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Climate change will lock the world
into frequent and severe heatwaves
over the next 30 years, experts warn

Daily Mail [UK], by Rachel Reilly

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/15/2013 7:45:06 AM

Climate change will lock the world into more frequent and severe heatwaves in the next few decades, researchers have claimed. They say there will be a ´several-fold´ increase in heatwaves up to 2040, regardless of how much carbon dioxide goes into the atmosphere, but future efforts to slash pollution could stem the rise in extreme heat events later on in the century. The last decade has seen an exceptional number of extreme heatwaves around the world, hitting the U.S. in 2012, Russia in 2010, Australia in 2009, and Europe in 2003 with damaging impacts on health, the economy, agriculture and

1. Please--before you get too busy--print out a copy of the text from the article (including the link[s]). Save it to show people over "the next few decades."

2. Please wait a little while for Jimmy D (Delingpole) to come out with a verbal sledgehammer so you can show that to alarmists too.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bohallx, 8/15/2013 8:05:40 AM     (No. 9474963)

Oh, gosh, a 77 degree F heatwave ~

that´s what we are getting this week in Washington DC ~ and here I got out my jacket.

So that´s a heatwave!

I´d thought 90 degrees F with 90% humidity was more like it but guess I was wrong.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Starlady, 8/15/2013 8:07:47 AM     (No. 9474964)

Did climate change cause the collapse of ancient civilizations? (A question asked in the article) I´d say there is a better chance that Obama´s ancestry had a hand in their collapse than climate change did.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: alecto2, 8/15/2013 8:09:58 AM     (No. 9474970)

Meanwhile they´ll geoengineer the atmosphere to save us all....ooops

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jinx, 8/15/2013 8:19:23 AM     (No. 9474988)

In the meantime, we are experiencing the coolest summer I can remember. August is usually hot and humid; not this week or next week. Cool and dry. ´splain that Climate Hoaxers.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lydwho, 8/15/2013 8:24:00 AM     (No. 9474999)

And which Socialist colleges did these experts get their education????


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Reply 6 - Posted by: thelmalou, 8/15/2013 8:26:28 AM     (No. 9475001)

Yeah, that worse-than-normal summer heat wave is killin´ us here in Atlanta today...rain and 69 currently. High expected to be 75. Fahrenheit. In August. In the Deep South. Boy howdy - this global warming is killin´ us!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: jackson, 8/15/2013 8:27:06 AM     (No. 9475002)

Experts also warn that in the next thirty years winters will be cold and frozen precipitation will fall from the sky. Severe wet Springs may cause May flowers and - they warn - water may get "wetter."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: shamus, 8/15/2013 8:28:44 AM     (No. 9475005)

Studies link junk science and environmental activism.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: lancelink1, 8/15/2013 8:42:14 AM     (No. 9475030)

Meanwhile in another story, the sky is falling claims C. Hicken Liddle.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Clinger, 8/15/2013 8:44:42 AM     (No. 9475034)

The power of propaganda, the human herding instinct and associated need to belong outweigh reason. That´s all I can conclude. I´m sure many who are smarter than I and more educated in the sciences are on board with the cult.

Pardon a repeat comment but I´d like to see a catalog of what the cult had predicted would have happened by now. I think it´a already like Bullwinkle telling Rocky "This time for sure."

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 8/15/2013 8:45:05 AM     (No. 9475037)

Wonderful idea OP. I wish I had all of the literature that was distributed to us in high school on the occasion of the firs Earth Day containing all of the dire warnings. I do remember that it said we would be underwater by now (wrong) and that we should stop using colored toilet paper and tissues to save the planet. Maybe that´s why we´re still here, you can´t by pink or yellow toilet paper and Kleenex anymore!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Attercliffe, 8/15/2013 8:51:45 AM     (No. 9475052)

However, #11, there´s always:


Trust me--you´ll like it.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: spahrkl, 8/15/2013 9:11:13 AM     (No. 9475088)

We live West of Lake Michigan. It has been
very cool and cold here this summer. Actually, we haven´t really had a summer.

