Posted 10 years ago on Dec. 29, 2011, 6:44 a.m. EST by toonces
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Why is warming bad? A warmer climate means we can grow food in a greater amount of area. A colder climate could remove the ability to grow enough food to feed the people of the world.
How much CO2 is there in the atmosphere? Is it the most predominant gas? What is the most predominant gas? How does that gas affect global temperature? Are there any planets with CO2 gas where we can an idea of the effects of CO2? What can they tell us?
Why do global warming graphs generally only look at the past 1,000 years or so? Was the planet warmer and cooler prior to the past 1,000 years? Would the Earths current temperature be considered warmer or cooler judged against historical geologic temperatures?
How can weathermen predict climate 100 years from now, yet cannot predict conditions two weeks from now? Why can't they accurately predict a hurricane season? Why can't they predict a drought or end of drought? If we cannot affect change on a small scale, how could we affect a change on a larger scale? A huge scale?
I would be interested in having a discussion regarding the answers to these and other questions. Is anyone interested in discussing the topic?