Skip to comments.Report: Climate change 'worst-case scenario' ruled out
Posted on 02/09/2018 8:42:45 AM PST by SeekAndFind
The most cataclysmic scenarios for global warming have been ruled out, according to a new report from the University of British Columbia. But the report also warns that the climate will still destabilize, wreaking havoc on the planet.
According to the report, it all comes down to a reduction in the use of coal.
The researchers contend that current goals of reducing coal, oil[,] and gas consumption may be closer than we think, thus allowing us to set the bar even higher in our efforts to reduce pollution. The bad news is that this is good news in the way a destabilizing climate-shift is preferable to planetary extinction: [w]e are still in a lot of trouble. Nevertheless, if the study is verified by other scientists and catches a wave into the realm of policy[-]makers, it could help accelerate initiatives to arrest global warming.
The basic issue has to do with coal. Quite simply, the more we burn, the faster we destroy the atmosphere.
"Destroy the atmosphere"? Really? Climate change will not "destroy" anything. It is a phenomenon that could change the atmosphere, not destroy it.
The author of this nonsense is Eric Roston, Bloomberg's go-to guy on climate change. Roston makes it sound as if one day, we'll be gasping for air as our atmosphere is annihilated by global warming. But this is the quality of "reporting" on climate change, which is why you literally cannot believe anything you read.
The darkest scenario assumes much more coal[-]burning will take place in this century than is likely to happen, according to the study's authors. Their first paper, published in May, made it seem [as if] the only people who see more coal use than the Trump administration are climate-scenario designers.
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We can re-shape it and displace it, but we can't create matter nor can we destroy it.
Both arctic continents would melt first before NYC was flooded.
It has all been a magnificent hoax played on kids that were never taught science in public schools.
So, we’re not all going to die?
As opposed to unstable climate?
Never mind, I misread that.
Oh, we’re all gonn’a die ... just not by climate change.
Yep we’re all gonna die someday. Life is a terminal hereditary
Better outlaw volcanoes also. One of them can put more crap in the air than all of mankind has done in mans lifetime.
It sounds to me like the “Warmists” are negotiating. It used to be that they would give no quarter, but now in the quest for ever increasing taxation to burden mankind with, they will lower the cost a bit.
“Oh, were all gonna die ... just not by climate change.”
Maybe so, but they promised New York City would be under water by now.
What a gyp!
46 years with hundreds of failed predictions and they’re starting to doubt already?
Yes, they are fine-tuning the hoax. But it is still a hoax.
“Better outlaw volcanoes also. One of them can put more crap in the air than all of mankind has done in mans lifetime.”
Yeah, but it was all fun and games when CO2 increased from the safe and stable 3 molecules per 10,000 molecules of air to the dangerous 4 molecules per 10,000. But if we get to the catastrophic 5 molecules per 10,000 molecules of air, then the earth will begin heating the sun.
the climate will still destabilize, wreaking havoc on the planet.
============================================================I never for one believe any of this claptrap about manmade global warming. But if you want to project what could happen think about doubled farming yields as Canada and Siberia are cultivated.
Even if the East Coast (where I live by the way) is underwater, it won’t be the apocalypse. We know because it already happened.
In the Cretaceous Period the globe was 10 degrees hotter than it is now. The ice caps were completely gone.
Yes, some areas were flooded. But Antarctica and the Canadian Shield were lush and green—with trees and dinosaurs. Global temperatures were on average hotter but also had less wild swings, because the increased evaporation increased humidity, which moderates temperature.
We’ll lose islands and coastal regions. The Great Basin of the U.S. will be underwater, and in place of a desert we’ll get a shallow sea—fantastic for fishing.
It’ll be...different. That’s all. Not the end of the world.
Really good, rational talk on climate by environmentalist Dr Patrick Moore:
Fun to listen to. He makes fools of the Climate Change Idiots.
“The most cataclysmic scenarios for global warming have been ruled out”
...as a result of public opinion polling and political calculations by “experts” and “scientists”.
No monsters under the bed, but they want us to continue being vigilant against monsters under the bed.
Whew, I couldn’t sleep last night worrying about this.
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