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Politics & Global Warming What Is Really Happening?

Updated on November 29, 2011
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The Facts Of Global Warming

I often hear the question "Is global warming real?" well that is a simple question. Yes global warming is 100 percent real. The question is what is the cause of global warming. Is it man made, or is it a natural cycle. Well the simple answer to this question is both. The main cause is because of our current planetary orbit cycle. The earth does not always go around the sun in a perfect circle. There are times when the earth goes around the sun in an elliptical orbit. However right now we are in a warming interglacial period. This is because we are in a cycle where the earth goes around the sun in a circular orbit. The problem is that there are 100,000 year cycles. We have experienced several of them. Ice cores in Antarctica prove this without a doubt. The problem now is that the ice is melting too fast. This has been shown by tons of data from sedimentary ocean cores, as well as ice cores. So to keep your attention I will give you the facts.

Greenland contains 600,000 cubic miles of ice. Since 1990 Greenland's average winter temperature has risen by 46.4 degrees Fahrenheit. Greenland looses 275 billion gallons of water every 40 hours. 10 years ago the melting rate was just a third of this. Since 1850 the edge has retreated 37 miles. As well the retreat is getting faster. Greenland is loosing 20 % more mass than it gains each year. The mass balance is off, and this is the major problem. These are also old statistics from a few years ago. Now some of these numbers have almost tripled. As well an ice island which is four times the size of Manhattan broke off from one of the two main glaciers of Greenland. The satellite imaging technology is showing on a daily basis that the stability of the Antarctic and Greenland glaciers are not as stable as some would have you believe. Larsen B which was an ice sheet covering 1250 miles square miles in Antarctica it was stable for the last 10,000 years. However starting in January of 1995, it was totally gone by 2002. A 1250 mile glacier gone in seven years. Larsen B was just the tip of the iceberg so to speak. As after it broke up, the rest of the glacier started to melt 8 times faster than before. Everything has an effect on the other, and mans effect is becoming more and more clear everyday.

Man Made Global Warming

Now the question would be, why would politicians and right wing media act as if there is no such thing as global warming? Well one reason could be is that something big is on the horizon, and some powers to be do not know what to do about it. However the most logical thing would be if we are in a natural cycle do not make it worse as we are doing now. However that is exactly what we are doing. We are making it worse, and worse each year, by man made pollutants. During the BP disaster a massive amount of Methane was released. Methane is a much more potent greenhouse gas than Carbon Dioxide. Again the question would be, why when we know we are in a natural warming cycle would we make it even worse? If this was a natural cooling cycle this could possible help us, although I would not suggest it. The politicians will tell you, "oh Greenland had a winter storm this year." Most do not realize that there is a major difference in climate and temperature. Climate is the average temperature over a period of time. Temperature is a daily thing that is measured by mankind. Just because there is one cold winter in Greenland does not mean that in the summer, Greenland is not facing hotter and longer summers, because places like Greenland are. Which is exactly the case, the balance is off. The summers are hotter, and longer. So the icepack does not have time to grow, instead it is shrinking, and shrinking at an alarming rate. Mankind is at a crossroads, we can either attempt to solve the problem, or deny it. I will ask you, if you thought there was a chance your child could get cancer from a certain baby formula, would you say "oh well he or she might be okay." Or would you bank on a what if. Or would you act, because not to act could be fatal for your child. Well my friends that is where we are today. We can live in denial, or we can do something about the man made global warming.

2010 breaks recored for hottest summer in recorded history. We Can Thank BP!

For anyone who still ask themselves if global warming is real, just look at the BP oil disaster. The unleashing of massive methane deposits, as well as burning massive amounts of C02 off of the surface producing even higher amounts of Carbon Dioxide in 2010. It is no coincidence that 2010 has broke the record for the hottest year ever in recorded history. There are fewer, and fewer quasi scientist nowadays that will tell you that global warming is not real. Instead because of the media and politicians on the right, it is uneducated people who are the ones telling us that there is no such thing as global warming. While reading this I am sure I will have some people that will tell me that there is no such thing as global warming. However they have no degree in climatology. Meanwhile calling the climatologist liars, as these people know more than them apparently. Right now there are scientist recording the Greenland Glaciers. They are there in the crossfire, and will tell you that not only is global warming real. But it is now possible that the glaciers of Greenland and Antarctica have the potential to be totally gone during the summer months by the year 2030. That means millions of people will die or get displaced on our many shorelines across the world. Ice is a big deflector of solar energy, the albedo of white ice is 80 percent. The sea has a 20 percent albedo. This means every summer will be worse than this one here in 2010. That means that the upcoming years are going to be a rude awakening for the rejectors of global warming.

