Antarctic ice close to tipping point

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  1. Sinatra
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    Does it?

    Really?

    Or perhaps heat drives CO2?

    Hmmm....
     
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    I will take that as a "Yes."
     
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    Don't take what is not freely given Chris.

    Poor manners...

    CO2 Does Not Drive Glacial Cycles « Watts Up With That?
     
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    I suspect that Chris owns stock in this:

    Riehl World View: Al Gore's Inconvenient Loot

    Al Gore's Inconvenient Loot
    Former Vice President Al Gore has built a Green money-making machine capable of eventually generating billions of dollars for investors, including himself, but he set it up so that the average Joe can't afford to play on Gore's terms. And the US portion is headed up by a former Gore staffer and fund raiser who previously ran afoul of both the FEC and the DOJ, before Janet Reno jumped in and shut down an investigation during the Clinton years.

    As Bill Hobbs first pointed out, Gore supposedly pays for his extra-large carbon footprint through Generation Investment Management (GIM) - and if you're looking to go green, and have your wallet go along with Gore, think again - average people are too insignificant to play - verifiable from this pdf.
     
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    One gram is a minute portion of your body weight, so obviously one gram of Potassium Cynide cannot hurt you.
     
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    yes Rocks--CO2 and Potassium Cyanide are the same thing. :rolleyes:
     
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    not as much as the 100+ kilos of stupid you're toting around.
     
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    I was watching Discovery or PBS last night and they were talking about Global Warming. In the north pole, GW is making it colder in some places and warmer in other places. Sometimes the babies are sitting in mud, sometimes ice.

    I was also watching something about Yellowstone. What an amazing place. It can snow any month in Yellowstone. Did you know that? GW messes with that too.

    But there are many different kinds of penguins. The emperor penguins are doing the best with the recent climate changes.

    I got the feeling that we can't do anything for the Polar Bears or Penguins or Seals that live out there. Sometimes its going to be super cold so they can't get to the water, and sometimes its going to be too warm and they will drown.

    There was a whole colony of baby penguins. Maybe 10,000 of them. If the ice melted before they got their full feathers, they would all die/drown.

    Anyways, India, China, Europe, US, Australia, Canada, Mexico, Africa, imagine all the pollution we omit. Even if we can't stop GW from happening, at least we will have clean air if we go green.

    And if it also stops radical climate change, or lessens the severity, then great.
     
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    Small, relitive, quantities can screw up very large complex systems. That was the point for you mentally challenged folks.
     
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    Love you, too, Del.
     

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