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Official: More in US convinced of climate change
Associated Press ^ | July 6, 2012 | ROD McGUIRK

Posted on 07/06/2012 12:20:50 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) -- Increasingly common experiences with extreme climate-related events such as the Colorado wildfires, a record warm spring and preseason hurricanes have convinced many Americans climate change is a reality, the head of a U.S. scientific agency said Friday.

Many Americans had previously seen climate change as a "nebulous concept" removed from them in time and geography, said National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration chief Jane Lubchenco.

(Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: globalwarmingscare; junkscience; pseudoscience; redistribution

1 posted on 07/06/2012 12:20:54 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I don’t have a problem with being convinced of Climate Change, my problem is what they blame it on ,and that there isn’t anything we can do about it.


2 posted on 07/06/2012 12:27:37 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ask them again in January.


3 posted on 07/06/2012 12:27:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This is all true. There, Forty thousand years ago...Caveman Joe warned everyone about the continued use of wood to burn fires, and six guys grew to believe in Joe’s words. Later that winter....all six perished as they sat in cold caves and were unable to bring themselves to the moment of survival. Caveman Joe, sadly....had disappeared from the camp, and moved onto another cave, where in the spring...he preached of more global warming to a new and still living group of cavemen.


4 posted on 07/06/2012 12:28:46 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: Free ThinkerNY

More Bull Obama from the Obamaloon administration.

Best refutation yet from a real Nobel Science (Physics, 1973) winner - as opposed to the jokes we’ve recently been getting from Norway. These remarks occured only recently.

“...As he took the stage for his turn, Gieavar’s (sic) immediate remark was, “I am happy I’m allowed to speak for myself.” He derided the Nobel committees for awarding Al Gore and R.K. Pachauri a peace prize, and called agreement with the evidence of climate change a “religion.” In contrast to Crutzen and Molina, Gieavar (sic) found the measurement of the global average temperature rise of 0.8 degrees over 150 years remarkably unlikely to be accurate, because of the difficulties with precision for such measurements—and small enough not to matter in any case: “What does it mean that the temperature has gone up 0.8 degrees? Probably nothing.” He disagreed that carbon dioxide was involved and showed several charts that asserted, among other things, that climate had even cooled. “I pick and choose when I give this talk just the way the previous speaker picked and chose when he gave his talk,” he added. He finished with a pronouncement: “Is climate change pseudoscience? If I’m going to answer the question, the answer is: absolutely.”

This, folks, is what real experts think. Not what silly clowns in the Obamadork administration pretend to think.


5 posted on 07/06/2012 12:29:37 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Oh, I AM SURE there is “Climate Change”....just like the little house we have sits over 500 feet from the Pacific Beach on SAND....and was likely at one time in the OCEAN...over time EVERYTHING CHANGES.


6 posted on 07/06/2012 12:30:33 PM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I see it as a felonious concept.


7 posted on 07/06/2012 12:32:45 PM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well they can now tax us accordingly so don’t worry. :)


8 posted on 07/06/2012 12:33:21 PM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I guess it wasn’t hot back when the old records were being set and it was basically just a degree or two less than this outbreak. If you would have asked them last summer, they would have just shrugged their shoulders. Ask them what the temperatures have been running on Easter Island, or the Falklands, or any other place not surrounded with concrete?


9 posted on 07/06/2012 12:34:03 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Official: More in US convinced of climate change

As if the fact that more people believe a lie somehow makes that lie true.

10 posted on 07/06/2012 12:36:22 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (If a gay guy wants a man date, give him a tax.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Colorado wildfires = drought and high winds. Preseason hurricanes = ? I guess I must have missed those except for the rain storm that hit Florida. You could hardly call that a hurricane unless you were getting your source from the dopes at the Weather Channel where hype is their middle name.


11 posted on 07/06/2012 12:38:56 PM PDT by crusty old prospector
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Most fail to make a distinction concerning climate change - sure it may be getting hotter, but there is no proof the cause is man’s activities. The probability that it is part of a natural cycle is much greater.


12 posted on 07/06/2012 12:40:12 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty ("Get that bastard out of MY White House!")
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To: RexBeach

I’ll bite, how can a corrupt be felonious?


13 posted on 07/06/2012 12:40:58 PM PDT by Melas (u)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
extreme climate-related events such as the Colorado wildfires, a record warm spring and preseason hurricanes have convinced many Americans climate change is a reality

Knowing all too well the failings of the US public education (and indoctrination) system, I don't doubt “many” are now convinced.

