Even if all greenhouse gas emissions ceased today, because of their residual effect, sea levels would still continue to rise and permafrost continue to melt for an indeterminably long period of time. Meanwhile, it’s notable that average global temperatures continue to increase during a solar minimum and that the Milankovitch Cycles indicate that overall temperatures should’ve been decreasing — Mann’s popularized ‘hockey stick graph’ is 10,000 years too short.
Search: ‘holocene temperatures hockey stick graph images’.
When confronted with danger, we are all hard wired for the “fight or flight” response. Global warming activists are fighters.
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It’s, also, worth noting that since we’re “all in the same boat”, AGW is becoming the Great Unifier. Poor farmers burn off the weeds in their fields in Africa and the grave stone of an early Alaskan settler anchored in permafrost tips over a tiny bit faster — or a shopping center complex in Arizona coats their roof with reflective sealant to reduce the absorption of short wave visible light that’ll be remitted as long wave infrared radiation (heat) and the permafrost melt releasing methane in the Arctic slows down a tiny bit.
Note: As the Fear Factor in the world ‘ramps up’ regarding AGW, the United States will be increasingly perceived as the Great Satan blocking international climate change mitigation (especially by people in those regions that are already experiencing strong early global warming symptoms). Though China and India are the bigger AGW problem, they are perceived less and less as such because they aren’t the ones blatantly rejecting the Paris Climate Agreement (the U.S. withdrawal becomes final on November 4, 2020 / the day after the election — thus, making AGW a prime issue, which the Democrats will possibly squander the political capital of by overplaying garish social issues).
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