- Mike Colera
- Cibolo, TX
- United States
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Why won't the Global Climate Debate end.
Here we go again. The USA administration is definite on Climate Change and is spending a billion dollars to explore containment, Al Gore is in Kansas City warning of the return of the great dust bowl, but if we just stop burning fossil fuels... implying all would be as it was if we do.
OK, Back to basics.
What is global climate. It is the running average of weather metrics from worldwide sources over a long period of time. Temperature, humidity, all the stuff you see on TV. So, how do you change a running average.... with great difficulty. Many metrics have to change to make a noticeable swing in the Global Climate numbers. So, what changes weather. A thousand TV stations would like that information. But, local weather anywhere is a best a guess... a calculated guess but a guess never the less.
There are too many things that effect weather. Granted, 20 million cars in the LA basin burning gas can have an effect on local weather. But a massive undersea volcanic eruption can affect water temperatures changing current flows and bring differing weather in many parts of the world.
So is there Global Climate Change? Yes, always was and always will be.
Can mankind bring it to a screeching halt? Ok, too strong a question! Can we stop one tornado from tearing up Oklahoma City... still beyond the pike...
But, if we just stop using fossil fuels all will be right with the world....????
Will Kansas not have another dust bowl and will that billion dollars be well spent?
I know many scientist agree on this... and I am not a scientist and I don't have an agenda...
But, I am from Texas and I do know BS when I step in it.