LIVE EARTH LINEUP

From www.liveearth.org

USA LIVE EARTH REVEALED
Tickets for the 7/7/07 Concert to Combat Global Warming Go On Sale 4/16

NEW YORK — Organizers today announced eighteen of the headliners who will perform at the U.S. leg of the 7-continent, 24-hour Live Earth concerts on 7/7/07. The concert will be held at Giants Stadium in New Jersey. Tickets for the show go on sale Monday, April 16 at 10 a.m. EDT.

"Capping Live Earth with a blockbuster show like this will ensure we meet our challenge of building a mass audience to combat global warming," Live Earth Founder and Executive Producer Kevin Wall said. "Live Earth will be a monumental event both in terms of entertainment and in turning the tide against global warming."

The global concert on 7/7/07 will begin in Sydney and continue across all 7 continents, concluding with the U.S. show.

"We hope the energy created by Live Earth will jump start a massive public education effort," Live Earth Co-Chair Vice President Al Gore said. "Live Earth will help us reach a tipping point that's needed to move corporations and governments to take decisive action to solve the climate crisis."

The U.S. show will feature live on stage:

AFI
AKON
ALICIA KEYS
BON JOVI
DAVE MATTHEWS BAND
FALL OUT BOY
JOHN MAYER
KANYE WEST
KELLY CLARKSON
KT TUNSTALL
LUDACRIS
MELISSA ETHERIDGE
RIHANNA
ROGER WATERS
SHERYL CROW
SMASHING PUMPKINS
THE POLICE

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 16 and will be available at livenation.com/liveearth or by calling Ticketmaster at (212) 307-7171. All ticket information is available at LiveEarth.MSN.com. All proceeds will benefit the Alliance for Climate Protection and other international NGOs.

Live Earth is a monumental music event that will bring together more than 2 billion people to combat the climate crisis. Live Earth's 24 hours of music across 7 continents will deliver a call to action and the solutions needed to answer the call. Live Earth marks the beginning of a multi-year campaign led by The Alliance for Climate Protection to move individuals, corporations and governments to take action.

Earlier today, Wall announced that the following artists will perform at the London leg of Live Earth at Wembley Stadium:

BEASTIE BOYS
BLACK EYED PEAS
BLOC PARTY
CORINNE BAILEY RAE
DAMIEN RICE
DAVID GRAY
DURAN DURAN
FOO FIGHTERS
GENESIS
JAMES BLUNT
JOHN LEGEND
KEANE
MADONNA
PAOLO NUTINI
RAZORLIGHT
RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS
SNOW PATROL

Exclusive online media partner MSN is helping Live Earth reach people in every corner of the globe. The concerts will be streamed live on 7/7/07 at LiveEarth.MSN.com. MSN's 39 localized web portals worldwide attract 465 million monthly users. The concerts will be broadcast on the NBC in the U.S. and on more than 120 networks around the world.

Wall also announced that smart car, Stonyfield Farm and Pepsi have joined Live Earth as corporate partners. In addition to working with Live Earth to create corporate efforts to combat global warming, this growing list of partners will help ensure a mass audience for Live Earth is reached. These efforts will be detailed at a later date.

Wall also announced today that Live Earth will stage concerts at Sydney's Aussie Stadium; Rio de Janeiro's Copacabana Beach; Johannesburg's Cradle of Human Kind; Tokyo's Tokyo Stadium and in Shanghai, TBD.


From www.liveearth.org

AL GORE, KEVIN WALL, PHARRELL, MANÁ, CAMERON DIAZ
LAUNCH UNPRECEDENTED CAMPAIGN, CONCERT
TO COMBAT CLIMATE CRISIS

"Live Earth" Concerts in All 7 Continents
To Reach Global Audience of Over 2 Billion


Diaz, Gore, Wall :: Live Earth Press Conference
Los Angeles, CA – Detailing a historic effort to engage billions of people across the globe, Kevin Wall, Al Gore, Pharrell Williams, Maná, Cameron Diaz, and the MSN Network today launched Save Our Selves (SOS) – The Campaign for a Climate in Crisis. The announcement was made at the California Science Center.

SOS is designed to trigger a global movement to combat our climate crisis. It will reach people in every corner of the planet through television, film, radio, the Internet and Live Earth, a 24-hour concert on 7/7/07 across all 7 continents that will bring together more than 100 of the world's top musical acts. Live Earth alone will engage an audience of more than 2 billion people through concert attendance and broadcasts. MSN has partnered with SOS to use its reach to make the Live Earth concerts available across the globe. The Live Earth audience, and the proceeds from the concerts, will create the foundation for a new, multi-year global effort to combat the climate crisis led by The Alliance for Climate Protection and its Chair, Vice President Al Gore. SOS was founded by Kevin Wall, who won an Emmy as Worldwide Executive Producer of Live 8.

"Our climate crisis is the paramount challenge facing humanity. SOS is more than a global distress call. SOS will give the world the tools we need to answer that call with meaningful action. The most important part of SOS is how individuals, corporations, and governments respond," Wall said. "Our climate crisis affects everyone, everywhere, and that's who SOS is aimed at. Only a global response can conquer our climate crisis. SOS asks all people to Save Our Selves because only we can."

"In order to solve the Climate Crisis, we have to reach billions of people. We are launching SOS and Live Earth to begin a process of communication that will mobilize people all over the world to take action," Gore said. "The Climate Crisis will only be stopped by an unprecedented and sustained global movement. We hope to jump-start that movement right here, right now, and take it to a new level on July 7, 2007."

"At MSN, we have the worldwide audience and the technology stage to help unite a global community around SOS and Live Earth," said Joanne Bradford, corporate vice president and chief media officer of MSN. "Anyone around the world with an Internet connection will be able to come to MSN to view not just the concert events, but also an extensive collection of interactive media that will entertain, educate, inspire and ultimately drive change."

Wall announced 25 of the 100 top musical acts that have answered SOS's call and are performing at Live Earth. SOS is also engaging other celebrities, CEOs, athletes, academics and government leaders to engage their constituencies. Please see that attached list of 25 artists.

"More than 100 artists are performing at Live Earth and they're all headliners. That's what it takes to engage billions of people. We're not just engaging fans of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Snoop Dogg, or the Foo Fighters and Faith Hill. We're engaging them and everyone in between," Wall said. "We've been overwhelmed by the response from the artist community and are feverishly working out the logistics for all of the bands that want to be involved. Today we are announcing just the first 25 and will soon be announcing even more headliners who, for contractual reasons, cannot be announced today."

The campaign's identity is based on SOS, the international Morse code distress signal: three dots, followed by three dashes, followed by three dots. SOS is the most urgent, universal message we have, and SOS will use that signal as a continuous distress call to prompt individuals, corporations and governments around the world to respond to our climate crisis with action.

"SOS is creating an unmatched communications platform to take on an unparalleled crisis," Wall said. "Our message must saturate the globe if we're to succeed, and we will. In the U.S., we're partnering with NBC-Universal and its networks. On satellite radio, we have SIRIUS and XM. In the UK, we're partnering with the BBC. In Japan, we have a historic partnership with two broadcast partners. We have already secured television, Internet and wireless coverage in 120 countries, and the rest are soon to come."

Wall announced that Live Earth concerts will take place in Brazil, Shanghai, Japan, Johannesburg, London, Sydney, and the Eastern United States.

Live Earth will be broadcast worldwide on MSN, which was the first sponsor to answer SOS's call. MSN is one of the world's most popular Internet destinations, and as such will allow the SOS campaign to have a global reach. MSN has services in over 42 markets and 21 languages, and more than 465 million people around the world visit MSN each month. Beginning today, people can go to liveearth.msn.com and begin participating in the global movement, and on 7/7/07, to watch the Live Earth concerts.

Live Earth is being produced by Control Room, of which Kevin Wall is the CEO. Control Room has produced and distributed more than 60 concerts since its founding a year and a half ago featuring Beyoncé, Madonna, Green Day, Dave Matthews Band, Keith Urban, James Blunt, Snoop Dogg, the Rolling Stones, among others. Its multi-partner network provides a global reach for live offerings through broadband, television, digital movie theatres and mobile phones throughout the U.S. and the world.

Live Earth will implement a new Green Event Standard that will become the model for carbon neutral concerts and other live events in the future. The Green Event Standard is being developed in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Commission to create a way for venues to be LEED-approved.

LIVE EARTH FACT SHEET

Live Earth - The Concert for a Climate in Crisis

7/7/07

Concerts on all 7 continents:

Shanghai
Sydney
Johannesburg
London
Brazil - TBD
Japan - TBD
United States - TBD
Antarctica - TBD

100+ artists
Current and legendary artists across all genres performing multiple hits.

Announced today:

Pharrell
Red Hot Chili Peppers
Foo Fighters
Snoop Dogg
Lenny Kravitz
Bon Jovi
Paolo Nutini
Sheryl Crow
AFI
Melissa Etheridge
John Mayer
Damien Rice
Corinne Bailey Rae
Duran Duran
Snow Patrol
John Legend
Black Eyed Peas
Akon
Enrique Iglesias
Fall Out Boy
Maná
Keane
Kelly Clarkson
Korn
Faith Hill w/ Tim McGraw
Bloc Party

Celebrities and thought leaders
Entertainers, athletes, scientists, government leaders and CEOs helping engage their constituencies with SOS.

More than 1 million audience members
Live concert attendance reaching more than 1 million people.

More than 2 billion viewers
Multi-platform distribution (television, radio, internet, wireless) reaching in excess of 2 billion people across the globe.

The global audience gathered for Live Earth, its ongoing actions, and the proceeds from the concerts, will form the foundation for a new, multi-year international initiative to combat the climate crisis led The Alliance for Climate Protection and its Chair, Al Gore.


Al Gore Announces "Live Earth" Concert

Al Gore is teaming up with the organizers of Live 8 and some of the biggest stars in music for a 24 hour concert across seven countries on July 7, 2007 to raise awareness on environmental issues, specifically global warming.

Red Hot Chili Peppers, Foo Fighters, Snoop Dogg, John Mayer, Akon, A.F.I., Fall Out Boy, Tim McGraw, and Faith Hill are among the participating artists being announced at a press conference in Los Angeles today.

