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    Default Is Global Warming Hooey? Significant Cooling...

    Well, I wouldn't say it's all hogwash but there's been a significant expansion of ice in the Arctic, 3 years after the BBC and some scientists predicted it would be devoid of ice entirely. Moreover, it's now considered that there has been "a pause in warming" since 1997.

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/env...cientists.html

    It seems this is something too complex for us too fully understand right now. Thoughts?
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    Ice Age coming Ice Age coming... women and children first. We're not scare mongering, this is really happening, happening.... - Radiohead

    Climate change is cyclical. We warm, we cool. happens with or with out our help.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flan View Post
    Ice Age coming Ice Age coming... women and children first. We're not scare mongering, this is really happening, happening.... - Radiohead

    Climate change is cyclical. We warm, we cool. happens with or with out our help.
    I don't know that our actions can be considered 'helping'...

    And yeah, climate change not global warming.

    Global warming is soooo 1998.

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    Ice age = boom period for the NHL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ericdaoust View Post
    Ice age = boom period for the NHL.
    Can't really argue against this...

    In fact one could assert that hockey's original development and growth in the 19th century was due to the colder temperatures at the tail end of the so-called 'Little Ice Age'.

    Maybe if things get hot enough we'll one day have a sport that focuses on guys standing around on a patch of sand doing as little as possible... we could call it, I dunno, 'baseball' or something.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Loch View Post
    Can't really argue against this...

    In fact one could assert that hockey's original development and growth in the 19th century was due to the colder temperatures at the tail end of the so-called 'Little Ice Age'.

    Maybe if things get hot enough we'll one day have a sport that focuses on guys standing around on a patch of sand doing as little as possible... we could call it, I dunno, 'baseball' or something.
    Global warming = more beach volleyball = more boobies = more items banned from this forum.
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    The period of record human weather data is statistically insignificant period of time vs the age of the planet (unless you're a creationist).
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    Quote Originally Posted by ericdaoust View Post
    Global warming = more beach volleyball = more boobies = more items banned from this forum.
    Is that really the breast argument you can make?

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    Quote Originally Posted by agoodburn View Post
    The period of record human weather data is statistically insignificant period of time vs the age of the planet (unless you're a creationist).
    GREAT point. Deserves repping, so I will
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