Skeptics 51 -- Reality 49

Fri, 2009-07-10 07:02Ross Gelbspan
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Skeptics 51 -- Reality 49

majority of Americans remain unconvinced that humans are responsible for climate change, or that there is an urgent need to act, according to a poll by the American Academy for the Advancement of Science and the Pew Research Center.

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Only 64% of dems believe in AGW? - despite the fact that their leaders are all on board 110% … interesting - I wonder which direction that 64% is going to go in the next few years.

Probably to at least 85% when the planet starts warming again after a brief hiatus due to La Nina.

To paraphrase Richard Clarke, former counter-terrorism advisor, once the body bags start accumulating as a result of the ravages of AGW, people and governments will finally take action.

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At 9:35 p.m. on Saturday, May 30, Greeley, Colorado was struck by a 3.4 magnitude earthquake. Earthquakes are highly unusual in eastern Colorado, raising speculation that it was a “frackquake” — a man-made earthquake stimulated by the disposal of contaminated drilling water in deep injection wells. This disposal technique forces wastewater generated from hydraulic fracturing (fracking) deep into underground rock formations, lubricating layers of rock that would not ordinarily be subject to movement.

Earthquakes are so rare in eastern Colorado that the U.S....

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