The Sound of Settled Science

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    Nobody would say that....but using computer models as a guide to determine climate change policy is a waste of time ( and rejected by government policy-makers btw :bye1: ).

    Only the small contingent of alarmists would advocate for spending huge amounts of $$ ( see Solyndra 2010 ) based upon the dartboard accuracy of computer models.

    In the real world, we can't ( and won't) be doing that!
     
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    No, I believe they should actually invest in something that ain't simple. I believe that they should actually do some SCIENCE and come up with a computer model that gives results that are not pre programmed as ALL of them currently are.
     
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    Didn't Obama sign us up for the Paris Agreement? Seeing as how the Democratic Party continues to move further Left, if they ever regain control of Congress and the WH it wouldn't surprise me if they authorize huge amounts of our tax dollars on GW/CC.
     
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    Well they had all the opportunity in the world in 2009 and 2010 and didn't do dick. If you're going to tax people up the ying-yang you have to do it where the votes are going to count. Since most people don't care about climate change, it has become a radioactive topic on Capitol Hill for the last 10 years. It's never going to happen at a federal level but we will see more states ramping up green initiatives.... which of course like California will eventually make them third world states. Individuals and business will move away from those States in a blink of an eye.!!:113::2up:
     
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    Only if I get to write the software.

    You’ll argue only someone you certify should be able to write it.

    Thus the crux of the issue. Software models can be easily manipulated, especially when only 1% of the topical variables are known, as with the case with the climate.
     
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    You could be right 100% of the time for the next hundred years but guys like Crick and Old Rocks bought in hook, line and sTinker long ago. It's that whole religion thing.
     
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    or perhaps it is you that doesn't understand what it is.
     
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    wasn't Chicago under ice once or twice or thrice? I live here so I know today it isn't. see you don't have the ability to rationalize the global affects from temperatures. you think the globe is supposed to be some temperature. I don't. I look at what I observe and live my life in that environment. You wish to control how I live because you have some nutty belief of the globe temperature. funny, you think you can control it. :auiqs.jpg:
     
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    Billy, he thinks we can control the temperature. :auiqs.jpg:
     
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    it isn't possible to model something one can't control.
     
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