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Is CO2 the God of Weather?

By:
Edward A. Reid Jr.
Posted On:
Jun 27, 2017  at  at 10:09 AM
Category
Climate Change

Many ancient cultures attributed the significant events occurring around them to the “gods”. Some had individual gods for each type of event. Many had religious ceremonies created to appeal to or to appease the various gods. In some cases, these ceremonies involved human sacrifices.

The consensed climate science community uses climate models to produce potential future climate scenarios; and, to attempt to explain observational information from the real current climate. They suggest that increased atmospheric CO2 would result in climate change, which would then result in the following:

  • more tropical cyclones;
  • stronger tropical cyclones;
  • more tornados;
  • stronger tornados;
  • more frequent droughts;
  • more severe droughts;
  • longer droughts;
  • desertification;
  • increased crop failures;
  • greening of the globe;
  • more heavy rainstorms;
  • more flooding;
  • more heat waves;
  • colder winters;
  • more snow;
  • less snow;
  • ice free Artic;
  • melting permafrost;
  • shrinking glaciers;
  • climate refugees;
  • increased crop failures;
  • more rapid plant growth;
  • animal range shifting;
  • plant range shifting;
  • more rapid sea level rise;
  • more frequent wildfires;
  • coral bleaching;
  • ocean acidification;
  • widespread hunger;
  • unrest and conflict; and,
  • resource wars.

Some sources assert that these effects of climate change are already manifesting in various parts of the globe; and, that they will become more pervasive in the future. However, the only documented effects to date are minimal warming, continued progressive sea level rise, slightly reduced ocean alkalinity and the greening of the planet.

The proposed approaches to avoiding, minimizing or reversing the purported effects of climate change resulting from increased atmospheric CO2 concentrations involve various forms of human sacrifice. None appear to require the sacrificing of virgins on ceremonial altars so far, though some have suggested that fate for “deniers”. However, population control of some undefined form is an integral component of the overall approach. Abandonment of fire is another integral component, as is the abandonment of animal husbandry. Return to a hunter/gatherer existence is currently not advocated, at least publicly. Some appear to mourn the passing of the age of the “noble savage”.

There is no shortage of individuals and organizations willing and anxious to lead and/or participate in the effort to appease the “God of Weather”, for several hundred billion dollars per year. There does appear to be a shortage of sources willing and anxious to provide the desired funding.

The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples' money.” --Margaret Thatcher

 

Sources:

https://climate.nasa.gov/effects

https://www.wwf.org.uk/updates/effects-climate-change

https://www.edf.org/climate/climate-changes-effects-plunder-planet

https://ec.europa.eu/clima/change/consequences_en

http://www.windows2universe.org/earth/climate/cli_effects.html

http://www.davidsuzuki.org/issues/climate-change/science/impacts/impacts-of-climate-change/

http://www.businessinsider.com/terrible-effects-of-climate-change-2014-10

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https://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/urgentissues/global-warming-climate-change/threats-solutions/

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https://www.nrdc.org/stories/are-effects-global-warming-really-bad