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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 2:48 PM

Re: Bernie protects Big Sugar's assault on t

The Mayor clearly believes that sales of sugary drinks will "not skip a beat." In fact, he is counting on the fact that people will still buy just as much of the product - otherwise the tax will bring in less revenue.

Since [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 8:07 AM

Re: Marine adaptability

While it may be a blow to our amour propre, Pedro Cermeno begins his paper by noting that micro-organisms "dominate terrestrial, aquatic and aerial ecosystems and largely rule our planet’s life by playing pivotal roles in global [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 7:20 AM

Pre-industrial clouds

New cloud formation discovery may lessen warming forecast
http://phys.org/news/2016-05-cloud-formation-discovery-lesse...
A new discovery about how clouds form [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:51 AM

Re: Depressing day

And that's about it. Hillary screwed up....

Well, Kevin is being generous. The State Department IG report makes it clear that HRC violated State Department policies. The policies are in place because of the Federal Records [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 12:21 PM

Re: More Frequent, More Severe

Although a major hurricane typically strikes the U.S. about once every two years, no major hurricanes have made landfall in the U.S. for more than 10 and a half years.

Such as streak should occur once every 300 years.

The [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:17 AM

Re: What makes a Bernie supporter?

She raised the second highest amount of money for this election cycle of anyone. She's put dozens of other Democrats in office, and has worked for the DNC raising funds and scheduling events all over the country.

Also on her watch [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 8:07 AM

Not spreading like wildfire

Wildfire: It's not spreading like wildfire
www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/05/160524144921.htm
Prof. Stefan Doerr and Dr Cristina Santin from Swansea [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 6:46 AM

Re: They're rioting in California

Arson, vandalism, violence and assault in Albuquerque, NM.

Injuries and damages reported after violent Trump protests
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DrBob2 posted to the Atheist Fools board. 6:41 AM

Atheism chair

University of Miami to establish the world's first chair of atheism studies
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Tue May 24

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 10:26 PM

Re: What makes a Bernie supporter?

The Keystone XL pipeline, once built, wouldn't have created more than a 100 to 200 hundred permanent union jobs.

True. And a few thousand jobs while it was being constructed. The point was that the Green wing on the Dems prevented [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:38 PM

Re: What makes a Bernie supporter?

Personally, I think he decided to run because he was disgusted that the Democratic Party had moved so far right and forgotten the labor segment of the electorate.

At the same time there is a conflict in the Dem Party between the [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 8:32 PM

Re: How much is enough

Didn't the Native Americans in Il burn to create crop land?

Apparently it was a combination of intentional and accidental fires. The net result was more grassland. Then grass fires prevented young trees from re-establishing [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Mechanical Investing board. 8:17 PM

Re: S&P PEG screen

S&P Peg does well in Bull markets.

How did it do in the 2008 wipe-out?

DB2

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:14 PM

Re: How much is enough

90% of the original rainforest in Washington and Oregon are gone.

Same in Illinois. Prior to man introducing fire the forest that started at the Atlantic stretched to the Mississippi. By the time white men showed up the forest land [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 7:06 PM

Re: What makes a Bernie supporter?

If Hillary wants the support of Sanders supporters then she needs to make clear that her newly-discovered progressivism wasn't yet another disingenuous tactical ploy.

Good luck with that.

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 7:03 PM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

The AMOC carries a huge amount of water.

The oceans are so huge it boggles the mind.

On a similar note, on another board someone mentioned that the earth's rate of global warming was some 400,000 Hiroshima bombs a day [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Atheist Fools board. 5:16 PM

Re: Self-driving cars? Nobody wants one

A new study from the University of Michigan finds that only 15.5% of drivers say they’d want to own a fully autonomous vehicle once the technology becomes available.

I suspect they will be useful as taxis and as rental cars. It would [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 5:09 PM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

The sverdrup, named in honour of the pioneering oceanographer Harald Sverdrup, is a unit of measure of volume transport....It is equivalent to 1 million cubic metres per second

Interesting unit in that it has no area associated with [more]

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DrBob2 posted to the Climate Change board. 3:09 PM

Electric bus

http://thinkprogress.org/climate/2016/05/24/3778463/proterra...
Proterra’s 40-foot electric buses have fuel efficiency equivalent to 22 miles per [more]

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DrBob2 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:15 AM

Re: Rape and Climate Change

Are we going to have the midwest covered with clear plastic coverings at some point to conserve water and grow crops?

Possibly, but not likely. If you look at the observed trends in precipitation during the warming over the last 50 [more]

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