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dysfunctional press Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-11-07 10:37 PM
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49. it's too late to start caring now...
and by the middle of the next decade, that's going to be painfully apparent.
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  -2 Pictures, 1 Graph --> Focus everyone; for the sake of humanity understandinglife  Oct-11-07 04:35 PM   #0 
  - But isn't it really just more fun to bitch about Hillary, Tweety, DINOs and Bush?  hatrack   Oct-11-07 04:41 PM   #1 
  - All that bitching...  Juniperx   Oct-11-07 04:44 PM   #3 
  - But if we elect another POTUS that supports the corporations...  superkia   Oct-11-07 04:55 PM   #9 
  - I think you're entirely correct; however . . .  hatrack   Oct-11-07 06:20 PM   #33 
     - Did you see Gore's  Admiral Loinpresser   Oct-12-07 06:56 AM   #71 
  - Thank you for posting those. I read them and so does my  tnlefty   Oct-11-07 05:37 PM   #27 
  - This jetty, the whales, and the little snap who let it escape the tank....  lips   Oct-11-07 07:01 PM   #39 
  - Hillary, Tweety, DINOs and Bush are responsible for global warming  L0oniX   Oct-11-07 06:54 PM   #37 
  - I think this is all going a lot faster than most realize...  Juniperx   Oct-11-07 04:43 PM   #2 
  - They're now projecting no summer Arctic sea ice by 2013  hatrack   Oct-11-07 04:45 PM   #5 
  - That's just around the corner...  Juniperx   Oct-11-07 05:06 PM   #17 
  - Way, way, way faster ... and, now it's no longer a "modeling" issue ...  understandinglife   Oct-11-07 04:45 PM   #6 
  - There's a domino effect to consider in this...  Juniperx   Oct-11-07 05:05 PM   #16 
  - That's been in a few X-Files episodes  krispos42   Oct-12-07 12:34 PM   #86 
     - Life imitates art?  Juniperx   Oct-12-07 12:51 PM   #89 
        - Well, science fiction eventually becomes science fact  krispos42   Oct-12-07 01:30 PM   #92 
           - I should be flying my car now...  Juniperx   Oct-12-07 02:05 PM   #95 
              - The immortal Lewis Black...  krispos42   Oct-12-07 02:33 PM   #97 
  - the ice loss this year  Tuesday_Morning   Oct-11-07 05:10 PM   #20 
  - Yes. And, yes. .... we're soon to learn just how small the planet is and how connected ...  understandinglife   Oct-11-07 05:40 PM   #28 
  - how Ul could Gore not run for president..he knows damn well Hillary will not do what is nessesary  flyarm   Oct-12-07 02:35 PM   #98 
  - I can testify to that!  rucognizant   Oct-12-07 07:14 AM   #72 
     - The best tomatoes I ever tasted were grown in South Jersey!  Juniperx   Oct-12-07 10:23 AM   #77 
     - 84degrees in mid October in So Jersey..i watched the NYYankess playoff game  flyarm   Oct-12-07 02:43 PM   #100 
  - I ride my bike when possible, grow my own veggies, have bonsia trees  DJ MEW   Oct-11-07 04:45 PM   #4 
  - Learn to can & preserve, save seeds, get out of debt ASAP  hatrack   Oct-11-07 04:46 PM   #7 
  - A few thoughts off the top of my head.  Gregorian   Oct-11-07 05:00 PM   #11 
     - Define not long  DJ MEW   Oct-11-07 08:41 PM   #42 
        - It depends on a lot of factors.  Gregorian   Oct-11-07 09:37 PM   #46 
  - I'm dedicated to THAT also, am I only allowed one area of devotion?  melody   Oct-11-07 04:52 PM   #8 
  - Took the bus, renewed my AGU membership, and when I get home . . .  hatrack   Oct-11-07 04:55 PM   #10 
     - But I could well stand here and insist you do more  melody   Oct-11-07 05:00 PM   #12 
        - "The vast majority of Americans aren't even being told the truth." Precisely.  understandinglife   Oct-11-07 05:25 PM   #24 
        - Exactly - unless you happened to be in front of the tee-vee at just the right time . . .  hatrack   Oct-11-07 05:58 PM   #30 
