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Is global warming behind polar vortex?
The Hill ^ | January 6, 2014

Posted on 01/07/2014 2:23:32 AM PST by SMGFan

Global warming may be contributing to the "polar vortex" causing frigid temperatures across most of the nation on Monday, according to some climate change researchers.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: climatechange; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; polarvortex; weather; winter
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1 posted on 01/07/2014 2:23:32 AM PST by SMGFan
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To: SMGFan
Left Creates "Polar Vortex" to Make You Think Winter is Caused by Global Warming

RUSH: So, ladies and gentlemen, we are having a record-breaking cold snap in many parts of the country. And right on schedule the media have to come up with a way to make it sound like it's completely unprecedented. Because they've got to find a way to attach this to the global warming agenda, and they have. It's called the "polar vortex." The dreaded polar vortex.

Do you know what the polar vortex is? Have you ever heard of it? Well, they just created it for this week. Actually, there is a piece. I've got a piece in the Stack that actually makes the case that all of this frigid, chilling cold is due to global warming, strange as it may sound, it says. Other wackos are saying it's a great example of climate change, but regardless, the agenda is that we're responsible, we're causing it, we have to pay the price. And so any weather extreme now is said to be man-made, and therefore it fulfills the leftist agenda on this. http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/daily/2014/01/06/left_creates_polar_vortex_to_make_you_think_winter_is_caused_by_global_warming

2 posted on 01/07/2014 2:25:24 AM PST by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: SMGFan

How do they purpose to get rid of it? Global cooling? Frickin’ jackwagons...


3 posted on 01/07/2014 2:29:23 AM PST by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: SMGFan

Channel 7 WABC news “Polar Vortex blamed for 15 deaths”


4 posted on 01/07/2014 2:29:58 AM PST by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: SMGFan

Here in Ohio, it has been significantly colder than this several times over the past 30 years. Yes, -15 degrees is cold. It isn’t unprecedentedly cold however. And yes, the wind chill makes it worse but that isn’t anything new either. 30 years ago they called it “global cooling”. Now they call it global warming. I call it winter weather.


5 posted on 01/07/2014 2:39:31 AM PST by RC one
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To: SMGFan
Well, it was in the Globull Warming movie "The Day After Tomorrow."


6 posted on 01/07/2014 2:45:26 AM PST by Yo-Yo
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To: RC one

I searched for Winter 1977, it was a record for Ohio. I was cold here in Tri state area. I recall the Polluted Hudson River was freezing somewhat off Hudson County & Manhattan.


7 posted on 01/07/2014 2:48:55 AM PST by SMGFan (Sarah Michelle Gellar is now on twitter @RealSMG)
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To: SMGFan

The blizzard of 1978 was pretty bad too.


8 posted on 01/07/2014 2:55:07 AM PST by RC one
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To: SMGFan; Liz; AT7Saluki

9 posted on 01/07/2014 2:56:40 AM PST by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: Libloather

OK!! Everybody pay attention!

Lesson for today:

1. The sun is 1,300,000 times as big as the earth.

2. The sun is a ball of fire that controls the climates of all its planets.

3. The earth is one of the sun’s planets.

4. The earth is a speck in comparison to the size of the sun.

5. Inhabitants of the earth are less than specks.

Study Question: How do less-than-specks in congress plan to control the sun?


10 posted on 01/07/2014 2:59:06 AM PST by abclily
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To: SMGFan

They,ve got it backwards..... there has been fewer in recent decades, so if anything GW is causing Fewer arctic breakouts


11 posted on 01/07/2014 3:00:00 AM PST by Bulwinkle (Alec, a.k.a. Daffy Duck)
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To: SMGFan

Everything is the result of global warming.


12 posted on 01/07/2014 3:03:16 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: SMGFan; All

The Cult of Global Warming must always stay one stupid ahead of their fellow Globalists, The Cult of Free Trade. Scary is that many in both GOP and DNC are in both


13 posted on 01/07/2014 3:03:29 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Amnesty And Not Ending ObamaCare Will Kill GOP In 2014)
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To: SMGFan
These morons have removed Climate Change from the realm of science. If EVERY change in climate, warming, cooling, extreme weather, droughts floods etc are all caused by Global Warming, it cannot be falsified, ie tested, and is NOT SCIENCE.

"Falsifiability or refutability of a statement, hypothesis, or theory is an inherent possibility to prove it to be false. A statement is called falsifiable if it is possible to conceive an observation or an argument truthness of which proves the statement in question to be false. In this sense, falsify is synonymous with nullify, meaning not "to commit fraud" but "show to be false". Science must be falsifiable.[1]
14 posted on 01/07/2014 3:08:44 AM PST by Kozak ("Send them back your fierce defiance! Stamp upon the cursed alliance! To arms, to arms in Dixie!)
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To: SeminoleCounty
one stupid ahead

Is this the new official measurement of global anything? Me likey.

