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  •  Half an Earth is better than none (0+ / 0-)

    "In the summer, the Earth is positioned such that the angle of sunlight is more direct to the ground and thus provides more heat (total energy). In the winter though, the Earth is positioned that angle of sunlight is spread over a greater area."

    In the summer...in which hemisphere, Alex?   There's Northern Hemisphere summer, and Southern Hemisphere summer, and they're six months apart.  You make it sound as though the entire Earth experiences summer or winter at once, but it's only half the planet at a time.

    You're obviously not a climate scientist, or any kind of scientist, either.

    •  I thought about that. (0+ / 0-)

      Yes, I understand that when the Northern hemisphere is in its winter when the southern hemisphere is in its summer.

      However, it does not need to specified because it refers to summer and winter which the two hemisphere experience at different times. It is  reference to summer and winter in a generalize sense, because in your summer, the angles are more direct in your area, and in your winter, the sun angles are more spread out over a great area.

      This article was meant to simplify it for people.

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      by alexforgue on Tue Jan 07, 2014 at 02:23:07 PM PST

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