Climate Change. I'm tired of the right wing's disingenuous assertions... So we have a net change of .75 degrees Celsius over the last 120 years. What would be interesting is if we had this data for the past several thousand years, ca
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I'm tired of the right wing's disingenuous assertions.

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#8 - ayero (02/10/2013) [+] (11 replies)
So we have a net change of .75 degrees Celsius over the last 120 years. What would be interesting is if we had this data for the past several thousand years, cause as is, this doesn't particularly scare me.
So we have a net change of .75 degrees Celsius over the last 120 years. What would be interesting is if we had this data for the past several thousand years, cause as is, this doesn't particularly scare me.
#11 - tacobadger (02/10/2013) [+] (6 replies)
I like how you made it political in the description.
Twat.
#149 - avatarsarefornoobs (02/10/2013) [-]
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#192 - powerfapping (02/10/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Everyone on FJ is now a scientist or politician.
User avatar #148 - lmaopwnt (02/10/2013) [-]
The earths overall temperature changes in cycles from warm to cold over thousands of years. Having a chart that goes back only 120 years is like flipping a coin twice to have it land on heads both times, the hypothesizing that it will ONLY land on heads.
#4 - samohtdrol (02/09/2013) [-]
This is a very small sample of time to say that the earth is heating up due to global warming though. While it is getting warmer in this short period.... I cant be arsed finishing this .......
User avatar #62 - ChromedDragon (02/10/2013) [+] (6 replies)
now just zoom out a little bit so we can see more than a very small amount of time that is 130 years
User avatar #296 - biggiesmallsballs (02/10/2013) [+] (4 replies)
There is a theory called the malankovitch theory which suggests that the earth goes through periods of time were we orbit slightly closer and further away from the sun which would explain why are climate is changing.
#301 to #296 - teranin ONLINE (02/10/2013) [-]
that theory has been disproven. http://muller.lbl.gov/papers/lbl-35665.html
that theory has been disproven. http://muller.lbl.gov/papers/lbl-35665.html
User avatar #98 - zzforrest (02/10/2013) [-]
The earths climate changes around every 600 years, going through ice age like cold sprees, and painfully hot warm sprees. In the dark ages they believed the wars and death were responsible for such high heats. In the early days of america, they couldn't explain why the rivers were freezing over.
So we aren't any fault in this, the earth does it on its own. It's a natural process.
#7 - anonymous (02/10/2013) [+] (4 replies)
temperature change does not prove global warming or the existence/effect of greenhouse gases. real scientists should be able to understand this.
#12 to #7 - mackigol (02/10/2013) [-]
The existence of greenhouse gases is not up for debate, nor is the result of the greenhouse effect (it's vital to life on Earth).
User avatar #97 - pianoasis (02/10/2013) [-]
>Implying that we understand the earth's climate changes

We aren't even sure if temperature fluctuations are a normal thing, we haven't been able to measure them long enough
User avatar #86 - skulldan ONLINE (02/10/2013) [-]
THANKS OBAMA
User avatar #6 - blarto (02/10/2013) [+] (3 replies)
This is an example of how people can lie with statistics, if you look at the temperature scale between the low at 1910 and the high at 2010 the difference is only 1.25 degrees.
#142 - MasterManiac (02/10/2013) [+] (2 replies)
Oh no! The worlds average temperature has risen by 0.75 degrees over the past 130 years! We're all going to dieeeeeeeeeeeeee
Oh no! The worlds average temperature has risen by 0.75 degrees over the past 130 years! We're all going to dieeeeeeeeeeeeee
User avatar #295 - Viceroy (02/10/2013) [+] (1 reply)
Mass Effect reference in the description. Love it.
User avatar #228 - mynameisgeorge (02/10/2013) [+] (10 replies)
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Most of the right agrees that it exists, but that is natural.

Is it truly that hard of a concept to believe that our planet goes through natural cooling and warming periods, even after there have been 5 major ice ages?

Do you think the dinosaurs left their SUVs on to get out of one of them?
#254 to #241 - mynameisgeorge (02/10/2013) [-]
Not really, we're entering a warming period, it's been happening at a stagnant rate.

There was a period in the middle ages from about 900 -1200 where the earth was warmer than it is now, and it was followed by a "little ice age"

I agree with most of environmentalism from a utilitarian and fiscal standpoint, but being an alarmist pussy and shoveling out "facts" that show that people agree that climate change exists without showing that they believe it is natural is ******* retarded.


User avatar #47 - Sethorein ONLINE (02/10/2013) [+] (3 replies)
Keep in mind, who are right wing politicians trying to sell their views to?

Not the scientific community, but the bible belt. The bible belt typically doesn't like the idea of "curtailing their freedoms" because of something they don't understand so their politicians will pander to their ignorance in order to get additional terms in office. It's a pity really...
User avatar #29 - neighsayer (02/10/2013) [+] (1 reply)
... so how the heck do they know the temperature anomaly in 1880? this is a legit question, I'm not speaking for or against the message.
#34 to #29 - jaedi (02/10/2013) [-]
Probably core samples from an area that doesn't see a whole lot of human interaction, like Antarctica or something. It's something to do with the content of minerals in the ground that can tell you I believe.
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