The World Ahead Of Us

There could be a bigger reason for the powers to be to create a debate out of this factual knowledge. I find is so ironic how the 25% of people that are fooled all of the time. I think the media currently holds 20% of those people. As they are telling us blatant lies. Like I say if my name is Bob Miles, and the right wing media tell you I am lying my name is Steve Miller, it will be turned into a debate / conspiracy. So it no longer matters what my name is, as the creator of the conspiracy has done their job. My name is lost in the debate. This is what is happening today, and it is happen all to often as of late. The question would then be why. Well perhaps I would like to believe this. That there could be some major earth change that we are unaware of. Something like a pole shift. We all know that the earths magnetic field is in full reversal. This entire situation could all point to the fact that the North and South Poles are going to flip. Some scientist say not for another 10,000 years or so. However others say we do not know. Not the effects of a slow reversal, or a fast reversal. So no hope either way basically.  Perhaps some scientist out there have shown to highest powers within the government that a pole shift is imminent. So to get out of our current situation is a fruitless effort. If this is the case then it makes sense to a point. I have heard a theory that as the magnetic north pole, and the physical north pole meet a traumatic flip will occur. Basically like two magnets repelling each other. When the two north's get closer and closer, they will move away faster and faster. Like two magnets of the same polarity coming together. Likes repel, opposites attract. This would put the magnetic North pole somewhere near the equator. This would dramatically effect the planet. It would really be an Armageddon. As it would unleash earthquakes and super volcano's. As well as most all other volcanoes, as well there would be earthquakes where they do not normally occur. The oceans would engulf certain coast as well. If you really think about it, it actually makes sense. Why would humanity not do anything when it can potentially cost us all. I would like to imagine that the only way we would not act, is if we knew there was really no point to. Well let us hope for now, that I am wrong.

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      4 years ago

      It's like you're on a misosin to save me time and money!

    • steve8miller profile imageAUTHOR

      Steven Miller 

      8 years ago from Ohio Great City of Dayton

      Tiger I followed the money from your little petition project website you posted here. Well this entire so called "petition" has been debunked a long time ago Tiger.

      .1% of those scientist are climatologist Tiger. So basically of the 30,000 people 3 of them know what they are talking about. Of them they link back to the oil companies. I can say this Tiger, because of that % none of the scientist who claim to be climatologist will tell you who they are. So they are secretive climatologist. I wonder why Tiger.

      PS Tiger here is the best thing I heard about this quasi scientific list, and I quote.

      "This makes an already questionable list seem completely insignificant given the nature of scientific endeavor."

      Here is another one.

      "It would be equally absurd to look to a scientist with a background in medicine (of which there are 3,046 on the petition) for an expert opinion on the science of climate change."

      Wow Tiger. I think we found your Tobacco quasi scientist. Tiger stick to politics, because you know nothing about science.

      So your link is totally irrelevant, and again Tiger you have showed. "Politics & Global Warming What Is Really Happening?"

    • steve8miller profile imageAUTHOR

      Steven Miller 

      8 years ago from Ohio Great City of Dayton

      By the way you stated "Sure. Now, if only that pesky Northern Polar Ice Cap wasn't completely afloat." So you are saying no problem if the Ice Cap completely melts. Wow that shows your utter insanity. This Ice Cap has been in place for tens of thousands of years. Again you are totally ignorant on the scientific facts. Well here they are, if Antarctica were to melt completely Ocean levels would rise by 60 to 65 metres (200 - 210ft).

      Again Tiger go fight the scientific facts, good luck to you on that.

