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Old 07-14-2008, 03:09 PM
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Well said Hatty.

I'm glad some people on here can think for themselves, and not let Gore do it for them.

Now can we please get back to diesel discussions?
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Old 07-14-2008, 03:25 PM
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But if you look at the Sun's radiation over the last 30 years, it has NOT increased (other than going through its regular 11-year cycle which is currently delayed).
Oh is that so?

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/060926_solar_activity.html

By analyzing the amount of titanium 44, a radioactive isotope, the team found a significant increase in the Sun's radioactive output during the 20th century.



Nothing is for certain. One thing is for certain is that when the Earth warms, CO2 levels go up... in response to that warming CO2 is released from the Oceans in magnatudes that dwarf what man produces. However it is all "contributory" but... it is a "result" of Global warming, not the cause of it... We all know that, in spite of which side we take on that part of the issue, that man should lessen his contribution and lessen his need for Fossil Fuels, and do his part to not contribute. However the emphasis needs also be way more on adapting to Global warming more than just reducing mans contribution to it. Because it does occur with or without his contribution... and we have to adapt to whatever climate the Universe throws at us. We should expend far more effort on adapting and preparing for alternate Crops and survival than we do blaming the cause on something. We can do all we want reducing the Mans contribution and it still will occur and then what do we do? Man is not the only cause. And many will argue they are a minor part of it all.




And renewable Diesel fuel holds the most promise for helping reduce dependence on the non renewable form of fuel.




See how I got back to Diesel?

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Old 07-14-2008, 03:32 PM
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Could we maybe turn this into an oil thread?
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Old 07-14-2008, 03:41 PM
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Sure... Rotella T is the shizzle...
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Oh is that so?

http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/060926_solar_activity.html

[FONT=arial]By analyzing the amount of titanium 44, a radioactive isotope, the team found a significant increase in the Sun's radioactive output during the 20th century.
Nice try. Next time please read what you link to. From the same article:

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Over the past few decades, however, they found the solar activity has stabilized at this higher-than-historic level.

The rise in solar activity at the beginning of the last century through the 1950s or so matches with the increase in global temperatures, Usoskin said. But the link doesn't hold up from about the 1970s to present.
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Old 07-15-2008, 12:06 AM
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I was going to post yesterday, but this whole diesel is polluting and ruining the earth thing is pissing me off. time to start bombing these agencys.
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That's crazy that a VW SUV is worse emission wise than my nieghbors V-10 Ford truck.
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The article said specifically that they didn't include trucks in their comparison.
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The article said specifically that they didn't include trucks in their comparison.
Right, but that makes it a worthless article. Take out all the other polluters and end up with what you really want to make look bad.
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Old 07-15-2008, 03:47 PM
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Man-induced global warming is real and I have already discussed this topic to death (check out the Open Discussion sometimes). But that's where diesels have an advantage over gasoline vehicles, their carbon footprint is lower. On a single vehicle basis though, your vehicle's emissions are less than a drop in the ocean so don't feel too guilty.

BTW, how's that S430 of yours? Do you think it's better than a W140?
Man induced global warming is real for those positioned to make a profit from it! Let's not forget that! More than 90% of all CO2 is not produced by man, so how come it is that suddenly the sky is falling? I'll take a fuel efficient diesel over a gasoline hybrid any day!
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The article said specifically that they didn't include trucks in their comparison.

The joys of makeing statistics say what you want them to say.
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Man induced global warming is real for those positioned to make a profit from it! Let's not forget that! More than 90% of all CO2 is not produced by man, so how come it is that suddenly the sky is falling?
Did you even read the posts on the previous page? I'm tired of reading these uneducated sound bites from people who don't have a clue what they're talking about.
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Old 07-15-2008, 05:06 PM
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Then stop posting about it DA and the rest of us won't have to read "uneducated sound bites from people who don't have a clue what they're talking about".

The article should have been titled "Dirty Driving: Top 10 Worst Diesel SUV Polluters"
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Old 07-15-2008, 07:18 PM
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Nice try. Next time please read what you link to. From the same article:

You probably need to read it again yourself until you understand it...
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Then stop posting about it DA and the rest of us won't have to read "uneducated sound bites from people who don't have a clue what they're talking about".

The article should have been titled "Dirty Driving: Top 10 Worst Diesel SUV Polluters"
I'm never the one who starts discussing GW. It's always someone clueless who just needs to "vent" about his ignorance on the subject, like you.

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You probably need to read it again yourself until you understand it...
Point out one specific thing that I said about GW that is incorrect, and explain how it is incorrect & why it matters. Don't give me any general crap. Be specific. Until you do that, you've got absolutely nothing.
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