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  •  Why yes! It's the grand global cooling scare again (0+ / 0-)

    Hey, could you do us a favor and produce some reputed peer-reviewed studies that align with the consensus of these "global cooling" forecasts? Because the first several hits I get from Google show amateurish, pseudo-intellectual "skeptic" blogs and then other sites with some backing documentation that point out that most scientists were anticipating a warmer Earth during the 1970s. And somehow, on the road to confirmation bias, the desperate and conspiracy-thirsty factions of media have recently exhumed some articles from.... sensational, debunked news magazine articles. Some conspiracy.

    This canard's been wrecked before, but perhaps there's a miniscule chance someone could salvage it from its intellectual grave. I'm doubtful and uninterested though, so I'm done here.

    "Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell." ~Edward Abbey ////\\\\ "To be a poor man is hard, but to be a poor race in a land of dollars is the very bottom of hardships." ~W.E.B. DuBois

    by rovertheoctopus on Sat May 11, 2013 at 11:04:34 AM PDT

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    •  I never said I believed it, ... (0+ / 0-)

      nor did I believe it, just that there were dire warnings about it at one time.  

      "Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the universe." -- Albert Einstein

      by Neuroptimalian on Sat May 11, 2013 at 08:13:48 PM PDT

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