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Temperatures diving at a south freezing our record 33 inches of snow falling from just one storm in Vermont what I have a global warming my next guest says.
Well a lot of this is -- global warming don't Rome as the editor of time at progress dot org joins right now.
Com so maybe it wasn't him it was someone else in the environmental community and argued that a year ago -- sort of -- and it's here you pretty much -- -- -- into the winter in Bermuda shorts.
Saving the American public from that scene.
I'm just wondering what happened I mean this is still global warming I don't -- You have to understand.
Last decade was the hottest -- and record the -- into the 2000 with the hottest decade on record.
The -- he's laughing when it went how long we have these records we have the records about a 130 years a 150 years the same record.
-- us as well let's assume that's -- 130 years and we've been here for many thousands of its sights on a record is a bit like me saying the most talented anchor on Fox News right now.
And went sour this box defiantly -- Fox News hasn't been around as long as the temperature record we you don't have their parents.
And -- we have temperature we have ways of measuring temperature before and they're just not kilometers we used tree rings and other data that that suggests that in fact.
Last decade with the -- decade probably in thousands of years so let's not forget -- so let's assume that's right.
We're getting off on a call -- let us.
Yeah well AccuWeather actually said last week that there was this high pressure over Greenland that -- forcing the air from Canada down.
In the United States so yeah anecdotal.
-- video that you can't you know be sent.
-- of the brain sorts and on and and then.
And I know you didn't say that -- problems and that would help get credit for go out and out there because this -- that you win both arguments.
-- and -- look people need to understand we've only warmed about a degree Fahrenheit in the past several decades.
So that's not enough to -- January to July I'm sorry.
But it is enough to noticeably change the fact that we are warming and I think people understand it's what happens if we don't stop.
A global warming pollution.
That we're gonna -- ten times as much.
Cameras -- don't want to let's assume this one is going on -- it's all man made and we got -- funnels money to correct what is a man made problem.
And I talked to others just as knowledgeable as you on the other side -- say.
-- wait a minute this could be just sort of climatic cycle and no more no less and the spending money to try to altered that is is at best.
Look no that's not the case scientist predicted decades ago that if you keep adding more heat trapping.
Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere the planet would warm up and we would see more extreme weather events.
And -- leaves the same guys has said that the polar bears up north where we're falling -- drowning in the water because of all the guys was.
Now we get another study says I don't have polar bears only known to deal with them their fine and they need to can swim now or -- they found out all right I'm just saying that.
Before we leap ahead on something suddenly you'll be clear on what's going on.
Every major scientific body that has looked at this including the Bush Administration.
Concluded that the global warming and climate change is unequivocal in humans and it's.
Why when we had these climate gate memos released some of the proponents of this were worried that it would get out that maybe it wasn't so ironclad Iraq's.
No there aren't any scientists who were worried that the data wasn't showing warming.
Now they are very concerned about data that would conflict with this that would dispute those those sort of unanimous view of one.
That's the word.
No they're worried that it is hard to explain to the public why it doesn't warm.
Every single year isn't hotter than the previous year the key point for -- public understand.
Is that the ten hottest years on record are all since 1998.
All right so so -- I guess what it is deal let's say we have a very cold dead in the article here very cold that it.
At what points is still were -- say well you know.
Maybe they need the I I got ahead of myself.
What we're not gonna have a very cold year this year my guess is it has been predicted by the major climate forecasting.
That 2010 will probably be.
Better than 5050 chance of 2010 will be the hottest year on record.
But it isn't going to be the hottest year on record in every single location.
On the planet.
The other thing people need to realize -- everywhere we look ice is melting the Arctic Greenland and -- Be the.
Barry Sanders Vermont little wet weather that's -- -- -- thought that we know about it what it is data.
Well I'm telling -- about freezing right now are probably good part of the country difference.
Arkansas it's spelling our South Carolina have -- state schools are closed on so.
-- of cold stuff happen.
-- -- Yes the existence of -- third does not falsified climate science -- -- not gonna go away.
But on average we're going to see higher highs and higher loads and that's what we've been seeing.
But yes we are going to see.
Occasions when weather patterns over Greenland shuttle lot of cold air down into the the central United States -- Greenland is all right Joseph thank you very much good having him.
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