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re: God bless Donald J. TRUMP. He is truly the one to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN. - bmy
God does have a thing for the immoral and corrupt I'll give him that ...
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re: My Child's AP Government Textbook Cover - bmy
[quote] I think OP raises a valid point and don't really get all the downvotes. MLK would be better served on an American history text[/quote] I knew you couldn't read ...
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re: Heading to the Trump Event (Huntsville) - bmy
I guess they are going to jam quite a few like minded retards in the VBC? Wonder what the demographics are going to be like :lol;...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] Its no worse than denying a person with a penis is a male. [/quote] Not all people with penises are male :cheers:...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] Ok. So? What should be done? What is your answer? What is your solution?[/quote] I'm not even saying there is a problem. Just pointing out that humans can and do change the climate. An unfortunate amount of conservatives deny that basic fact ...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] A lightning storm isn't a climate. [/quote] It is a part of the climate :cheers:...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote][link=(http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/2017GL074982/full )]Link to published paper[/link] These emissions estimates use fuel usage statistics based on real-time ship information (number, size/type, heading, speed, etc.) from the automatic identification system (AIS) required on...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] go outside and release a balloon. How long does the balloon stay directly above you?[/quote] Not long. It's not like these lightning strikes happened directly over the ships :lol: ...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] no it wouldnt, unless they were rising at near the speed of sound. good god man.[/quote] You do realize the alleged "source" is from multiple ships in a shipping lane and not a single ship.. right?...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] and the higher they go the more they get advected LATERALLY across the globe. holy frick man this is basic science.[/quote] Why would this be incompatible with the conclusion the researchers reached? Any effect measured would be most pronounced near the alleged source ...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] WTF is an aerosol? Is it carbon? is it water vapor? Is it carbonized water vapor? Let's tip over Guam and see if there's some aerosols under there while we're at it.[/quote] System of solid or liquid particles suspended in a gas.....
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] I do have a question. How did this man made lightening alter the CLIMATE?[/quote] Climate = long term weather pattern A storm with lightning is not the same as a storm without lightning. Altering weather = altering climate...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] so you're also telling me there are no winds here? that these updrafts and ice crystal formation are immune from the global wind patterns in the upper atmosphere? They form and stay DIRECTLY ABOVE the shipping lanes and dont move? Seriously, are you retarded?[/quote] You disagree...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote]or maybe the large metal ships with propellers creating friction and static electricity act as lightning rods... nah....had to be some other insane scenario which is much more complicated [/quote] Ice crystals forming around aerosol particles is hardly an insane scenario...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote]Lightning isn't "the climate" That's literally just a larger version of you rubbing your furry costume then touching a door knob and getting shocked[/quote] ... no :lol:...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote]Although lightning activity is higher over the shipping lanes, the amount of rainfall is no different to nearby regions.[/quote] And? ...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote] See. Globalism is awful for the environment[/quote] This is 100% true. ...
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re: Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
[quote]When volcanoes erupt, sometimes lightning storms pop up in the ash clouds. This is a practical example where mother nature clearly alters the climate.[/quote] Yes... so?...
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Lightning storms triggered by exhaust from cargo ships - bmy
Practical example where humans clearly alter the climate :lol: [quote]When Joel Thornton at the University of Washington in Seattle and his colleagues looked at records of lightning strikes between 2005 and 2016 from the World Wide Lightning Location Network, they noticed there were significantly...
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re: The Fundamental Flaw in every last God/No God thread ever on this board - bmy
[quote] The question is, "what in science explains infinite existence?" . . . Whether it be infinite existence of God, or infinite existence of mass. [/quote] kind of a straw-man.. "what in science explains an omnipotent god?" take your time please... ...
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