January 31, 2009
— Purple Avenger Chill out and stop frothing Al, kick back with a cold one and enjoy the ride, it ain't stopping anytime soon.
...This paper shows that the climate change that takes place due to increases in carbon dioxide concentration is largely irreversible for 1,000 years after emissions stop...Who knows what's going to happen in a 1,000 years anyway? Freaking replicators might have taken over this planet by then and they won't give a shit.
Posted by: John Galt at January 31, 2009 03:38 PM (Ylv1H)
Posted by: Purple Avenger at January 31, 2009 03:40 PM (Ygf78)
But, but, think about the children!
Uh, a thousand years down the road.
Posted by: Methos at January 31, 2009 03:41 PM (LqLye)
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Posted by: mossback at January 31, 2009 03:54 PM (in8Vs)
Would you let some random dude named Pierre Friedlingstein come into your house and tell you how to live?
What a bunch of fucking clowns.
WTF anyways? Is he Parisian-Austrian-Jooboy?
Posted by: ErikW at January 31, 2009 03:55 PM (hKtiw)
These people should be ashamed to call themselves scientists.
Posted by: kurtilator at January 31, 2009 03:58 PM (7IImH)
Who knows what's going to happen in a 1,000 years anyway? Freaking replicators might have taken over this planet by then and they won't give a shit.
Isn't Algore one of them?
Posted by: kbdabear at January 31, 2009 03:58 PM (4gHqM)
The solution is simple, idiots. All we need to do is change our calendar-year from 2009 to 3009.
Damn, you rightwingnuts are dumb.
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Posted by: GarandFan at January 31, 2009 04:16 PM (237hA)
Tipping point of Global Warming.
Global Warming for 1000 years.
They don't know, but they can't act like they don't know or nobody will send them money.
Posted by: RicardoVerde at January 31, 2009 04:16 PM (g1eoi)
Posted by: Dr. Rodney McKay, Genius at January 31, 2009 04:17 PM (5ZI7f)
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Posted by: Samantha Carter at January 31, 2009 04:20 PM (LqLye)
Sweet! I drive a Planet Killer AKA '90 Dodge RamCharger w/ 5.2L small block, full towing package and more room than I know what to do with.
I'm thinking about cutting the catalytic converter out and straight piping out the back. It's way too quiet.
Posted by: ErikW at January 31, 2009 04:26 PM (hKtiw)
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I knew he was a lying sack a shit, all along.
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An ETF might be the cheaper/easier route:
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Posted by: CoolCzech at January 31, 2009 04:51 PM (iafWn)
Tractor tires burn like hell, too. I imagine some ingenious types could harness the energy from Malaysian riots and African genocides to power Obama! and his cadre of Heavenly Saviours.
Obama? Nothing? eh...
Posted by: ErikW at January 31, 2009 04:53 PM (hKtiw)
Too much more of that shit comrade and it'll be off to the reeducation camps with you.
Posted by: Purple Avenger at January 31, 2009 04:58 PM (Ygf78)
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Posted by: Twinks at January 31, 2009 05:02 PM (KGbOi)
What better way to get some idealistic young, hippie-chick 'tang than to be the Prophet of Doom? (Or in his case, Profit of Doom). All he needs to do is troll the NARAL-Earth Day rallies with an energy-saver light bulb on a string, and the line of compliant lovelies carrying kneepads will follow him to his SUV.
Posted by: Ombudsman at January 31, 2009 05:02 PM (fWF4Q)
Looked like the kind of shit one would expect from undergrad science/engineering students not familiar with how floating point hardware operates. There was no attempt at controlling cumulative rounding errors, the numeric processor was initialized with whatever defaults your compiler's startup code applied (which means they could produce different results depending on what compiler they were built with, or the defaults might not be what you really wanted), etc, etc.
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Posted by: The Great Satan's Ghost at January 31, 2009 05:22 PM (gkVLk)
America now reminds me of the old movie "The Running Man".
Total lies/propaganda totally run by the media/government.
Nothing, I mean NOTHING you hear from the TV has any connection with the truth.
Armageddon can't come quickly enough
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Posted by: chuckR at January 31, 2009 05:36 PM (khYRZ)
That's my greatest problem with all of this - how can you model something whose variables you don't know?
Posted by: alexthechick at January 31, 2009 05:39 PM (EFcpU)
Actually, if you look at Gore's career you will see that he is much more interested in power--lusts for it, in fact.
