Welcome to Gothic, Colorado—one of the coldest places in the United States. This ghost town has been abandoned since the 1920s, but there is at least one person who still calls it home. For more than 40 years, current resident billy barr has lived in a small cabin, recording data about the snowpack to pass the time. In this short film, Morgan Heim of Day’s Edge Productions profiles the legendary local who inadvertently provided scientists with a treasure trove of climate change data. Winner of the Film4Climate competition organized by the Connect4Climate Program of the World Bank (film4climate.net).
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He Spent 40 Years Alone in the Woods, and Now Scientists Love Him | Short Film Showcase
This planet existed before humans, eventually it will be time for us to go just as all things have. We for sure are causing a change to this planet, but then again all things are always changing. We can try our best as a species. However. know that if something can be born it too can & will die. This is all natural, it is all okay. You reading this are right here right now, live!
I grew up there and I can tell you it is extremely expensive two to three times as much as living in New York City or Los Angeles, so there has to be a way he's supplementing his income cuz I guarantee he's not setting they're just watching snow all year long!
This anecdotal climate data is very misleading. The temperature rise for the past 50 Years is not more than .5 C which nobody can "feel". If his climate was warmer, somebody else's climate is colder because the average for the world is undetectable by a human, and barely detectable by scientific equipment. In huge areas of the globe , there are no measurement systems. Siberia has 2 weather stations so use of satellite data is the only real source and we have that data.
Worst.Clickbait.Ever. I should have known.
A. I thought it was complete isolation.
B. Climate change...come on. /sigh
Do people not do basic math?! 40 years worth of data when the earth is estimated at 4.5 billion years old...that's seriously a sample of .0000000088%. I would love to see some scientists who actually present good arguments for and against it rather than claiming a 1/112,500,000th sample of data is empirical? /palmface Seriously though...can we get past the point of so-called experts screaming at us "IT'S REAL, YOU MUST BELIEVE!!!1!11!!!one!!!" to actually trying to understand the macrocosm that is planet Earth.
Let's guess. Global warming right. It could not possibly be mother nature good it. These money grabbing leftists democrats. Make me sick the world has been here lo my before these clowns. And Wil be here long after we are gone. Biggest lie in the world.
The amount of carbon-dioxide has increased substantially over the past decades. It is a scientific fact that the long-wavelength sunrays reflected from the surface of the earth are absorbed by greenhouse gases (water vapor, methane, and carbon-dioxide) as heat.
Of course there are natural changes to the climate, no scientist disagrees with this. But that's not to say that the current changes in temperature are natural, as they most likely are not.
Great science! Probably similar to mainstream science. Always a great idea to base global warming "facts" on the opinions of an old hippy and the very tiny realm in which he lives. No wonder scientists love him. He thinks just like they do. And he agrees with their agenda. That's modern science for you, constantly embracing what they like and ignoring what the don't.
+Gabby K Yes, plants are growing and dying all the time but this does not mean that CO2 is being constantly removed. When the plants die, they release CO2. This can happen in a variety of ways, forest fires, decomposition, and animals/plants metabolizing it's sugars. I think of forests as a sink of CO2. Any place that does not have forests, because of industrialization, is a place where it is possible to have a sink of carbon-dioxide. However, when the forests are removed, the CO2, as I said, is released. This is why many consider preserving rain-forests as an issue of climate change.
As for CO2 being a real issue or just a way for government to increase control, I think it can be both. I think that the science is definitely there, but I also think that government wants to constantly increase it's power, and this is just another opportunity. Like, you can't decrease the individuals dependency on fossil fuels, the entire techno-industrial system is basically built off it's back. So any taxes on petrol is just government grabbing money. I prefer tax-breaks on electric cars instead, but even these are not without production of CO2 (even in countries with 100% renewable energy).
On the immigration issue, I one-hundred percent agree with you. I would go as far as saying that environmentalism & immigration are almost completely incompatible. The only thing immigration will do is raise the consumption & carbon emissions of africans & other third-worlders to western standards. Not only that, but any immigration will reduce human-biodiversity & homogenize culture into the same modern garbage everywhere.
I would recommend you to check out potholer54, he has some good videos on the topic and attempts to be as unbiased as possible.
As for who is promoting this, you may be right in that they seem to be kinda semitic. Basically globohomo humanists, many such people are environmentalists. But in my opinion, true environmentalism is right-wing exclusively. There are some good authors on this, Kaczynski is favorite of mine, and also Pentti Linkola.
Plants are growing and dying all the time though. More CO2 gives more fuel for more plants to grow, doesn't it? If CO2 is actually an issue and not just a forced and shilled way for people to get rich by taxing and regulating us more, shouldn't the main concern then be overpopulation and immigration into first world countries rather than current city CO2 emissions? African population is supposed to vastly eclipse all other populations in a few years. I can agree that it might be an issue, but I've heard of way too many actual accredited scientists denying it's a major problem and seen too many (mostly Jewish) shilling of it to trust anything I hear.
+Gabby K That's because they don't actually remove CO2 from the atmosphere in the long-term. They will "store" some carbon-dioxide as they grow, but a mature forest will not be constantly removing CO2.
whats so sad is the government has power to change the world (weather), but they withhold for their own deceitful and profitable purposes.
if there is a machines that can cause catastrophic earthquakes, and as well a machine that can make clouds that produce rain...imagine what else they are capable of.
its mind boggling
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