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Climate change brings more crime
LA Times ^ | 2/19/14 | Louis Sahagun

Posted on 02/20/2014 2:12:11 AM PST by Libloather

A new study broadens a notion held by the earliest criminologists: Periods of higher temperatures -- on an hour-by-hour or week-to-week basis -- are likely to produce more crime.

The study by Matthew Ranson of Abt Associates, a research and consulting firm in Cambridge, Mass., suggests global warming will trigger more crimes including murders and rapes over the next century, with social costs estimated to run as high as $115 billion.

Between 2010 and 2099, climate change can be expected to cause an additional 22,000 murders, 180,000 cases of rape, 1.2 million aggravated assaults, 2.3 million simple assaults, 260,000 robberies, 1.3 million burglaries, 2.2 million cases of larceny and 580,000 cases of vehicle theft, the study published this week in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management says.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: climatechange; crime; globalwarming; hoax
The debate is over.
1 posted on 02/20/2014 2:12:11 AM PST by Libloather
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Science is political.


2 posted on 02/20/2014 2:14:55 AM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Libloather
Of course it brings more crime.
Just look at who is making $$$$ off the phony baloney Global Warming.
#1 on the list none other than ALGORE.
3 posted on 02/20/2014 2:15:08 AM PST by DeaconRed (Thank you GOD for George Washington and all our founding Fathers. Tell Lucifer to take 0 back.)
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To: Libloather
Stands t'reason ...

Heat expands everything, so the synapses are shortened, making reactions faster without the benefit of a lag (that oft'times is sufficient for one to step back and survey the sichyashun ... thereby avoiding a violent reaction), and next thing y'know .....

Someone gets hurt.

4 posted on 02/20/2014 2:16:32 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: Libloather

Bush’s fault.


5 posted on 02/20/2014 2:17:10 AM PST by Conspiracy Guy (Did the ancients know they were ancients? Or did they see themselves as presents?)
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To: Libloather

Climate change brings war and devastation.

As global temperatures decline, world food and energy stocks will be pillaged.

Warm weather = grow food

Cold weather = worldwide starvation


6 posted on 02/20/2014 2:18:47 AM PST by NY.SS-Bar9 (Those that vote for a living outnumber those that work for one.)
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To: Libloather

I stubbed my toe yesterday due to global warming


7 posted on 02/20/2014 2:20:04 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

I have a special computer model that I’ve developed with climate change statistics. I’ve come to three conclusions with my new model on the future:

1. Racoon tails will be excessively longer...maybe three feet.

2. More beer will be consumed, as people suffer through the climate change period. This will require building up the production capacity of Pabst-Blue-Ribbon and Miller.

3. Less will suddenly become more, and more will become less.

On the third model prediction....I’m not sure if there were faulty numbers that I fed into it....or the CPU couldn’t handle such an excessive amount of data.

Meanwhile, I’m working on a new theory that trailer-park women are more lusty than Montana ranch gals, but I can’t find any climate data that would make my model work.


8 posted on 02/20/2014 2:20:45 AM PST by pepsionice
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To: Libloather

The never ending parade of Marxist morons goes on and on. It will not end until America is destroyed and turned into the USSA. I see very few and little to stop it.


9 posted on 02/20/2014 2:21:55 AM PST by AlexW
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To: DeaconRed
#1 on the list none other than ALGORE.

I just checked. The Sex Poodle was not available for comment.

10 posted on 02/20/2014 2:32:48 AM PST by Libloather (Embrace the suck)
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To: pepsionice

Try feedin’ ‘em more beer


11 posted on 02/20/2014 3:00:33 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true .. I have no proof .. but they're true.)
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To: pepsionice

We need more states to legalize marijuana to help people cope with climate change and joblessness. I can see this new potent marijuana strain being called Obama’s Purple Haze

 

12 posted on 02/20/2014 3:08:23 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
"I just checked. The Sex Poodle was not available for comment."

He is in the basement counting the money he stole from the phony baloney global warming scam.

13 posted on 02/20/2014 3:12:20 AM PST by DeaconRed (Thank you GOD for George Washington and all our founding Fathers. Tell Lucifer to take 0 back.)
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To: Libloather

More Liberal horse sh*t - now the weather is responsible for crime.


14 posted on 02/20/2014 3:13:16 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: dennisw

Dope makes sheeple more docile and compliant.

Soon, access to free dope will be declared a human right.

“A gramme is better than a damn.”


15 posted on 02/20/2014 3:15:17 AM PST by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Libloather

Well, at least this “truthful” reporting was approved by Obama’s Ministry of Propaganda’s new “in station” monitors for all news media and broadcasting that he is trying to establish.

We need government monitors in all facets of news reporting so that for the first time we can get the real news, not just what is actually happening.

/Sarc


16 posted on 02/20/2014 3:16:16 AM PST by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: Fresh Wind
Dope makes sheeple more docile and compliant.

I have been using those two words too!!! All that legalize marijuana stuff we have heard for years..... Now we know that it all shakes out to more Democrat voters if for no other reason than to get free stuffs to support their stoned lifestyles

17 posted on 02/20/2014 3:25:04 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: Jack Hammer

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?