    • steve8miller profile imageAUTHOR

      Steven Miller 

      8 years ago from Ohio Great City of Dayton

      Tiger you are out there. I little wager you say..... Well sorry I would not want to take your parents money from you. As well a Photoshop picture does not count =0)

      Yes you are projecting fear tiger, this is obvious. When I say this, I am obviously stating the fact that you Tiger are a scared man. The way you deal with your fear is by denying it. You ignore even the most obvious of signs. You ignore scientific truth, all in a half hearted attempt to ignore the obvious. Like you stated "Fear that nothing bad will happen? Fear that the Icecaps will remain frozen and nothing bad is going to happen?"

      Your fear is obvious to even the most remedial psychologist. You are projecting that denial on others. Denial that anything bad can ever happen. People like you Tiger project denial on anyone you encounter. All in a weak attempt to make yourself feel as if everything is okay. Even when deep down you know that you are wrong. Again Tiger, good luck and GOD bless you. I continue to pray for you Tiger.

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      American Tiger 

      8 years ago

      "There are regions of ice that will not make ocean levels rise if they melt. However if land ice melts into the sea, ocean levels will rise."

      Sure. Now, if only that pesky Northern Polar Ice Cap wasn't completely afloat.

      " Tiger have most likely never been to Antarctica nor Greenland."

      How sure are you about that statement, stevie? Care to make a friendly little wager that I don't have pictures of me on both those continents? Say... My $200,000.00 against your $20,000.00 posted into a third-party's PayPal account, deliverable to you if I cannot produce those pictures in less than a day?

      "Mr. Tiger. Maybe you should go debate Michio Kaku. Oh he is a famous physicist."

      I offered up over 40,000 Scientists, over 9000 of which are PHD level, all in fields related to the study of Climactic Happenings. All of whom categorically deny Man has squat to do with Global Warming, or even Climate change. A "consensus" if you will. You give me one Asian. According to liberal climate theology, I win.

      "I know you are scared Tiger... Stop projecting your fear on others Tiger."

      Aren't *I* the guy telling everyone they don't really need to be afraid here, Brainiac? I tell people everything is OK, the oceans aren't about to flood the coasts, the world will be just fine, and worry is a waste of imagination.

      Where, in ANY of that, am I projecting fear? What, pray-tell, do you feel I'm in fear OF?

      Fear that nothing bad will happen? Fear that the Icecaps will remain frozen and nothing bad is going to happen?

      Like the typical, nonsensical liberal, you insist your fantasies are reality, and invent whole conversations out of thin air.

    • steve8miller profile imageAUTHOR

      Steven Miller 

      8 years ago from Ohio Great City of Dayton

      Well I see I got you to bail out on that one. You simply avoid any points I present that "stump you".

      Brainac speaks again. Tiger you know about as much about global warming, as my child knows about politics. Read the petition, read the petition you state. Maybe you should read it again.

      As for that last bit, you just made it up. There are regions of ice that will not make ocean levels rise if they melt. However if land ice melts into the sea, ocean levels will rise. You debate the laws of physics Mr. Tiger. Maybe you should go debate Michio Kaku. Oh he is a famous physicist. Go tell him global warming is a myth. Tell him the earth is not in a natural warming period, because you say so. Tell him that the earth is not in a circular orbit right now, while you are at it. It is funny, you Tiger have most likely never been to Antarctica nor Greenland. However you are the "Expert on Global Warming" Let me guess Tiger you took a seminar. Get a clue, I know you are scared Tiger. However to pull the wool over good people's eyes like you do is just sick. Stop projecting your fear on others Tiger. You have actually just shown the validity of this entire hub. "Politics & Global Warming" You Tiger need to remove your political ideology from Scientific conversation. Next thing you will be calling me up for the inquisition. You are one interesting man indeed Tiger. I know you love me, and show it by appearing on all of my hubs lately.

      You call me many names acting like I am just some foolish twit. My question to you Mr. Tiger if you indeed believe this. Then why are you so hard up on proving me "some retarded twit" wrong. I guess my question to you Mr. Tiger would be. If I am a retarded twit, What does that make you? Anyone, feel free to comment.

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      American Tiger 

      8 years ago

      When did this become about smoking? Your logic seems to be that if I do not buy into Global Warming, I MUST therefor not buy into the health hazards of cigarettes.

      In Debate, as in Logic, that is what we call the "False Analogy." Do you ever win ANY arguments, stevie? With adults, I mean. I only ask because you're debate style is 3rd grade, at best.