As the old joke goes, Bill Gates merely wants your money; Steve Jobs wants your soul.
And Al Gore wants you to thank him as he bullies you and tells you what a vile little worm you are. Don't forget to tug your forelock as you apologize to him for existing.
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Posted by: CDR M at January 31, 2009 05:51 PM (TJoU6)
Taylor Marsh is a Lizzie Wuertzel wannabe, and almost as legendarily stupid.
OK, Miss Redi Kilowatt, how will Obama's Magic Grid prevent power outages from power lines brought down by ice? Dumb bitch liberals like her should stick to celebrity gossip and leave things like power grids to the grownups
Posted by: kbdabear at January 31, 2009 06:09 PM (miw86)
Posted by: Kaptain Amerika at January 31, 2009 06:13 PM (zAt/g)
Is there a Global Warming Over/Under on Intrade?
Posted by: cromagnum at January 31, 2009 06:19 PM (Kr8mw)
Oh. Algore and his buddies get it? Nevermind. Now I understand.
Posted by: JorgXMcKie at January 31, 2009 06:22 PM (iMgQD)
In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful,
Armegeddon is less that is decade away anyway once Iran gets it's nuclear weapons. Even if Israel destroys the enrichment facilities now they will rebuild because they have come so close this time, they'll never give up now. And as soon as they have it, the Mad Mullahs Islamic Bombs will be used to incinerate Tel Aviv and the Great Satan and bring about the last Caliphate, in which Allah finally judges everyone and sends those worthy Muslims to Paradise where lovely maidens recline on velvet couches for them (Sura 52-55) and the rest to Hell. Allah is Merciful. (Sura 2:29)
Posted by: 7HEAVENS at January 31, 2009 06:22 PM (KTaNk)
Posted by: Emma Peel at January 31, 2009 06:26 PM (iafWn)
This is fucking ridiculous. How can you possibly make a prediction like this with a straight face? Too many tards in the peanut gallery keep lapping this shit up, that's the only explanation I can come up with. I'm getting increasingly annoyed that I live in such frivolous times.
I'm also tempted to go out and burn a tire.
Posted by: jaleach at January 31, 2009 06:27 PM (gHrZU)
Arrogance about the Earth+Greed+Fear+Guilt= Payday for AlGore.
BTW, W/ BarryO, Muslims will have us dead within 100 years anyway.
Posted by: hutch1200 at January 31, 2009 06:31 PM (8/sTS)
Posted by: CoolCzech at January 31, 2009 06:33 PM (iafWn)
The worst part about this NOAA report is that it takes all the fun out of owning evil, Gaia-strangling SUVs and muscle cars.
I guess we're just left with bunny-crushing on the freeway.
Posted by: IllTemperedCur at January 31, 2009 07:27 PM (MKNSy)
The biggest tip off is that the predictions seem to change, or require updating, every few weeks. How many progressively colder winters have to go by before these nuts finally give it up?
I remember back in the 1980s it was all about the Amazon rain forests. Supposedly, those forests should've been gone for about a decade now if you listened to the enviroloons. Yet those dicks are down there still slashing and burning. Seems like there's plenty of forests and oxygen left. Now it's global warming. What will it be in twenty years? Global cooling? Polar bear farts? Algore decomposing? They'll find something fearful backed up with plenty of unscientific evidence. I figure it'll be something with the oceans. We're out of water or some such shit. I've heard some of the rumblings already. You'd figure they'd go with running out of water. It's easier to point to a growing global population and resource wars as evidence of a crisis. Why make up shit when you've got something concrete to run on?
Posted by: jaleach at January 31, 2009 07:42 PM (gHrZU)
Now is maybe the only time to get their stuff through, thus the hyperbole. Hansen did a similar thing a couple of weeks ago.
So the race is on. If they pass their program soon, they will be able to take credit for future cooling and try to save something of their reputations. Fail to act now and the time is coming for exposing fools. They know this.
No wonder they are so damn desperate.
Posted by: Robert at February 01, 2009 01:29 AM (VotgB)
There is a host of Globull Warming bullshit in the abortion of a stimulus bill. I havent gotten half way through it yet (app 200pp out of 700) and I estimate at least 50 billion on shit like carbon sequestration and other related money waste.
Republicans should demand that all of that shit be stripped out until they can prove their case.
