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Climate change could displace 25 million by 2010

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posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 06:53 AM
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Climate change could displace 25 million by 2010


www.worldlatestnews.com

By next year - that’s how soon around 25-50 million people will be displaced by climate change as it unleashes more natural disasters and affects farm output, says a senior UN researcher. Northern India will be among the worst affected in the long term.
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posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 06:54 AM
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In 2000, the river basins of the Indus, Ganga, Brahmaputra, Irrawaddy, Salween, Mekong, Yangtze, and Huang He collectively supported 1.4 billion people, almost a quarter of the world’s population.


If this is true then were all in for a shock and why hasn't any other media group picked up on this. They are saying by next year 25-50 million. Thats a serious amount of people who are going to be forced to move to more fertile land and less life threatening climate.

Is what all these various green house organizations have been screaming about, we have all seen the other side of the media or organizations saying that its all a load of bs.

I am at a loss for words as to if this article is correct or is there for another purpose.

www.worldlatestnews.com
(visit the link for the full news article)

[edit on 10-6-2009 by tristar]



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 07:02 AM
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I will bellieve climate change stories when there is no dollar value associated with it.



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 07:03 AM
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climate changes all the time doesn't it- it is all very nebulous, nothing can definitely be proved directly, but people will sure as heck want to regulate, lecture and tax on the back of it



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:06 AM
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I was watching a show on the history chanel this weekend i think it was called the sun. Great show by the way. In it ,it talked about how the earth has and will continue to produce green house gasses by it self through animals and dead plant vegitation. This is something i really dont hear about when we talk about green house gases. The problem is that the earth is like the matrix everything has a purpose inorder to keep it running( Bees for flowers which give food for deer and other plant eaters wich are fodd for meat eaters which die and turn into fertilizer for the plants) we as humans somewhere along the line decided that we are more inportant than this cycle and we have ignored the relationship that the earth has with all its inhabitants. We produce more gases than the earth can handel, the trees which are suposed to help clean the co2 are being destroyed so we can wipe are butt and write letters and print money. we are kiiling ourselves and we dont even realize it. we are messing up the cycle and we dont even care. Instead we drive green cars and use recycled plastic..Here is a thought get rid of plastic! why do we need it and the cars will never be 100 percent gas free so whats the point of having a hybrid? I know it feels right , but its not going to feel right when the temps get really hot up north and the perm-a-frost up north begins to release methane gas at break neck speed. O wait its already doing it. We need to do something about the way we live. I am all about finding a way that doesnt benefit anyone in the pockets ..the fact that this green movement is a profit maker for anyone just show how little they care. If it makes money,it cost paper(trees). Now before i get hit up with tree hugger and those names, i am not a green person. I try to cut back and conserve but i am not giving in to the money aspect of itgreen this green that. we as a civilation need to be as one on this from the bottom to the top or we will never change. I can see the seperation between us and its rally sad that we dont see the connection with nature.. If it were not for money, i think we would not be in this situation but facts are facts, green paper with numbers on it is what a majority of us crave and there is nothing to stop it. does anyone else feel me on this or am i just a loon in my thinking



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:11 AM
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Originally posted by munkey66
I will bellieve climate change stories when there is no dollar value associated with it.


Humans mostly are just making money or trying to stop others from making money.

Just to see gore and his tripe, spewing that garbage, and the facts do not back up his theories.



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:14 AM
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Lets hope we have a mild hurricane season and see less natural disaters, than in recent years.

We dont have the money to rebuild or relocate that many people. That is an alarming number.

S&F



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:15 AM
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They lie and make up these devastating scenario's to try and introduce more of their scams and taxes.Its all its about for them.
Imagine a Tax on breathing?



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:23 AM
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Dont care about the other guys who are saying it is a money scam. Global warming caused climate change is true. The rivers are drying up. Take a look at this.


The Gangotri glacier, which provides up to 70 percent of the water of the Ganges during the dry summer months, is shrinking at a rate of 40 yards per year—nearly twice as fast as it was 20 years ago, according to scientists. In March, the World Wildlife Fund listed the Ganges among the world's most endangered rivers.


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The Himalayan glaciers that feed directly into the Ganges could vanish by 2030 because of rising temperatures, according to a UN climate report.

The shrinking glaciers also bode ill for Asia's fresh water supply—in India alone, the Ganges provides water for drinking and farming for more than 500 million people. Although the glacier recession produces a short-lived surplus of water, the supply will eventually run out. Experts predict that the Ganges will become a seasonal river largely dependent on monsoon rains.


If many wont believe al gore. Atleast will they believe WWF?
Ganges


[edit on June 10th, 2009 by peacejet]



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:28 AM
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What people are saying, is that this is not man made, climate change is happening all the time. Due to lack of foresight these people moved to areas that may be at risk, and always have been at risk.

How can the co2 change that. Humans are not responsible for global warming, it is just run primarily by the sun, and all other factors are secondary.

