Skip to comments.Study: 8 out of 10 Pinoys suffer from climate change
Posted on 06/22/2013 4:34:34 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
A World Bank-commissioned study revealed that eight out of 10 Filipinos personally experienced the impacts of climate change in the last three years.
The study conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) disclosed that 85 percent of respondents claimed to have suffered from climate change. Of this figure, more than half or 54 percent described their experience as severe to moderate.
Also notable is how about two-thirds or 63 percent of survey respondents admitted that they did not participate in efforts to reduce the ill effects of climate change.
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This would be funny if it weren’t for the billions of dollars pouring down the drain without doing anyone except bureaucrats and “scientists” a bit of good.
The good news is that they can all come here under the amnesty deal.
Worse than the bureaucrats and “scientists” are the mega-hustlers like Al Gore who are raking in hundreds of millions. It’s no different than crime syndicates or drug rings — the top “lords” or capos are making the big hauls at our expense.
“So, Mr. Pinoy, have you personally suffered the impact of climate change over the past three years?”
“Oh yeah. Man, it was extra hot last year. I got a terrible sunburn a couple times. And the ice in my pina colada melted too quickly.”
What a bunch of bunkum.
Suffering from the “moderate to severe” effects of an alleged one or two degree F temperature increase over the course of a century? Darwin could tell us what will happen to individuals who are that delicate. I’ve experienced almost daily temperature swings ten times that size, annual swings of 100 degrees or more, and a memorable storm that produced more than a fifteen degree decrease in a half hour.
This is a joke, isn’t it?
The study conducted by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) disclosed that 85 percent of respondents claimed to have suffered from climate changeAnd they dont list the loaded questions they asked the people, do they. Betcha they didnt account for the recent high level of volcanic activity either. Just like measuring 400 ppm of CO2 on the summit of Mauna Loa; utter junk science.
Couldn’t agree more. It’s so hot and / or rainy in the Philippines all the time that its impossible to discern any effect one way or the other, and frankly no one cares.
Im sure there is a provision in the amnesty bill to allow cretans to come into this country under climate change asylum
I’ve got the climate change so bad I can barely - ooh - ow! there it goes again.
I selling these climate change awareness bracelets at $5 apiece, to help with my medical bills.
“Have you perspired in the last three years?’ Climate change
This sounds like a ‘4 million children have gone to bed hungry’ kinda survey.
Yeah, good old Sex Poodle and his concern for the planet. Ugh.
The 400 ppm announcement was wrong but the measurements of CO2 there are long-settled science, see http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/ccgg/about/co2_measurements.html for example. There are variations no matter where in the world CO2 is measured, mostly from diurnal and annual vegetation and temperature fluctuations, mainly due to plant respiration. For example CO2 can spike at night as plants release CO2 or slowly rise in the fall as leaves decay and release CO2.
Measuring on top of a volcano that releases CO2 may seen problematic, but the contamination from the volcano is detectable as the prevailing winds on Mauna Loa shift from the trade wind direction (E) to other directions. The idea that there is way to sample volcanic CO2 and produce the steady rise shown is easily debunked. There are independent studies showing the same rise around the world with different annual variations and noise, but a matching slope.
It's a clue that eco-nutcases are paving the way to declare "climate change" as a legitimate sickness on a par with other unusual illnesses such as Gulf War Syndrome and Agent Orange Disease.
In other words, if you're suffering from "Climate Change-itis", ObamaCare will be right there to insure you can get taxpayer-paid treatment at the luxurious AlGore Climate Change Treatment and Rehab Center in Rancho Mirage, California.
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Social Weather Stations????? What a pack of liberal A$$wipes they must be.
There is no such thing as “long-settled science”. It’s like thinking that “credible government” exists.
It’s interesting that the atmosphere contains ~ 20ppm of some old Dodge Cars.
One day we will sit back and not be able to help laughing at the madness of things such as “social weather stations”.
We just had the coolest spring in my memory
This has to set the record for the biggest pant-load of the century.
I have yet to talk to a Filipino that even mentions climate, much less climate change.
Ship them all here, empty the island. Then I'll move there. Problem solved. I get to carry the heavy burden of knowing I'll be affected by the horrors of climate change, and they can be safe in the knowledge that climate change will never occur in the United States because our betters have looked out for the common good.
I remember during my lfetime when we held scientists in high esteem.
And now, in my latter years, I have learned to distrust everything that comes from their mouths. They have sunk, IMO, to the level of politician - that’s low.
I had one tell me it was hot today!
Of course, we had a "brown-out" all day due to a bus knocking down a power pole! I had my A/C working again about 7pm... Now, the "globull warming" is better!
The math is too complicated for the little people, but cool springs are a result of Global Warming.
I live in Florida. I suffer from climate change every summer.
“suffered from climate change”....lol....sounds like they are suffering from being stupid.
Quick - send them American tax dollars and 2 Harvaaaard researchers at $800K a pop...
FROM THE ARTICLE “Likewise, the survey results showed that about one-third or 38 percent of respondents have only little understanding of climate change, while 14 percent have almost no understanding of the subject. Only 12 percent of respondents said that they have extensive knowledge on climate change, while some 35 percent has partial but sufficient understanding.”
So some 52% of respondents had little to no understanding of climate change and this is somehow a legitimate survey.
They probably thought the question was about smog.
Beat me to it and it suits the current meme. Maybe I can get special consideration - when Summer hits in S. MS, I suffer that particular climate change...
I read the headline..I thought at first it was about bottles of wine..
I am some sick and damn tired of this man-made climate insanity. Man does not make nor control nor change the climates of Earth! Our climates are controlled by the activities of the sun. When will we hear the last of this ignorant, corrupt insanity?
Don’t you dare question political correctness! Global warming is a fact, the science is settled. Al Gore said so. Al Gore cannot be questioned!!
The politically correct crowd would NOT give any credence to your wife being Filipina, and thus having some better idea of what’s going on in the Phillipines than their “experts” who have never been there!
It does read like satire.
It's possible to argue there is a closed circle of science that produces the same results. But it is not possible to argue that the Mauna Loa volcano matters nor that there is a conspiracy of some sort. It could be bad science, but that is extremely unlikely at this point.
“A World Bank-commissioned study revealed that eight out of 10 Filipinos personally experienced the impacts of climate change in the last three years.”
A real professional “journalist” editor would have given this report a different title - my correction in [ ]; as follows:
“A World Bank-commissioned study revealed that eight out of 10 Filipinos [believe that they] personally experienced the impacts of climate change in the last three years.”
And they have every reason to believe that. They have been told over and over by the media that the storms and floods that they have exepericed, and that Phillipine Islands have experienced since time immemorial, ONLY are happening - in their time - due to “global warming”.
“The study conducted by the Social Weather Stations”
translation - social scientists sticking their finger up in the “social environment” to see which way “popular belief” is flowing.
Is it a study about “global warming” of “climate change”?
No. Its about people’s popular beliefs.
I confess, I’ve had two beers on a fairly warm Saturday afternoon ... and I have no idea what you said in #40
Coming from the World Bank, I can imagine the questions...
“Do you want more money? Do you NEED more money to cope with climate change? Have you been harmed by climate change?”
And note, it is now climate change...so if the world turns colder, it will still be a cause for taxation and regulation.
Those who replied in the affirmative are savvy. In today’s world it never hurts and usually helps to have “victim” status. One never knows when the next “Pigford” will come along.