Laughable. Small little men with paper credits to prove they are all knowledgeable.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Mws50, 8/15/2013 9:14:13 AM     (No. 9475093)

If every person in the USA were killed tomorrow, the temperature difference in the year, 2100, would be undetectable.

Yep, we can "save the planet", or not...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Hotrod, 8/15/2013 9:30:45 AM     (No. 9475130)

Yep, happens every summer. Massive heat wave in the northern hemisphere. Meanwhile, Oz and the Kiwis are busy creating a climate condusive to a massive heat wave, down under, for the other half of the year....

Someone should light some candles (or, better yet, increase taxes) to bring attention to the problem....

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 8/15/2013 9:34:20 AM     (No. 9475139)

The climate ´experts´ are partisan and nonsensical. The~Earth´s climate has endured major changes which normally take thousands/millions of years per cycle. The Rocky Mountain area was once water and Long Island NY was created by a glacier. Listening to people talking in terms of YEARS, when experienced geologists talk in terms of at the very least CENTURIES, makes you wonder where these folks got their educations. One MILLION years is a short time for the Earth´s climate to change, not 10 years. In time all the Continents will be in different locations and the Earth will not look as it does now. How about some knowledgeable people speaking up and giving facts to the public. I am weary of politicians getting involved in what they know NOTHING about, and then pushing policies which are detrimental to our civilization..

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Axeman, 8/15/2013 9:38:53 AM     (No. 9475149)

Even during Glacial Periods (Ice Ages, for those in Rio Linda) there are frequent and severe heat waves somewhere on the Earth. The Earth spends most of it´s time in Glacial Periods, with Interglacials (like the one we´re near the end of) to to briefly break it up. Even during an Ice Age the tropics are still tropical. We still don´t know why the Earth warms up between it´s more normal Glacial Periods.
The Lofos are wondering what kind of clothing will be in style.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: droopydog, 8/15/2013 9:42:02 AM     (No. 9475154)

I might start listening to them when they can tell me whether or not I should take a jacket with me tomorrow.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Bevan, 8/15/2013 10:00:01 AM     (No. 9475193)

Rust never sleeps

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Reply 20 - Posted by: big red navy cheif, 8/15/2013 10:06:21 AM     (No. 9475200)

There are no experts, just a bunch of "guessers" all seeking a grant, a moment in the spotlight, and peer approval. It´s like a group of middle-school girls clumped together, each assuring the others how cool they all are...

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Reply 21 - Posted by: god of irony, 8/15/2013 10:13:38 AM     (No. 9475215)

Here in KY we are in a cold spell and set record lows this morning with temps getting down into the 40´s in some of the hollows.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Thos Weatherby, 8/15/2013 10:21:39 AM     (No. 9475237)

And here in the US there were 1 more record colds last month than record highs. And the ice at the Antarctic set a record high just last week.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 8/15/2013 10:57:15 AM     (No. 9475335)

It´ll be good for my arthritis...

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Reply 24 - Posted by: kono, 8/15/2013 11:10:31 AM     (No. 9475372)

It´s just fortunate for today´s climate scientists that they weren´t on the job in the 1930s. With their narrow time perspectives and tendency to over-project from insufficient data samples, many of them would have killed themselves in despair at the number of record-setting heatwaves and droughts.

Their statements sound like those bipolar sports fans, who react to every win with giddy discussions about ´dynasties´ and to every loss with anguished calls for the front office to blow up the team and start rebuiding immediately.

The word ´tedious´ doesn´t begin to describe it. The summer of 1936, alone, could have thinned their ranks by half or more...

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Reply 25 - Posted by: odinsacolyte, 8/15/2013 11:10:45 AM     (No. 9475374)

Who claims to be an expert? Any who do are liars. Didn´t you know?

Say; "Ice age."

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 8/15/2013 11:12:03 AM     (No. 9475380)

Does this mean the Trayvons will shed their summer hoodies and wear their baggies even lower?

