To those that do not believe Humans can and do change the climate.

Anonymous

So let's not talk about this global warming thing that has recently been in the media a lot yet. you're not a scientist so i don't expect you to be able to jugde if it's "fake news" or the real deal. however i want to remember you of a thing that you might not have been around to witness. i myself was too young at the time to really care.

however i only recently learned how god damn close we already were to litterally ending all live on planet earth. i am not exaggerating.

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totally not ripped off image that i definitely own the rights for

you may have heard of the ozone layer incident of the 1980s. Back in the 80s Chlorofluorocarbon was a very popular gas used for aerosols and cooling applications. in 1974, scientists alarmed the general public, that the common industry use of Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) was dissolving the ozone layer. the ozone layer prevents ultraviolet radiation from passing through to the earth surface. if people would have called that event fake news, we would not be sitting here today. had we noticed that a few years later or just not reacted like we're doing now with global warming, the suns radiation would have given Most of the living beings on earth cancer, would have made plant life infertile and would have pretty much made all life on earth go extinct because UV-Radiation damages DNA of animals and plants alike..

It was thanks to a fast geopolitical reaction combined with the fact that CFC can "relatively" easily be replaced. in 1987 they finally decided immediate measures to replace CFC worldwide and it was only in 2017, that scientists could finally report that the hole in the ozone layer that was already been caused is now finally not growing anymore and even seems to slowly heal.

imagine trump was the president back then and would have called it fake news. we'd litterally be dead now. humans can and did already change the climate significantly so maybe you have an easier time understanding that we're in much the same situation again. yet this time the CO² issue is a way more complex issue to solve and can not be helped by just a simple replacement of industry chemicals.

i just wrote this take for fun. i'm not trying to convince you that humans have blown so much CO² into the atmosphere and have taken down so much forrest that could compensate, that the climate will probably warm up around 5 degrees globally. this will have devastating effects and we are already way past the point of no return. this will happen to us now, no matter what we do and no matter if we believe it's fake news or not. i mean there are some solutions that theoretically exist but that would be a globally joint operation that will cost so much resources that i don't see that happening, specially considering there are no such efforts even today when we already know we're acting too late... so enjoy your "fake news" tornado/flood/wildfire/drough. it will be a horrible future for lots of us. i'm quite sure the global ecosystems will recover but not without taking considerable damage and without causing us humans considerable harm first. i have no doubt humanity will make it but i sure hope we'll learn from it.

our planets ecosystem is not invincible. it has immense regenerative powers but we're really testing the limits of that power...it won't be long till this ends us all if we continue being so dumb.

To those that do not believe Humans can and do change the climate.
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  • Passinggas
    Yeah, I learned all this sht in grade school so what. Your scientist lords are skewing the data to receive huge funding. There have been whistle blowers confirming this. If this is so f-n serious tell the Chinese first since they are the worst contributors of GH gasses. Then move onto India. When you get those reduced I will start to listen to this sht. Who gives a sht if we all die anyways?
    Is this still revelant?
    • Anonymous

      if you had ever left grad school, you'd know that's not how science works. the US are the worst by far, not fucking china. i don't expect you to understand science but at least use google correctly to get your facts straight.

    • Anonymous

      by the way china is still part of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change helping to find a solution while trump just left calling it fake news. what a moron.

    • Passinggas

      You are very presumptuous to believe you know my capabilities. You just want to argue because this is all crapola.

  • ROCKS128
    Everything is meant to end some day.
    And hence new things begin...

    We can only do as much as our capability.
    Is this still revelant?
    • Anonymous

      well those things are clearly within our power. we just choose not to for some dumb reason.

    • ROCKS128

      Ya. We are totally into our own world. Most people just pretend to care. Most dont even read such useful mytakes.

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  • behnam1999
    Nice trick to control other countries oil and fuel!!

    It was mainly industrialized western countries which created this mess and now they want all other countries to stop their use of fossil fuels!!
  • Gedaria
    I have many questions but here is one for now. They say we are producing tons and tons of CO2. when I was at school CO2 was heavier than air so it sank to the floor, and the plants could change it into OXYGEN. Question ,, why are we not dieing from breathing in CO2.. ?
    • Anonymous

      Air is a mixture of loads of different gases. There is still plenty oxygen for us to live but the concentration is high enough to cause a greenhouse effect. We are deforesting the planet taking it's capabilities of doing what you just said while also pumping the air full of additional co2. This is the exact reason why to me it's dumb that the media and politics focus on reducing co2 emissions instead of funding reforesting projects, which would be much cheaper.

    • Gedaria

      True. but when you burn wood it gives of CO or carbon monoxide. It shows this by how coughing you do problem with breathing namely because irs a poison , This one fact annoys me when they talk about jet engines, they give off CO, not CO2. The whole thing is a joke …..

    • Anonymous

      ok i will break this down to you. you are completely right that forest fires are a huge problem that will even increase with global warming. you see CO will rise up into the atmosphere and there it will react with ozone (O³) to CO² and O²... O² is good for us but at the cost of the ozone layers, it's a killer.

      and the way it kills is 2 fold:
      1: the ozone layer shields the earth from solar radiation or in otherwords if you remove ozone, more heat gets through so the planet is blasted with more radiation of the sun.

      2: Air is mostly made up of simple gases like N² and O² the more you raise the concentration of gases like co2, methane and other complex molecules, the more the atmosphere traps heat that is blasted on the planet and disables the earth "heat reflection".

      so tl;dr you have heat entering AND a rise of insulation both working to make the earth more warm.

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  • Izumiblu
    So you start out by telling everyone you don’t expect them to be capable of understanding scientific research because they aren’t climate experts and then you went on to explain atmospheric and climate science to the less capable because you learned in some article somewhere about the ozone hole. And then presume what would’ve happened under supposedly different circumstances as though you are both a political and climate and atmospheric science expert

    Thanks for mildly reinforcing the hypocrisy the plebes turn away from on a nearly daily basis. Good job.
  • pizzalovershouse
    yes its time for pollution reduction by 50 percent but big companies say will have to charge higher prices an scare people
  • mattdzz
    Nah, not buying it.
    • Anonymous

      XD yeah some people prefer not to lern from mistakes. luckily those get sorted out of the genepool automatically over time.

    • mattdzz

      Natura non constristatur

    • Anonymous

      yeah me neither. natural selection is a beautiful thing and if morons decide to ruin the world, i'm sure i can survive and they'll be the first to die, which i'm ok with. however iam somewhat altruistic so i would prefer to have that not happen but trust me i'm the first one to throw morons under the bus when it comes to my survival :D

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