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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 3 hours ago

Re: 128 extinctions in 100 yrs

Since you are posting on the Climate Change board, it would seem that the implication is that extinctions can be due to climate change. I'm sure that possibility exists, but most extinctions or endangerment of species is due to habitat [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:57 AM

Re: Kick Gas

Insert Bob's predicable response: Quick, let's change the subject to China and India and emphasize the futility of resistance.

Glad to see you're cognizant of the facts. :-)

Oh, and don't forget the reduced dependence on [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 8:55 AM

128 extinctions in 100 yrs

Here we can find pictures of all 128 listed animal extinctions (excluding insects) over the last 100 years:
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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 8:44 AM

Re: Why we're going on biggest climate march

Dr Bob... we may already have passed the "last chance" because we do not for certain know whether we've already got enough warming in the pipe to actually tip one of the possible tipping points.

Although one has to question [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 6:56 AM

Re: Arctic ice-free by...

Another Arctic sea ice prediction this week:

Arctic sea ice will vanish within three years, says expert
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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 7:39 PM

Re: Don't plant trees

On the other hand…

Boreal forests, aerosols and the impacts on clouds and climate
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 7:36 PM

Don't plant trees

Albedo strikes again!

To Save the Planet, Don’t Plant Trees
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/20/opinion/to-save-the-planet...
Climate [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 7:28 PM

Re: 2 bagger

But would a backtest take into accounts, stocks that had a very quick large run up, and omit all other stocks.

The backtest looks at all the stock picks and then assumes a sell at the latch level rather than the final price. If the [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:23 PM

Re: The "Bootstraps" Lecturers: Read This

I get that poor people’s coping mechanisms aren’t cute. Really, I do. But what I don’t get is why other people feel so free in judging us for them. As if our self-destructive behaviours therefore justify and explain our crappy [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 7:04 PM

Re: Arctic ice-free by...

Some of these dates (e.g. 2008) appear only in the headline.

Here ya go:

North Pole could be ice free in 2008
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 5:24 PM

Arctic ice-free by...

There have been a number of dates put forth for the time of ice-free Arctic summers.

2000
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DrBob2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 11:41 AM

Re: 2 bagger

Earlier in this thread there was some discussion about using a profit latch. It was a concept used by Ben Graham in his net-net investing which led me to think it's success depends upon volatility (the 'volatility pump').

Mungofitch [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:36 AM

Re: OT: 1 in 4 Americans open to secession

So if states were allowed to peacefully secede from the United States, what would be the repercussions?
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Clearly the reason such states want succession is so that they can establish a right-wing christian-fascist
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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:31 AM

Re: Why we're going on biggest climate march

So this is the last chance coming up in the next year and two months to the Paris meeting in 2015.

2006:
Climate's last chance
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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:15 AM

Re: Greenhouse Gases: Decrease IR Radiation

Later, in Section D.2 'Quantification of Climate System Responses' (page 16 of the SPM) we find:
"The net radiative feedback due to all cloud types combined is likely positive. Uncertainty in the sign and magnitude of the cloud feedback
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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 8:24 AM

Indian ocean warming

Back in post 45899 I noted that the Indian Ocean basin showed the most significant increase in ocean heat content, while there was no significant warming in the Pacific Ocean.
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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 7:45 AM

Re: Forest growth

Greenhouse gas carbon dioxide ramps up aspen growth
www.news.wisc.edu/17436
The rising level of atmospheric carbon dioxide may be fueling more than climate change. It could also be making some [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 7:42 AM

Re: Sea level rise slowing?

Earlier in this thread we read that Gregory found little or no acceleration of sea level rise in the 20th century, despite increasing anthropogenic forcing.

Wenzel and Schroter also looked at the 20th century records, extrapolating from [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:28 AM

Re: Will Putin call NATO's bluff?

The Baltic nations have reported a surge in Russian air and naval activity near its borders in recent months. Similar complaints have come from nearby Finland and Sweden, whose Foreign Ministry said today that Russian jets committed a “serious [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:13 PM

Re: Will Putin call NATO's bluff?

Estonian Counterintelligence Officer Abducted to Russia at Gunpoint

Lithuania Says Russia Seized Ship as Baltic Tensions Grow
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