posted on Aug, 21 2014 @ 04:52 PM
a reply to: 3n19m470
Temperatures for global warming numbers and temperatures for urban areas are actually measured differently. Urban area temperatures don't get
included in global warming numbers.
If one considers that deforestation contributes to global warming and that reforestation would alleviate that, one should, imo, also consider expanses
of concrete and asphalt. One should even consider the man-made thousand degree temperatures surrounding thermal power plants at 40 feet. But that's
not how it's done. Asphalt and concrete and 1000 degrees at 40 feet are considered anomalies. Global warming is kind of segmented in this way as if
to say that our human contribution should not be figured in. Kind of weird.
One of the hottest places on earth, the Lut Desert in Iran, is like asphalt in that it is composed of dark colored pebbles. And yet it's definitely
My complaint with measurers is this: on a hot day...100 degrees F +...my local weather stations will show, for instance, 112 degrees as a high. My
own measurement will show 117 degrees. The forecast will have been 102 degrees. My friends across the country will show me at 102 degrees. On a
cool day...85 degrees F...everyone will agree.
There seems to be some diddling with extremes.
p.s.: forgot to mention that air temperatures are measured in the shade because otherwise you wind up with the temperature of the actual thermometer
instead of the air surrounding it.
edit on 21-8-2014 by luxordelphi because: forgot to address question