So I'm gonna be doin more than a few polls about global warming this week. So if you're uninterested or don't want your beliefs challenged, you can unfollow I guess. IMPORTANT: Clarification about what global warming means in the comments.
I don't follow, this was shared...
After the weekend's poll debacle, why do I think RedSox95 WON'T be participating.
Haha. I don't foresee a cowboy appearance either.
Is that why he was pissy the other night?
Oh. I got that impression that he, like me, always came across pissy on SOH.
I'm glad to see you guys are already scared that I'll be participated. Facts aren't your style I guess.
Oh yeeeeeeah! Looky!
So lets get started and talk about the hoax!
Can't wait for this. Fuck em up redsox
* yawn *
Repeating mindless discredited catchphrases from the far right echo chambers, does not really show a mastery of the facts Redsox...
I'm looking forward to the polls. :)
Hmmm...never occurred to me that the ocean temperature was a relevant factor in global warming; I've always thought of it in terms of air temperature. Sure takes a shitload of warming to affect the thermal mass of the oceans. I might rethink this...
The vast majority of energy (heat) is stored in the oceans.
Yep. That 90% figure constitutes a 17 x 10^21 Joule addition since 1960.
Looking forward to it, cheers veritas.
I hope I don't disappoint.
I love you man. I'm glad you're back.
Thanks, man. I'm glad to be back.
AGW=anthropogenic global warming
So when we talk about global warming, we're talking about a GLOBAL phenomenon. This isn't strictly an atmospheric event.
90% of excess heat storage is stored in the OCEANS. Only 2% of added heat content is stored in
the atmosphere. The rest is stored in land and ice. As a corollary to that, total heat content will be defined as the heat content of the oceans, water, and ice (technically land as well, but it's marginal at best).
One more consequence is that
using short term atmospheric data is generally considered a bad metric because you are examining by far the most variable (most internal variability) 2% of the total data spectrum. That's not good science especially when you're only looking at a
10-15 time span.
One last thing: there is a difference between climate and weather. Weather is a short-term phenomenon. Climate in this context is long-term atmospheric (note the specificity compared to AGW) conditions.
So specific things like "there's weren't many hurricanes this year" or "we had a really cold winter" will occur despite long term trends. A common analogy is the coin toss example. You can't say whether a flip will be heads or tails, but you know it
will converge to a 50-50 ratio long-term.
You and your logic and scientific rationality. Unfollowed.
Sharing is equally appreciated.
Just shared. Although I think any followers I have are already following you. After all, we are the same person.
Too many words for Cons to read: academic elitism!!!