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Reply 27 - Posted by: suedotsue, 8/15/2013 11:13:09 AM     (No. 9475384)

She´s a climate science denier. NOAA has already said the US 2012 heatwave was definitely not caused by humans or CO2. The 2010 Russian heat wave has also been explained by NOAA as strictly due to natural causes. The science clearly states CO2 doesn´t cause temperature rise. It´s also true that the UK monarchy´s financial survival depends on the world believing in CO2 terror. The monarchy gets a lot of money from offshore wind leases. On top of that, the energy from these offshore leases is charged at triple rates of normal energy sources to UK consumers. Today´s UK monarchy is helping me understand exactly how vicious monarchies can be and why we must not have one again in the US.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: JimJr, 8/15/2013 12:08:06 PM     (No. 9475510)

They said that 30 years ago.... I must have missed them (all).

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Reply 29 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 8/15/2013 12:29:38 PM     (No. 9475544)

Climate Alarmists have a rough time of it. They have to predict disaster far enough out that they will not look like dopes when what they tried to scare us with doesn´t happen and yet not far enough out that no one cares.

100 years is a nice round number. Scary that the grandkids might suffer but not soon enough to be easily proven wrong.

Every weather twitch is blamed on climate change. Too much or too little snow, rain, ice, hurricanes, heat, cold, ad infinitum. Note the word is BLAMED, not PROVED.

The actual measured climate changes in the world refute the Alarmist´s claims at almost every turn. Glaciers are not disappearing. Ice is accumulating less in some areas and more in others. Hurricanes are NOT historically more frequent or more severe. Global temps have leveled off while CO2 is still rising bring into question the link between the two that the Alarmists depend on. Sea levels are rising steadily, very slowly, as they have for a long time.

WHEN are these Alarmist idiots going to be exposed for the lying fools that they are?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: zoidberg, 8/15/2013 12:53:16 PM     (No. 9475602)

We can all agree that global temperatures are changing. The disagreements are about magnitude, direction, and rate.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/16/2013 2:16:11 AM     (No. 9476492)

The hypocrisy of it all. In the meantime, not one agency has stopped the junk with toxic fumes exported from China.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Lalo, 8/16/2013 2:53:07 AM     (No. 9476504)

Yes, it has been the mildest year of my life, both winter and summer, here in Georgia. And the climate changers are indeed absurdly alarmist, especially the Euro/British ones, and I wish they would take a pill for their hysteria - which unfortunately they are spreading to our innocent children.

On the other hand, we can all agree that pollution is a bad thing, as well as the wasteful and profligate use of energy. So I do think we should continue to try to clean up the air and water as much as possible, and I actually wouldn´t mind a campaign for common-sense energy conservation so as not to stress our systems. As for the climate-changers, I just try to tune them out and it isn´t easy.

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WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Stop dressing so tacky for church
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CNN, by John Blake    Original Article
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If the Rev. John DeBonville could preach a sermon to lift the souls of churchgoers across America, his message would be simple: Stop dressing so tacky for church. DeBonville has heard about the “come as you are” approach to dressing down for Sunday service, but he says the Sabbath is getting too sloppy. When he scans the pews of churches, DeBonville sees rows of people dressed in their Sunday worst. They saunter into church in baggy shorts, flip-flop sandals, tennis shoes and grubby T-shirts. Some even slide into the pews carrying coffee in plastic foam containers as if they’re going to Starbucks. “It’s like

Clintons celebrate Chelsea’s
pregnancy announcement

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New York Post, by Stephanie Smith    Original Article
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The Clintons had a busy night of celebrations after Chelsea announced she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a baby. Bill joined “House of Cards” star Kevin Spacey at the Revlon Rainforest Fund Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall Thursday, joking of Spacey’s Machiavellian character, “When I was president people accused me of murder all the time, made a show of investigating. Spacey’s president for 15 minutes and he gets away with murder.” Spacey, who sang during the event with Sting, Stephen Stills and James Taylor, also showed off his Johnny Carson impression, taking a swipe at the coverage of Flight

The Growing Financial Disaster of Obamacare
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Power Line, by John Hinderaker    Original Article
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President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

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