As is being reported at www.rollingstone.com today, not all of the locations have been confirmed, but organizer Kevin Wall, who led the charge for the Live 8 concerts in 2005, has a potential plan: "We'll start in Shanghai, and go to Sydney and Rio De Janeiro and Washington D.C. and London and Johannesburg and finish the show in Kyoto at the old Buddhist temple where we would do an acoustic show and ask the world to take a breath."

The concerts, which will include educational films and presentations designed to educate the world on the climate crisis, will be broadcast around the world.

Kevin Wall approached Al Gore with the "Live Earth" idea after seeing Gore's film, An Inconvenient Truth.


From Financial Times (www.ft.com) :

Climate Change Concerts 'To Dwarf Live Aid'

By Carlos Grande and Fiona Harvey
Published: February 8 2007 02:00

A series of concerts "bigger than Live Aid" is being planned for July, in a bid to put the subject of climate change before an audience of a global audience of 2 billion.

The event, scheduled for July 7, will feature coordinated film, music and television events in seven cities including London, Washington DC, Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro, Cape Town and Kyoto, with major broadcasters and media owners aiming to extend the reach of public awareness of global warming.

It is understood that former U.S. vice-president Al Gore, whose movie An Inconvenient Truth brought climate change to cinema audiences last year, will announce the event today (2/9) in London.

The organizers hope to involve up to 2.5m people in events and link-ups at the cities involved, as well as other locations.

They are promising a line-up of artists to "dwarf" that of the Live8 and Live Aid concerts, thought to be branded under the name "SOS".

One person close to the event said yesterday: "The talent involved is just exponentially bigger because the issue itself is bigger.

"Live Aid was about asking people to stump up money, this is about effecting systemic change. "The aim is not just to drive awareness but to get people to take action."

These actions are likely to include personal pledges to reduce emissions, for instance by using energy efficient equipment or flying less.

http://liveearth.org/

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zmoney1 starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/9/2007 11:08AM
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zmoney1

sounds hot!

Zapzapa Fri 2/9/2007 11:11AM
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Zapzapa

Put Pink Floyd and Talking Heads back together for this one

PanicSC starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/9/2007 11:25AM
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Led Zeppelin, McCartney&Ringo, original GNR, Michael Jackson, and STP would be nice too. ha

brewgrass Fri 2/9/2007 11:57AM
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there's no such thing as global warming
it's called FREEDOM HEAT! haha

Deadhead89 starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/9/2007 12:23PM
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thank God. we need to save this world. phinally something is being done. Gore for President 08

thebum Fri 2/9/2007 12:30PM
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thebum

freedom heat. That's the best thing I've heard on quite some time.

thebum Fri 2/9/2007 12:40PM
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thebum

It's almost as good as my new picture.

anonymous star Fri 2/9/2007 12:43PM
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masterpater starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/9/2007 12:43PM
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i'll be more impressed if the concerts are using alternative/renewable energy as their source, BUT this is progress

Zapzapa Fri 2/9/2007 01:10PM
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Zapzapa

They should put Bill Clinton on the bill have him play sax that would take care of all that freedom heat Gore/Clinton in '08

TarheelDead starstarstarstar Fri 2/9/2007 01:24PM
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lets see the DEAD quintet (weir/lesh/kreutzman/Hart)we always hear about!

Mr. Holland's O-Face Fri 2/9/2007 01:36PM
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Mr. Holland's O-Face

Wouldn't that be a quartet? haha not trying to spot-check you man.

shackca starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/9/2007 01:39PM
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shackca

NEED THE DEAD WITH KIMOCK, PINK FLOYD (WITH WATERS), ZEP WITH JASON BONHAM, YES (WAKEMAN, ANDERSON, BRUFORD, HOWE), U2, WIDESPREAD PANIC, TOM PETTY, FLEETWOOD MAC, EAGLES, ON AND ON ...HAHA

deadpig79 Fri 2/9/2007 01:54PM
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deadpig79

Lets have a huge concert in the middle of the mountains and have hundreds of thousands of people drive their s.u.v.s to it. Kinda sounds like global warming!

Zapzapa Fri 2/9/2007 02:00PM
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Zapzapa

Talking Heads Pink Floyd

shackca Fri 2/9/2007 02:15PM
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shackca

Heads and Floyd together sounds like a wierd combination

Rebacreates Fri 2/9/2007 02:29PM
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They should charge tickets for the concerts and use them to invest in electric cars.

Check out "Who Killed the Electric Car". Its a phenominal documentary that has a lot of answers to some of our biggest pollution problems.

Durkin starstarstarstar Fri 2/9/2007 03:47PM
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Durkin

I just wish it was something I could go to as well but I know it will be something set up in some far off land that costs too much money and I will have to watch it on my shity computer through some crap yahoo window or something. But yeah...sounds cool.

I think Heads/Floyd/Police/Phish/Dead/U2/Radiohead tour with 200 dates spaning one year and all the money going to help the enviornment would be better but now im just talkin shit. :)

doglog Fri 2/9/2007 06:09PM
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Zapzapa Fri 2/9/2007 06:43PM
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Zapzapa

doglog your joking right you dont think we have anything to do with the planet warming up its not the sun that we are controling to cause this its the atmosphere ever hear of that

philhitz Fri 2/9/2007 07:16PM
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merl saunders said it a long time ago -- he was right -- save the earth -- this show is a good idea

mysticalphysics starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/9/2007 09:07PM
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doglog...are you an idiot? The only scientists that claim not to agree that humans are the main cause for global warming are those who are paid by the large corporations to have that opinion. This is only a two sided issue in our government not in the scientific field, who are the ones who know what they are talking about. Dont believe me? Do alittle research. Oh ya, Zapzapa..... it would be the shit if Talking Heads got back together!!! "Buring Down the House"

cliftonhanger420 Fri 2/9/2007 09:12PM
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i'm just wondering what you mean by the quintet "we always here about"? i'm not sure what u mean. i thought u might be confused with the phil lesh quintet. if lesh/weir/hart/kreutzman play, who's gonna play lead guitar? Kimock sounds like a good idea to me.

stealin Fri 2/9/2007 09:28PM
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It was Save Mother Earth now! It was good stuff and J. Gar was at the wheel. BUT this is gonna be commercial U2 stuff. Hopefully Dylan Petty Willie or some Lesh Mesh that would be something. Weir'll see? Warren at least please! Child of the earth.

stealin Fri 2/9/2007 09:44PM
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Clifton , do you know where your name comes from?

emgriffi starstarstarstar Sat 2/10/2007 06:28AM
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anyone who doesn't agree with the global warming issue is a moron. it is extremely important for us to take a look at the issues and address them. one of the best ways of course is to put pink floyd on stage. lets just hope they have some windmills and solar panels to generate their power.

JakeCinningerisgod starstarstarstarstar Sat 2/10/2007 07:47AM
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ghilliesblunt starstarstarstarstar Sat 2/10/2007 12:19PM
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ghilliesblunt

motion to revoke doglog's membership

mysticalphysics Sat 2/10/2007 03:26PM
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"Gore is such a moron"

Are you kinding me! Gore is one of the smartest and most uncorupt politicians America has seen in a while. I would love to see him as president (which he should have been). By the way vote for Barack Obama. He is a good guy.

philhitz Sat 2/10/2007 05:57PM
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stealin'

don't forget merl's: 'save the planet so we'll have some place to boogie' -- 'save mother earth' is a great tune - i believe it is on 'fire up' w/ jer & john fogerty -- but merl talkin' about saving the earth, he was way ahead of his time -- most of these famous folk now are basically looking for self-appreciated attention (ie: bono) -- either way -- we've got to do something & fast to save our own asses!!!!! (& our kids asses too!) -- long live merl!!!

phishhead40 Sat 2/10/2007 07:38PM
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A)This is the dumbest idea ever...

B)Global warming does exsist but its not as big of a deal as people are making it out to be. Our planet goes through a cycle every 70 years. All of the records for hottest temps. were set in the 30's, the storm of the century in 1936 that hit in the exact same place that Katrina and did just about the same damage exactly 70 years later. And all of the records for coldest temps were set in the 70's just about half way between then and now. See a pattern.

C)Al Gore is a fool, if he really cares about global warming he wouldn't drive around in his several cars most of them huge SUV's one being a Lincoln Navigator, and wouldnt have 3 homes. Yeah he really cares about this planet....

cocheese Sun 2/11/2007 07:54AM
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cocheese

Al Gore is a tool. I think the Global Warming concept is propaganda. Like Phishhead40 said, the Earth has her cycles and patterns. That being said we aren't helping out our planet any. We all need to decrease our daily impacts, and continue to look for cleaner and safer energy sources. RECYCLE YO SHIT!!!

sgallagh2003 star Sun 2/11/2007 08:18AM
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vinrazz starstarstarstarstar Sun 2/11/2007 09:26AM
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you cats need a science class. there is no doubt that our planet goes through warming stages, but this one is certainly anthropogenic. guilt propaganda tool? that is comedy bro, get it together. global warming is a runaway freight train, and you cats can say whatever you want, but it is your kids who are gonna have to deal with it.
if you want to see a Pattern, check out charles keelings data from Mauna Loa since '55, or read my book Today's Future, it is chock full of data about it. don't start typing if you don't know what you are talking about. get off Al Gore.

Tony8 Sun 2/11/2007 10:29AM
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Tony8

"Lets have a huge concert in the middle of the mountains and have hundreds of thousands of people drive their s.u.v.s to it. Kinda sounds like global warming!" LOL!! I am totally hoping for maybe a Wham reunion with George Michael, Maybe some Culture Club with Boy George, Of course some kinda a Dead cover band, lead by Weir probably since Phil is sick. And maybe Widespread Panic with about 5 lead guitarists on stage? That would be great!

armsakimbo starstarstarstarstar Sun 2/11/2007 11:10AM
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this wil be sweet. just keep U2 out of it. Tony, as much as we all cant wait for a Wham Reunion and maybe some Boy George, lets hope the talking heads do it. that would be excellent. I cant wait to hear "Burning Down The Planet"

data starstarstarstarstar Sun 2/11/2007 11:21AM
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Gore in 08

durazno Sun 2/11/2007 06:10PM
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durazno

THE THEORY I LIKE TO BELIEVE ABOUT GLOBAR WARMING IS THE FOLLOWING:

Man is helping to fasten the process of global warming, BUT the most important factor is that our planet is going through a cycle.

