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#16 Steven P.

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 21:42

Humanity has such a short recorded history of climate change, half the time I think they don't have any idea what they're talking about. We still can't predict earthquakes or mass flooding,, or in most cases even do anything about it!


Continents shift, waterways too and unsurprisingly the weather, there's lots of evidence of past ice ages and that there was running water in the driest places on earth, what's so alarming that unusual weather is happening in places it isn't seen before (in recorded history)?.

#17 He's Dead Jim

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Posted 26 June 2013 - 21:47

There was a great bbc show which helps give a lay persons view of the way that the climate and weather changes over time,

Heres an extract from the web page;


The first episode of Orbit aired on BBC Two, 4th March 9pm, and is now available to watch on iplayer. What did you think?

In the first episode we travel from July - the height of summer in the Northern Hemisphere - to December, and the darkest days of winter. As well as following the seasonal change from summer to winter, the film explores one of the most everyday but significant aspects of our journey around the Sun - the fact that the Earth is spinning on its axis.

We start just inside the Arctic Circle in northern Norway, on a special day. We wanted to film the day when the Sun set for the first time in more than two months - an evocative moment that captures both the seasonal change from summer to winter, and the importance of the Earth's daily 24 hour cycle.

Through this film we wanted to find events which highlighted the importance of the Earth's spin. So Helen goes hurricane chasing to show how the Earth's spin sets weather systems rotating.

Well worth a watch,


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Posted 26 June 2013 - 22:21

Actually we do know what killed the dinosaurs.  There are still some small details that are up-in-the-air, but we know exactly where and when it happened.




And to be fair, almost everything is technically a "theory". Even gravity is a theory because of some irregularities in quantum mechanics.  But it doesn't exactly make gravity any less factual.  Point being, if all "proof" points towards the same explanation and nothing, so far, has hinted otherwise, then a theory and fact are basically the same thing.  Speculation carries no weight.



Speculation, is also based on theories.


That's the trouble with so-called Science today -- a few 'experts' get together, examine little physical evidence, then proclaim a particular theory as a fact.


Then they scoff at any alternate ideas.


A great way to suppress the truth.


Science holds many assumptions that will eventually be recognized as wrong.