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It's too hot! We need more cooling NOW!

by Kiddpeat / December 9, 2008 1:50 AM PST
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It's called "The Gore Effect"
by critic411 / December 9, 2008 2:41 AM PST

Where Al Gore goes to speak about AGW, it gets cold.

God does have a sense of humor.

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A member of our chuirch was in Siberia just 10 days ago...
by Paul C / December 9, 2008 8:51 AM PST

...working with a Russian ministry seeking to setup a crisis pregnancy center in the city of Tyumen.

Her hosts apologized for the cold weather - temps of minus 10 - 35 degrees Fahrenheit, or about 20 - 30 degrees colder than "normal."

An elderly lady told her that the last time she remembered cold like that was in the early 1940's - a time when, strangely enough, solar activity (sunspots, flares) was very low, just as it is now...

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Periods of Quiet Sun are low output periods for the sun.
by Ziks511 / December 9, 2008 1:48 PM PST

We could always hope for a couple of decades of Quiet Son (i.e. absence of sun spots) to help with the temperature charts. It was frigid in the 20's and 30's I'm told, and also back in the mid 19th Century, and everybody remembers the stories of Valley Forge. I should look up the Sun Spot cycles but it's late and I'm too tired. Perhaps some generous person will do that. The solar system and the earth do have their own corrective patterns, it's just that people are afraid that too much may have changed in terms of CO2 absorption, Ozone Loss, Methane and Sulphur Dioxide emissions and the like.

It's not a sin to worry. I sort of feel that it is a sin to insist that everything's alright when there are indications the other way, but flapping your arms and running in circles never helped to cool the earth in the past. That's why I'm still on the fence (and damned uncomfortable it is too) listening to both sides.



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