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lambchopp59

(2,809 posts)
Tue Dec 18, 2018, 01:29 PM Dec 2018

A few graphs to share with your Trumper friends

Some may help illustrate climate change correlative facts vs. shorter term "weather" references. Same few, re-researched I printed for my late father a few years ago to help convince him Fox news is dispensing disaster Valiums. It only took these as reminders of articles he read long before the Alheimer's started setting in and Fox noise became an obsession (that my mother was sick of as well)





Percentage of U.S. land recieving short term heavy flooding:

If that isn't sobering enough, get a grip of this one:


Feel free to print it off for the next time Trump tell grandma everythings fine, nothing to see here...

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A few graphs to share with your Trumper friends (Original Post) lambchopp59 Dec 2018 OP
When I was in high school, PoindexterOglethorpe Dec 2018 #1
Class of 65 myself, and ditto. mountain grammy Dec 2018 #2
I think the adults around us back then were so astonished PoindexterOglethorpe Dec 2018 #3
If I had any Trumper friends, I might try to do this, but I don't have any such "friends." NNadir Dec 2018 #4

PoindexterOglethorpe

(26,005 posts)
1. When I was in high school,
Tue Dec 18, 2018, 01:32 PM
Dec 2018

yes, high school and I graduated in 1965, I remember learning that atmospheric CO2 had increased dramatically with the onset of the Industrial Revolution.

PoindexterOglethorpe

(26,005 posts)
3. I think the adults around us back then were so astonished
Tue Dec 18, 2018, 06:16 PM
Dec 2018

at that information, that they passed it on, and then most people more or less forgot about it for the next thirty years. Or so it seems.

 

NNadir

(33,642 posts)
4. If I had any Trumper friends, I might try to do this, but I don't have any such "friends."
Tue Dec 18, 2018, 07:45 PM
Dec 2018

I very much doubt that a Trumper would get it, though. They hate science even more than the membership of Greenpeace.

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