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Re: OT: Hurricane




On Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 06:16:02PM -0700, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Sep 2017 21:55:31 -0400 doark@xxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Sat, 9 Sep 2017 12:56:54 -0700
> > Patrick Bartek <nemommxiv@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > On Sat, 9 Sep 2017 12:06:23 -0400 David Niklas <doark@xxxxxxxx>
> > > wrote:
> > > 
> > > > [big snip]
> > 
> > > > BTW: This is the first time since 2004 or 2005 that Florida's
> > > > panhandle has been hit, so no, it's not time to have a global
> > > > warming "I told you so party" on the mailing list.  
> > > 
> > > FYI (also for all the global warming, we caused it and it's going
> > > to destroy the planet Chicken Littles out there): the Earth has been
> > > warming steadily since the end of the last glaciation began some
> > > 27,000 years ago.  It's not something that just occurred during
> > > former President Obama's administration. Humanity didn't cause it.
> > > We contribute to it, yes, but so does every bovine who farts in the
> > > pasture, and every volcano eruption, and every plant, and every
> > > insect, and every forest or plains fire, and every swamp, and every
> > > creature in the sea, and the sea itself, etc. But the driving force
> > > of climate is the Sun. A fractional energy change one way or the
> > > other has major effects of earthly climate more than all the other
> > > contributory factors combined. Climate is never static. It's ALWAYS
> > > in flux, always changing. But that change occurs so slowly that no
> > > one lives long enough to "see" it.  A few bad storms over a few
> > > years doesn't make climate.
> > <snip>

We had some beautiful climate change this morning - sunny, warm, mild
breeze - spring finally began here in the land down under :)

I just -love- climate change,