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Why an Unusually Melty Arctic Means Trouble

Posted on Oct 4, 2011
NASA Goddard's Scientific Visualization Studio

Dr. Tom Wagner of NASA is remarkably cheerful as he explains how the historic melting of sea ice in the Arctic threatens to exacerbate climate change across the globe.  —PZS


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By Night-Gaunt, October 10, 2011 at 1:54 pm Link to this comment

“Plante X” is a myth but the GCC is real and not connected to the Ice Age cycles since we have had heating all through a cold subcycle. Now we are in the normal warming trend and we are still heating up. Should the temperatures go above 6º C we will have “Hot House” earth. Most people couldnt’ survive. Eventually we would have another Ice Age but not for many thousands of years.

Now if you are interested in Nibiru read Whitley Strieber‘s “2012” which is very good. (Nibiru is an earth from a distant parallel universe.) Fantastic horror fiction.

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By EmileZ, October 7, 2011 at 4:26 am Link to this comment

Pentagon to rank global warming as destabilising force

US defence review says military planners should factor climate change into long-term strategy

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By Gabriel, October 7, 2011 at 2:33 am Link to this comment

Best way to hide the truth is to omit the facts, as NASA does so well.

What’s missing here are the global ice age cycles:
You can add cycles of sun, planets, asteroids, galaxy and universe and we still don’t get such a high rise in temperature as in the last 10 yrs.

Also what’s missing is that today we have the highest temperatures in the last 5 cycles. This can only be attributed to our fire burning Industry, no ifs or buts about it.

Add pollution, chem-trails, HAARP, fracking, deforestation, increase in deserts and all the others and we get a scenario that’s similar to Noah’s flood or worse. It’s no wonder elites have been building DUMB’s [deep underground military bases] like mad.

We can see the elites are so bold that they bail out the rich and don’t care about the general public.
Even if you dismiss the Nibiru claims in link you can see that something drastic is up.

So what happens when some of the 2,800 + private labs across USA and Canada that store highly infectious viruses get hit by earthquakes or floods? What about similar number of such labs per continent?
All it takes is one and whole continent is toast.

Put all the pieces together and we have a ticking time bomb no matter what we do to try to curb the elites, or the damage they caused up to this point. This is nothing short of designed by them or they wouldn’t waste their time with and other sites.

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By gerard, October 5, 2011 at 6:32 pm Link to this comment

croaky: Thanks for the Heine.  It’s been years!

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By croaky, October 5, 2011 at 5:53 pm Link to this comment

Ich weiß nicht was soll es bedeuten, daß ich so traurig bin…

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By gerard, October 5, 2011 at 3:08 pm Link to this comment

Question:  Has NASA or anybody else with a reliable reputation dared to correlate wars with global warming?

For instance, how much high octane gasoline is used by the US Air Force in a week of “activities” relating to “national security”? Plus other air forces worldwide?
  How much did Nato antics in Libya increase glotal warming?
  How much gas and oil is burned every week to maintain American bases throughout the world?
  How much plastic is used in hundreds of different ways to operate, for instance, Camp Pendleton over one year’s time?  How is it disposed of and where? Add to that, 400 or so other military camps in total? 
  Probably grounding a large proportion of these activities would make a huge difference in global warming, yet I’ve never heard anyone suggest or discuss it.  I wonder why not?  Furthermore, I suspect that a week’s shutdown of all military activities dependent upon “fossil fuels” would dwarf the significance of years of paper grocery bag usage to a ridiculous low.
  (Of course there’s the jobs problem.  What would all those Army/Navy/AirForce guys do in their spare time? Play video games?)

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By lasmog, October 5, 2011 at 10:56 am Link to this comment

Actually his cheerful somewhat detached demeanor may enable his report to be more readily accepted by climate change deniers. If he was more alarmist in his delivery, and God knows this data should terrify us all, deniers would probably seize on his manner as proof that he is a radical scientist with an agenda. - Its difficult to tailor your message of impending environmental havoc to a country full of right wing idiots.

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By prisnersdilema, October 5, 2011 at 7:58 am Link to this comment

It’s like announcing the end of the world, with a chuckle… 

Do you really think that NASA - Never A Straight Answer…would allow a Scientist to announce the metling of the polar Ice Caps, with eyes full of tears, and stifling a cry of despair?

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By traynorjf, October 4, 2011 at 4:59 pm Link to this comment

He’s doing what he loves. That’s why he appears cheerful; it’s the process of discovery that he’s being happy about.

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