B.C. by Mastroianni and Hart for November 15, 2016

  1. Duck1275
    Brass Orchid Premium Member over 7 years ago

    Glaciers advance by force of gravitational extrusion, mostly.

    One foot of snow is roughly equal to one inch of water.

    One inch of water is equal to 1.08 inches of ice.

    As a conservative estimate, ten inches of snow make one inch of glacial ice.

    Canadian glaciers had a depth of 2,000 to 4,000 meters.

    They only advanced when there was sufficient snowfall to maintain them through the summer months.

    When snowfall lapses, glaciers retreat.

     •  Reply
  2. C53dea45 0301 4c83 825e 752a646f6595 236 00000009d87191be tmp
    katzenbooks45  over 7 years ago

    A snail was assaulted by a tortoise. When asked to describe the attack, he said, “I don’t know, it all happened so fast!”

     •  Reply
  3. Missing large
    russtnales  over 7 years ago

    But global alarmists say they are receding…

     •  Reply
  4. What lemmings believe
    russ5419  over 7 years ago

    the Earth’s temperature has been fluctuating since the beginning of time

     •  Reply
  5. 17089663590345538622707983594073
    David Huie Green LosersBlameOthers&It'sYOURfault  over 7 years ago


    rivers of ice

     •  Reply
  6. Jerry lakehead
    jtviper7  over 7 years ago

    Glacier on the sand…

     •  Reply
  7. Biflag
    Flatlander, purveyor of fine covfefe  over 7 years ago

    The clerk in Walmart is still trying to find tectonic plates for me.

     •  Reply
  8. Missing large
    Bruce1253  over 7 years ago

    Water is a 3 atom molecule with an angle of 105 deg between the atoms. This means ice floats. This also means life is possible. Almost all other 3 atom molecules have an angle of 180 deg. One of the clearest indications I know that there is a God, Allah, Rama, The Force, whatever you wish to call it.

     •  Reply
  9. Hipshotbellestarr
    scaeva Premium Member over 7 years ago

    “Against stupidity (the climate change deniers) the gods themselves contend in vain.” (B. Russell) These will be the people who complain the loudest when they are starving while baking. They’ll say “Why didn’t you do something?”

    By the way, I’m a retired professional geologist. There is NO debate among legitimate (not paid by the carbon fuel interests) scientist about global warming, or that we are making it worse. The only questions are “How bad will it get?” and the details of how bad it will get. We know the general answer: “Very bad for humans.” This answer, and the details we are trying, with insufficient funding, to work out, make people uncomfortable, and are therefore rejected.

    For example, if a doctor tells you that you have cancer, you naturally want a second opinion. What you don’t need, even more than you don’t need cancer, is someone who tells you what you want to hear. Unfortunately, you want the latter, and it is only because you have seen the consequences of untreated cancer that you will ever accept the answer you don’t want to hear.

    Because you have not actually seen the effects of climate change, you don’t think it can happen to you. After all, you’re special.

    Like cancer, by the time you do see the effects, it will be much too late. Have a nice day in La La Land.

     •  Reply
  10. Avatar
    neverenoughgold  over 7 years ago

    Here we go again! Looks like Pandora’s icebox is open…

     •  Reply
  11. Missing large
    Stocky One  over 7 years ago

    I wish the cartoon were true. Unfortunately, virtually all the glaciers are receding, many quite rapidly.

     •  Reply
  12. Stellers sea eagle japan 31794 100x75
    UpaCoCoCreek Premium Member over 7 years ago

    I know people who drive this way.

     •  Reply
  13. 3 1 09 connor ball
    Germanshepherds4ever  over 7 years ago

    A glacier on dry land?

     •  Reply
  14. Missing large
    fleebell  over 7 years ago
    This planet has cycled back and forth between iceball and ice fully melted a number of times over it’s history. It’s caused the precession in our planet’s spin and our orbit around the sun.At the moment we are headed to the fully melted end of the cycle. We have sped up the melting a bit but we are not the cause of it.In a few thousand years when the cycle starts the other way people will be complaining about it getting colder too.
     •  Reply
  15. Missing large
    Thomas & Tifffany Connolly  over 7 years ago

    …. and?…..

     •  Reply
  16. Duck1275
    Brass Orchid Premium Member over 7 years ago

    additional harm to the environment.

    Warming will reach its apex, and redistribution of water resources will cause cooling and the re-absorption of greenhouse gasses.

    CO2 will not cause the end of the world, and it will not do any harm that is not already coming, and it may prevent some harm that might otherwise occur to accomplish the necessary warming.

    AGW is based on junk science.

    AGW is not an intellectual scientific opinion.

    AGW is a faith-based imposition of moral superiority and higher ideals.

    It is not science.

    It is religion.

    And it isn’t even a good one.

     •  Reply
Sign in to comment

More From B.C.