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Old 12-03-2011, 11:27 AM   #27  
Winged Wheeler
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Originally Posted by N2264J View Post
Straw dog argument. Destroying the earth has never been the concern. We are, in
fact, destroying man's habitat.

For every one degree C increase in average global temperature rise, we will see a
10% decrease in crop yields. That's huge. At a 3 degree C average global temperature increase, the US will see breadbasket states like Kansas and Nebraska turning into desert states like Arizona and Nevada. That is going to happen in your grandchildren's lifetime.

Part I
Gwynne Dyer on "Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats"

Part II
A Debate on Geoengineering: Vandana Shiva vs. Gwynne Dyer
Your fact/hypothesis/whatever is contrary to recent experience. The calculated global temperature increase in the 20th century varies, but was at least 1C. Crop yields did not go down; rather, they increased dramatically.

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