Climate Concerns

The "CLIMATE CONCERNS" group is dedicated to discussion regarding the topic of the ever present and serious issue of changes to our climate due to the introduction into the atmosphere of human induced effects which prove harmful to the environment and which eventually may prove destructive to our planet. 

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Odd results of Climate Change

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Oct 26. 43 Replies

Take an amusing quiz to learn about unexpected effects of Climate Change. After each multiple choice question, you see if you were right (and the right answer if you weren't).…Continue

Tags: odd effects of Climate Change

Lethal Wet Bulb Temperature Events Already Starting

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 26. 5 Replies

When temperature and humidity combine to stop your sweat from evaporating, - bang - you're gonna die. That's 35°C wet bulb temperature. An Iranian city, Bandar Mahshahr, reached a wet bulb…Continue

Tags: wet bulb temperature

California total drought

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 15. 4 Replies

Drought Now Covers 100% of CaliforniaIn the US, much fresh produce has…Continue

Tags: food shortage, Climate Destabilization, California drought

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 24, 2013 at 8:58pm

Conclusion of recent research:

These results make it clear that if people are to invest in climate protection, they must have short-term incentives to do so.

People don't put a high value on climate protection

So our justification for destroying the liveability of Earth for 100,000 years is "Nobody is paying me to stop it."?

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on October 4, 2013 at 4:44pm

Thanks for the Wiley cartoon, Grinning Cat. Here's some from Tom Toles.

Comment by Grinning Cat on August 27, 2013 at 5:04pm

"Ha ha only serious" from Cheezburger:

Imagine if trees gave off Wifi signals, we would be planting so many trees and we'd probably save the planet too. Too bad they only produce the oxygen we breathe.

Comment by Grinning Cat on July 4, 2013 at 10:16am

Here's a Wiley cartoon that Ian Mason shared in Hang With Friends:

Arctic Chess(We need political leaders who won't play games!)

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on June 20, 2013 at 11:49pm

New tool capturing forest change over decades. Red shows dying forest, yellow shows insect infestation. Sorry for the link, embed refused to work.

Historical Climate Map Reveals Impact of Warming World

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on May 17, 2013 at 11:18pm

Welcome Bobbi. Here's some new Climate Activist art.

Comment by Bobbi Cadence on May 8, 2013 at 7:59pm

Hi there! I am new to Atheistnexus, and I am not online much.

I am also on FB, Ravelry, and I have a wordpress-blog.
I do not consider myself a "weak" Atheist simply because I am NOT 100% Sure that God-Gods-Goddess Exist or not. I simply say I don't know, but I live my life according to the "natural laws" of this planet, NOT the bible written thousands of years ago when people "knew" the earth was flat.

Comment by Grinning Cat on April 30, 2013 at 12:41am

"... MANY people ... think they are the center of the universe."

Surely we can be more intelligent than cats!

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on April 22, 2013 at 12:20pm

Joe Barton is a poster child for Willful ignorance. Thanks Dr. Clark.

In some cases I think public ignorance of climate change reflects our narrow view of our world. Most people don't really grasp that we live on a water planet. When they imagine temperature change, only what their home thermometer reads makes sense to them. If the air isn't getting hot as fast as it had been, they're easily convinced that global warming has stopped. That most of the rising heat occurs in the ocean can be as hard to fathom as invisible dark energy. Here's a nice comparison. source

Comment by Idaho Spud on April 17, 2013 at 8:00am

Wow.  What tortured reasoning. Glad I decided against moving to Texas.


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