No one is saying that the climate is not changing, it is just not man doing it, and man cannot change it back or stop it with cutting co2.



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:34 AM
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One can believe in climate change without having to believe it is man made.
In fact I have heard rumours that we have had ice ages and tropical periods in the past, are these all atributed to man?



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:36 AM
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Originally posted by andy1033
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What people are saying, is that this is not man made, climate change is happening all the time. Due to lack of foresight these people moved to areas that may be at risk, and always have been at risk.


Yes, andy I know that the climate changes over time.


How can the co2 change that. Humans are not responsible for global warming, it is just run primarily by the sun, and all other factors are secondary.


Co2 is an IR active gas. Just google CO2+IR active. So, Co2 absorbs IR radiation which heats the earth. You can say that this is normal and along with water vapour keeps the earth cosy. I agree.

But there is always a steady balance in nature that, no matter what, Co2 is absorbed by the trees and there is a constant CO2 level in the atmosphere. The problem now is that in this modern industrial age, we are giving out more and more co2 than the trees can absorb resulting in imbalance. Take a look at this graph of co2 concentration graph and see how it shoots up. To add to the woes we are cutting down lots of forests. You add all these, you will get a clear picture.



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:37 AM
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Have you ever thought of the timescale over which this is occuring? Get a broader outlook guys.



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 08:52 AM
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If its happening and of course it's not, we wouldn't believe it anyway.
Which we don't. Whatever we decide to call it.
We would still have to learn to live with it, which I doubt we can.
We may find nothing we can do will help anyway, which it probably wont.
We may just have to not worry about it and appreciate others, our lives
and what we have left. That I doubt we'll ever do either.
Is that defeatist? No thats called hopelessness.
I am personally detached and trying to be self sufficient
whatever happens anywho..... good luck all!
(we're gonna need it)

[edit on 10-6-2009 by dodadoom]



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 11:57 AM
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But what if, i mean what if, this is happening. How would you control a global panic, obviously you couldn't .

So i am looking at all these resent news and studies revolving around the climate and famine with caution. If this is real then i doubt i will be posting on ats, "see i was right" , i would be too busy trying to survive.



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 01:29 PM
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PEOPLE You are all half right and i would like to try an bridge the gap.

1. global warming is not totally man made, the earth produces its own co2 and the earth also cleans the co2 via trees and such,
2.Humans at break neck speed have increased the co2 through oil production factories, companies and polution, cars basically anthing that put ppolution in the air.
So we have massive bad gasses in the air some aerth made but most man made, the earth has a cleaning system built in.. the trees and plants the absord co2 and turn it into oxygen.. the problem which many people cant grasp is that we are cutting down the cleaning system of the earth.
we then increase our bad gasses and decrease the cleaning tools which we need... there you go in a short nut shell. the excessive gases which cant be cleaned heat up the earth and there for its like a domino effect, increase drought bye, bye trees and animals.

Anti global warming people and extreme global warming people will say that is fake or its totally man mad but its both. the earth has a natural global warming ( green house effect) system but we, through greed and industrialization have increased the output of co2 and methan way behond the earth abitiy to clean it all.
And to top it all off we need to get rich of us living with the earths boundries. thats i think why so many people dont want to buy in. theres money to be made and its for all the wrong reasons. we need someon who can get a movement going that will not produce money or make anyone rich. but is well respected and is not affarid of the big corp.
carbon tax is the biggest bunch of bs i have ever heard of and for what , its not tro save the enviorment.

I got to go but great dissucison



posted on Jun, 10 2009 @ 02:41 PM
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Earth is a healing place.............

The earth has warmed and cooled countless times over its history. Most of this history was long before man. There have been many ice ages, periods of cooling with much of the planet covered with thick ice sheets, followed by relative warming and then a retreat of the massive ice sheets. The sea level rises and falls in a cycle with the advance and retreat of these huge ice sheets.
Where there are deserts now, there once were lush tropical forests. The USA was once mostly covered by a shallow sea. Fossils that once lived in the sea are now found on uplifted mountains. There have been periods of extreme volcanism where the air was foul and not breathable. Evidence of these processes are preserved in the geologic record and are studied relentlessly by specialists. Indeed, millions and millions of extinctions of species are preserved in the geologic record as fossils- long before man was around.

While living through climate extremes it is natural to try to find a reason for the weather. But it is also easy to miss the mark. Our weather is mostly controlled by the variability of the sun and its cycles.

The earth is overall a stable environment with its own rhythm of climate changes. Mans influence is minimal, CO2 is not causing huge global warming. CO2 is not a pollutant, it is natural and necessary in many of natures processes. Of course mans influence must be monitored and studied.

We must remember that earth is a healing place. Otherwise none of us would be here. Ice ages with ice sheets over a mile thick, continental drift, violent earth quakes, tsunamis, hurricanes, forest fires, droughts, floods, exploding volcanoes, massive extinctions of millions of species long before man, etc........and life goes on.



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