Re: Breaking News: World is 10 deg chillier

From: Michael Lorrey (
Date: Tue Jan 23 2001 - 15:21:12 MST

sorry, it was 10 degrees warmer, as the article said. Any global warming
that occurs will only be bringing us back up to historical levels.

denis bider wrote:
> Michael Lorry writes:
> > The fact that the world was some 10 degrees cooler 3.2
> > million years ago, which the fossil record exhibits no
> > ill effect, then its rather obvious that the 'sky is
> > falling' claims are false hystrionics propagandized by
> > the green left in order to justify socialist control of
> > the economy, wide spread taxation on energy, expansion
> > of resource rationing and welfare state lifestyles,
> > and surrender of national sovereignty to the UN.
> 3.2 million years ago, the world might have been 10 degrees cooler, but it
> was also a great deal different.
> Your post seems to imply that if the climate warms up 10 degrees in the next
> 100 years, there's "no big deal". Sure - there's no big deal in the major
> scheme of things. And you're right, the sky is not going to fall.
> Just a few major cities will disappear under water.
> Now you're free to do some calculations:
> - How much does it cost to rebuild San Francisco and New York, among other
> places, from scratch?
> - How much does it cost to change our energy habits?

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