15 posted on 01/07/2014 3:08:45 AM PST by Big Giant Head
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To: SMGFan

Vortex ? Ain’t into it.


16 posted on 01/07/2014 3:12:49 AM PST by Into the Vortex
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To: SMGFan

Been watching and reading news for years....decades, even. Suddenly the lefties want to come up with a new phrase to explain their epic fail.

Polar vortex my ass.


17 posted on 01/07/2014 3:25:43 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: Libloather

LOL! Is that real? A weatherman with a sense of humor!


18 posted on 01/07/2014 3:27:24 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
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To: SMGFan

Wear Goretex for the Vortex


19 posted on 01/07/2014 3:36:22 AM PST by almcbean
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To: SMGFan

Only in the minds of cultists could higher temperatures cause lower ones. I consider myself a man of science, but man does not cause climate change.


20 posted on 01/07/2014 3:44:50 AM PST by arderkrag (An Unreconstructed Georgian, STANDING WITH RAND.)
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To: abclily

Tax it.


21 posted on 01/07/2014 3:45:58 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: NTHockey

“Polar Vortex”? Obviously the extreme cold has frozen the brains of the “God of Global Warming” worshiping nutcases.


22 posted on 01/07/2014 4:21:48 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: SMGFan

It is 14 degrees here in DEEP SOUTH MISSISSIPPI this morning and I would kick the snot out of any so-called globull warming scientist stating to my face that this was the result of globull warming. I want these criminals exposed, charged, prosecuted and JAILED under the RICO Act!


23 posted on 01/07/2014 4:23:49 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: SMGFan

I’m in Steubenville and school is cancelled due to -27º temp with wind chill.


24 posted on 01/07/2014 4:26:58 AM PST by goodwithagun (My gun has killed fewer people's than Ted Kennedy's car.)
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To: SeminoleCounty

In 2013 you advocated massive Government intervention in trade.

But at least you kept it on threads about ... trade.

However 2014 is a new year!

Now you apparently believe that the only reason FR isn’t enthusiastically backing a huge tariff-fueled increase in Government is because you haven’t been spamming enough unrelated threads.


25 posted on 01/07/2014 4:29:13 AM PST by agere_contra (I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
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To: SMGFan
according to some climate change researchers.

The operative word here, people, is 'researchers', an apt translation of which might be 'people who don't know'.

26 posted on 01/07/2014 4:34:00 AM PST by Quality_Not_Quantity (Liars use facts when the truth doesn't suit their purposes.)
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To: SMGFan

Thanks to Rush for explaining the polar vortex. He got his material from Business Insider. This vortex is perfectly normal and its fluctuations have nothing to do with global warming


27 posted on 01/07/2014 4:37:40 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: Libloather

by raising your energy bills and using the money to plant trees,

somewhere, sometime

when they replace the money which they will fritter away

with more taxes on energy


28 posted on 01/07/2014 4:38:44 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: abclily

“Study Question: How do less-than-specks in congress plan to control the sun?”

by following obama’s executive orders


29 posted on 01/07/2014 4:39:45 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: LibLieSlayer

It’s 17 here in Mobile with the wind chill in the single digits! BRRRRRRRR! Hey though, I guess that’s almost tropical compared to what’s happening up North.


30 posted on 01/07/2014 4:40:46 AM PST by BamaDi ("The definition of a racist today is anyone who is winning an argument with a liberal.")
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To: SMGFan

Global warming may be contributing to the “polar vortex”, but the cause of Global Warming is Global Cooling.


31 posted on 01/07/2014 4:43:05 AM PST by Balding_Eagle (Damn ObamaCare, full speed ahead!)
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but the cause of Global Warming is Global Cooling.

LOL

We didn't listen!

32 posted on 01/07/2014 4:53:37 AM PST by agere_contra (I once saw a movie where only the police and military had guns. It was called 'Schindler's List'.)
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To: agere_contra

To call these political operatives “reseachers” is an insult to all researchers. They are shills for the glo-BULL warming industry of climate-change idiots.


33 posted on 01/07/2014 5:17:23 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: SMGFan

In reality, the polar vortex is merely an old fasioned trough

Throughs have been missing for a few years but as of today, at least one is back. The little red weather icon says -1

that’s what winter troughs do. They bring cold air to the lower 48


34 posted on 01/07/2014 5:21:26 AM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: SMGFan

Only twisted fools can embrace this.

Simple elementary education teaches this is not true.

Idiots are being targeted with this crap.


35 posted on 01/07/2014 5:22:31 AM PST by bestintxas (Obamacare = Obamascrewed)
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To: SMGFan
What's the difference between Laura Barron-Lopez (the authoress of this piece) and a bag of hammers?

The bag of hammers has a higher IQ.

