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Wed Mar 20, 2013, 02:39 PM

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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Reply This cheat sheet will make you win every climate argument (Original post)
G_j Mar 2013 OP
Earth_First Mar 2013 #1
City Lights Mar 2013 #3
talkingmime Mar 2013 #2
blm Mar 2016 #4
HuckleB May 2016 #5
G_j May 2016 #6
HuckleB May 2016 #7

Response to G_j (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2013, 02:42 PM

1. My cheat sheet: Are they Republican?

Answer: Yes?

You already won the argument.

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Response to Earth_First (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 20, 2013, 05:22 PM

3. LOL!

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Wed Mar 20, 2013, 05:15 PM

2. Oh my. Where to begin. First of all, it isn't just CO2. Methane and ozone contribute.

 

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?

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Thu Mar 24, 2016, 06:49 PM

4. Kicking…..

because it should never be out of discussion.

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Response to G_j (Original post)

Tue May 17, 2016, 01:12 PM

5. Why are you ok with the science on climate but not on GMOs?

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Response to HuckleB (Reply #5)

Tue May 17, 2016, 01:20 PM

6. Monsanto

paying overtime today?

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Response to G_j (Reply #6)

Tue May 17, 2016, 01:22 PM

7. Your response to your unethical fear mongering is an ad hominem.

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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