Forest starstarstarstar Mon 2/12/2007 01:41AM
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A 'cycle' of hot death maybe! Have any of you heard anything about 'global dimming' its pretty damn scary too.

Doesn'tmatteranyway Mon 2/12/2007 06:18AM
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Doesn'tmatteranyway

Ironically, the global warming trend which is being caused by man (India and China being the most significant sources of pollution right now)will eventually lead to an ice age. Why not take measures to slow this trend down? Use less of everything, help our future generations.

YEMolly starstarstarstar Mon 2/12/2007 08:06AM
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YEMolly

Do people really think gobal warming is just propaganda? Why don't you look at some scientific research and quit allowing your biases to govern your "reason." Not believing in global warming is about as ridiculous as not believing in the Holocaust. Educate yourselves.
Oh, and Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin should sooo perform. :)

SaveTheRobots Mon 2/12/2007 08:33AM
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SaveTheRobots

“These men agree the whole world stinks so no ones taking showers anymore.”

cocheese Mon 2/12/2007 09:24AM
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ConcertSOS Mon 2/12/2007 09:27AM
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I think it's an awesome idea and can't wait to hear the music!!!!!!

www.concertsos.com

YEMolly starstarstarstarstar Mon 2/12/2007 10:22AM
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YEMolly

Cocheese- I didn't say that other factors aren't involved; I'm saying that there is FAR MORE scientific research proving that humans play the largest role in global warming than there is reseach saying that humans don't play a role. I have been educating myself on the topic for years, thank you. Perhaps you should read the reports of the IPCC that were just published a few weeks ago. The IPCC consists of scientists, researchers, and reviewers-all of whom are climate change professionals, and all of who say w/ 90% certainty that global warming is primarily caused by human's (trapping of greenhouse gases). There are only a small percentage of scientists who refute global warming. Do you just think the vast majority of scientists just HAPPEN to be wrong and that the select few just happen to be right? Odd are-probably not.

Tony8 Mon 2/12/2007 10:41AM
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christophebaise Mon 2/12/2007 11:07AM
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christophebaise

I liked doglogs comments. The Earth has existed billions of years and we have studied the climate for what maybe a couple hundred years? Millions of years ago the Earth was much more polluted from active volcanoes. I think I heard once that one active volcano produces more toxic gas than the activities of man. I am an outdoorsman and I love the environment and I am also in favor of enacting tougher laws to protect the environment. The left pushes things too far and uses scare tactics the same way the right does.

uva44 Mon 2/12/2007 11:19AM
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I think discussing the different views on global warming is great (and important). There's plenty of data out there and lots of interpretetions of the data (from all sides)... the more sides of the story that you hear, the better equipped you are to make an informed decision on the issue. The questions I consider are: how detrimental is the warming? If we spend tons of money to combat it, how much good will it do? Would that money have a more significant impact elsewhere (i.e. AIDS prevention in Africa)? It's easy to say "we should fight global warming" but that money needs to be taken out of other programs.

cocheese Mon 2/12/2007 11:51AM
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YEMolly Mon 2/12/2007 12:17PM
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YEMolly

I'm going to have to say, no, it's not b/c they have a hidden agenda. Those with the most financial money/backing are typically conservatives, which are typically the ones that believe that global warming is BS. You honestly think that 80-90% (or whatever it is) of scientists are taken bribes to say that global warming exists when they actually don't believe that at all?!?!?! Isn't it a little more realistic to think that the 10-20% are the ones that are being paid by the corporations (as someone suggested earlier)? Besides, our current administration is NOT enviornmentally friendly. They would LOVE for global warming to be a myth. They're also pretty good at controling who/what they want. Why aren't they controling this in the way they want (like everything else)? Could it be b/c they're having a hard time finding scientists who say global warming isn't caused by humans? Our Administration could offer waaaaay more money to these individuals than whoever you think is supposedly currently "backing their agenda." Whatever. We'll agree to disagree.

mysticalphysics Mon 2/12/2007 01:12PM
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I am quite suprised at the ignorance of many people posting comments here. Global Warming is now accepted as fact in the scientific comunnity and as I said before the only scientists who disagree with the fact that humans are the main contributor to this global warming are those bribed by the rich oilman. cocheese sorry but their is more of a chance to make money disagreeing with the data. The issue of Global Warming is no longer two sided. There are those that are educated enough to know that changes need to be made and there are those who are ignorant of the truth because our government is too comfortable ignoring important issues. YEMolly thank you for giving me some faith in the people of our country. BTW cocheese where are these facts that you speak of which refute that humans are the cause of global warming? I've done extensive research on the topic and no self repecting scientist would go against the massive amounts of data that prove humans are the cause of global warming.

philhitz Mon 2/12/2007 01:23PM
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global warming is real -- ask the polar bears not ass-w-hole's corporate buddies

phishhead40 Mon 2/12/2007 09:52PM
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philhitz..
Im not saying global warming doesnt exsist, i have already stated my opinion above. But can you name me a species of bear in any climate, in any part of the world whose population has increased in the last 200 years? I would love to hear it.

être Mon 2/12/2007 10:09PM
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There is a bear that is found in many climates whose population has increased in the last 200 years......the masculinist bear of the gay community. According to wikipedia they are men with hairy bodies and facial hair. Apparently some are heavy set although weight is not a requirement...........

Sorry for the off-color attempt at humor. I'm just amazed to find this deep of a dialogue on a site where members debate whether Phish, Widespread Panic, or Phish is a better band. On a serious note if you haven't seen An Inconvenient Truth, put down the bong long enough to go and rent it...then make up your own mind regarding the data.

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go ahead, think what u want, keep ur head in ur butt, carbon dioxide depletes ozone. when the ocean moves in on our coastline, and u cant sell your waterfront properties, then we can all believe in global warming? Bushhead wont worry about it unless its at his doorstep COUGH>>> 911!!! Oh that precious N2O, so many love huffing at shows, it depletes ozone too.
wake the fuck up please, inform yourself, be aware.
peace ya'll

philhitz Tue 2/13/2007 08:09AM
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i believe black bears have been on the rise in northeastern & mid-altantic states for the past decade -- the reports of humans encoutering them have gone way up in these two regions over the past few years - which would mean more bears are in search of food instead of within their natural habitats -- this could be because of either a higher population tally or because their natural habitats are being destroyed at an unacceptably high rate -- take your pick

YEMolly Tue 2/13/2007 09:16AM
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I'm not aware of any type of bear whose population has increased. However, I am aware of bears whose populations are decreasing at a very abnormal rate. And not only bears but other animals. A lot of animals are having to swim farther North b/c of problems associated with thier food and habitat. The eco-systems in that area are out of whack.
And where were all y'all when Cocheese was reading me the riot act yesterday? I felt so alone. Kidding. :)

philhitz Tue 2/13/2007 09:33AM
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sorry molly -- i was probably playing candlyand (the dora edition) w/ my daughter -- he he -- & even though i don't agree w/ cocheese on this topic one bit - i still luv SCI & am sad about Billy leaving -- everyone should save the personal attacks for people like W. & quite possibly their own bosses (he he)-- it's o-k to have differing opinions - otherwise we could call ourselves, well 'congress' (see initial vote to invade iraq).

cocheese Tue 2/13/2007 09:58AM
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I was just trying to show a different side. To be honest with ya I'm not real sure about global warming. I lean more to the side that it's just nature and propaganda to spoon feed to us for someone's political gains. I'm all for decreasing pollution, recycling, and lowering our personal daily impacts. Global warming isn't the pressing issue to me, urban sprawl, over fishing, litter, ferrell species, and many other things come to my mind before global warming. The Earth has her cycles we all need to remember that. It's so funny to see how people will call one thing propaganda so quickly without a doubt in thier mind(i.e. Bush's war on terror) and then swallow hook, line, and sinker other claims made without so much as batting an eye.

Bandini star Tue 2/13/2007 09:59AM
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If people should put the bong down long enough to watch An Inconvenient Truth, they should also put it down long enough to read "State of Fear" by Michael Chrichton. Chrichton doesn't have the political agenda that Al Gore has. Also, what difference does it make who is funding the scientists? If the Sierra Club or Greenpeace are funding the scientists, does that make their reports less biased than the scientists being funded by an oil company? They all have their political and financial agendas.

Saying that Global Warming doen't present the threat of catastrophic events that some people believe is not the same as denying the holocaust. Why trivialize the deaths of 6 million people by comparing it to a scientific theory?

phishhead40 Tue 2/13/2007 11:02AM
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Global warming or not i think we can all agree that everyone should try to do whatever they can to decrease their impact on Mother earth. I also think we can all agree that everyone on here cares a great deal about this planet.


i still think gore is a hypocrite tho..

phishhead40 Tue 2/13/2007 11:04AM
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^^^ and this idea of a concert will not be helping at all to lower any human impact on this planet. Thats why I think its a very bad idea.

YEMolly Tue 2/13/2007 02:51PM
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Bandini-I was exaggerating on purpose regarding the Holocaust comment (just kinda trying to show how much I believe that it's NOT just propaganda). While I think it's pretty ludacris to refute either, I think the denying of the Holocaust is just a tad more ridiculous. And I'm certainly not trivializing it AT ALL!! Perhaps I'm showing the importance of global warming, which I don't think is just a "theory." And I think the extinction of all life forms due to global warming is, in fact, of a larger magnitude than the death of 6 million people (& I think it was closer to 11 or 12 million). And don't forget, there are many people who would call your "deaths of 6 million people" a mere myth, and some of those may think the denying of that isn't NEAR as severe as the loss we'll have from global warming.
And maybe Chrichton doesn't have a political agenda like Gore but neither do all those scientists who consider global warming to be a scientific fact as opposed to a theory.

Bandini Tue 2/13/2007 03:52PM
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Actually Molly, you're right. The scientists themselves don't necessarily have a political agenda...but, they have to please the hand that feeds them. Think about it...no grants = no scientists! Tweak a word here, omit a word there...all of a sudden, the scientific report has a different impact.

There is plenty of data that proves that global warming due to human emmissions is a theory...not a fact. Send me your email address, and I'll email it to you. Should we be better to the environment??? Yes. But should we be hysterical about it?

