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Tue Jan 29, 2019, 01:41 PM

Trump, the scientist's nightmare, displays his abysmal ignorance of what a polar vortex is.

Start by reading about what the polar vortices are.

The vortices weaken and strengthen from year to year. When the vortex of the arctic is strong, it is well defined, there is a single vortex, and the arctic air is well contained; when weaker, which it generally is, it will break into two or more vortices; when very weak, the flow of arctic air becomes more disorganized and masses of cold arctic air can push equatorward, bringing with it a rapid and sharp temperature drop.

Scientists are always cautious in their conclusions, but...

The general assumption is that reduced snow cover and sea ice reflect less sunlight and therefore evaporation and transpiration increases, which in turn alters the pressure and temperature gradient of the polar vortex, causing it to weaken or collapse. This becomes apparent when the jet stream amplitude increases (meanders) over the northern hemisphere, causing Rossby waves to propagate farther to the south or north, which in turn transports warmer air to the north pole and polar air into lower latitudes.

And now this:

Donald J. Trump
(@realDonaldTrump)
In the beautiful Midwest, windchill temperatures are reaching minus 60 degrees, the coldest ever recorded. In coming days, expected to get even colder. People canít last outside even for minutes. What the hell is going on with Global Waming? Please come back fast, we need you!


Today's depressing reality actually makes this XKCD cartoon about science denying politicians seem tame in comparison.

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Reply Trump, the scientist's nightmare, displays his abysmal ignorance of what a polar vortex is. (Original post)
Towlie Jan 2019 OP
smirkymonkey Jan 2019 #1
NRaleighLiberal Jan 2019 #2
A HERETIC I AM Jan 2019 #4
malaise Jan 2019 #8
JHB Jan 2019 #3
malaise Jan 2019 #9
lunatica Jan 2019 #5
FiveGoodMen Jan 2019 #6
Hermit-The-Prog Jan 2019 #7
onethatcares Jan 2019 #11
onethatcares Jan 2019 #10
Name removed Jan 2019 #12

Response to Towlie (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 01:47 PM

1. He is such a fucking idiot.

It's painful to watch.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 01:48 PM

2. THIS!

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 01:51 PM

4. Unfortunately...

He has a LOT of company

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #1)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 02:18 PM

8. What the hell is going on with Global Waming?

What is Global Waming?

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 01:49 PM

3. What is Global Waming?

It's when you

Make shit up before you go-go
Keep the lies spinning like a yo-yo
Witch hunt-witch hunt, I don't know Mosco
Take me Vladdy, tonight!


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Response to JHB (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 02:19 PM

9. I know it may be hard to belive but I did not even read

your post before I typed that

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 01:58 PM

5. What makes me crazy is that the facts about global warming

and climate change can be explained in a fucking animated cartoon format!

Why havenít scientists and believers done this!?

They explained WWII as it was happening in animated film and showed it in the movie theaters as news shorts. Itís not like the medium is a hard concept to grasp.

Fuck!

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 01:59 PM

6. Wind chills were -90 for one weekend in the 80's

Here in Minneapolis.

When will we start to punish liars?!

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 02:02 PM

7. Global Waming too much will make you go blind

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Response to Hermit-The-Prog (Reply #7)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 02:23 PM

11. only if you look

at a solar eclipse without the proper glasses.

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Response to Towlie (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2019, 02:23 PM

10. he should do

a rally on a Montana dental floss farm.

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