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Global weirding with Katharine Hayhoe: Episode 8

Posted on 11 January 2017 by Guest Author

Global Weirding is produced by KTTZ Texas Tech Public Media and distributed by PBS Digital Studios. New episodes every other Wednesday at 10 am central. Brought to you in part by: Bob and Linda Herscher, Freese and Nichols, Inc, and the Texas Tech Climate Science Center.

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  1. The Bible says even more.

    God made the Garden of Eden for Adam and Eve, but got mad at them and kicked them out to a less hospitibale place:  “… cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shall thy eat out of it … in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread,…” (Genesis 3.17,19)

    And after a few generations He was so mad at mankind that He flooded the Earth. “And God saw the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.” (Genesis 6.5) “… and so the Lord said 
I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; …” (Genesis 6.7)

    He later changed his mind for Noah and his family, and promised no more global floods. He made no such promise about heat though.

    Could He be mad again, seeing how "well" we have taken care of the Earth and have treated other humans?

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  2. Just a wee niggle.  Climate change is likely to have a pretty devestating effect on the rich and famous.  Think about all that high priced realestate that will be trashed by sea level rise.  Think about cities which typically have three days of food within their boarders when there is a massive Northern Hemisphere crop failure.  Think about the wall street types that were jumping out of their multi story buildings during the 30's crash.  They joy may just possibly be spread around a little more equally than we think.

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  3. william@2,

    Your "prophecy" does not make any sense in light of e.g. (Samson 2011):

    (click to see larger version)

    Same aplies on the smaller scale: "rich and famous" are going to sit in their A/C towers, or move to their other properties, while poors and vulnerables are going to suffer. Example: recent cases of suicide in flooded Thailand. Rich people do not react like that.

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  4. The Middle East is the exact antithesis, however. Interesting maps.....

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  5. ..well, maybe not exactly: nah, good maps actually- I hereby stand corrected!

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