14 posted on 07/06/2012 12:42:13 PM PDT by newgeezer (It is [the people's] right and duty to be at all times armed. --Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Venturer

Bingo. The climate has changed over the millions of years the Earth has been around. What caused it then? Not SUV’s...


15 posted on 07/06/2012 12:43:23 PM PDT by Wyatt's Torch (I can explain it to you. I can't understand it for you.)
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To: cripplecreek

LOL!


16 posted on 07/06/2012 12:49:13 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Doesn’t anybody think it’s fishy that just as Obama is trying to convince us that really, really slow-building, gradual man-made climate change caused by man’s fuel use (which has been slowed down by some carbon taxing).... all of a sudden we’ve got about 3 years in a row where the weather is extremely crazy?

Remember how Obama claimed that it would be seen that when he was elected the oceans began to recede? I wonder if we checked when the earth got suddenly hellaciously hot, we’ll see that it coincides with when Obama was elected and felt the need to very quickly convince us that slow, gradual climate change had been happening all along...

Reminds me of the cartoon where the pastor carries into the pulpit his sermon entitled “The Reality of Hell” right after turning the thermostat up to about 120 degrees.

I wonder if the temperature data on the last 5 years would suggest that somebody turned on the microwaves...


17 posted on 07/06/2012 12:51:10 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I read the article. This is just the anecdotal musing of one NOAA official. Wasn’t based on any poll data. Just her gut feeling, apparently.


18 posted on 07/06/2012 12:52:54 PM PDT by AaronInCarolina
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I spent the summer of 1988 in Ohio, where I believe the thermometer touched 100 every day from mid-June until sometime in August. Using this moron’s logic it should be 138 degrees out there today.


19 posted on 07/06/2012 1:09:19 PM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: cripplecreek
common experiences with extreme climate-related events

Extreme high, extreme low, extreme earthquakes. It's all the same. Chicken little screaming that the sky is falling because of Western industrialization.

And the solution isn't to get the third world onto NEW technologies. Nope, it's THEIR TURN to use THEIR SHARE of oil and coal. The West must atone for the sin of success by paying taxes to Marxist dictatorships that are lagging behind.

20 posted on 07/06/2012 1:14:51 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: a fool in paradise

I’m also one of them that are convinced the climate is changing. It’s not like climate change is a new concept, just the so called solutions are new


21 posted on 07/06/2012 1:21:31 PM PDT by LMAO ("Begging hands and Bleeding hearts will only cry out for more"...Anthem from Rush)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Summer wildfires = MSM, “GLOOOOOOOOOBAL WAAAAAAAAAARMING. We’re all going to die unless you bicycle to work.”

Snowmageddon = MSM, “Shhhh, it’s just winter”.

My how inconvenient Snowmageddon was in all of this mix. But, George Soros WILL implement United Nations Agenda 21 to control the USA and he can’t succeed in that if his DNC MSM propaganda artists don’t keep up the drumbeat for the AGW hoax.

In my opinion, if the America public is too bloody stupid to see through the obvious fraud of man-made global warming, then they don’t deserve liberty.

The Fix is in. George Soros will not rest until Agenda 21 rules the USA and he crashes the US economy, and his brain-dead minions are going to engage in treason until this all comes about.

God Bless the USA and have mercy on her oppressed, enslaved grandchildren who will never know liberty or enjoy private property rights.

I hope Satan has a very special welcome in hell for Mr. Soros.


22 posted on 07/06/2012 1:22:42 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (REPEAL OBAMACARE. Nothing else matters.)
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To: a fool in paradise
The world's climate has always changed.

The “man-made” seems to be implied by these media hacks.

Man causes volcano's to erupt, man controls earth axis tilt, man causes solar flares, man causing the ocean current to shift, man causes tectonic plate shifts, Victims cause bad guys to get violent, women dress codes cause rapes, poverty causes people to steal, voting democrat causes senility ok so they get one right.

23 posted on 07/06/2012 1:23:09 PM PDT by lag along
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To: Free ThinkerNY

The title should be: “More people in the US believe in the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics.”
Of course, all who believe in science believe in climate change. It is always changing. This world is ‘winding down like a clock.’
It is the MAN-MADE element of climate change that should be the debate and to what (if any) effect man has on the climate. Pouring billions of dollars into decreasing the impact of mankind on the climate is a big hole - with virtually no beneficial results.
Unless you are Al Gore.