To try to intimidate others into not being able to speak their mind by comparing them to people who deny genocide is the suppression of free speech. It's the definition of totalitarianism.

YEMolly Tue 2/13/2007 04:25PM
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I do understand what you're saying. However, each time I read anything impartial regarding scientists and global warming, it is in fact the quite opposite. It's always a scientist saying that he was hushed and asked to mitigate (in his writings and speeches) the effects of global warming by "supervisors," and on several occasionas, it has been by someone in the Bush Administration. How shocking. I have yet to read it the other way around. Nobody is hysterical over it. People are just wanting change; that's all.
First, just b/c I compared the 2 doesn't mean they're the same. I can compare Ghandi to Bush if you'd like. That doesn't mean I'm implying they are just alike. And to say that I was doing it to intimidate others not to speak their mind?! hahaha In my comparison I say something u disagree with so I'm trying to intimidate? You're implying that I shouldn't have ever said made a reference to the Holocaust; I think that's a little more totalitarianistic than my "intimidation tactics" Not to mention insulting my intelligence by giving me the definition of totalitarianism(I was a Poly Sci major).
Agree to disagree?

Jacob321 Tue 2/13/2007 08:25PM
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Has anyone heard of Occam's razor? It is a principle that suggests that when considering different theories, it is best to choose the one that requires the fewest asumptions, or the use of the fewest hypotheticals. I think this is useful when considering the global warming issue. One can wonder all day about who is funding either side and what their motivations are, but I think the most direct explanation is that humans affect the climate. I also think that those who are looking at climate cycles are only considering the past century, when the greatest changes began in the 19th century with the industrial revolution.
I get the feeling that part of the argument on this issues stems from whether of not we should live in fear of global warming. Fear without questioning helps nothing, which is why it makes me happy to see this discussion taking place. At least we can all agree to be responsible for our individual impact.

SaveTheRobots Wed 2/14/2007 06:41AM
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whhoooooaaaooooooaaaaoo! The World Is SPPPIIIIINNNNNNGGGGIIIIINNNGGG Out Of Control!!!

pinkfloydfan420 starstarstarstar Wed 2/14/2007 11:07AM
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P Floyd, Phish, and Talking Heads!! Come on Al, you can make it happen!

acomma star Thu 2/15/2007 11:53AM
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I would check out the organization that thought the world was cooling in the '70's. And Al Gore sucks, along with his communist wife who we all have come to hate, the infamous Tipper Gore.

KPLMMJ Thu 2/15/2007 12:03PM
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It's half-man, half-bear, half-pig...It's MANBEARPIG!!! I'm super serial about this...and I feel bad for Al Gore...he has no friends

jpuffpick Thu 2/15/2007 12:04PM
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I'm a wolf and I eat chairs --- makes as much sense as Gore does when he rides in six vehicle caravans, most of which are SUV's, to go to a screening of his GlobalWarming movie.

gmoo star Thu 2/15/2007 12:20PM
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Who are you going to believe? Scientists who claim that the White House coerced them into downplaying GW, or George W. Bush, who believes that the world is 5000 years (not kidding at all) old and Jesus is coming any day...who has more to authority and agenda controlling to lose, the scientists, or the White House. Some people believe that GW is a huge conspiracy, but have a very very very easy time believing and accepting that Jesus rose from the dead after being deceased for three days, and is now sitting on God's right hand in heaven. Which is more believable, right wingers? Its true...certain individuals in America, indeed, live in a fantasy world of self-serving biases.

PheelinPhunky starstarstar Thu 2/15/2007 12:20PM
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good cause..... crappy bands...

blower starstarstarstarstar Thu 2/15/2007 12:42PM
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My problem with the discussions about global warming is that it is too limited of a focus. Wwarming is only one aspect of the environmental changes that effect us and the planet. Truely global warming is only a small part of the environmental impacts caused by humans and is probably the least supported by scientific evidence. Yes nature and climates are cyclic and natures own cycles maybe helping facilitate warming. The long term nature of climate change makes analysis difficult. So I agree that skeptisim regarding global warming is reasonable.

However, it is undisputable that human activities cause negative environmental changes. Go to LA, Salt Lake City, Mexico City, Africa, etc... and see for yourself. Human related emmsions lead to inverted weather patterns, poor air and water quality. A large portion of poverty stricken areas suffer from lack of sanitary water and sewer. Many rivers and lakes are unsafe to drink and have cuased species to become extinct. Fire hazards in the west to due to development patterns and human interactions in forest habitats. I could on and on.

My point is that by limiting the dabate to only global warming it is overlooking so many other aspects of global climate change. The issue really just becomes political fodder and soundbites.I agree with Cocheese only in the fact that other issues should be brought to the forefront.

Cocheese-the reason scientists claim a 90% certainity of human related global warming is becuase this type of research is based on STATISTICS and the term is called a confidence interval. Opponents of global warming don't claim to have 100% certainty that it is false either, they only have some evidence to dispute the thoery. A basic understanding of math is essential to facilitate a discussion.

Gore maybe a hypocrite, and some of the scientists may have agendas, but at least their intentions are good. Which is a lot more than I can say for the coporate stooges whos only motivation is short term profits.
The reason he needs a caravan of SUVS is to protect him from being assasinated by some incontinent reactionary with an artificial erection.


jpuffpick Thu 2/15/2007 12:56PM
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Blower, are you referring to B. Dole when mentioning 'incontinent reactionary with an artificial erection.'

zzdowz Thu 2/15/2007 01:04PM
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Everybody should watch Al Gore's movie. It's eye opening. To think that global warming is not real, you must be a fu*kin moron.

craikes13 starstarstarstarstar Thu 2/15/2007 01:32PM
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How come on the Bonnaroo thread, everyone is complaining about the acts that are playing and not the causes that AC/Superfly are helping, yet, here we are on this thread, the most POP of POP music, and hardly anyone is saying a word. Instead, lots of people seem to be on a different hamster wheel, arguing the inarguable about whether we are hurting our environment or not. Of course, we are hurting our environment. are we the #1 pollutors (humans), who knows.........after all, the sun a really big piece of pie.

berneto Thu 2/15/2007 01:57PM
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Okay, there's been a lot of hearsay so far on the subject so i'm just going to lay out some facts.

FACT: The 10 warmest years on record (record keeping started around 1850-75) are in the last 12 years.
FACT: These years correlate directly with an increase in CO2 and methane gas (greenhouse gases) which started during the industrial age.
FACT: Taking samples from ice in antartica scientists have discovered a significant increase in greenhouse gas concentrations since the industrial age started. In fact, the highest levels in the past 650,000 years. Yes you read correctly 650,000...the data is preserved in ice that is miles and miles thick.
FACT: The increase in greenhouse gases is manmade.
FACT: All credible scientific journals/magazines agree Global Warming exists and is manmade...here are two major journals that agree...National Geographic and Discover. I challenge anyone to find one that does not.
FACT: Every year humans release more than 30 billion tons of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere.
FACT: Forests eliminate greenhouse gases from the atmosphere, but they are being eliminated from the earth, which means more greenhouse gases are released every day.
FACT: The permafrost in siberia is defrosting releasing more and more methane into the atmostphere each day.
FACT: Greenlands ice sheets are melting, Europe and America's glaciers are melting, the ice in antartica is thining.
FACT: One effect of climate change is increased precipitation in some areas...snow in New York cannot be shown to be an argument against climate change.
FACT: Weather patterns are entirely sporadic and is difficult to predict. Climates are measured over decades and changes are predicatable and measureable.
FACT: The Bush administration recently suppressed reports explaining how climate change combined with the hole in the ozone layer over antartica could cause temperatures in antartica to increase. This does not discount climate change, it actually is further proof for it.

Opinion: STS9 killed it in Santa Cruz last night and the bands in this article aren't that sweet.

kyjed48 starstarstar Thu 2/15/2007 01:59PM
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Anyone who thinks global warming is propaganda, really needs to do some research. It's now scientific fact that can't be shrugged under the carpet. Put down the bong, quit coming up with bizarre conspiracy theories, and Wake up!

Aorta Frequency starstarstarstarstar Thu 2/15/2007 02:07PM
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Hell Yeah to whoever wrote the comment before me. I think its a good idea.
i dunno how well it'll actually work tho.

I mean if you throw like Sound Tribe, the Disco Biscuits, Simon Posford and Thievery Corporation in there, this shit would be off the wall.

BRabbit Thu 2/15/2007 02:10PM
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RGRGHRHRGRHRGRHRGHRGRH WHATEVER LETS KILL FALL OUT BOY AND SAVE THE MUSIC AND THE EARTH AT THE SAME TIME. GMOO FOR PRESIDENT 08

DJ Saturday Baxter Thu 2/15/2007 03:36PM
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GORE is a total duesch bag and a hypocrite.!
lame / weak lib.

trustme Thu 2/15/2007 05:45PM
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Ya, ya, Al Gore this or that, the earth is warming yadda yadda, can one of you nay sayers tell us stupid tree huggers what the down side to saving energy and resources is? Even if the dude is wrong but it creates jobs and pushes the herd to be a little more aware of our actions, what's the harm? Why such the strong push back? This ball of mud isn't going to get less crowded and unless you want to slug it out with the rest of the world for a drink of water or heat for your house we might as well jump on the sustainable tip, eh? WHAT'S THE DOWN SIDE? If they'd come out with a hybrid that had 400 ponies under the hood would you "takers" shut the fuck up already? Leave a little for the rest of us to have fun with, ya little piggies!

Treehugger1128 starstar Thu 2/15/2007 05:55PM
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Even scarier (and inevitable) is Apothis, the comet that's likely going to take out the Earth in 30 years. Google and hold a concert for that.

philhitz Thu 2/15/2007 05:57PM
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c'mon -- where's bono?

happydestiny starstarstarstarstar Thu 2/15/2007 06:18PM
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Props to ya Al Gore, unfortunantly many many people don't take this shit very seriously, insisting -its just a cycle our earth mother moves in cycles- ya the earth does have a cyclic climate but the drastic changes of the last 100 yrs or so(directly corresponding to the industrial revolution) is absolutly unheard of in the measurable history of our pplanet..I got a doctorate degree in enviromental sciences so im not talkin out of my ass here, everyone needs to put forth an effort for positive change in our everyday lives or nothing will change
talk is cheap

berneto thanks
cocheese hhmmm tempted to say moron but will say misled instead

bigfro Thu 2/15/2007 06:21PM
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There has never been one scientist to doubt global warming. ero. The guy from Mobil oil who was on all the talk shows never studied science. Bush quoted him also. Sorry I don't have the name. See Al Gore's movie.

