Orfeas asked in EnvironmentGlobal Warming · 1 decade ago

Facts about Climate Change and Global Warming?

Well, i'm searching for facts about climate change and global warming, like percentages, temperature rises etc. Please state source...

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  • 1 decade ago
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    http://environmentaldefenseblogs.org/climate411/20...

    Here you can see that the temperature rise is just 0.5 deg above average. Well within normal variations.

    We can also see that temperatures were about 0.5 degs below average for 130 years.

    Since temps have been above average for only a short 30 years, we know that temperatures had to be much warmer or warmer for a longer period in the past.

    And now that temperatures are declining, there isn't much to concern ourselves with this problem.

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  • Ronyea
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    I am all for taking care of our planet, but... Does this sound familiar? "THE SKY IS FALLING! THE SKY IS FALLING!!!" On planet earth, there once roamed dinosaurs. The climate was extremely tropical. Utah, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico were all under water. The lower peninsula of Michigan was a mountain chain that was surrounded by salt water. The climate changed (having nothing to do with man). The dinosaurs all but completely died away. The vast oceans too all dried up, leaving behind deserts. An ice age overcame the land and then after that, a warming. In the 1400s decades long cooling took place and more rains came. Throughout the 1970s we were told by leading "experts" that the world was running out of oil and all would be gone within a decade. We were told also that another ice age was coming. When you think of all of the oil spills from ships sinking in WW II, of all of the fire bombings of cities like Dresden and Tokyo and of the nuclear bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima and then add in the decades upon decades of nuclear "testing," people are only now thinking that "MAYBE" the climate is beginning to change? My wife is going through menopause. Maybe SHE'S the cause for the "global warming!"

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  • 1 decade ago

    Ten facts about global warming

    THEY don’t want you to know

    1. Britain is one degree Celsius cooler now than it was at the time of the Domesday book.

    2. Greenland got its name from the verdant pastures that attracted the Norse settlers under Eric the Red in 986. They carried on their normal way of life (based on cattle, grain, hay and herring) for 300 years until the Little Ice Age, when they were driven off by the encroaching ice and the Inuit took over. The ice and the Inuit are still there.

    3. Carbon dioxide is a minor greenhouse gas. In the atmosphere there is over a hundred times the concentration of water vapour, which is the dominant greenhouse gas.

    4. Without the Greenhouse Effect there would be no life on Earth.

    5. Temperature measurements by satellite, radio sonde balloons and well maintained rural surface stations in the West show no significant warming.

    6. The evidence of significant warming comes from surface stations that are probably affected by a variety of factors that contaminate the data.

    7. Computer models of the climate are worthless, as they are based on many assumptions about interactions between climate factors that are still unknown to science. They are generally unstable and chaotic, giving a wide variety of answers depending on the input assumptions.

    8. The Kyoto agreement would have a devastating effect on the world economy but, since carbon dioxide is a minor greenhouse gas, an undetectable effect on the climate.

    9. The IPCC (the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) has been the main engine for promoting the global warming scare. It has become notorious for its corrupt practices of doctoring its reports and executive summaries, after they have been approved by the participating scientists, to conform to its political objectives

    10. The really big lie about man-made global warming is that almost all scientists accept it. More than 4,000 scientists from 106 countries, including 72 Nobel prize winners, signed the Heidelberg Appeal (1992), calling for a rational scientific approach to environmental problems. Many senior scientists have also supported The Statement by Atmospheric Scientists on Greenhouse Warming (1992), The Leipzig Declaration (1997) and finally the Oregon Petition (1998) which received the signatures of over 19,000 scientists.

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  • 1 decade ago

    From the National Academy of Sciences - "Climate Change, 2008 edition"

    http://dels.nas.edu/dels/rpt_briefs/climate_change...

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  • 1 decade ago

    They've done studies. They found that 60% of the time, global warming is happening all the time.

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  • J S
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    For a great place to start with homework:

    U.S. Global Change Research Information Office

    http://www.gcrio.org/

    Global Warming FAQ:

    http://www.gcrio.org/ipcc/ar4/wg1/faq/index.htm

    For lots of presentations and charts:

    http://www.columbia.edu/~jeh1/

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  • 1 decade ago

    here are some facts and percentages:

    there is a 100% chance that AGW is a sham. FACT: CLimate Change is not our fault.

    how's them apples?

    sweet trina 24 said it all.....

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Quite frankley climate change is always happening. we see it now only because we record weather.

    the antartic ice caps are growing

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  • 1 decade ago

    Well, it says that in some hundreds of years a big part of the Europe will be transformed in a dessert

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    its not real

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