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Keeping cool on global warming: Some basic truths about global warming
page D7 of the Boston Globe ^
| Jeff Jacoby
Posted on 12/16/2001 5:17:54 PM PST by rface
Edited on 04/13/2004 2:07:10 AM PDT by Jim Robinson.
A. This news story. Apparently satellite photos now confirm that the polar ice caps are shrinking and the planet's temperature is increasing. As more carbon dioxide is released into the atmosphere, more of the sun's heat is getting trapped. If it keeps up, the global climate change will be enormous.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
posted on 12/16/2001 5:17:54 PM PST
This is the biggest dose of truth about climate change that I've read in a very long time. Jacoby is right
on the mark with this piece.
posted on 12/16/2001 5:23:52 PM PST
So did the Globe finally give Jacoby back his job as a columnist, without all the fanfare they used in disposing of the only conservative voice at the Globe? Or are picking up his column from another syndicate?
posted on 12/16/2001 5:26:00 PM PST
BUMP for common sense
looks like he's back at the Globb
posted on 12/16/2001 5:37:31 PM PST
A thousand years ago, the Northern Hemisphere was in the middle of the Medieval Warm Period. Temperatures then were high enough that the Vikings could cultivate Greenland, which today is covered with ice. By 1500, the climate pendulum had swung the other way. The next few centuries were so cold that historians call them the Little Ice Age.
Thirty years as a professional archaeologist--so I can attest that this is true, even in California!
posted on 12/16/2001 6:04:15 PM PST
As an archaeologist, what do you think of that while find of a city 2100 feet deep in the ocean off the west coast of cuba? Wild or what?
posted on 12/16/2001 6:35:15 PM PST
posted on 12/20/2001 8:59:43 AM PST
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