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Human choices drive climate changes
The Morning Sentinel ^ | May 5, 2012 | by David F. Robinson

Posted on 05/05/2012 9:14:43 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

FARMINGTON -- Maine is going to look a lot different in 100 years if climate change trends continue on the same upward trajectory.

Moose may all but disappear from the forests, replaced by migrations of white-tail deer.

The forests themselves will probably be taken over by trees found today as far south as Maryland, rather than the red spruce that make Maine's woods unique.

Even black-capped chickadees, the state bird, may start to head farther north for cooler climes.

These are just a few of the potential changes in store for Maine according to many scientists, who have been predicting what will happen in various parts of the world over the next century if global warming doesn't slow down.

The drastic differences in global warming's effects will ultimately hinge on human's choices to reduce their impact on the otherwise natural climate change cycles, Barton told the audience.

"We still have choices to make," he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at onlinesentinel.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Maine
KEYWORDS: climategate; failure; hoax; socialism

1 posted on 05/05/2012 9:14:53 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They think that the only reason people don’t believe in AGW is they haven’t told the lie enough yet.


2 posted on 05/05/2012 9:17:16 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Do I really need a sarcasm tag? Seriously? You're that dense?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

In a hundred years...because of global warming...Mainers will start speaking with a southern accent. They also will walk around with their underwear on backwards. And I believe that most Mainer women will be wearing tube-tops all year-round.


3 posted on 05/05/2012 9:18:22 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Maine is going to look a lot different in 100 years

Maine (and everywhere else) looked quite differently 100 yrs ago, too...... Climate comes and goes. I don't believe man can do much, if anything to change that.

4 posted on 05/05/2012 9:20:26 AM PDT by basil (It's time to rid the country of "gun free zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Many things have changed since I was a kid. In the city we had big old chestnut and Elm trees with oriole nests all over the place. The big trees grew and grew and the roots were whacking the sidewalks and getting into the sewers. The Elm trees became diseased.

The orioles, the red winged blackbird and the cardinals don't hang there anymore...but the damn pigeons are still around along with the tree rats aka squirrels.

5 posted on 05/05/2012 9:20:37 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Let’s see, how do I proper comment on this...

Is it: “BS!”
or “B.S.”
or “B******t!”


6 posted on 05/05/2012 9:21:50 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
To all those that believe man is adversely affecting the planet, you know it is already to late to change things. However, I have a modest proposal for you to improve the situation: If you do these things, you will improve the environment and stop harassing the rest of us, making the world better for all.
7 posted on 05/05/2012 9:21:55 AM PDT by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: pepsionice

Chances are equally good that in 100 years
Maine will be covered in an Ice sheet 50 feet
thick, all the great skiing will be in Georgia
and people will be going to northern Florida
to watch the leaves turn.


8 posted on 05/05/2012 9:22:08 AM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
if climate change trends continue on the same upward trajectory

There is no upward trajectory. I stopped there.

9 posted on 05/05/2012 9:22:42 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (Like Emmett Till, Trayvon Martin has become simply a stick with which to beat Whites.)
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To: pepsionice

And all the little squirrels and birds will be gone forever. Lisp, Lisp. And the little flowers will all dry up and blooww away. And the big big trees will all fall down and go boom. The only thing thats going to happen in the next 100 years is this SOCIALIST MORON is going to be buried 6 ft under and nobody will have to listen to his SOCIALIST DEMOCRAT HALLUCINATIONS about the AGW/IPCC CO2 scam anymore.


10 posted on 05/05/2012 9:26:01 AM PDT by spawn44
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To: kosciusko51

to late to == too late to


11 posted on 05/05/2012 9:26:30 AM PDT by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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To: ClearCase_guy
You're a better man than I.

I stopped at the title.

12 posted on 05/05/2012 9:27:03 AM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Thanks for the trip down Memory Lane: articles like this were all the rage about 25 years ago. “The Morning Sentinel” is asleep at the wheel.


13 posted on 05/05/2012 9:43:04 AM PDT by doyle
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Maine is going to look a lot different in 100 years if climate change trends continue on the same upward trajectory.

What upward trajectory is that? Seems I read the temp has been pretty stable for the last 100 years.

14 posted on 05/05/2012 9:43:51 AM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

We have to start killing every Human Being on the planet to save Maines tree’s.

In a hundred years Maine will still have Republican Senators voting with Democrats.

My heart bleeds for Maine.-——not


15 posted on 05/05/2012 9:50:07 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"We still have choices to make," he said."

How about choosing not to buy into the hype and hysteria while Al Gore gets rich off his scam and laughs at all of you on his way to the bank?

16 posted on 05/05/2012 10:16:32 AM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
we have about as much affect on the climate as the Inca's with all their sacrificing.

That is to say... none.

