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8 comments22 Oct 2005 @ 14:16 by jstarrs : Just to confuse you...
..and everybody else:
22 Oct 2005 @ 20:19 by silviamar : last winter was
the coolest one that I remember in many years here in northern Spain. We got around 5 cold waves in a row. We reached in my city -6ºC (21ºF), something that I don't remember since I was a child. I hope that this winter is not going to be so cold, but the forecasts are pretty pesimists. We're going through difficult times in terms of weather, especially with the severe drought in most parts of Spain. And some days ago we even had a hurricane coming from the Atlantic, very strange!
Jeff, thanks for the link. There are so many contradictory informations about this matter that it's difficult to get the real whole picture :-(.
23 Oct 2005 @ 00:41 by vaxen : softly...
soothing genocide. yes! however there are a variety of solutions. but, as we all know, solutions oft create even further problems. the endless, seeming, loop of human tragedy.
23 Oct 2005 @ 10:49 by jazzolog : Contradictory Jeff Et Al
OK, so the ice thickens at the same time it melts. Is this contradictory evidence or is it an extension of the problem? If there is more fresh water from the melting, thereby diluting the salt water and slowing the current, and if the weather there gets colder because no Gulf Stream coming back, will not the fresh water freeze and everything get back to normal? I haven't heard anyone present the theory and I'm about as expert on the weather as Mark Twain. But consider this: those glaciers that were a featured event of the Ice Age also were thick...3 miles thick and moving our way. You probably have some idea where Southeast Ohio is in comparison to the Arctic; they got to 50 miles north of here before they melted. Many of the scientists worried about the Warming also warn it is the prelude to a new ice age.
23 Oct 2005 @ 16:46 by jerryvest : Thanks for your article, jasso. You
motivated me to refresh my memory and learn more about the Ice Age. I found this brief government article very illuminating with some attractive pictures.[link] I also found Jeffs link on Greenland's ice conditions very interesting.
I'm not going to worry about this phenomena and will try to learn more about it. Thank you all for your comments.
Scholarly note on Jerry's spelling: "jass" actually is the original New Orleans term for the music that began there. The sexier spelling with the z's came later, though no one is sure why or how. Many players...maybe most...reject both terms, but we don't seem to have anything better suggested yet.
24 Oct 2005 @ 20:50 by vaxen : Many...
of the worried ''Scientists'' are probably amongst the most deluded. Maybe they should become aware of HAARP, RAYTHEON, WOOMERA (OZ), YAMANTAU (S.URALS) and all the many ''vortexes'' where ''atmospheric heaters'' are installed and operated by ''Raytheon (RAY THEON)."
Just a cursory look at the Air Forces' (USA's) "Warfare in the 21st Century" will convince you that there is much more hidden in the well than pure water. Their reason for heating the atmo-sphere and building a network of iono-spheric mirrors is...
out there boobie...
"Our present efforts are focused toward unification of the major disciplines of science, namely classical EM (CEM), general relativity (GR), and quantum mechanics (QM). Since these three main disciplines are presently inconsistent with each other, our approach has been to examine the foundations concepts and postulates of each of the three. We believe we have uncovered major flaws in their foundations, and that these flaws—particularly in the foundations of CEM—have heretofore prevented (1) successful extraction of electrical energy from the vacuum, (2) engineerable antigravity, (3) an extension of EM to provide a basis for developing therapeutic treatment and cures of dread diseases such as cancer and AIDS, along the lines pioneered by Prioré, and (4) an engineerable, testable theory of mind, thought, and deep cellular control in living systems. In short, we believe we have uncovered an approach not just to extended, unified EM/GR/QM, but also to a testable unified theory of mind and matter and their interaction."
...is a marvelous place to start discovery and full disclosure. Not everything that bubbles out of the stream is gold but those nuggets sure are pretty when you find them...
25 Nov 2005 @ 10:31 by jazzolog : A Look Inside The Ice From 648,000 BC
Having celebrated our Thanksgiving in the States yesterday, we're reaching for cold turkey this morning with these headlines~~~
"Levels of carbon dioxide, the principal gas behind global warming, are now 27 percent higher than at any time in the past 650,000 years, according to newly published research findings."
So what? Some Internet philosophers are even saying more is better, but this much? I've often wondered whether ancient people could have survived breathing the air we breathe. But what is it doing to The Warming?
HUGE RISE IN GREENHOUSE GASES
Scientists drilling ice cores in Antarctica have produced the world’s deepest sample and discovered definitive evidence that human activity since the Industrial Revolution has radically altered the planet’s atmosphere.
The 650,000-year-old ice, determined by estimated average annual snowfall levels, was extracted from the Dome Concordia (Dome C) in east Antarctica by a European team.
The research by the 10-country European Project for Ice Coring in Antarctica (EPICA) outstripped a previous drilling record 0f 210,000 years, set at the Vostok Antarctic site.
Contained in the ice sample are tiny bubbles of trapped carbon dioxide.
Analysis has revealed that in the millennia leading up to the mid-19th century CO2 concentrations stayed well below today’s level of 380 parts per million (380 ppm).
In pre-industrial times, the CO2 concentration was around 278 ppm.
“We have added another piece of information showing that the time scales on which humans have changed the composition of the atmosphere are extremely short compared to the natural time cycles of the climate system,” said the study’s lead author Thomas Stocker of the University of Bern’s Physics Institute in Switzerland.
Natural events such as volcanic eruptions release massive amounts of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide into the air and impact on the Earth’s surface temperature.
But the intensive coal-burning that has fuelled development since the Industrial Revolution has produced unprecedented amounts of CO2 emissions.
Evidence is continuing to mount that never before have temperature rises increased at such a rapid and advanced rate.
In the past five years, the average global temperature has jumped by 0.2 degrees centigrade – 100 times higher than usually seen over such a brief time span.
Ocean levels rising
Not only is the world getting hotter, with 2005 on track to become the hottest year on record, but ocean levels are also rising twice as quickly.
Glaciers in the Alps, Greenland and the Himalayas are melting faster than ever and ominous cracks have appeared in Antarctic ice shelves.
A research team led by Professor Kenneth Miller, from Rutgers University in the US, has released disturbing new findings based on drillings off the New Jersey coastline.
Sediment samples showed a steady one millimetre a year increase in ocean level from 5,000 years ago to about 200 years ago.
Sea level measurements from 1850, taken from tidal gauges, and more recently from satellite images, have recorded a two-millimetre annual rise.
“Without reliable information on how sea levels had changed before we had our new measures, we couldn’t be sure the current rate wasn’t happening all along,” Professor Miller said.
“Now with solid historical data, we know it is definitely a recent phenomenon.”
The studies have been published days before members of the United Nations’ Framework on Climate Change are due to meet in Montreal, Canada.
Scientists are hoping the research will sharpen international resolve to strengthen commitments on curbing carbon pollution.
In particular, focus is on the future of the Kyoto Protocol which is set to expire in 2012.
SOURCE: World News
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