Why are there so many differing opinions on Global Warming?
I've had teachers tell me it's not man made, some have even said that global warming doesn't even exist, yet others are adamant about it being man made and occurring at an alarming rate. Is the truth somewhere in the middle? I seem to be getting a lot of different responses, I guess most specifically I am looking for an answer as to why there are so many opinions. I personally am not looking to be swayed one way or another.
Asked By: Roman - 11/26/2011
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Well, first you have the scientists. Within that group there is a subset of climate scientists who are actually collecting the data and doing the research. Although theories and hypothesis exist-including predictions of future weather patterns and climate-there really doesn't seem to be much disagreement on the... More
Answered By: booM - 11/27/2011
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Answered By: Drink the Kool-Aide - 11/26/2011
Those who know about climate science and global warming will almost unanimously tell you that it’s real. Over 97% of climate scientists accept that it’s real and there isn’t a single scientific organisation on the planet, whether it’s of national or international standing, that disputes that it’s real... More
Answered By: Trevor - 11/26/2011
The truth is man made effects upon the human body is a proven fact. Global Warming, now called climate change, has been happening since the last ice age. If anything we do not have any proof that climate conditions on earth have ever been exactly the same over long periods of time. We can see directly the shifts in... More
Answered By: alan - 11/26/2011
It's like... people have opinions about things, man.
Answered By: Shin Nohara - 11/26/2011
global warming is obviously caused by man's activities. so, global warming do exist but not really man made too. because what we are doing is only speeding global warming that'll happen anyway if humans don't exist.
Answered By: tnsh94 - 11/26/2011
The globe has warmed but it wasn't caused by humans. Watch the videos I've posted below and you will understand the technical aspects of it and also why its such a huge political issue... More
Answered By: Maxx - 11/26/2011
The under line two opinions are these: 1. It is real - what most of the world believes 2. It is not real - what government tell us to stop us from panicking or so they don't have to spend money.
Answered By: Youth Green Team - 11/26/2011
Hmmm...maybe because it's getting cooler?
Answered By: Spider Boy - 11/26/2011
global warming is a natraul phenmenon just like the ice age or global freezing, the diffrence with current global warming is tht by emmiting greenhouse gases we are aclerating the process at an unprecedented rate.
Answered By: Dkdklsd - 11/26/2011
ok , what happened was Du pont the biggestmanufacturer of refrigerants lost the rights to r-22 which is in all air conditioners, so they have a huge lobbyin congress, and billionsof dollars saying the refrigerant was depleting the ozone, they came up with r410 a direct substitute, the only problem is that the molecules... More
Answered By: Moritz - 11/26/2011
Some people are afraid of change. They think that living without fossil fuels will mean going back to living in caves. The truth is that new energy sources will be as much better than hydrocarbon fuels as natural gas and electricity is better than shovelling coal. They seem to think that the hydrocarbon age is the best... More
Answered By: jyushchyshyn - 11/26/2011
Well, the global temperature as recorded by satellites has gone down since 1998 despite an increase of man made CO2 into the atmosphere. This flies in the face of the fear mongering that alarmists are trying to spread. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Satellite_Temperatures.png
Answered By: Ian - 11/27/2011
There are lots of differing SCIENTIFIC opinions on minor details of global warming, but not about whether or not it exists or is man made (on which TOP scientists agree). Amongst the GENERAL PUBLIC, the many differing opinions on those most basic questions are because "doubt is the product" of those who have financed... More
Answered By: Hey Dook - 11/27/2011
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