Posted by: Vic at February 01, 2009 02:14 AM (f6os6)
I'm surprised at the lack of math skills on display here. It's simple people - In December, in Canada, the temperature was 5 degrees. In January, in Missouri, it was 20 degrees, four times as warm. Now, on the first of February, in Florida, the temperature will hit 80 degrees, again four times as warm as the previous month. Only a Republican Troglodyte Warming Denier can avoid the inescable conclusion that next month, it will be 320 degrees, and well over 1000 degrees in April.
This math is also why I should be president. Each recount, I was getting closer. Eight or nine hundred more recounts, and I would have been president.
Posted by: Al Gore at February 01, 2009 02:38 AM (Y5/Ie)
Posted by: klrtz1 at February 01, 2009 03:01 AM (5jP7T)
I have updated my computer model (fixed a spelling error) and it turns out in 3009 Nancy Pelosi will not have any descendents, not even replicants. They will have all been wiped out in the anti-glaciation riots in Denver, Mexico, in the year 2652. The computer model predicts the riots in April 2652 but I'm thinking May is slightly more likely. May plus or minus 147 months. Exactly.
Posted by: klrtz1 at February 01, 2009 03:27 AM (5jP7T)
Something else funny about this piece of shit paper. A footnote The authors declare no conflict of interest.
Hahahahaha, looking at the author I see that she is a member and gov worker for NOAA. Looking at the stimulus package I see 600,000,000 dollars earmarked for NOAA for globull warming related research. I see $400,000,000 going to NASA for AGW related shit. I see 2.5 billion going to the national science foundation for AGW related shit. So in these 3 line items alone I see 3.5 billion (that with a B billion) reasons for conflict of interest.
If it were not for the globull warming fraud this bitch would not even have a job yet she sees no conflict of interest.
Posted by: Vic at February 01, 2009 03:28 AM (f6os6)
Posted by: marine43 at February 01, 2009 03:34 AM (VZQ3u)
So guys, what's the weather supposed to be like next week.
(NOAA weather experts scatter like cockroaches)
Posted by: Dang at February 01, 2009 04:05 AM (Y5LIx)
Posted by: Gassy Tuna at February 01, 2009 04:14 AM (iafWn)
So guys, what's the weather supposed to be like next week.
Weatherbug extended forecast says clear. Moderately cool (which is awesome this time of year). Katya's expert forecast: nobody knows. Except God. And He's not saying.
Posted by: katya at February 01, 2009 04:34 AM (oRJZj)
Freaking replicators might have taken over this planet by then and they won't give a shit.
Maybe we are the replicators.
Posted by: FireHorse at February 01, 2009 04:38 AM (5KNeJ)
Posted by: random fucker at February 01, 2009 04:56 AM (4wp2c)
I'm not going to google up any links, but the envirotards are already pushing "running out of potable water leading to eco wars" crap.
In Canada there's a leftist push to ban water exports (by private companies) and to stop the ideas of water pipelines/exports to the U.S. Midwest and West from Canada and the Great Lake states (with American envirotard support). One set of communist assholes pushing this "defend Canada's water" crap want to nationalize all of the country's water, that has me thinking that they don't mind the idea of tankers of fresh, Canadian water going to leftist, Marxist etc. Third World shit-holes via the Canadian Water Marketing Board, but just none to "bad" countries like the U.S. and Israel. But Cuba? No problem.
Posted by: andycanuck at February 01, 2009 06:00 AM (rtZbL)
Markie Marxist sez: "In case you haven't been paying attention, we Marxists now control the planet. You can't stop us with mere facts. We're going to control every aspect of your life! Global warming may be a convenient lie to accomplish that, but we're going to base policy and law on it, so get used to it!"
Posted by: Chas at February 01, 2009 06:17 AM (1XTjz)
"In December, in Canada, the temperature was 5 degrees. In January, in Missouri, it was 20 degrees, four times as warm."
I know this post was tongue-in-cheek, but I just have to point out that 20 degrees F is a little more than 3 percent warmer than 5 degrees F.
Posted by: JPS at February 01, 2009 06:35 AM (dfHb7)
Just to let you morons know, it's really fuckin hot in Australia right now. Heh.
Andy, I'm watching how much behind-the-scenes World Govt develops over trumped-up water issues. I'm on the South Shore/North Coast, where one state (mine) just forcibly bought out the licenses of its last (2) commercial fishermen to save the lake-kittens--for Ontario's trawlers. It's a Nafta thing I guess, but I'm not seeing the sense of it. Howscum you lot get all that mercury for yourselves?