  - This is fucking terrifying.  Odin2005   Oct-11-07 05:01 PM   #13 
  - This shocked the hell out of me.  Sugar Smack   Oct-11-07 06:03 PM   #31 
  - I cannot agree more. nt  motocicleta   Oct-11-07 10:47 PM   #50 
  - Telecommuting vegan, here. I don't even turn my lights on before 8pm  flvegan   Oct-11-07 05:02 PM   #14 
  - That's just plain scary  knight_of_the_star   Oct-11-07 05:04 PM   #15 
  - our hands are not letting go of the steering wheel  zippy890   Oct-11-07 05:07 PM   #18 
  - Hijacked  rucognizant   Oct-12-07 07:24 AM   #73 
  - Behold the REAL threat to National Security.  Artiechoke   Oct-11-07 05:08 PM   #19 
  - Yes it does  knight_of_the_star   Oct-11-07 05:10 PM   #21 
  - K&R. (nt)  Kurovski   Oct-11-07 05:11 PM   #22 
  - I should cut back on the bourbon, rocks...  JackintheGreen   Oct-11-07 05:17 PM   #23 
  - It is humbling. n/t  flashl   Oct-11-07 05:33 PM   #25 
  - Fluorescent bulbs, LCD sets, don't need an overpowered PC, walk when possible... walk to work...  HypnoToad   Oct-11-07 05:34 PM   #26 
  - Exactly -- we learn to live simply n/t  melody   Oct-11-07 06:28 PM   #34 
  - Perhaps we can alter a 50 year time frame from now, however  hedgetrimmer   Oct-11-07 05:46 PM   #29 
  - But this is good news!  slutticus   Oct-11-07 06:06 PM   #32 
  - K&R  hatrack   Oct-11-07 06:30 PM   #35 
  - a thousand R's (if I had them)  Duppers   Oct-11-07 06:48 PM   #36 
  - Thank you.  understandinglife   Oct-11-07 11:35 PM   #56 
  - K & R  malaise   Oct-11-07 06:58 PM   #38 
  - but we're still just coming out of an ice age!  toadzilla   Oct-11-07 07:03 PM   #40 
  - Wow, that graph is...  Canuckistanian   Oct-11-07 07:10 PM   #41 
  - In_deed. Simply, it is a "black swan" environmental event.  understandinglife   Oct-11-07 08:54 PM   #43 
  - We have to nationalize our OIL and all natural resources -- if you understand GW . . .  defendandprotect   Oct-11-07 08:55 PM   #44 
  - I believe the neocons are aware of this, want the truth hidden from the people so that they  mod mom   Oct-11-07 09:01 PM   #45 
  - "private army-check. control of aquifer-check. fema camps-check." That's their fantasy ...  understandinglife   Oct-11-07 09:46 PM   #47 
  - Of course they know.....  absyntheminded   Oct-12-07 10:01 AM   #76 
  - ain't that the truth.  Warren Stupidity   Oct-12-07 10:33 AM   #78 
  - Amen, brother. But how many people out there are even truly aware, much less  codjh9   Oct-11-07 10:33 PM   #48 
  - it's too late to start caring now...  QuestionAll   Oct-11-07 10:37 PM   #49 
  - And so then a question...  malakai2   Oct-11-07 11:13 PM   #53 
  - exactly.  QuestionAll   Oct-12-07 06:14 AM   #69 
  - Moral Purtity!  rucognizant   Oct-12-07 07:29 AM   #74 
  - NO. It is time to begin leading and caring, truly, on a scale ...  understandinglife   Oct-11-07 11:34 PM   #55 
  - Gore on 11 Oct 2007: ""We have everything we need to get started," he said. "We have the capacity ..  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 12:19 AM   #57 
  - "It's never too late to be what you might have been."  puebloknot   Oct-12-07 01:24 AM   #60 
     - And, Al Gore is now a Nobel Laurette for Peace because of his "love for Earth ...  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 04:14 AM   #64 
        - And may he find his highest calling in furthering the work he has already done.  puebloknot   Oct-12-07 04:16 PM   #109 
  - words and thoughts aren't going to change the facts-  QuestionAll   Oct-12-07 06:17 AM   #70 
  - NO! It is too late to avoid disaster, not too late to mitigate its scope.  Warren Stupidity   Oct-12-07 10:34 AM   #79 
     - that's your opinion- mine differs.  QuestionAll   Oct-12-07 02:49 PM   #101 