Listen we are not asking permission to save the world. I will do what it takes to survive. This is a fight for survival.

It's funny that the "Greatest Generation" managed to polute the world more in the last 60 years than the whole history of man before them. So listen to your dumb ass relatives with a grain of salt.

Frank Zappa said if you don't do politics, politics will do you.

al starstarstarstarstar Thu 2/15/2007 06:27PM
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Good cause, good man, terrible music.

SAHTHEGREAT Thu 2/15/2007 07:12PM
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How do you explain the ice ages, dinosaurs? The earth has been here a long long time. Sure we need to keep the air and water clean, recylcle, limit when we can, but in the end mother nature will say when it is over. This is just another issue to keep are minds off the real issues facing this country and world. For example: Anna Nicole Smith's death was BREAKING NEWS!! Are you kidding me? A brain dead drug addict stripper dies and we are all surprised? Give me a break man. As for Gore he is lying once again. Remember when he stated that he created the internet? HAHAHA. Get your minds out of the gutter.

Read old 13 century history. There was a small ice age that happened in Europe for a 100 years or so, then the ice melt. Was that from global warming? Do buy into the lies.

hippiehater Fri 2/16/2007 12:35AM
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bobertjohnson starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/16/2007 03:19AM
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hippiehater, you have too much time on your hands buddy. and it's not being pulling "gestapo" shit to think that doglog is a fucking idiot and shouldn't be allowed to post comments anymore, because he is, and he shouldn't.

mysticalphysics Fri 2/16/2007 05:24AM
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hippiehater, actually I dont use google to do research because it one of the best ways to get the wrong information. I am currently going to college studing physics and have at my disposal a huge data base containing massive amounts of peer reviewed scientific journals, articles, and plenty of research reports. Ive done three different papers on the issue and let me tell you Ive found practical nothing saying global warming isnt caused by greenhouse gas emmisions(there are some horribly done research articles from the 60s and 70s that refute global warming but they are very vauge and done poorly). Before you call out me and the other people on this page that actually have a brain why dont you stop being ignorant and learn something about the issue. And Barack Obama is way more intelligent than Bush will ever be and has the ability to run our county much better than anyone else currently running for President. btw Im sure your going to be thinking that my data base is biased because I go to a liberal school, you would be dead wrong I go to one of them most conservative schools in the country and I still cant find scientific information refuting global warming because there isnt any.

hippiehater Fri 2/16/2007 06:38AM
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Wow. That about all I can say to you hippiehater. First off I didnt "come up with three papers" I wrote three papers from after reading at least 50 of the scholarly articles from the database used at my school. Further more, its well known that getting information from google is not the best way to get your facts because anyone that knows how to make a web site can post any information they want to. I'm not saying that all the information you find on google is wrong, I am just saying that its not the best way to do scholarly research. Now on to Barack Obama. You dont have to be a rocket scientist or know him and Bush to tell that Obama is more intelligent that our president. Practically every company Bush has been a part of has failed miserably. Its also not a secret that Bush has not done a great job in office and with the defense budget we have a the moment for our troops overseas to be as poorly supplied as they are is sad. And if you dont believe Obama can run this country then read his books and make your own decision. Speaking of your own decisions, where is all this information refuting global warming and why is all your doing picking apart other peoples opinions rather than stating your own. Alas, I dont really can if you think I go to school or not because it doesnt change the fact that I am in school. I'm also sure that many people can "whoop" me intellectually as you so eloquently put it. Also sorry for any grammar mistakes I may have made. I would also like to state that I'm not tring to attack you personally these are just my opinions and I never claimed to be an expert on any of these subjects, but I do know that I know more about global warming than you do hippiehater.(what are you going to do if I am pompus and vainglorious? Why are you so hateful?)

jloh starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/16/2007 09:23AM
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"Humility in face of Nature's marvels seems more appropriate than arrogant assertions that we can forecast and even control a climate ruled by the sun and the stars."

Scientists are paid for their research....no matter what that research finds. If the source of the funds is the Sierra club rather than the Feds or "big oil" does that make it inconsequential? "questioning reality" is what drives science. remove that and you dont have science anymore...just a bunch of HOT AIR.

Daddyphatsacks starstarstarstar Fri 2/16/2007 09:48AM
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Al Gore's film is eye opening in that it uses excellent visual aides for those who can't read (i.e. people who can't read the writing on the wall. 6 BILLION OF US ARE HAVING AN EFFECT ON CLIMATE. Great film, good cause, questionable route to getting the word out.

cmaxwell Fri 2/16/2007 10:54AM
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You have to be careful when using material from special interest groups. They need your money, so their news is always exaggerated. People open their wallets a little deeper if you scare them. Truthfully, the best thing we can all do is try to lessen our impact on the earth individually. Small things in great numbers. Can't wait for the music! And I will drive my somewhat efficient Civic.

superstar007 Fri 2/16/2007 10:59AM
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hippiehater makes absolutely no sense.are you in an insane asylum?you're ramblings are demented,get help for you're emotional issues.you're sick,you're thoughts have no purpose,you speak without thinking.

lovemusicfood starstarstarstar Fri 2/16/2007 11:07AM
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Line up is not exciting. For all of you arguing global warming.... Let's just say there is no human caused climate change... The effort to cut pollution is still a noble cause. Hundreds of thousands of poeple die prematurely every year from the effects of outdoor air pollution. And I'm not even talking about the water pollution, or the politics(and wars) involved in the "trade" of our sources of energy.

joeye starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/16/2007 11:24AM
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The concerts are being planned to be "green events" which is pretty cool...a good start for the industry of live music which we all love. I hope production companies take this to heart when planning big festivals and the like.

Check it out:

http://liveearth.org/?p=13

LIVE EARTH - GREEN EVENT STANDARD

In partnership with the U.S. Green Building Commission, SOS – The Campaign for a Climate Crisis will implement a new Green Event Standard with Live Earth that we hope will become the model for carbon neutral concerts and other live entertainment events in the future, as well as anticipate the opportunity to develop this standard into a LEED-approved certification process for entertainment venues.

John Picard, the award-winning sustainability expert and former member of President Clinton’s Green White House task force, is leading the SOS team of sustainability expert. By embedding a team of world-class sustainability experts within the production staff, waste streams will be designed out prior to its negative environmental impact. From power generation at the concerts to garbage generated by concert goers, Live Earth will bestow an eco-friendly legacy on the live entertainment industry.

Among the steps being taken are:

* All electricity that powers the shows will be from renewable sources, either through utility supplied renewable energy, biodiesel generators, or renewable energy credits

* Concessionaires will be encouraged to use and directed to suppliers of agricultural / biodegradable plastics (i.e. made from corn). Also, concessionaire waste will be minimized through a comprehensive recycling system organized at the venue.

* Venue offices, walkways, etc will be retrofitted with compact fluorescent (CFL) light bulbs, where possible.

* The entire production design will follow sustainable light design principles. Production lighting will include the use of LED light bulbs and production/artist trailers will be incorporate low impact technology in areas such as air conditioning units.

* SOS staff and artist air travel will be offset through carbon credits.

* Ground travel will be hybrid or other clean fuel where possible.

* Hotels will be directed to change light bulbs to CFLs, use nontoxic cleaning products, and have recycling containers present in the rooms.

kirkbrew star Fri 2/16/2007 11:29AM
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So many things to say here:
First - This is the worst musical line up I have ever seen. Nothing but has-beens and corp rock. This is the suckiest suck that’s ever sucked.
Second - Cammie Diaz??? Is she blowin’ Al or something? Her vacuous presence degenerates the message. In the words of Homer Simpson, “Actors – Is there anything that they don’t know?” (or was he talking about Rock Stars)?
Third – Yes, Talking Heads!!!
Fourth – I am interested in how they will put on an event like this in a “green” way. You can’t power amps with wind! They will need to purchase major CO2 credits to offset performance and broadcast let alone all of the airline travel involved. Maybe they will donate $5,000 to the Austin City Parks Department too??? 
Fifth – Who referenced Michael Chrichton? He is a right wing puppet and a freakin’ idiot. He is MORE political that AL. Face it, Al’s political ife is over. He is doing what he believe in. Mike C is jut trying to earn his right wing kudos. Total pawn of the AEI (board members include the CEO of Exxon and Lynn Chenny)
Fifth – Nice discussion above. Now, put down the bong and do something that will really make a difference. Go to Big Brothers/Big Sisters, help out at a food shelter, join Junior Achievement, become a mentor. Don’t just bitch and argue over the net with some ass-bag who probably is making everything up. Help out YOUR community and make a difference.


Think global – act local!
kirkbrew

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Forgot to mention – for all of you right wingers who are in lock step with the President, I don’t know if you got the memo, so here is a link:

http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2007/02/20070207-5.html

To stay on message and to be good Republicans, you have to make a change. You are now down with Global Warming, you agree that it exists and that humans contribute to the problem.
And to all of you, I say welcome aboard! The rest of us aren’t going to give you a “Ha-Ha!” or “I told ya so”. We welcome you aboard!

Think – it ain’t illegal yet.
kirkbrew

phunkle starstarstarstar Fri 2/16/2007 12:41PM
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I think most of you are correct, in that global warming is real and it may also just be a cycle of our earth. The reality is that we will not destroy earth, this planet will pluck us off like annoying flies. Who we will destroy is the human race causing this planet to become somewhere our bodies are incapable of living. Yes, the earth is cycling as history and science shows. However, that rate of cycle is being greatly increased by our actions, which we have the ability to change. This could be a step in bringing this issue to light around the world and making some positive change, but I also think they should def use renewable energy for the shows to get their point accross even more. You may not believe we are causing any damage to the earth, but if only a little bit of effort could POSSIBLY help the destruction, then why wouldn't you try to do your part?

LewisIsGood Fri 2/16/2007 01:33PM
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antarctica wtf?!

