|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|
How is Gore going to profit from this?
"Michael Lockwood, a professor of space environment physics at the University of Reading in England, may already have identified one response: the unusually frigid European winter of 2009-10. He has studied records back to 1650 and found that severe European winters are much more likely during periods of low solar activity. This fits an idea of solar activity's giving rise to small changes in the global climate overall but large regional effects."
What's that it was unusually cold in Europe last year? Siberia had it's coldest winter in the past 30 years? Huh?
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/co … 4.html?g=0
Happy reading... turns out there is this giant glowing orb in the sky that determines our fate... but people choose to ignore this fact and take it for granted.
The role of the sun 'seasons' in earth climate are already very well known, and the cycles of worming and cooling that go with it. Just because these things happen does not mean that we are not also responsible for climate changes, in the same way that maybe not all climate change is necessarily a bad thing.
"Of course, solar activity is just one natural source of climate variability. Another is volcanic eruptions, spewing gas and dust into the atmosphere."
You have a tendency toward simplistic conclusions.
The sentence above appeared toward the end of the WP article. The sun is but one NATURAL source of climate variability. It is probably the greatest source of variability. Climate change is the product of natural sources and man made sources--i.e. the stuff we send up into the atmosphere that increases the heating effect of the sun. We can't control the sun and other natural forces, but we can control CO and other gases. Why is that so hard for you to accept?
I read that article too. I'll be very interested to follow what they discover as they continue studying this. It's a bit scary to see how the sun's activity is changing currently. We'll see how it affects us, won't we?
But uh.... maybe this just means that our CO2 emissions have oozed their way across space to the sun. See, no longer is mankind responsible just for "global warming"; now we have to "Stop Galaxy Changing." It's all the fault of the human race.
Oh my, that the big solar orb in the sky and not humankind might be the cause of global warming? Say it isn't so! So many self-absorbed lefties are going to be so upset that man is not the center of the world.
It's not either the sun or greenhouse gases! The climate is a product of the sun and other natural forces beyond our control AND greenhouse gases and other man made factors that affect the climate. Your comment is a perfect example of what logic professors call a false dualism.
No it isn't, because you nor any real scientist knows what factors go into climate. If they did, they would be able to predict it with certainty over a long period of time and not just our time but for eons past.
Sorry, but you are wrong. The science on the effect of greenhouse gases is quite clear and predictable based on accurate measurements. The natural forces which are beyond our control are what is hard to predict. We know what the effect of CO is on the climate. The problem is that the CO effect could be enhanced, diminished or not changed by natural forces which are harder if not impossible to predict, let alone control. Therefore, the future climate cannot be predicted with certainty.
No it isn't clear, or your activist's predictions wouldn't be so bad.
Not "my activist's predictions" 98 percent of climate scientists in the world. And their predictions may or may not turn out to be wrong in the long run. Short term fluctuations don't mean much. The long term trend is what is important. Their predictions on this have not been proven wrong. We'll just have to wait and see.
1,300,000 Earths could fit in the Sun.
That simple enough.
Turns out the REAL cause of "Climate Change" is the big Orange Orb in the sky.
What I find most interesting about Climate Change is each year it's different... some years colder than the others. And the really strange thing is that according to scientists there were actually periods on this Earth of ours... periods when the climate was both much warmer and much cooler and man wasn't even around.
Wow... that's a difficult concept to swallow. I had thought that without man nothing could change.
No sun. No life.
I'm gonna go work out now... got to get some extra C02 generated so the people in Europe are not so cold next winter
Mike, don't breathe in this direction! I want more snow here in South GA next winter!
by Will Apse5 years ago
The Koch brothers are climate change skeptics, Their business is chemicals, coal and transportation- three areas likely to be hit hard by any moves to a low carbon economy.They have respect for science, though, and...
by Holle Abee18 months ago
http://opinion.financialpost.com/2011/0 … w-settled/
by ThunderKeys6 years ago
I'm confused. I've read and heard arguments that global warming is really just part of a natural temperature change process for the earth. I've also read that it's completely man-made? Is it one or both of these? Please...
by paarsurrey7 years ago
One sees a computer with all the systems in it; one thinks it has been manufactured by some factory; one does not think even for a moment that it has existed always and has not been made by anybody.If an Atheist Skeptic...
by TSAD5 years ago
Global Warming? What is worse, cows (flatulance), worms or are humans really the culprits?No Fooling: Cow burps and farts contribute to climate change and a new study by an international team of researchers says...
by SparklingJewel7 years ago
here's a sensationalized Jessie Ventura "Conspiracy Theory" episode on climate change--its summation is not that climate change is not true, but that it is being used to make money for elitists around the...
Copyright © 2018 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.