18 posted on 02/20/2014 3:28:25 AM PST by abclily
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To: Libloather
suggests global warming will trigger more crimes

May I suggest you anally penetrate yourself with your study.

This is just great, a suggested theory built on top of a junk science theory.

I would add more, but I have to go feed my unicorn.

19 posted on 02/20/2014 3:44:00 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: Libloather

What’s the correlation between welfare expenditures and crime, single mothers and crime, Black populations and crime, gangs and crime? Climate change is the very least of our concerns, as evidenced in every poll taken.


20 posted on 02/20/2014 4:10:05 AM PST by txrefugee
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To: Libloather

This so-called “science” is ridiculous.

Hotter temps always result in more crime, since the people are outside instead of being huddled up in their houses when it’s cold.

It’s the normal temp changes associated with climate change and has nothing to do regarding anthropogenic global warming.

I’m really tiring of the idiots pushing AGW and would like to b-slap everyone of them, but at least they are exposing themselves to everyone as being complete fools, like Gore, Kerry and Obama.


21 posted on 02/20/2014 4:11:03 AM PST by octex
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To: Libloather

Liberals have embraced global warming enthusiastically because global warming can be blamed for all of their misguided adventures.


22 posted on 02/20/2014 4:25:13 AM PST by monocle
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To: Gene Eric

Higher temeratures (global warming) causes criminal activity to rise which increases costs, ergo must increase taxes. Is that about right, useful scientic idiot?


23 posted on 02/20/2014 4:32:58 AM PST by jsanders2001
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To: Libloather
What buffoonery... just laugh at them and move on. If you pay attention, they might get the idea that they are really smart with their ‘enlightening research’.
24 posted on 02/20/2014 4:35:42 AM PST by hecticskeptic
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To: Libloather
I'm convinced the “climate change” also causes more foot fungus.
25 posted on 02/20/2014 4:53:33 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Obama: "I can do whatever I want")
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To: Gay State Conservative

“A new study broadens a notion held by the earliest criminologists: Periods of higher temperatures — on an hour-by-hour or week-to-week basis — are likely to produce more crime.”.

Its a proven fact that warmer temperatures bring out the street rats in Chicago so they can start killing each other at higher rates. The “criminologists” theory seems to be pretty close to accurate.


26 posted on 02/20/2014 5:22:50 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Gay State Conservative

I have a theory that “Clobal Warming” brings more crime, because use of fear tactics for control by Marxists are a sign we are governed by Marxists, and a symptom of Marxism is always higher crime rate. Another symptom of Marxism is gun control. Look for “studies” to report that guns produce Carbon Footprints. haha


27 posted on 02/20/2014 5:28:38 AM PST by mgist (.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
Check out the replies to the story on the LA Times website. It looks like even readers of the slimes don't believe this nonsense.
28 posted on 02/20/2014 5:53:58 AM PST by peeps36 (I'm Not A Racist, I Hate Douchebags of All Colors)
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To: Libloather

It’s hard to do a drive by with tire chains on.


29 posted on 02/20/2014 5:57:12 AM PST by artichokegrower
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To: Libloather

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2014/02/more_cold_less_crime.html

Less crime due to climate change.


30 posted on 02/20/2014 6:19:11 AM PST by PDGearhead (Obama's lack of citizenship)
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To: peeps36
Check out the replies to the story on the LA Times website.

Really liked this comment.

" You forgot a 23.6% increase in poor scientific studies done and a 41.3% increase in useless articles written about climate change."

31 posted on 02/20/2014 6:19:34 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....' Nuff said!)
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To: Jack Hammer

Actually any cop or firefighter will tell you there is more crime when it is hot. Hubby used to joke that they would be up all night after watching all the trucks that went by with a bed full of Beer in the hot hot summer.
It was a result of partying outside and drinking not the weather itself.


32 posted on 02/20/2014 7:31:21 AM PST by sheana
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To: sheana

Yes, I’ve heard that, too, but the increased crime results from greater opportunity, NOT from “climate change.”


33 posted on 02/20/2014 8:21:56 AM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: sheana; Jack Hammer; abclily
You'll quickly see that there is little rational thought going on here beyond parasites working to figure out how to latch onto the goverment teat.

Efficacy doesn't matter so long as your heart has good intentions. In the liberal mind, conservatives need to be punished via the tax code while they pocket corrupt, six-figure salaries to do almost nothing. To assuage their own consciences, handouts need to be given to the heart-in-the-right-place, liberal supporters. Your out-dated notions of merit will be drummed out of the future Communist society, just as merit long ago took a back seat to equal rights, affirmative action, and favors to the gay right mafia. Merit no longer gets the most derserving person the top administrator job.

HF

34 posted on 02/20/2014 10:32:04 AM PST by holden
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To: jsanders2001

>> Is that about right, useful scientic idiot?

I’m sorry, to whom are you attributing the qualities of idiocy?


35 posted on 02/20/2014 12:12:17 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Gene Eric

It was not directed at you, personally.


36 posted on 02/20/2014 5:11:25 PM PST by jsanders2001
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cogitator believes it, that settles it

37 posted on 09/15/2014 12:39:59 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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