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On that point: PBS Nova sold to highest bidder
Authored by: JamesK on Thursday, February 14 2013 @ 05:00 PM EST
{
A two to three degree rise in temperature would be quite welcome.
}

Unless you live in New Orleans, NYC or other low lying coastal city. The extra
heat can cause more melting in Greenland & Antarctica. Warmer water also
takes up more space. Both of these mean higher water levels and more flooding.
On the other hand, would you want it to be a bit warmer in Arizona or Texas? Of
course, a change in climate may bring with it significant changes in storms
too. For example, hurricanes are powered by heat from the ocean. If the oceans
are warmer, then there may be more damage from hurricanes. Thunderstorms
trigger tornadoes and thunderstorms are driven by heat too, so...

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The following program contains immature subject matter.
Viewer discretion is advised.

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On that point: PBS Nova sold to highest bidder
Authored by: cjk fossman on Thursday, February 14 2013 @ 05:08 PM EST
It's working out great so far, isn't it.

Here in the Southeast we had killer tornadoes in frickin'
January. And then there was hurricane Sandy and the
blizzard in the Northeast. And just for fun, some record
wildfires in the far western USA.

This kind of stuff did not used to happen. There was a time
within my memory when every year the weather was actually
not more destructive than the previous year.

I do not think flying construction materials are a good
thing. They are in the same category as combustible rivers.

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