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G_j

(40,366 posts)
Wed Mar 20, 2013, 01:39 PM Mar 2013

This cheat sheet will make you win every climate argument

http://grist.org/climate-energy/this-cheat-sheet-will-make-you-win-every-climate-argument/

“I don’t see what all those environmentalists are worried about,” sneers your great uncle Joe. “Carbon dioxide is harmless, and great for plants!”

OK. Take a deep breath. If you’re not careful, comments like this can result in dinner-table screaming matches. Luckily, we have a secret weapon: A flowchart that will help you calmly slay even the most outlandish and annoying of climate-denying arguments:
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This cheat sheet will make you win every climate argument (Original Post) G_j Mar 2013 OP
My cheat sheet: Are they Republican? Earth_First Mar 2013 #1
LOL! City Lights Mar 2013 #3
Oh my. Where to begin. First of all, it isn't just CO2. Methane and ozone contribute. talkingmime Mar 2013 #2
Kicking….. blm Mar 2016 #4
Why are you ok with the science on climate but not on GMOs? HuckleB May 2016 #5
Monsanto G_j May 2016 #6
Your response to your unethical fear mongering is an ad hominem. HuckleB May 2016 #7
 

talkingmime

(2,173 posts)
2. Oh my. Where to begin. First of all, it isn't just CO2. Methane and ozone contribute.
Wed Mar 20, 2013, 04:15 PM
Mar 2013

Granted, CO2 is the largest factor but the other two alone would only delay things by a decade or so. Sure, plants love CO2, but they don't live in the upper atmosphere. Don't these people bother to read anything?

HuckleB

(35,773 posts)
7. Your response to your unethical fear mongering is an ad hominem.
Tue May 17, 2016, 12:22 PM
May 2016

And it's the shill gambit, to boot.



BTW, I'm still waiting for you to prove that I have spread misinformation.

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