24 posted on 07/06/2012 1:23:46 PM PDT by PastorJimCM (truth matters)
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To: cripplecreek

every frigging summer they bring this crap up and then they disappear when we get the winter.

One would think that the idiots out there would have latched on to this crap by now but since we have a few millin who would still vote for bozo the clown then nothing surprises me.


25 posted on 07/06/2012 1:27:48 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Agenda 21 can’t be implemented unless the Sheeple are terrorized by the boogeyman of man-made global warming. The Hoax is a prerequisite to the Soros’s United Nations take-over and control of Americans.

Agenda 21 will be used by your local governments:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CEHWsdimVO4

The goals and means of Agenda 21 are sinister:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrrvNPeIYLA&feature=plcp

Local government representatives will fight kicking and screaming to install Agenda 21, and they don’t even know or care that they are handing cities and counties of the USA into UN control.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Su7i4cH7eYo&feature=relmfu


26 posted on 07/06/2012 1:28:45 PM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (REPEAL OBAMACARE. Nothing else matters.)
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To: LMAO

The climate changes daily with the seasons. If it did not cool down every evening (coinciding with the disappearance of the big fireball in the sky), the temperatures would more than double from morning to midnight...

And the seasons can experience periodic fluctuations of “average”, above “normal”, and below “normal” rainfall annually.

It’s a power grab (and for some like Pope Al Gore, a money grab).


27 posted on 07/06/2012 1:29:30 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Fools.Damn fools.Welcome to the USSA. Socialism is slavery to the State and the Supreme Court did it)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

This is earth’s cycles. There has been cooling and heating like forever.
Man needs to leave nature alone, esp. those damn dimwit democRATS—they ruin everything they touch.

However having said that, I do feel a little more warming every summer.
Not winter, just 100+ summers.


28 posted on 07/06/2012 1:53:55 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (54,000,000 0bama's people on welfare and food stamps?)
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To: TribalPrincess2U

I forgot the /s.


29 posted on 07/06/2012 1:56:25 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (54,000,000 0bama's people on welfare and food stamps?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Reports have it that parts of South America and Australia are,at this moment.experiencing record cold winters.

That,too,must be global warming.

Summer fires in Colorado (and Utah,Arizona,California) never happened before 100 years ago? Hurricanes in June have never occurred in the Carribean before 100 years ago?

30 posted on 07/06/2012 2:18:10 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Bill Ayers Was *Not* "Just Some Guy In The Neighborhood")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Ya’ round here the climate changes four times a year Spring - Summer - Fall - Winter.


31 posted on 07/06/2012 2:23:02 PM PDT by Mat_Helm
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And this from an Aussie rag where it is against the law to criticize AGW and enacted laws......Okay, I’ll trust this.


32 posted on 07/06/2012 2:23:59 PM PDT by Puckster
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To: Free ThinkerNY
There were 10 days of temperatures above 90 °F (32 °C) with 90 percent humidity. The temperatures did not drop at night. It caused more deaths (1,500+) than the 1863 New York City draft riots or the 1871 Great Chicago Fire.

Hmmm, is this an indicator of Global Warming? Considering this was a description of the US East Coast Heat Wave of 1896, it probably predates the global fossil fuel usage.

33 posted on 07/06/2012 2:38:03 PM PDT by SES1066 (Government is NOT the reason for my existence!)
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To: SES1066

Hey, Aussies, it is called Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter. DOH!


34 posted on 07/06/2012 2:43:29 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: AaronInCarolina
This is just the anecdotal musing of one NOAA official. Wasn’t based on any poll data. Just her gut feeling, apparently.

I hadn't read the article till I saw your comment. Unbelievable! The AP is shameless.

35 posted on 07/06/2012 3:35:40 PM PDT by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Coldest July 4th in Phoenix in 100 years

Met Office – No warming in the past 15 years

Even the deserts can’t get to their normal highs

Warmth during summer is not a problem. Snow during the summer is a problem.

Anchorage still shoveling snow after record year

36 posted on 07/06/2012 3:40:40 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Why democracy is so dangerous. The people cannot remember yesterday and weathermen cannot predict tomorrow.


37 posted on 07/09/2012 3:46:42 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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