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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 11:35 AM

Re: Shiller on Moving Toward Climate Solutions

they say that we should be asking people to volunteer to save our climate by taking many small, individual actions.

Every time I try this on this board it is blasted saying it is a commons problem and can only be saved through [more]

Sat Mar 28

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 11:12 PM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

But that's the thing. The most recent (2014) and comprehensive (using the RAPID array) paper based on direct ocean measurements found that from 2008-2012, the AMOC was slowing even though the Gulf stream was normal. [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:43 PM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

But perhaps you referring to something else? Be specific this time. What specific criticisms of Mann's proxies are you talking about and defend their credibility. Do more than just post links.

There is no reason for me to, there is [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 8:26 PM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

Only skimmed it, don't know, and probably yes. But my opinion on proxies means very little as my Ph.D. is in molecular genetics. On the other hand, I do know how to read a scientific manuscript and I found the Rahfstrom paper pretty interesting, [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:51 AM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

Decadal-scale changes in the AMOC have been associated with the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation in climate simulations (Knight et al., 1620 2005) and are thought to have impacts on surface temperature, precipitation and sealevel in regions [more]

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:31 AM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

Why don't you defend the Michael Mann paper instead?

So far no one has criticized anything specific about the Rahfstrom paper. People are just making the really stupid assertion that the gulf stream is the same as the AMOC. Or that
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Thu Mar 26

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:00 AM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

Here ya go:

Exceptional twentieth-century slowdown in Atlantic Ocean overturning circulation
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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 12:14 AM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

Nope - won't find it at all.

Won't find what at all?

Your lack of quoting what you are talking about really minimizes the effectiveness of your responses. Most of the time I don't even bother and I'm sure others feel the [more]

Wed Mar 25

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:08 PM

Re: AMOC slowdown really is alarming

What is your belief the conclusions in the paper are correct?

Let us know and we can check back in 10 years or so.

It is behind a $34 paywall for me, so I'm really missing out.

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:33 PM

Re: Arctic sea ice volume

If pummeling someone with a dead wolverine is how Ajax gets his psychological reward then yeah, I feel it is kinda sad. For Ajax and the wolverine as well.

So it is sad to be Ajax, but not sad to respond to him? I'm just trying to [more]

Tue Mar 24

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:22 PM

Re: Arctic sea ice volume

Personally I hope he is getting paid, as the psychological reward stuff is kind of sad.

For you or him?

Sat Mar 21

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 5:42 PM

Re: Another nail in the GW coffin

This is the same paper I just posted on up board.

and drbob posted twice before that

Fri Mar 20

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:29 AM

Re: Steven Goddard is interesting...

who doubts that things would have gone at least a little differently if those persecuted during the Holocaust we're actually armed?

I doubt it.


So you and your family are getting rounded up to go to the gas chambers because [more]

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jck101 posted to the Climate Change board. 9:24 AM

Manatees need coal power

Interesting.

From November to April, hundreds of manatees huddle in the warm discharge canal of one of Florida’s biggest coal-fired plants, the Big Bend Power Station near Tampa, as camera-toting families point and laugh from a viewing [more]

Thu Mar 19

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 8:52 AM

Re: CA drought and climate

California has plenty of water…just not enough to satisfy every possible use of water that people can imagine when the price is close to zero. As David Zetland points out in an excellent interview with Russ Roberts, people in San Diego county use [more]

Wed Mar 18

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:54 PM

Re: Gore's New Optimism

7. Nike

Forget the sweatshops baby! Nike is uber-green.
Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/the-15-best-companies-for-the......

Really?
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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:43 PM

Re: CA drought and climate

Hmm, I see some water waste here:

http://overpassesforamerica.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/a...

Anyway, from last year:

NOAA: [more]

Tue Mar 17

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:40 PM

Re: Saving energy and reducing CO2

We need energy star computers and monitors.

I don't know when the last time you bought a computer or monitor was, but they have them.

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 9:39 PM

Re: Gore's New Optimism

That's a good article in the NY Times. Gore talks the talk and walks the walk.

Here is what passes for walking the walk on this board:

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Mon Mar 16

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jck101 replied to the Climate Change board. 10:11 AM

Re: OT: Oops

Among the group of women who had lived with a smoker for 30 years or more, however, the study concluded that there was a relationship of "borderline statistical significance" between exposure to passive smoke and lung [more]

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