17 posted on 05/05/2012 10:24:08 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
"They think that the only reason people don’t believe in AGW is they haven’t told the lie enough yet."

Ask your average high schooler who has been taught this garbage for 8 or 10 years what they think of global warming and they'll tell you it is the absolute truth.

18 posted on 05/05/2012 10:26:02 AM PDT by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: All

You really have to strecth things for the QGW croud... from the NOAA web site -

HERE IS A LIST OF THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES EVER RECORDED IN CONCORD NEW HAMPSHIRE...

RANK TEMPERATURE DATE
1 102 DEGREES JULY 4, 1911
2 102 DEGREES JULY 3, 1965
3 101 DEGREES JULY 3, 1911
4 101 DEGREES JULY 5, 1911
5 101 DEGREES JULY 10, 1911
6 101 DEGREES JUNE 4, 1919
7 101 DEGREES AUGUST 2, 1975
8 101 DEGREES JULY 20, 1977
9 101 DEGREES JULY 21, 1977
10 101 DEGREES JULY 14, 1995 (LAST TIME TO REACH
100 UNTIL THIS YEAR)
11 100 DEGREES 9 TIMES INCLUDING JULY 22, 2011

and

HERE IS A LIST OF THE BIGGEST SNOWSTORMS IN CONCORD NEW HAMPSHIRE SINCE SNOWFALL RECORDS BEGAN IN 1868...

RANK SNOWFALL DATE
1 27.5 INCHES MARCH 11-13, 1888
2 22.5 INCHES DECEMBER 6-7, 2003
3 22.2 INCHES OCTOBER 29-30, 2011
4 20.0 INCHES JANUARY 25-26, 1888
5 19.0 INCHES JANUARY 6-7, 1944
6 18.3 INCHES JANUARY 12, 2011
18.3 INCHES APRIL 12-13, 1933
8 18.1 INCHES MARCH 5-6, 2001
9 18.0 INCHES JANUARY 1-2, 1869
10 17.8 INCHES DECEMBER 3-4, 1901

Climate changes, even before evil SUVs were invented...:^)


19 posted on 05/05/2012 10:33:40 AM PDT by az_gila
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Lib solution? Take away choices!

Except abortion, of course.


20 posted on 05/05/2012 11:07:12 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

1. Maine has more citizens on the dole than on private-sector payrolls.

2. Maine is so eco-friendly that billboards are illegal. When you drive up the interstate through Bangor you would be hard pressed to find billboards advertising food or lodging. It’s all a secret in Maine.

3. Maine has ‘Vacationland’ on license plates. But Mainers do not want any outsiders coming up there on vacation. They just want outsiders to send their tax money through Obama’s administration to keep their welfare checks funded.

4. The professor is worried about the trees? Trees are a cash crop. How ignorant is this professor? Why doesn’t he
go to the midwest and give speeches to save the corn?


21 posted on 05/05/2012 11:22:30 AM PDT by abclily
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The warmists like to bring up the situation of the polar bear as being perilous due to AGW. What many people don’t know is that polar bears were originally brown bears who migrated northwards and adapted to life in the Arctic. What does that mean? It means that even if the the planet and the Arctic get warmer, the polar bear can adapt to the situation same as his ancestors adapted to colder weather.


22 posted on 05/05/2012 11:24:20 AM PDT by driftless2
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My time machine works. I managed to go forward to January 2nd, 2098 and back. I managed to take a picture of my great grandson driving across Maine.
23 posted on 05/05/2012 11:44:27 AM PDT by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer; All

When is somebody going to ask a “climate change” person a simple question:

Why doesn’t somebody stop the tornados ..?? If people are causing the weather changes .. then we should be able to find out who those people are, why they’re causing all the wind and just make them stop it, right ..??

But .. if “people” can’t stop the weather (tornados), where is the logic that “people” caused it ..??

Be sure you’re seated before they answer!


24 posted on 05/05/2012 12:13:37 PM PDT by CyberAnt ("America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth".)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Was it P. T. Barnum who famously said, “There’s a David F. Robinson born every minute”?


25 posted on 05/05/2012 12:51:17 PM PDT by Zeppo ("Happy Pony is on - and I'm NOT missing Happy Pony")
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To: kosciusko51

The last one suffices...


26 posted on 05/05/2012 12:57:47 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“Moose may all but disappear from the forests, replaced by migrations of white-tail deer.”

Then riddle me this. Why are moose moving south into Colorado over the past 20 years as the climate warms? And, they have driven white tail deer out.


27 posted on 05/05/2012 3:10:22 PM PDT by ModelBreaker
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To: TXnMA

It was a “progressive” modest proposal. ;-)


28 posted on 05/05/2012 4:01:08 PM PDT by kosciusko51 (Enough of "Who is John Galt?" Who is Patrick Henry?)
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