures global warming and kills of some of those pesky humans at the same time. Win-win!

/lefty enviro thought processes

81 posted on 02/28/2011 11:23:43 AM PST by Disambiguator
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

My favorite bumpersticker of the early 1980s:

NO MORE NUKES...
UNTIL YOU USE THE ONES WE ALREADY GAVE YOU


82 posted on 02/28/2011 11:33:32 AM PST by darth
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To: Innovative

Cool. Let’s start with NY City and San Fran. They really care about the issue, so they probably won’t mind the inconvenience.

No fair trying to flee before the blasts, either. NPG, guys, NPG.

It’s for mother gaia.


83 posted on 02/28/2011 12:29:10 PM PST by MichiganConservative (Letting Obama supporters vote is like giving a loaded gun to a child with severe mental retardation.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; grey_whiskers; musicman; steelyourfaith
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84 posted on 02/28/2011 5:16:12 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Beauty. I’m gonna nick that bad boy.


85 posted on 02/28/2011 5:19:13 PM PST by steelyourfaith ("Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty." -- Wendell Phillips)
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To: SunkenCiv

86 posted on 02/28/2011 5:33:25 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: musicman

:’)


87 posted on 02/28/2011 7:25:30 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: steelyourfaith

Hey, I stole it fair and square. ;’)


88 posted on 02/28/2011 7:27:02 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Can we pick the cities?

Paul


89 posted on 03/01/2011 2:47:48 PM PST by Paul Pierett (Paul Pierett)
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To: Paul Pierett

See #83 for some early choices....leave LA out though...my current location.


90 posted on 03/01/2011 2:55:14 PM PST by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: badpacifist

It was funny until you said you were kidding.


91 posted on 03/01/2011 10:53:47 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: SunkenCiv; potlatch

LOL! Yes. Thanks!

...Now if we could just get Potlatch to drop by and ANIMATE that one for us... (grin)


92 posted on 03/04/2011 3:12:01 PM PST by Seadog Bytes (OPM: The Liberal solution to every societal problem... Other People's Money.)
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To: Seadog Bytes

Lol, thanks Seadog. I could do it, I actually have a ‘spring’ that is a working gif. Thanks for the vote of confidance, I just haven’t had any urge to create lately.


93 posted on 03/04/2011 5:48:17 PM PST by potlatch ( ~*coincidences usually aren't *~)
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To: Innovative

Cool. I vote we test it on Pakistan.


94 posted on 03/04/2011 5:51:49 PM PST by Little Ray (The Gods of the Copybook Heading, with terror and slaughter return!)
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To: Innovative

Oh, cook a city, cool the earth. Makes sense...

.... NOT!!


95 posted on 03/04/2011 6:06:40 PM PST by meyer (We will not sit down and shut up.)
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To: darth
My favorite bumpersticker of the early 1980s:...

Bumper sticker from the 1970s:

Score: Lake Chappaquiddick 1, Nuclear Power 0

96 posted on 03/04/2011 6:08:51 PM PST by meyer (We will not sit down and shut up.)
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To: SunkenCiv

Thanks for the ping!


97 posted on 03/05/2011 2:22:46 AM PST by Seadog Bytes (OPM: The Liberal solution to every societal problem... Other People's Money.)
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To: Innovative

This has to be the most twisted “scientific” opinion to come out of that crowd of lunatics.


98 posted on 02/29/2012 1:09:26 PM PST by Olog-hai
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