Gdsci star Fri 2/16/2007 01:54PM
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The latest report on global warming says that rising climates may be human induced. May is not definite, Al Gore needs something else to beat to death. Truth is that climates throughout time have fluctuated, and so have CO2 content in the atmosphere. There is no proof that humans are raising temperatures due to the burning of fossil fuels. Sorry AL

cmaxwell Fri 2/16/2007 02:55PM
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Any news to be released on the manbearpig front by Al?

hiddentreasure starstarstarstarstar Fri 2/16/2007 03:20PM
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Earth is really just an island. A big island. A very big island. With plenty of music and a society of people who wear funky clothes and like to dance. Earth is so cool!
Let's do all we can to help keep it habitable for our children.

jrp4202 Fri 2/16/2007 04:53PM
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For anyone who is complaining about the lineup, i dont think these events are about who playing there and whos not. It might be possible that people "outside" the jamband worl care about the earth and its health. It doesnt matter if you like al gore, camron diaz, pharrell or not. Hey at least their doing something while i just sit here on my computer and read articles on jambase..peace yall...lets get involved

Love Is My Religion

PHISHisDANK Fri 2/16/2007 06:20PM
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this needs some phish

hippiehater Fri 2/16/2007 08:22PM
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LazyLinePainterJane starstarstarstarstar Sat 2/17/2007 10:09AM
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i think this is great, and i can't wait to see who else is going to participate in it.

LeeOskar Sat 2/17/2007 12:57PM
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Will Tipper put a warning label on this show? Huh? Al?

hippiehater Sat 2/17/2007 02:35PM
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jrp4202 Sat 2/17/2007 07:03PM
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Who cares about the politics behind this...conspiracy theory or not...at least they are doing something about...without earth we would not be here, its about we become aware of that....who gives a shit if your hippie, square, liberal, republican or any other label we put on ourselves

hippiehater Sat 2/17/2007 08:42PM
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here here jrp 4202

bigfro Sun 2/18/2007 07:19AM
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Redneckhater

You get less and I Own you

Jason Woodside starstarstarstarstar Sun 2/18/2007 08:04AM
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finally!!! ive always said that there need to be more concerts in antarctica. how else do you expect penguins to entertain themselves. sliding on their bellys looks pretty fun but thats only so much.

gr8deadphish Sun 2/18/2007 11:10AM
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I just cannot understand why some people believe global warming is merely a tool of propaganda. Not only is human-induced climate change accepted throughout the scientific community, it should alos worry those who believe that it is a natural process as well (as it may affect themselves and will deffinately affect thier children). As for the propaganda theory...propaganda is a tool used by individuals or groups to achieve a goal. May i ask, who is implementing this "tool" and what is thier main objective?
Hell, if there only goal was to put on a sweet series of concerts count me in on this "propaganda!"
P.S.-Great time for phish to regroup...too bad trey is a mess.

kirkbrew Sun 2/18/2007 11:16AM
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For all of you who do not believe that global warming is real and being caused/accelerated by man, I have a website for you:
http://www.ufos-aliens.co.uk/cosmicapollo.html
It too is full of "facts" and "data" just like the Heritage Foundation and American Enterprise Institute presents "facts" and "data" to minimalist global warming.

I shouldn’t be so cruel. After all, having people question the real science behind anything is a good thing. That is how we get closer to the truth. But you gotta’ ask yourself if you are backing the right horse when those that question man’s impact on global warming also question the science behind Darwinism.

windorascrub Sun 2/18/2007 02:32PM
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hippiehater
your comments are so ridiculous. "the poor oppressed people of Iraq." if you think that this war had anything to do with that you are mental. maybe think critically for once about an issue before you open your mouth (in the computer sense) instead of just reading back the right wing rhetoric that they force feed you on tv. or government could give two fucks about the people of Iraq. do you know how many iraqi's have lost their lives since the war started? over a half a million. how is that okay? to answer your question about why liberals care about global warming and it is because we believe in the idea of a one world, one people, where all in this together mentality. where as it sounds like you are all about me and mine. you could obviously care less what happens to the third world in general if you support the current administrations policies.

jrp4202 Sun 2/18/2007 04:08PM
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Very well put windorascrub....its about time we do something...wether its not littering a cig butt or not using our cars as much...every little thing helps makes this world a better place for the future....and to hippiehater just because it doesnt effect us doesnt mean we shouldnt care. Is your life or mine really that important compared to those of the future...what have we really accomplished(type comments on jambase). To make the world a better place we need to drop the "me, my mine" bullshit and remember that you wouldnt be here if it wasnt for somebody else

hippiehater Sun 2/18/2007 04:52PM
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blah blah blah! I guess you thank God everynight that your not an Iraqi don't you.

"The present great struggle has taught us increasingly that freedom of person and security of property anywhere in the world depend upon the security of the rights and obligations of liberty and justice everywhere in the world.

This war is a new kind of war. It is different from all other wars of the past, not only in its methods and weapons but also in its geography. It is warfare in terms of every continent, every island, every sea, every air-lane in the world" Franklin D. Roosevelt
My new favorite quote (like I said before falling on deaf ears)

DJ Saturday Baxter Sun 2/18/2007 05:37PM
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taylor Ralph starstarstar Sun 2/18/2007 06:50PM
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Hey, not to change the subject. Let's call up Wavy Gravy and get him to MC, now wouldn't that be fantastic?

windorascrub Sun 2/18/2007 07:52PM
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fluffdon
another candidate for right wing brainwash. thanks for the educated comment. yeah right, the media is controlled by liberals. are you on crack? look at any non partisan study of media snd you will see it leans to the right in a huge way. it is just plain annoying listening to these do whatever i am told, believe whatever i hear people. if anyone here is a tool it is you my friend (yea right) a tool of the right, oppresive, greedy, mine, mine, mine mentality. i never said i was a dem by the way. i am an independant. that means independent of the beliefs on which you base your life around.

hippiehater Sun 2/18/2007 09:37PM
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wow windorascrub you are very NAIVE --- I mean come on There is no chance that that is right --- I don't care what your political position is. wow --- thank you btw for being a independent it's like voting for republican's w/out voting for republicans (although I wouldn't mind seeing a change, I predict that the democratic party won't be around in the next 50 years. I could be wrong. They just wait in the shadows for a republican to come up with an idea and tear it down.... no solution provided no ideas themselves.... it's a shame the democrats use to be honorable)
peace and love

christophebaise Mon 2/19/2007 05:44AM
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christophebaise

Vote Green Party! Remember our gov't is not just a 2 party system.

MangoNutbag Mon 2/19/2007 07:20AM
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ManBearPig is Real...I'm super cereal you guys!

iamzero Mon 2/19/2007 10:59AM
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Why wont anyone take me cereal?

i wonder who's playing in antarctica?

hippiehater Mon 2/19/2007 11:37AM
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YES VOTE GREEN PARTY- I THANK YOU!

apparition06 Mon 2/19/2007 08:50PM
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Rocka Rocka 937! Absolutely astonishing, fabulous, phenomenal, wonderful,Save Our Selves, Save The Earth, Celebrate Life and Music, Bring Community Together in a Positive Environment and Broadcast it globally! Oh Yes! Intergalactic Movement! Come Together....MSN....People of the Earth, it is our time to shine....

Stephen Adamski

jaghabpv Mon 2/19/2007 10:11PM
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i think phish should get back together for this one . . .

everloved Tue 2/20/2007 06:26AM
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Global Warming is Propaganda and Al Gore is a reptile. QUESTION EVERYTHING.

Aside from that, the event looks like a Hollywood cheeseball event.

windorascrub Tue 2/20/2007 06:55AM
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yeah that must be it. i am naive. hippiehater you are a moronic redneck. you have the word hate in your name need i say more. If global warming is propaganda than all of the scientists in the world must be propaganda tools then too right. gimme a break. it is so sad how many ignorant, uninformed people there are in this community. i thought a lot of us music lovers were like minded fight the power, question everything is right. hey if you were questioning everything you would maybe question the bush administrations assertions that global warming is propaganda. so sad.

Hanover starstarstarstarstar Tue 2/20/2007 08:00AM
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Idiots...the course of change starts within all of us individually. inner growth leads to outer influence. drugs, booze, partying.....cant goto school and you sure as hell are gonna be insignificant in modern times because you are a fuckin failure.grow the fuck up, and EARN your fuckin voice. bashing Al Gore because you are jealous that he is sombody....and he is TRYING. if you disagree with hillary, barrack, Al, then you muster up what it takes to drive THE most ignorant country in the world, to a progressive state like that of our Euro spending cousins. And to that one guy.....TSK TSK!

brewer247 Tue 2/20/2007 11:48AM
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Need a Genesis reunion (with Peter Gabriel) for this one!

phunkle Tue 2/20/2007 05:02PM
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so hippiehater, what in the hell does a quote from FDR about WORLD WAR have to do with the war in Iraq? His quote might apply to World War bur not here. Iraq is a joke and the people there fighting for YOUR cause don't even wanna be there and say it's doing no good. If you really care about the "oppressed people in Iraq" then go there yourself. I don't think any of us would mind.

hippiehater Tue 2/20/2007 05:38PM
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Much of the environmental policy now proposed is based on myths. Let's look at the 3 most common.

Myth #1: Scientists Agree the Earth Is Warming. While ground-level temperature measurements suggest the earth has warmed between 0.3 and 0.6 degrees Celsius since 1850, global satellite data, the most reliable of climate measurements, show no evidence of warming during the past 18 years.Even if the earth's temperature has increased slightly, the increase is well within the natural range of known temperature variation over the last 15,000 years. Indeed, the earth experienced greater warming between the 10th and 15th centuries - a time when vineyards thrived in England and Vikings colonized Greenland and built settlements in Canada.

Myth #2: Humans Are Causing Global Warming. Scientists do not agree that humans discernibly influence global climate because the evidence supporting that theory is weak. The scientific experts most directly concerned with climate conditions reject the theory by a wide margin.
A Gallup poll found that only 17 percent of the members of the Meteorological Society and the American Geophysical Society think that the warming of the 20th century has been a result of greenhouse gas emissions - principally CO2 from burning fossil fuels.
Only 13 percent of the scientists responding to a survey conducted by the environmental organization Greenpeace believe catastrophic climate change will result from continuing current patterns of energy use.
More than 100 noted scientists, including the former president of the National Academy of Sciences, signed a letter declaring that costly actions to reduce greenhouse gases are not justified by the best available evidence.
While atmospheric carbon dioxide has increased by 28 percent over the past 150 years, human-generated carbon dioxide could have played only a small part in any warming, since most of the warming occurred prior to 1940 - before most human-caused carbon dioxide emissions.