36 posted on 01/07/2014 5:29:05 AM PST by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: bert

Yes, Globull warming is behind the Polar Vortex. And racism is the cause of Global Warming.(Sarcasm off)


37 posted on 01/07/2014 5:36:15 AM PST by Uncle Lonny
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To: SMGFan

I asked my son, who has a meteorology degree about this. He said it was nothing new—there’s always a big cap of cold air over the North Pole in Winter. Sometimes it spills into Siberia, sometimes it spills into Canada. It’s not like the mythical tropospheric hurricanes of “The Day After Tomorrow.”

What is new, apparently, is that the media has seized on a new magic fright phrase—polar vortex.


38 posted on 01/07/2014 5:43:06 AM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: SMGFan
It's just as likely that one of the turtles that support the world had a bad case of gas.

After all, it's turtles all the way down.

39 posted on 01/07/2014 5:44:11 AM PST by par4
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To: SMGFan

It’s 4.6 degrees F in beautiful, downtown Davidsonville, MD. While that is unusually cold for these climes, it’s hardly unheard of. A quick search reveals that the record low in this little hamlet in Maryland is -8 degrees F, set in 1984.


40 posted on 01/07/2014 5:47:42 AM PST by sitetest (If Roe is not overturned, no unborn child will ever be protected in law.)
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To: SMGFan

Did you know you can unplug your fridge, burn logs in it, and the meat will freeze quickly? It’s a Global Warming FACT!


41 posted on 01/07/2014 5:49:43 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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Everything is the result of global warming.

Well, it's progress. It used to be that everything was the result of George W. Bush.

42 posted on 01/07/2014 5:50:44 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Libloather
How do they purpose to get rid of it? Global cooling? Frickin’ jackwagons..

There is simply no way. Were the Pleistocene-era Wisconsin glaciation to re-occur, they would still be blaming global warming.

43 posted on 01/07/2014 5:51:30 AM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: SMGFan

44 posted on 01/07/2014 5:59:37 AM PST by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: abclily

You were good up until number 5.

The entire issue here is thermodynamics. You can construct and experiment that accurately mirrors the solar system along the lines of steps 1-4. Get a box, cut a small hole at the top and shove an incandescent bulb through it. Put eight rocks at varying distances from the bulb. Measure the temps on the rocks.

All of the energy within each of the rocks that is stored can only be transferred, and as time increases, the energy remaining in those rocks approaches zero.

No new energy, save for the Sun’s energy, is being added to any of the rocks.

As for using relative size to determine how much damage you can do to a system, consider the size of a virus and how much damage it can do to a human.


45 posted on 01/07/2014 6:00:07 AM PST by RinaseaofDs
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To: abclily
5. Inhabitants of the earth are less than specks.

About the size of Micky Rooney.

46 posted on 01/07/2014 6:02:07 AM PST by dfwgator
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To: SMGFan
Actually, behind the behind is the Carbon Exchange, still not mandated, with trillions of dollars worth of carbon credits just laying around not worth a Continental.

But if the American people can be suckered into believing that somehow us not burning carbon based fuels will make the planet a more wonderful place (despite costing extra, not to mention everyone else using them), suddenly, a few people stand to make a huge (trillions of dollars huge) amount of money.

Our only hope is to continue to debase the currency fast enough the carbon credit holders give up and let us burn the worthless FRNs to keep warm.

47 posted on 01/07/2014 6:12:55 AM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Carbon Exchange? Kind of like Al Gore’s Bitcoin.


48 posted on 01/07/2014 6:20:50 AM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: SoFloFreeper
>>>Been watching and reading news for years....decades, even. Suddenly the lefties want to come up with a new phrase to explain their epic fail. Polar vortex my ass.

The lefties have just discovered the Polar Vortex...it ain't new. The polar vortex has been around since the beginning of time. Ignorance is the only reason we are having this discussion. The left needs a new excuse so they discovered what has always been there and are using it as the latest excuse. Many on the right (like Rush) had never heard of it either and now think its some made up term...and the American people (unless they pay close attention to a real forecaster (not news babe doing weather)) has also never heard of is...which allows for easy duping.

The term "polar vortex" has been a meteorological term LONG before I started forecasting...and that was almost 27 years ago. It's used just like the term "jet stream" or high pressure is. It's a commonly heard term in forecast discussion during the winter. The trick in medium-long range forecasting (in winter) has ALWAYS been trying to figure out how far south the polar vortex would get dislodged. Every time (and let me repeat that with EMPHASIS)....EVERY TIME it has EVER gotten VERY COLD in the US...it has been because of the polar vortex moving south and buckling the jet stream...which pulls the arctic/siberian air southward. And MOST times it is accompanied by a warm up in Alaska and western Canada...because to move the polar vortex south...you need a big ridge of high pressure to form to its west (normally).

As a meteorologist...I'm getting a big kick out of this polar vortex talk...that some people think its a made up phrase...and others think its a man made devil.

49 posted on 01/07/2014 6:22:27 AM PST by NELSON111
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Cant the government do something? /sarc


50 posted on 01/07/2014 6:23:34 AM PST by ▀udda▀udd (>> F U B O << "What the hell kind of country is this if I can only hate a man if he's white?")
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