On Fri, 30 May 2014 08:50:04 -0230, cloud dreamer <email@example.com> wrote:
>On 29/05/2014 9:39 PM, kefischer wrote: >> On Thu, 29 May 2014 17:40:32 -0600, Wisely Non-Theist <firstname.lastname@example.org> >> wrote: >> >>> In article <email@example.com>, >>> kefischer <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >>> >>>> Sure, leave the trees and the >>>> parks, go to the center of the concrete >>>> jungle or the airport where jets burn >>>> thousands of pounds of kerosene >>>> every hour, and it will be at least, >>>> a couple of degrees warmer. >>> >>> Or go to the North pole or Antarctica where it is now several degrees >>> warmer than even the recent past and is melting in the north and clving >>> in the south to an unprecidented degree. >> >> :-) Ice shelves calving is a sign of >> greater snow load up stream, not of melting. :-) >> >> Why is it taking so long for all >> the melt water to get to the oceans, >> 2 or 3 mm a year is not out of the >> ordinary. > > > >Do you even understand what you're saying? Greater snow load??? Seriously???
I know exactly what I'm saying, less snow would mean less calving, with the shelf just melting from the bottom up, and maybe breaking off if the water doesn't support the weight.
>Do you even have any comprehension as to how insanely stupid that is??? > > ..
Ask one of the Antarctic scientists that have to try to keep their shelters from being buried in snow.