Myth # 3: Human-Caused Global Warming Will Cause Cataclysmic Environmental Problems. Proponents of the theory of human-caused global warming argue that it is causing and will continue to cause all manner of environmental catastrophes, including higher ocean levels and increased hurricane activity. Reputable scientists, including those working on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations organization created to study the causes and effects of global climate warming, reject these beliefs.

Sea levels are rising around the globe, though not uniformly. In fact, sea levels have risen more than 300 feet over the last 18,000 years - far predating any possible human impact. Rising sea levels are natural in between ice ages. Contrary to the predictions of global warming theorists, the current rate of increase is slower than the average rate over the 18,000-year period.

Periodic media reports link human-caused climate changes to more frequent tropical cyclones or more intense hurricanes. Tropical storms depend on warm ocean surface temperatures (at least 26 degrees Celsius) and an unlimited supply of moisture. Therefore, the reasoning goes, global warming leads to increased ocean surface temperatures, a greater uptake of moisture and destructive hurricanes. But recent data show no increase in the number or severity of tropical storms, and the latest climate models suggest that earlier models making such connections were simplistic and thus inaccurate.
Since the 1940s the National Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory has documented a decrease in both the intensity and number of hurricanes.

What about other effects of warming? If a slight atmospheric warming occurred, it would primarily affect nighttime temperatures, lessening the number of frosty nights and extending the growing season. Thus some scientists think a global warming trend would be an agricultural boon. Moreover, historically warm periods have been the most conducive to life. Most of the earth's plant life evolved in a much warmer, carbon dioxide-filled atmosphere.

so, yes question everything! You should especially question what MATT DAMON and Hollywood say. Stop being bigots and let everyone have thier opinion. You say you want open thought and questions but as long as it's the same ones you're asking right?





windorascrub Wed 2/21/2007 09:29AM
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well spoken cocheese
except for you must have gotten your information from some neo con right wing think tank. Everything you stated i have seen evidence that directly contradicts what you say. Within the past year 20 nobel prize winning scientists signed a letter and sent it to the administration warning them about the dangers of global warming. Why was it just recently one of the top scientists at NASA was approached and basically censored because he also warned about global warming being a real problem. Most of you people arguing against global warming have probably never even seen An Inconvenient Truth. On of my college professors just got his doctorate in atmospheric sciences and he said that if you don't believe in global warming than you are extremely misinformed. So sorry, on this one your opinion is just wrong. Hey, everyone is entitled to their opinion no matter how wrong it is sometimes.

canoftunapudding Wed 2/21/2007 10:52AM
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Al Gore is a total douche. He provides an over simplified (although completely unclear) solution to a natural process of climate change. That emblem of a hurricane coming out of a "smokestack" is insensitive and draws upon emotions of a recent disaster. I am embarassed to say that I voted for this jackass.

canoftunapudding Wed 2/21/2007 12:24PM
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oh yeah, and that Inconvenient Truth movie sucked too. 17 foot sealevel rise in 40 years (or something to that effect) my ASS.

hippiehater Wed 2/21/2007 05:46PM
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Hey WINDORASCRUB why is it always someone else with the mis-information or right wing propaganda --- oh yeah remember your good point about the media being controlled by the right wing(so ridiculus) -- so please stop MISINFORMING lazier hipsters that won't actually go and research anything.

bobertjohnson Wed 2/21/2007 07:46PM
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We're all in this together.

bobertjohnson Wed 2/21/2007 07:49PM
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Also that's easily one of the worst lineups I have ever seen in all of my existence. Chili Peppers wouldn't be awful if they were the same band they were 10 years ago...basically, you'd have to pay me to attend that poor excuse for a music event.

DankSteve starstar Thu 2/22/2007 12:11AM
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This line up sucks. Where's Gov't Mule? Or maybe Al Gore can bring back Return to Forever or Mahavishnu Orchestra. That would be dank.

windorascrub starstarstarstarstar Thu 2/22/2007 06:46AM
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hippiehater
you don't know shit. You are the one constantly misinforming people on this website with your moronic rants and misquided quotes. For real, what is the point of your FDR quote. Times were different back then. We are now the oppressive regime who tortures, murders, and lies about it. The media is controlled by the right wing for your information. Fox news (television) and Clear Channel (radio) own such huge portions of the market and they control the content. Oh and they are owned by billionares that support our current president. This isn't a republican or democrat thing. It is a extremist versus moderate thing. The president who obviously you support has commited more crimes in the name of democracy than any former president. He is the terrible "dictator" that needs to be removed from office. He has completely destroyed or image with the entire world, he has created a deficit (Bill Clinton got rid of it), and he has killed over 500,000 Iraqi's in order to fatten the pocketbooks of his corporate elite friends. These are facts. There is no misinforming here. Unlike the nonsense that you spew.

windorascrub Thu 2/22/2007 06:48AM
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good comments by the way canoftunapudding
you really took some time to think of what to say
if Al Gore is a douche than you are his bag

canoftunapudding Thu 2/22/2007 08:38AM
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Thanks for the accolades windorascrub. I spent at least 4 hours writing that post. Have fun at this horrible festival.

DaveT Thu 2/22/2007 12:10PM
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CoCheese, Wow! I hope you're simply playing devil's advocate. At least you posted under the premise of an "opinion". You sited information provided by the "Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)" as a reference point to your "opinions". As you already stated, this pseudo-organization was created by the "United Nations" to study the causes and effects of global climate warming. Hello, McFly... this is a fake-puppet, government created "organization" that spews whatever propaganda the government chooses. On their letterhead!! They are not scientists, they are appointed bureaucrats. Smoke and mirrors to the unassuming. That would be like taking advice about the dangers of smoking from Phillip/Morris. C'mon!

bobertjohnson Thu 2/22/2007 12:40PM
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4 hours windorascrub? It's 8 sentences...you must've failed typing class in highschool.

hippiehater Fri 2/23/2007 02:56AM
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The only plausible explanation I can find for global warming is brought up by the author Tom Robbins. He explains (in a most hillarious way) that when 6 billion people pass gas several times a day, that methane gas is released. I don't have an exact number, but my experience is around ten passes a day.
Of course some people pass more than others and the amount of released gas is not in control either. But if each person passes lets say 1 pound of methane gas every day, we have a serious problem. I do not claim to be a math whiz, a physics expert, or even some one who should be allowed to express these opinions, but since no one is around to stop me I shall go on.

1 lb. multiplied by 6,000,000,000 equals 6,000,000,000 lbs.of methane gas released each day.
6,000,000,000 lbs. multiplied by 365 days...

Well you guys get the point, while there are many things that are not our fault. We can all agree the earth would be a lot better off if we didn't eat that darn chimichanga!

windorascrub Fri 2/23/2007 09:44AM
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hippiehater
You are probably one of the single biggest morons i have ever encountered in my life. "you might as well have flown the planes yourself!(harsh I know)". Are you fucking kidding me. You are the one who is running our country into the ground you dumb redneck bastard. You pissed me off now. McCarthy, are you fucking kidding again. You are the waste of human life that this country needs to expunge. I wish your mother would have aborted your ass because you are a waste of space. You probably think we should put all American Musllims in internment camps. You are the one who obviously doesn't keep up on events. Who we tortured? This shit is old news. I get a lot of my news from democracy now with Amy Goodman. Go check out the website. Democracynow.org. You might learn something. No opinions on this website. Strictly news. If I am a commy ( i think it is spelled commie you dumb prick) then you are the neo con bitch. You just take it without giving anything back. Think critically for once. Yeah i voted for Al Gore. You voted for George Bush, who is probably the worst president the country has ever seen ( not just my opinion ). Lies? Once again are you joking? Remember Iraqs weapons of mass destruction? Oh wait thats right they didn't have any. By the way i won't be responding to any more of your hate filled bullshit posts because you can't teach a dumb dog new tricks. Owned BItch.

hippiehater Fri 2/23/2007 10:43AM
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antarctica?

bobertjohnson Sat 2/24/2007 04:03PM
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Yeah mountainguyny I was a little confused about that too, who are they playing for, penguins?..That'd be pretty cool actually, thousands of penguins groovin' down....oh that's right, there's no good music, sucks for the penguins.

bigmuffdaddy Sun 2/25/2007 06:38PM
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hippies

Doesn'tmatteranyway starstarstarstar Sun 2/25/2007 08:55PM
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If Phish reunited for Antartica; I'd find a way to go.

Samzo starstarstar Mon 2/26/2007 12:05PM
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hippiehater.. you got fuckkkked up... eat it... haha go back to your trailer.

ps good cause but the music is poo

hippiehater Mon 2/26/2007 05:55PM
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-- HIPPIEHATER -- you really are one sad little shit. why dont you get a life and stop arguing with kids in a internet-forum. COME ON DUDE is because of ppl like u that I wish the world would end tomorrow... at least for YOU.

Grimstar starstarstar Tue 2/27/2007 10:29AM
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This seems like a good concept but why the horrible lineup. I have to agree as stated above, If they provided me with fee, seating, food, drinks, etc. then I would go other than that I don't think i'd even waste time going.

Doesn'tmatteranyway Tue 2/27/2007 12:14PM
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Anybody else hear the report that Al Gore's mansion in a suburb outside of Nashville eats up a huge amount of energy?
If this is true, I'm dissapointed; Al Gore should have the greenest house in the world. He should have solar pannels on his roof and windmills in his backyard.

The line up for the concerts is dissapointing as well. How about Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, and Burning Spear?

guitardave Tue 2/27/2007 12:37PM
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I would love to see Wooden Al gettin' down when Flea and Chad are playing a totally rippin' groove. Get down Al, you funky man of oak.

DogBreath Tue 2/27/2007 04:02PM
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Yes Gratefulfluffhead, According to Bill O'Reily Al Gore has a 20 room mansion in Tenn. and his energy bill was between $20k-$30k for a year.

hippiehater Tue 2/27/2007 06:01PM
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to GUITARJUAN stop the hate man, dude, sir.

So young and so morbid - damn rap music!

