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    Default What’s behind the heatwaves impacting the United States?

    What’s behind the heatwaves impacting the United States?
    Millions of Americans are under heat warnings as the nation braces for record-breaking temperatures and dangerous heat.



    Climate change caused by the burning of fossil fuels is a global phenomenon that is certainly playing a role in what the US is experiencing, scientists say

    Virtually all of the United States has experienced above-normal temperatures in the past week. More dangerously hot weather is in the forecast this week.

    More than 85 million Americans are under excessive heat warnings or heat advisories issued by the National Weather Service. Excessive heat, severe storms and flooding are all expected this week.

    https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/...-united-states
    What's behind the heatwaves ? Fossil fuel burning, obviously- but also the LIES planned by corporations to nurture Climate Denial;

    https://www.justplainpolitics.com/sh...s-were-created
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    Quote Originally Posted by moon View Post
    What's behind the heatwaves ? Fossil fuel burning, obviously- but also the LIES planned by corporations to nurture Climate Denial;

    https://www.justplainpolitics.com/sh...s-were-created
    Could add the cupidity and/or naiveté of the deniers themselves.
    "Give pearls away and rubies but keep your fancy free."

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    The cause? Weather. That has been changing for millions of years now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theywillneverlearn! View Post
    The cause? Weather. That has been changing for millions of years now.
    You appear to have delusions of expertise.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moon View Post
    You appear to have delusions of expertise.
    Hehasneverlearned! has delusions of knowing anything. Weather doesn't change climate unless you mean, "Gee, it's hot today". Climate changes weather. Natural forces like solar and volcanic energy affect climate but the science says human forces since the onset of the Industrial Revolution have been the primary ones. The fact that both natural and human made forces have impacted climate, and more political capital being in one than the other, is why the debate over them is ongoing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moon View Post
    What's behind the heatwaves ? Fossil fuel burning, obviously- but also the LIES planned by corporations to nurture Climate Denial;

    https://www.justplainpolitics.com/sh...s-were-created
    Hot air. Next!

    Human activity does not affect the weather. To think that it does is the epitome of ignorance and arrogance.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Dillon View Post
    Hot air. Next!

    Human activity does not affect the weather. To think that it does is the epitome of ignorance and arrogance.
    You appear to have delusions of expertise as well.

    Cloud seeding
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_seeding
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    Quote Originally Posted by moon View Post
    You appear to have delusions of expertise as well.

    Cloud seeding
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_seeding
    Oh big deal. There's the HAARP project, too. Still inconsequential when it comes to worldwide weather.

    Btw, cloud seeding releases CO2 into the atmosphere. That's kind of a gimme.

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    Just an example of humans affecting the weather- to contradict your claim.

    Incidentally, anybody denying anthropogenic global warming at this point in time really is a candidate for the rubber room.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moon View Post
    You appear to have delusions of expertise.
    No. Just reality and facts. You should try those.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theywillneverlearn! View Post
    No. Just reality and facts. You should try those.
    The facts are that millions of people are retreating from the horrors of climate change, fire and flood. You're probably sitting in front of your air-conditioner as you ignore them.
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    The unusual part of all this is we are seeing a heat wave in North America, Europe, and Asia at the same time. It is not unusual for there to be a heat wave in one place, but this is a heat wave everywhere.
    Daniel Patrick Moynihan said it best, "You are entitled to your opinion. But you are not entitled to your own facts."
    Paul Begala, "Politics is show business for ugly people."
    Stephen Colbert, "Reality has a well known liberal bias."

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    A good observation. I haven't seen an explanation yet.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moon View Post
    The facts are that millions of people are retreating from the horrors of climate change, fire and flood. You're probably sitting in front of your air-conditioner as you ignore them.
    The same fires and floods than have been around millions of years. It is weather.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Theywillneverlearn! View Post
    The same fires and floods than have been around millions of years. It is weather.
    It's time that we tattooed a big ' D' on Deniers' heads. As we watch our homes burn we need to identify the perpetrators to target with our anger.
    It's not entirely their fault, mind- they are victims of an organized corporate campaign.

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