      I read your whole hubs, sparky. Did you go to the Petition Project and read a damned word of it? I mean, if that's all the proof I'm offering up, wouldn't you want to go see what I'm hanging my hat from, and check THEIR credentials?

      I google all the sources you quote, read THEIR stuff, source THEIR materials, and follow the paper trails.

      Often, as I discovered in Mr. Bill's little venture into TV land, I find the origination pieces include various weasel words like "we feel" "it is assumed" and my perennial favorite "models may predict."

      Assumptions based on inference, free of facts or verifiable data. It just "seems" to be what the people with Grant Money to blow, want to hear.

      Rather like your claim that if all the ice on the North Pole were to melt, ocean levels would rise.

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      Steven Miller 

      8 years ago from Ohio Great City of Dayton

      So Mr. Tiger you are telling me. You are telling me that the Earth's orbit is not circular right now. You are telling me, that Greenland is not melting. You are telling me an ice island did not fall off of Greenland. That was merely the liberal media making it all up. You are telling me that Larsen B A 1250 mile glacier which was gone in seven years. This is a liberal myth as well. The hottest summer in 2010 since recorded history. This is a liberal myth as well. That methane did not get released into the Gulf. The flamable parts of the Gulf are normal. Is this what you are seriously telling me? If so what is your degree in.

      As well we all know that Americas best scholars are recruited into economics. Based on this trend it would be easy to believe that there are many quasi scientist. So maybe that part of the hub was off. I will admit it, I pulled a fast one there. There are tons of quasi scientist getting more than grant money from governments. The true quasi scientist is being paid by corporations. Just look at the old Tobacco debates. Thousands of scientist said that "nicotine is not addictive" As well they stated that Smoking does not have any negative consequences whatsoever. Again my question to you Mr. Tiger, "do you believe these quasi scientist the tobacco companies produced still?" Basically do you believe smoking has no ill affects on ones health?

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      American Tiger 

      8 years ago

      ~chuckles deep in his throat~ Ah yes, good ol' Bill. He ever mention the dollar amounts in Grant funding he received to produce that flick?

      And, it's not your humble little Tiger refuting him. It all those 40,000+ Science types I'm citing. Men and Women with degrees and papers published and bona-fides just as impressive as Mr. Bill's, if a bit less greed. There is no money in signing the Petition. There are shite-tonnes of money in saying the sky is falling.

      Follow the Money.

    • steve8miller profile imageAUTHOR

      Steven Miller 

      8 years ago from Ohio Great City of Dayton

      Source National Geographic Channel "Glacier Meltdown" Prof. Bill McGGUIRE. & other climatologist working in Greenland and Antarctica. So you can fight with the Harvard graduates Tiger. This is fact, so attempt to cloud it up with your politics. You'r knowledge comes from seminars tiger, not college. So what seminar told you that climate change is fiction. Look up circular orbit, and methane as they relate to global warming. Thanks Tiger.

      Tiger a thing called Science is giving more insight on things like global warming. As well since we are on the subject Arctic temperatures in winter have risen 11 degrees [F] over the past thirty years. "World Climate Report" look it up. Thanks for commenting Tiger as you show the "Politics behind global warming' I forgot you are a climatologist American Tiger. You admit you do not even read my articles here, you just have a "Political agenda" against me Tiger.

      So there we have it, "The politics and Global Warming" My question is who do you believe a politician like Tiger, or a climatologist in Greenland like Bill McGGUIRE?

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      American Tiger 

      8 years ago

      "Since 1990 Greenland's average winter temperature has risen by 46.4 degrees Fahrenheit."

      Oh. MyGod. For the love of Pete! A link to the original source for this figure would be nice. You're saying that in 90, Greenland's average Winter temps were say... 15 degrees, and 20 years later, winter temps are 60 degrees? In Greenland?

      "There are fewer, and fewer quasi scientist nowadays that will tell you that global warming is not real."

      What about the Global Warming Petition Project, which is a protest to refute all the non-issues and non-science you've just mentioned?

      ~31,487 American scientists have signed this petition,

      including 9,029 with PhDs~

      If you had any brains, little mister Miller, you'd be dangerous. As it is, you're merely laughable and pathetic.


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