+ Reply to Thread
Page 45 of 62 FirstFirst ... 35434445464755 ... LastLast
Results 441 to 450 of 613
  1. #441
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,603
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked
    267
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    To shoot goats, or not to shoot goats???
    Should we feed them, or should we kill them?

    http://communities.washingtontimes.c...limate-change/

    Maybe do neither and save some money while we are at it?

  2. #442
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,603
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked
    267
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Time for a quiz from the UK.

    Green quiz.jpg

  3. #443
    Busy-Bee's Avatar
    Busy-Bee is offline Offending people since before Del :D
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    11,211
    Thanks
    3,690
    Thanked
    4,765
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    I prefer to list my sources for transparency and validate their credibility.
    This graph is from NASA.

    evidence_CO2.jpg

    This is the page that lists the causes of Climate Change. The opening paragraph:

    Most climate scientists agree the main cause of the current global warming trend is human expansion of the "greenhouse effect"1 -- warming that results when the atmosphere traps heat radiating from Earth toward space.
    Another interesting graph from NASA from this page.

    Temp_anomaly.jpg

    Until you've put a few people on the moon, sent a few rockets and space shuttles into space and invented a really long list of impressive technology I'll be sticking with NASA to provide me with information on what's going on in regard to the Earth's climate.

  4. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Busy-Bee For This Useful Post:

    Atropos  (27-05-2013),Ellymoe  (27-05-2013),HollyGolightly81  (27-05-2013)

  5. #444
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    1,025
    Thanks
    40
    Thanked
    608
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post
    To shoot goats, or not to shoot goats???
    Should we feed them, or should we kill them?

    http://communities.washingtontimes.c...limate-change/

    Maybe do neither and save some money while we are at it?
    Shoot them. I'm against animal cruelty, but if you see the damage they are doing to the Gasgoyne area in the mid-west, you'd be horrified. There are thousands of them, and doing irreparable damage to the environment, especially the animals who have always called that area home.

    Feed them grass at the airport, sure, but these aren't the feral goats being referred to in the article.

  6. #445
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,603
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked
    267
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Thanks for the graphs Bec. It's good to see you actually looking at graphs and numbers.

    What do you notice when you see those two graphs next to each other? CO2 increasing with the temperature not changing for the last decade and a half?

    On a side note, this is amazing.
    http://www.dominosugar.com/carbonfree/

    Carbon free sugar. And, it's certified!
    Last edited by Father; 27-05-2013 at 20:17.

  7. #446
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,603
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked
    267
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by ~Bec~ View Post
    Another interesting graph from NASA from this page.
    It is an interesting graph. In addition to the lack of warming over recent years, it also clearly shows the decline between the 40's and 70's. The same period where our emissions began to drastically increase. Why?

  8. #447
    Busy-Bee's Avatar
    Busy-Bee is offline Offending people since before Del :D
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    Brisbane
    Posts
    11,211
    Thanks
    3,690
    Thanked
    4,765
    Reviews
    2
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 postsEmerald Star - 10,000 posts
    Awards:
    Past Moderator - Thank you
    Big picture. You can take a snap shot of any 15 year period of the graph and it doesn't look like there is much change, stand back and you get the bigger picture, the Earth is warming up. DF and I have just been having a review of the graph. He's a scientist by thy way and although his field of expertise is not climatology he does spend a lot of time reading and analyzing graphs.

    Are you saying you know better than NASA and their findings? If so you should write to NASA and give them a heads-up on your analysis. public-inquiries@hq.nasa.gov

  9. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Busy-Bee For This Useful Post:

    Clementine Grace  (27-05-2013),HollyGolightly81  (27-05-2013),Kirst33  (28-05-2013)

  10. #448
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    2,603
    Thanks
    126
    Thanked
    267
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by ~Bec~ View Post
    Big picture. You can take a snap shot of any 15 year period of the graph and it doesn't look like there is much change, stand back and you get the bigger picture, the Earth is warming up.
    Yes it is. Have you stood back and looked at the bigger picture from 1700? It has been warming at the same rate since then.

    Quote Originally Posted by ~Bec~ View Post
    DF and I have just been having a review of the graph. He's a scientist by thy way and although his field of expertise is not climatology he does spend a lot of time reading and analyzing graphs.
    Good for you. Would you like to 'review' a graph that includes the Little Ice Age rather than just taking a 'snap shot'?

    Quote Originally Posted by ~Bec~ View Post
    Are you saying you know better than NASA and their findings? If so you should write to NASA and give them a heads-up on your analysis. public-inquiries@hq.nasa.gov
    I don't need to. There are plenty of scientists doing exactly that. You just don't seem to want to listen to them.

  11. #449
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    396
    Thanks
    187
    Thanked
    384
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post
    It is an interesting graph. In addition to the lack of warming over recent years, it also clearly shows the decline between the 40's and 70's. The same period where our emissions began to drastically increase. Why?
    Clearly shows a decline between 40s and 70s??? I'd be more inclined to say that there is no particular trend evident in that time frame. Seriously Father, where on earth did you learn to read graphs? In multiple threads your interpretation of graphs has been questionable.

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to Meg2 For This Useful Post:

    HollyGolightly81  (28-05-2013)

  13. #450
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Posts
    396
    Thanks
    187
    Thanked
    384
    Reviews
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Father View Post
    Thanks for the graphs Bec. It's good to see you actually looking at graphs and numbers.

    What do you notice when you see those two graphs next to each other? CO2 increasing with the temperature not changing for the last decade and a half?
    And now you are suggesting that we compare a graph on the scale of hundreds of thousands of years with a one that covers 100 years? Do you really think that you can pick out the last decade and a half from the CO2 graph that starts 400,000 years ago? Come on.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Vanuatu - Great or not so great?
    By Clarabelle in forum Destination Suggestions
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 29-10-2012, 11:56
  2. Green poop
    By Alphabetsoup in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 24-05-2012, 20:02

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
FEATURED SUPPORTER
Hunter Women's Health CentreHunter Women’s Health Centre care for women of all ages, in the full spectrum of their gynaecologic and obstetric ...
FORUMS - chatting now ...
Preparing for a NICU babyPregnancy & Birth General Chat
Anyone have kids with NF1?General Child Health Issues
Is the name too popular?Choosing Baby Names
IVF Babies due Sep/Oct/Nov 2017 #2pregnancy and babies through IVF
Toddler strugglesIntroductions
Are Ovulation Test Kits Helpful?Conception & Fertility General Chat
Join my pity partyGeneral Chat
REVIEWS
"Made bed time less anxious"
by Meld85
My Little Heart Whisbear - the Humming Bear reviews ›
"Wonderful natural Aussie made product!"
by Mrstwr
Baby U Goat Milk Moisturiser reviews ›
"Replaced good quality with cheap tight nappies"
by Kris
Coles Comfy Bots Nappies reviews ›