  - Everyone brace yourselves.  Dr_eldritch   Oct-11-07 10:58 PM   #51 
  - holy crapola- there is the Northwest Passage!  kineneb   Oct-11-07 11:08 PM   #52 
  - "Looks like it may be a little late to start, but start we must." In_DEED!!  understandinglife   Oct-11-07 11:14 PM   #54 
  - Well that graph made my night.  Colorado Progressive   Oct-12-07 12:24 AM   #58 
  - For starters, way, way less than half the population are freepers ...  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 12:29 AM   #59 
     - Just remember I live west of Colorado Springs, freepers rule here!  Colorado Progressive   Oct-12-07 01:27 AM   #61 
        - Soon, you will lead them to knowledge. Go for it!  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 04:20 AM   #65 
        - print out those pictures and the graph in color on a 1-page flier, make copies  0rganism   Oct-12-07 03:20 PM   #104 
  - Thank you.  emilyg   Oct-12-07 01:48 AM   #62 
  - Wonderful!!  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 04:25 AM   #67 
  - Forty Signs of Rain, Fifty Degrees Below, and Sixty Days and Counting  gateley   Oct-12-07 02:19 AM   #63 
  - Thank you and I agree - "we can't harness the earth." We can stop destroying it.  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 04:25 AM   #66 
  - ""It is a question of war and peace," said Egeland, now director of the Norwegian Institute ...  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 04:42 AM   #68 
  - FEAR is an excellent motivator...n/t  saddlesore   Oct-12-07 09:07 AM   #75 
  - these pictures do not lie, we must come to grips what is happening  alyce douglas   Oct-12-07 10:37 AM   #80 
  - Yes and Exactly ...  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 10:44 AM   #81 
  - This is intense  f the letter   Oct-12-07 10:57 AM   #82 
  - Global warming is just a theory.  Enthusiast   Oct-12-07 10:58 AM   #83 
  - UN panel chairman hopes to work with Al Gore in combatting climate change  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 11:04 AM   #84 
  - this is THE single issue of our time  Neo   Oct-12-07 11:41 AM   #85 
  - "Why The Pundits Are Wrong About A Gore Run"  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 12:43 PM   #87 
  - "Breaking down the sleazy 'Source: Gore thinks Hillary is Unstoppable' meme"  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 02:05 PM   #94 
     - sounds like Mark Penn to me!!..the Hillary Karl ROVE OPERATIVE..  flyarm   Oct-12-07 03:20 PM   #103 
  - Gore: "My wife, Tipper, and I will donate 100 percent of the proceeds of the award to the ...  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 12:45 PM   #88 
  - These are Good Images to Have  ribofunk   Oct-12-07 01:06 PM   #90 
  - A picture really IS worth a thousand words  hatrack   Oct-12-07 01:14 PM   #91 
  - "No need to say a word -- just look at the photo."  understandinglife   Oct-12-07 01:59 PM   #93 
  - And behind all of out petty hopes and fears, our momentous refighting of WWII  tom_paine   Oct-12-07 02:06 PM   #96 
  - And so it is . . .  govegan   Oct-12-07 02:41 PM   #99 
  - This is the beginning of the endgame, and we're still playing our opening moves  0rganism   Oct-12-07 03:10 PM   #102 
  - NOW IS THE TIME  Sufficient Voice   Oct-12-07 03:24 PM   #105 
  - Welcome to DU.  understandinglife   Oct-13-07 10:48 AM   #111 
  - fuel base has got to be changed. waterpoweredcars. crazy? kick.  dogindia   Oct-12-07 03:31 PM   #106 
  - K&R.nt  nam78_two   Oct-12-07 03:31 PM   #107 
  - k/r  Fridays Child   Oct-12-07 03:49 PM   #108 
  - kick  noexcuseforgeorge   Oct-13-07 08:59 AM   #110 
  - kick n/t  Lorien   Oct-13-07 12:02 PM   #112 
 

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