Prominant Phyisicist Said Polar icecaps will melt in 50 years but

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    And they did melt in 2007... they just froze again come winter. Like they do every year.
     
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    True, but he also mentioned the sea would rise 12m (which it hasn't) and that NY would be under water, which it's not..
     
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    well, do you think he was wrong about the melting ice caps? or was he just wrong about the timeline?
     
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    Well, they were pretty sure 50 years ago too, and nothing happened.

    I'm neither for nor against global warming per se, but I do object strongly to shit being put in the atmosphere for pollution's sake alone, let alone if it is affecting the planet's heat...
     
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    fair enough. my feeling on the subject is that the stuff we put out there clearly isn't helping and if we can be better stewards of the planet, we should be.
     
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    More or less my take on it. I read a good five years ago that if you gave every human being one square metre, they'd all fit into Texas. Putting that into perspective, that ain't a lot of the planet. And if you look at even the most crowded cities in the world on the satellite image of Google maps, most have a tonne of green space around them. Even some of those smog ridden cities in Europe have huge areas of greenery...the juries out IMO
     
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    So the North Pole is ice free every summer? I didn't know that. I guess you learn something every day. Do you have a link?

    Anyone have a link to the article everyone is talking about? Can't seem to find it.
     
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    But that is socialism or the great evil to business or the great evil for personal freedom or it cots too much etc.
     
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    People are running away from this liberal fraud called GW.

     

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