To all the hater's out there I have to go home now and put some water in WINDORASCRUB's mommas dish.

misterbagels Wed 2/28/2007 03:46PM
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it is pathetic that so many bastards out there still think global warming is about politics, or being a hippie.

Doesn'tmatteranyway Thu 3/1/2007 08:32AM
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Misterbagels, The title of the article is Al Gore's Live Earth SOS. Al Gore ran for President, he is involved with politics. Furthermore, hippies are extinct.

ronin838 star Wed 3/28/2007 09:10AM
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FACT: berneto is a god damn idiot.

Nearly every one of those so-called "facts" are refuted by reputable scientists. Most REAL scientists dispute the idea of "man-made global warming." Nearly everything contained in Al Gore's shitty movie is just simply false - outright lies:

http://www.canadafreepress.com/2006/harris061206.htm
http://www.canadafreepress.com/2006/harris110706.htm
http://www.canadafreepress.com/2006/harris110706a.htm

A bleeding heart douchebag liberal publication like the "Canada Free Press" even says so. LOL. You people are exceptionally stupid.

ronin838 star Wed 3/28/2007 09:41AM
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Oh yea, to all you god damned idiot liberal morons that claim all reputable scientists agree that global warming is completely man-made and there is no possible reasonable dispute to that "fact," here's over 17,000 SCIENTISTS that disagree with Al Gores bullshit:

http://www.oism.org/pproject/s33p37.htm

ChompinGator88 starstarstarstarstar Fri 4/6/2007 08:27AM
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This idea is fantatsic. It should make for an amazing concert in addition to raising awareness for an important issue. My website www.TheBestStoriesEver.com has a Rock&Roll section and all of you should post your concert stories there. The site is about making a community of authors and really just being able to have a good time in an annonomous atmosphere. Please Sign Up and Post any updates for this concert, as I am sure many viewers will want to see.
Thank you,
Preston
www.TheBestStoriesEver.com

theivywall Tue 4/10/2007 11:28AM
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We all must stop Man-Bear-Pig!!!

jerryil star Tue 4/10/2007 11:58AM
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jerryil

Do you realize how much of a "global footprint" is created by these bands touring around, driving their big fancy cars, and living in their excessive homes? HIPPOCRITES ALL OF YOU !!!!!

Maestro starstarstar Tue 4/10/2007 12:12PM
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Maestro

Can CHICAGO PLEASE get a little extra global warming? Just for the next month, please?

Maestro starstarstar Tue 4/10/2007 12:20PM
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Maestro

hippiehater, I'm not jumping into the ring O fire....but, FUCK YEAH with the Drama comment!!!

"I fucked like a puma last night!!!" --my fav Drama quote

Road To Shambala Tue 4/10/2007 12:52PM
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Road To Shambala

KT Tunstall and Kelly Clarkson, I'm so there. I'm gonna ride a glacier from port to port. I heard there's 2 feet of water on the streets of NY from all the global warming.

I wish I didn't like this music scene so much when I read the idiotic rants of a lot of people on the posts. Before I react and send out a nasty reply post I remind myself that idiots are everywhere and that message boards unfortunatley give them a voice.

Reply pointing out that my points are not valid in 5.4.3.2.1

Johnny Drama for President!!!



VICTORY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

anonymous Tue 4/10/2007 01:06PM
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anonymous

its nice to see that you are not all taking al gore and this POLITICAL movement at face value....

investigate it yourself and don't be a lapdog to the media and you'll find out those "deniers" of global warming aren't just whistling dixie........

global warming models don't even include the NUMBER ONE greenhouse gas in any of their models..water vapor.......as it can't be predicted, it can't go into any of these global warming models, thus making them unuseful as any type of scientific basis for future predictions of warming..........

even the sun will die, not a damn thing we can do about it.....and in 20 years we'll be banning compact flourescents because the mercury is poisoning the water supply.....

myremedy Tue 4/10/2007 01:33PM
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After all is said and done, if the only byproduct of anti-global warming activities is a significantly reduced fossil fuel dependece... I'd say it would still be well worth the efforts....

joeye starstarstarstarstar Tue 4/10/2007 01:48PM
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Check this out:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4340135300469846467&q=global+warming&hl=en

It is a link to a documentary called "The Great Global Warming Swindle", which is from the UK. It argues against Al Gore's position.

I don't agree with this film's position. However, it is one of the most interesting arguments I have heard against Al Gore's position.

officialrx starstarstar Tue 4/10/2007 01:52PM
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These comments, while undoubtedly enthralling, are way too long to read. Ever notice how England invariably gets the better line-up for these international Live Aid style concerts? What gives?

HOPEFULPHAN star Tue 4/10/2007 02:37PM
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palo024 i hear ya man. im in minneapolis freezing my ass off. i realize mn is a cold state but its friggin april already. i dont think this is as big a problem as al gore would lead us to believe. lets not forget in the 70's everyone was worried about global cooling, fact...

JamMasterJizzle starstarstarstarstar Tue 4/10/2007 02:37PM
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JamMasterJizzle

I agree about the length of these posts, way to long. Where are the forums for these enlightened convo's? At First I thought that the Line-up was shwag but , if it was all kick-ass counter-culture hijinx we'd be preaching to the choir!!! Niggas 'n' Bitches down w/ Akon and Rihanna need to be schooled on ho pimpin' in a Range (Rover) is fuckin up everybodies game, yo!!! And our parents (Sheryl Crow) need to get over being Hippy-crites and get back to action and ideals. Bringing together all walks for the sake of our existance is a pimp ass way to run for Pres and if he run than Nilla's got my vote!!!

hnkscrpio Tue 4/10/2007 02:40PM
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hnkscrpio

Yeah Ivywall! Why won't anyone take me serial. HAHAHA

JamMasterJizzle starstarstarstarstar Tue 4/10/2007 03:06PM
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JamMasterJizzle

Syd Barrett would've flaked out regardless... LSD just helped him along, in a hurry!!! We're due for an ice age (which starts with ice caps melting, locking up the Earth's circulatory systems) We are to Earth what 'cid was to Syd!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Fuck it or feel it ....either way act NOW!!!!

digideley223 starstarstarstarstar Tue 4/10/2007 05:51PM
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digideley223

I like mangos and smoothies, anything that grows underneath the sun. Because it is underneath us right. Bananas are frutious and designed well, perfectly formed to fit an with any global warming fruit of choice. An actuallity my daily frutious smoothie went down well today. Maybe some funding can go to production of a wind mill that can isolate the wind and water currents that will power all the amps. With the windmill we can put in natutral stuff, fluctaltion of water will give better condition for rain and cleasning of plants that will sustain are fruit production, Singing an the rain is fun and outragoues curious when on delcious global nututrious plant. I mixed bluberries, rasberries and bannas an my smoothie today. Moby would be sweet, even better bring an Good Man Rollins. For some words of choice. So pickled by the extraganza.

Alex Wideman starstarstarstarstar Tue 4/10/2007 11:30PM
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Alex Wideman

I actively dislike a lot of those artists. Let's have 'em all play Antarctica and then leave them there.

Luella starstar Wed 4/11/2007 01:24AM
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What will be the environmental impact from these concerts? Is it worth staging this enormous event when it will ultimately harm the planet? We all turned our lights off for an hour last month and were told we saved such and such amount of greenhouse gas emissions. What was the point when people then go and set up stuff like this that negates our efforts?? How is it that they think they are actually helping? Sure, it 'creates awareness', but aren't there other ways that this can be done without having to pollute the planet so much? (Especially Antarctica - are we meant to be excited that a concert is going to be staged there?? Please. We're not idiots.)

hambone Wed 4/11/2007 09:48AM
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They should change the name of this site to whinebase. You people need to get a life!!!!!

data starstarstarstarstar Wed 4/11/2007 04:44PM
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PHISH?

Mr. Holland's O-Face Wed 4/11/2007 07:25PM
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Mr. Holland's O-Face

I agree, lets rename this place whinebase. You guys are a bunch of weiners.

JakeCinningerisgod Wed 4/11/2007 09:36PM
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HAHAHA it is funny to read all this tho, south part was right about Al Gore he just wants ur attention people, im super serial!! But this looks pretty cool in some aspects waters, gensis, police, smashing pumpkins its an honor just to see these guys but all in one place!! thats one in a lifetime

mattland Thu 4/12/2007 08:04AM
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mattland

Fun games to play at Live Earth:

Pin the polar bear to the ice floe.

Name that greenhouse gas, which chloroflourocarbon am I emitting right now?

BGsteveBG Thu 4/12/2007 01:59PM
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BGsteveBG

i like music.

killerheadies Thu 4/12/2007 08:07PM
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to most of the comments up top. yes global warming is a natural process/cycle but if you dont think humans and machines are excelerating the rate of the planet dying you need to lay off the fluff.

oogieBwoogie Sun 4/15/2007 07:46PM
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i think killerheadies made a good point! It's pretty well known that the climate does change, and the earth does go through cycles, but the change that we are going through is way more dramatic than what the regular cycle calls for. think of how many cars are driven every day, how many factories pump crap into the air everyday. billions of people live on this earth (you know it would take you 50 years to count to a billion at a rate of 1 numer per second?). if you dont understand the stress that we put on our planet, then perhaps you have some pondering to do. You could say that volcanoes have done some damage too, but the point is we can do something to change our situation. i for one would like my grandchildren to be able to enjoy this world, and believe earth deserves much more love and respect than it is given.

oogieBwoogie Sun 4/15/2007 08:01PM
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"They should change the name of this site to whinebase. You people need to get a life!!!!!"

funny comment. telling people who are having an intellectual conversation about the health of our planet (the very thing that gave us life, the place that we all live, the only place we know of that has life) to get a life. I guess simply saying.."yeah, I'll be at this show" and ignoring the issue that this concert stands for would have been way cooler.

mysticalphysics Fri 4/20/2007 09:20AM
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How can people not believe that we can have an impact on the climate? I mean we know we can launch one bomb that can destroy an entire city, but you cant believe our technology could effect the climate? I know that the earth goes through climate cycles but we are most definately effecting those cycles at the moment. You cannot deny the fact that the tons of gasses we are emmiting into the atmosphere has some effect. And on a final note for those of you that are using the cold weather of winter as a point of argument, just wait until people are dieing this summer because of the heat.