Henry Payne by Henry Payne

Henry Payne

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  1. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    It’s called weather, Henry. Meanwhile, in the Land Down Under, they are experiencing record heat.

  2. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, over 1 year ago

    You’re absolutely right. The fact that lots of people died trying to find the Northwest Passage in the 19th century was just because they didn’t have Google Maps and gps. It was always there every summer. And it’s completely gone now, and won’t be back until July. So anyone who thinks things are warmer now is crazy.

  3. TJDestry

    TJDestry GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Based on a lie.
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    The president’s words were “Climate change is a fact.” Not global warming. Climate change. A more accurate term, but not one that you can twist to fool the morons in your fan base.
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    Henry, if you can’t make your point without lying, maybe your point is stupid and invalid.

  4. neatslob

    neatslob said, over 1 year ago

    No, it became “climate change” because of all the idiots that thought “global warming” meant it wouldn’t get cold any more. Global warming is only about a few degrees in temperature, but it’s enough to disrupt global weather patterns and cause extreme weather events, just like the ones we’ve been having lately!

  5. ODon

    ODon said, over 1 year ago

    This toon sums it up. Damn the science, what’s going on in my spec of geography, this week, represents the world.

  6. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 1 year ago

    Any time those who don’t believe in global climate change want to post some science supporting their position, I’ll be happy to read it. If you don’t have the science, what’s the basis for your opinion?

  7. Ransom D Stone

    Ransom D Stone said, over 1 year ago

    @TJDestry

    Amen. Payne is always a pain, but here he goes way past his normal guff.

  8. Ransom D Stone

    Ransom D Stone said, over 1 year ago

    Thanks ODon. Each of us can see the Earth is clearly flat!

  9. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    Hang in there Atlanta, you got through Sherman burning you you will get through this.

  10. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 1 year ago

    Memory isn’t always reliable. Fortunately, we have historical information on the topic, and that information shows clearly that the theory of global cooling was a minority opinion and soon abandonded:

    “Global cooling was a conjecture during the 1970s of imminent cooling of the Earth’s surface and atmosphere culminating in a period of extensive glaciation. This hypothesis had little support in the scientific community, but gained temporary popular attention due to a combination of a slight downward trend of temperatures from the 1940s to the early 1970s and press reports that did not accurately reflect the full scope of the scientific climate literature, i.e., a larger and faster-growing body of literature projecting future warming due to greenhouse gas emissions. The current scientific opinion on climate change is that the Earth has not durably cooled, but undergone global warming throughout the 20th century.”
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_cooling

  11. denis1112

    denis1112 said, over 1 year ago

    @Uncle Joe

    Why is the Antarctic ice cap getting bigger every year and has been since they put up satellites to look at the ice caps?And why did the global warming research ship get stuck in the ice in the middle of summer?

  12. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 1 year ago

    @denis1112

    This question has been addressed several times here. I doubt that you are seriously interested in the truth.

  13. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 1 year ago

    “Estimates of sea ice extent based on satellite observations show an increasing Antarctic sea ice cover from 1979 to 2004 even though in situ observations show a prevailing warming trend in both the atmosphere and the ocean. This riddle is explored here using a global multicategory thickness and enthalpy distribution sea ice model coupled to an ocean model. Forced by the NCEP–NCAR reanalysis data, the model simulates an increase of 0.20 × 1012 m3 yr−1 (1.0% yr−1) in total Antarctic sea ice volume and 0.084 × 1012 m2 yr−1 (0.6% yr−1) in sea ice extent from 1979 to 2004 when the satellite observations show an increase of 0.027 × 1012 m2 yr−1 (0.2% yr−1) in sea ice extent during the same period. The model shows that an increase in surface air temperature and downward longwave radiation results in an increase in the upper-ocean temperature and a decrease in sea ice growth, leading to a decrease in salt rejection from ice, in the upper-ocean salinity, and in the upper-ocean density. The reduced salt rejection and upper-ocean density and the enhanced thermohaline stratification tend to suppress convective overturning, leading to a decrease in the upward ocean heat transport and the ocean heat flux available to melt sea ice. The ice melting from ocean heat flux decreases faster than the ice growth does in the weakly stratified Southern Ocean, leading to an increase in the net ice production and hence an increase in ice mass. This mechanism is the main reason why the Antarctic sea ice has increased in spite of warming conditions both above and below during the period 1979–2004 and the extended period 1948–2004.”
    http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/JCLI4136.1
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    Note in the first sentence: “even though in situ obersvations show a prevailing warming trend in both the atmosphere and the ocean”.

  14. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, over 1 year ago

    @lonecat

    Don’t bother me with facts. My mind is made up, and no one will change it.

  15. nate9279

    nate9279 said, over 1 year ago

    OMG! ENOUGH WITH THE IT’S COLD OUTSIDE WHERE I LIVE SO THERE’S NO GLOBAL WARMING!!! YOU DO REALIZE WE ARE HAVING THE DRIEST YEAR SINCE 1895 IN CALIFORNIA, RIGHT?! JESUS, PEOPLE!

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