Heavily reported local water quality scares (in Milwuakee, it turned out to be dog poop in the storm sewers) are, pretty obviously, leading to nationalization of all water processing. Meanwhile a certain film-maker's paradise continues to suck the Colorado dry while telling the rest of us not to flush.
A smart infrastructure guy would figure out how to pay to pipe off and reservoir the excess spring flow of the Mississippi, into the Edwards Aquifer. I'll pay for anything not going to California. That should relieve the threat to Great Slave Lake. And save Nawlins yay!
There ain't no shortage of water. There's a shortage of water in the desert, where LA is located. They continue to confuse "potable" with "portable."
Posted by: comatus at February 01, 2009 06:41 AM (iDzUt)
There's a shortage of water in the desert, where LA is located
How about Las Vegas, home of the idiot Reid himself? Every time I see them talking about all the beautiful fountains in front of the casinos it makes me puke. In a area like Las Vegas which is truly desert a spraying fountain will allow millions of gallons of water to evaporate away.
We could get a lot of full flushes from what ONE of those fountains waste per day.
Posted by: Vic at February 01, 2009 06:48 AM (f6os6)
Just to let you morons know, it's really fuckin hot in Australia right now. Heh.
That's right, comatus, but what the MSM haven't told us or reminded everyone of, and while it varies throughout different regions of the nation-continent but I assume based on the Sydney to Melbourne area, the past two (or three?) summers have sucked in Oz with fewest number of days over 30°C in decades. (Probably since the Greens claimed the pollution-caused new Ice Age dawning in the '70s.)
forcibly bought out the licenses of its last (2) commercial fishermen to save the lake-kittens--for Ontario's trawlers. It's a Nafta thing I guess,
I doubt it's Nafta related. Probably your enviros buying the right votes or maybe your local Indians want to start up a "Native fishery" (that's happened in our Maritime provinces). And there's anti-enviro irony in this too as the Great Lakes are clean enough now to sustain commercial fisheries and e.g. salmon are returning to Toronto's rivers/creeks. Would anyone have believed that of, say, Lake Erie from the view in the '70s?
Howscum you lot get all that mercury for yourselves?
Centigrade thermometers use more mercury. ;^)
A smart infrastructure guy would figure out how to pay to pipe off and reservoir the excess spring flow of the Mississippi, into the Edwards Aquifer.
I haven't read or seen alot of documentaries about that sort of thing, but I saw one that shows how much fresh water from our Far North (and Alaska?) drains into the Arctic Ocean and that if we could get it draining south, then there'd be plenty of water for farming and urban populations in both countries' West.
And be careful about investigating L.A.'s water, comatus, because you know what happens to nosy guys, don't you? They lose their noses, even if they're not in Chinatown.
Posted by: andycanuck at February 01, 2009 07:06 AM (rtZbL)
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Posted by: tarpon at February 01, 2009 07:26 AM (7evkT)
We've actually detected oceanic cooling over the past couple of decades. If he believes in global warming - he should not be talking about atmospheric heat being "absorbed" by the oceans because - heh ... if global warming is happening (which it isn't) ... then we'd have seen this "absorption" in the Argos data - and it's not there.
But this is good news - if Americans aren't worried about a stimulus plan that will mortgage their grandchildren's freedom - then what happens 1,000 years from now with the weather should be of little concern to them. Overall a positive development I'd say.
Posted by: HondaV65 at February 01, 2009 07:40 AM (9vlDt)
But improving quality of life is not their aim. It is to use the "climate crisis" as a Trojan horse for social control. In its most virulent form, it seeks to exterminate the human race.
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Posted by: railwriter at February 01, 2009 09:27 AM (XcsD4)
There is a cause to climate fluctuation. Its big, real big, far away, yellow and on fire. Its energy gets here via radiative heat transfer. Yes, you do need to work with absolute temperatures - Rankine or Kelvin - not convenient-to-humans scales like Fahrenheit or Celsius. But hell, the climo-fascisti aren't too concerned about Navier-Stokes once the energy is here, why should they care about Stephan-Boltzman to characterize how much does get here?
Posted by: chuckR at February 01, 2009 11:00 AM (khYRZ)
And no, before you ask, we really do don't give a shit about Global Warming. We're solar powered!
Posted by: Replicator at February 01, 2009 11:51 AM (uSh7j)
You model it badly, and keep adding more convoluted cycles and epicycles to cover up the discrepancies.
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