Climate Change threads are back

In summary, climate change / global warming threads have been unbanned from the Earth forum with new rules in place. Discussions about politics are still not allowed. The moderator for these threads will be DH, who has been recognized for their bravery in taking on this task.
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Great!

But please note that any discussions about politics of climate change is still strictly forbidden! This is only about the science!
 
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  • #3
So, what made you change your mind? Have you acquired some additional brainpower to help moderate the topics? From what I gatehered, that was one of the major obstacles to keeping the discussions on track.
 
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Greg Bernhardt said:
After much deliberation we have unbanned climate change / global warming threads from the Earth forum.

Cool! But which [STRIKE]reckless fool[/STRIKE] brave soul [strike]was blackmailed[/strike] volunteered for the [STRIKE]suicide mission[/STRIKE] task of moderating?
 
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That would be me.

We'll see how I fare.
 
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Nugatory said:
Cool! But which [STRIKE]reckless fool[/STRIKE] brave soul [strike]was blackmailed[/strike] volunteered for the [STRIKE]suicide mission[/STRIKE] task of moderating?

:-p
 
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D H said:
That would be me.

We'll see how I fare.
:thumbs:
 
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D H said:
That would be me.

We'll see how I fare.

I hope all PFers, especially the long-timers, recognize and appreciate DH's courage. I know I do!

Kudos, DH :approve:.
 

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What is climate change?

Climate change refers to the long-term changes in Earth's climate, including temperature, precipitation, and weather patterns. These changes are primarily caused by human activities, such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, which release greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and trap heat.

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