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U.S. envoy Kerry tells China climate issue should be separate from politics

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LOL sure they will "take it in their consideration".

stop annoy them with your aggressive politics and talks will go more smoothly,USA bully....

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So China sells cheap solar panels and USA blows up undersea cables forcing all of Europe to buy its very expensive oil and gas?

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Climate change did not happen in a short time, the damage to the O zone was detected in 1985 and over Antarctica, since then what has the world done??? NOTHING or MINIMAL. Lots of hard work still a head and a good place to start is the oil producing nations and their culprits such as the G7 and the world largest economies.

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Climate change is a "universal threat" that should be handled separately from broader diplomatic issues...... and that's why I'm giving up jetplane travel.....

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Climate has always changed and will continue to change. Whatever humans do will not have any significant effect on climate change, and will only end up financially enriching a select few (e.g. Kerry) at the expense of everyone else (i.e. us).

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Kerry! Tell your awesome remarks to Donald Trump or the next Republican candidates. It was Donald Trump terminated the climate change treaty and the Republicans cheered that. It was your country put the climate issue becoming a political issue!

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I don’t believe in climate change.

I don’t agree with people who push climate change.

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I don’t believe in climate change.

Care to elaborate? Are you saying you don't think CO2 is a greenhouse gas or are you saying there isn't any more CO2 in the atmosphere than about 100 years ago?

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It’s just “weather”

. Always had it and always will. Sometimes it’s hot sometimes its cold. Sometimes it rains sometimes it doesn’t. Etc

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CO2 is necessary to produce oxygen.

Follow the science.

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Randy JohnsonToday 04:59 pm JST

CO2 is necessary to produce oxygen.

Follow the science.

And I'm sure your descendents will appreciate your stunning knowledge when they are forced to fight for food and water.

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CO2 is necessary to produce oxygen.

And water is necessary to sustain life. So should we pray for more flooding?

Like many important things, too little and too much can cause problems.

Rather than follow the science, it's probably better to try and understand it. I still struggle.

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Why pay any heed to the extensive and ongoing research and findings of people whom I strongly suspect know what they’re talking about regarding “weather” more than anyone posting their denial on here, the latter having indeterminate levels of expertise in the area of climatology (probably very basic from the kind of reasoning and arguments presented)? And yet some of the deniers readily accept more fantastical claims on the flimsiest (or complete lack) of evidence.

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Blacklabel

I don’t believe in climate change.

I don’t agree with people who push climate change.

That's one approach - put your head in the sand and refuse to be informed.

It’s just “weather”

It's not. Weather is what is happening today. Climate represents long term shifts, in this case average global temperatures, which have been rising.

Sometimes it’s hot sometimes its cold. 

And every year it is getting hotter.

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Weather is what is happening today

Hey what’s the “weather” gonna be like next weekend?

said no one ever, right?

man the weather yesterday was terrible!

never heard these things?

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When one denies the stark reality of man-made climate change, one marks oneself as a moron irrelevant to further (intelligent) discussion.

Well, in the US people are allowed to believe whatever they want, a lot of people think the climate change apologist crowd are moronic in their thinking. The earth has been here for over 6 billion years, dinosaurs, survived meteor hits, floods, fires, earthquakes, plagues, and other countless natural disasters and changes, this old planet is tough and resilient, should make some tweaks here and there, I think so, but to go into a max hysterical meltdown mode is just ridiculous to the point that these people are depriving us and making the lives of people globally miserable by denying them various forms of energy to push an unproven theories.

But I digress, you believe what you like and so shall I and I reject these elites, politicians and celebs that are nothing but whacked hypocrites.

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When one denies the stark reality of man-made climate change, one marks oneself as a moron irrelevant to further (intelligent) discussion.

Well, in the US people are allowed to believe whatever they want,

You can believe in the Easter bunny (and by the looks of it some you do).

You don’t get your own set of facts regardless of what Kellyanne Con-job says on Faux. Climate Change is a proven fact. Denial of it is like denying the universal properties of gravity.

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You can believe in the Easter bunny (and by the looks of it some you do).

And you can believe in 5 years the Earth will be inhabitable you’re right. We believe what we want to believe.

You don’t get your own set of facts regardless of what Kellyanne Con-job says on Faux.

Has nothing to do with FOX, but you of the climate minions don’t have the moral authority to dictate to anyone how to live or what they are allowed to have with their nutty proposals from eleminating fossil fuels to their war on gas stoves, and meat etc.

Just hysterically mind-numbing

Climate Change is a proven fact.

Has been for 6 billion years, so what’s your point?

Denial of it like denying the universal properties of gravity.

No one is denying it, but seeing the history of this old planet, I’m not sure these pieces of works realize this planet, she’s a lot tougher than she looks.

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Hey what’s the “weather” gonna be like next weekend?

It’s not a “by next weekend” thing.

Has been for 6 billion years, so what’s your point?

Human activity that is exacerbating climate change hasn’t been around for six billion years.

I’m not sure these pieces of works realize this planet, she’s a lot tougher than she looks.

The planet isn’t going to just crumble like a Malteser if that’s what you mean. However, the environment (of which we are not separate from) and ecosystems are fragile and susceptible to the negative impacts of human activity. Also, fossil fuels are not exactly going to last forever, so we’re going to have to switch to alternatives (probably within your children’s lifetimes) anyway. We’re going to have to do more than just “make some tweaks here and there”.

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Blacklabel

Weather is what is happening today

Hey what’s the “weather” gonna be like next weekend?

said no one ever, right?

man the weather yesterday was terrible!

never heard these things?

That all falls under 'today'.

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