Greenland glaciers present threat if Earth warms up, scientist says

truffler1635 at my-deja.com truffler1635 at my-deja.com
Thu Jun 1 08:58:12 EST 2000


In article <39285006.E80EFD0C at planttel.net>,
  ted at eaglering.com wrote:
> Jeff Owens wrote:
> >
> > >And just what in hell does any of this have to do with forestry?
> >
> > The impact of global warming on forestry has been studied for
> > this area (PNW) by a group at the University of Washington
> > and they published a summary called "Impacts of Climate
> > Change".  They looked at what has occurred so far and compared
> > it to seven climate models.  The results strongly suggested
> > that forestry will continue to be impacted in the areas of
> > pests, selection of trees, fire control, and possibly erosion
> > control techniques.  Since this is already occurring it isn't a
> > question of IF, more a question of how big the impact will
> > be.
> >
>
> BS.
>
> I've been around a long time, son. The climate is different every few
> years.
>
And you've been keeping records for how many years?

This is the typical naysayer argument against global warming. "There's
no verifiable climatic change since records have been kept." Well,
records haven't been around very long. So what's your point?

The reality remains: the decade of the 1990s has been the warmest on
record. Disagree if you like, but it doesn't change the facts.

Daniel B. Wheeler
www.oregonwhitetruffles.com



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