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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:33 pm

04/17/2020 we got 8 inches snowfall; but it won't last as it's gonna
warm up now! Looks pretty though! 8-)
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My car; & next door: taken through my window! :D
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Re: Weather!

Post by bystander » Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:05 pm

The weather has been really weird so far this Spring.
It's like it can't make up its mind what it wants to do.
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Re: Weather!

Post by Chris Peterson » Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:23 pm

bystander wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:05 pm
The weather has been really weird so far this Spring.
It's like it can't make up its mind what it wants to do.
Yeah, ours has been all over the place. We had three inches of snow last night. Maybe close to a foot in the last couple of weeks. But also, warm sunny days. A few nights ago we had the temperature drop below 0°F, like the coldest part of winter. The next night didn't even freeze. The one thing that's common though is moisture, which is great. Supposed to be warm the next couple of weeks, but lots of rain or snow showers in the forecast. That's our perfect spring. We've got grass and a few little plants popping up. I expect to see a flower (probably a pasque flower) any day now.
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Re: Weather!

Post by bystander » Fri Apr 17, 2020 5:21 pm

Chris Peterson wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:23 pm
... The one thing that's common though is moisture, which is great. Supposed to be warm the next couple of weeks, but lots of rain or snow showers in the forecast. ...

Yah, we've had a lot of rain. Daytime highs bouncing between the 40's and 80's. It even got up to the low 90's once.
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Re: Weather!

Post by Ann » Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:42 pm

Chris Peterson wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:23 pm

The one thing that's common though is moisture, which is great. Supposed to be warm the next couple of weeks, but lots of rain or snow showers in the forecast. That's our perfect spring. We've got grass and a few little plants popping up. I expect to see a flower (probably a pasque flower) any day now.
It's been very dry in Malmö lately, and no rain is in sight. :(

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Michael Moore Presents Planet of the Humans

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Re: Weather!

Post by geckzilla » Thu May 07, 2020 11:16 pm

I'm... not really sure that should be given a platform anywhere, not even Asterisk.
Just call me "geck" because "zilla" is like a last name.

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Re: Weather!

Post by Chris Peterson » Thu May 07, 2020 11:40 pm

geckzilla wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 11:16 pm
I'm... not really sure that should be given a platform anywhere, not even Asterisk.
Why not? I thought it was quite good, at least in terms of the information presented and the underlying philosophy. Of course, like any Michael Moore, the style can be a bit over the top at times.
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Re: Weather!

Post by neufer » Fri May 08, 2020 2:24 pm

Chris Peterson wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 11:40 pm
geckzilla wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 11:16 pm

I'm... not really sure that should be given a platform anywhere, not even Asterisk.
Why not? I thought it was quite good, at least in terms of the information presented and the underlying philosophy. Of course, like any Michael Moore, the style can be a bit over the top at times.
A more positive & detailed discussion of these matters can be found at:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Issues_re ... o_biofuels

A year from now a new administration will, hopefully, be getting back to fighting global warming.

It would be nice if the way forward is both scientifically wise as well as politically expedient.
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Re: Weather!

Post by geckzilla » Fri May 08, 2020 2:38 pm

Moore's documentary is getting, if not accolades, interested close looks from some rather prominent climate deniers, who seem almost pleased with it. Meanwhile, the prominent climate scientists I follow on Twitter seem to think it's full of falsehoods and is going to set back the fight against climate change. That was enough to keep me from investing much time in it or watching it myself. I've never been a big fan of Moore to begin with.
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Re: Weather!

Post by neufer » Fri May 08, 2020 7:08 pm

geckzilla wrote:
Fri May 08, 2020 2:38 pm

Moore's documentary is getting, if not accolades, interested close looks from some rather prominent climate deniers, who seem almost pleased with it. Meanwhile, the prominent climate scientists I follow on Twitter seem to think it's full of falsehoods and is going to set back the fight against climate change. That was enough to keep me from investing much time in it or watching it myself. I've never been a big fan of Moore to begin with.
I, too, have mixed emotions as regards Michael Moore.

However, I couldn't let the 50th anniversary of Earth Day go by without some sort of discussion about global warming.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics ... -ethiopia/
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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Sat May 09, 2020 1:16 am

Global warming; I don't know what to believe anymore! There are so many processes involved that I think it is a combination of many things of which humans play a major role! You can blame Trump; but one man isn't going to stop it! :( I wish that were the case! Anyway; I covered mt tomatoes for the weekend! frost is in the air!❄️💨
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Re: Weather!

Post by neufer » Sat May 09, 2020 1:58 am

orin stepanek wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 1:16 am

Global warming; I don't know what to believe anymore! There are so many processes involved that I think it is a combination of many things of which humans play a major role! You can blame Trump; but one man isn't going to stop it! :( I wish that were the case! Anyway; I covered mt tomatoes for the weekend! frost is in the air!❄️💨
I blame those folks who voted for Trump as a "Molotov cocktail" because they didn't like the status quo.

Michael Moore thinks we should actually feel sorry for those folk; ...
I hope that they have suffered the most under this administration.

(Note: "Frost is in the air" because Arctic global warming can't
maintain a steady jet stream to keep that frost where it should be.)
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Re: Weather!

Post by orin stepanek » Sat May 09, 2020 12:48 pm

Oh wow: for what it's worth; I'm a registered independent! There usually are + & - on both sides, and many issues to consider! So that is what I will do; and I will vote according to my conscience! :shock: Anyway, I don't think politics are a place for discussions here!
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Re: Weather!

Post by Chris Peterson » Sat May 09, 2020 1:14 pm

orin stepanek wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 12:48 pm
Oh wow: for what it's worth; I'm a registered independent! There usually are + & - on both sides, and many issues to consider! So that is what I will do; and I will vote according to my conscience! :shock: Anyway, I don't think politics are a place for discussions here!
Global warming, its resultant climate change, and its causes are not politics. They're solid science, well suited to this forum, and I appreciate much of the info Art shares here.

What to actually do about climate change (as opposed to what can be done, which is also science) is, of course, politics... and we have our little side forum for such discussions.
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