Recently in my snippets of free time I've been commenting at a couple Republican/libertarian climate science denying blogs (yeah, I'm still trying to make sense of what's going on inside their heads). At ClimateDepot.com I've had a couple go-arounds under a story that declares lying about serious science and what scientists are reporting is some kind of "free speech right" - rather than the act of malicious fraud against the people that it is.
(I'm leaving out our initial exchanges.)
It really is that simple. Here, let one explain it.
Greenhouse gases slow down IR escape to outer-space.
Think of greenhouse gases as insulation - it slows the escape of heat. In the process they are warming our global heat and moisture distribution engine. Or looking at it another way, it's like piling on extra sweaters on an already comfortable day.
- the achievement of equilibrium in a plasma
- the process undergone by high-energy neutrons as they lose energy by collision with a moderator."
Why are climatologists so highly confident that human activities are dangerously warming Earth?
Will, I wonder if you can explain what you think that is?
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In wrapping up I wonder if any Republican/libertarian types ever question their own innate contempt for "environmentalism" and the notion that we need to care about and protect our natural Earth. I mean these days dealing with Republicans is like being transported into some land of the Lord of Flies and its tribe of greedy angry adolescents who reject self-skepticism and who are convinced they already know everything… and are incapable of hearing anything else. It makes the future a tragically hopeless place.
Here's a look at what we knew in 1960