Daily Topics - Thursday February 20th, 2014

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Hour One: Our looming judicial crisis - Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio

Hour Two: Scott Walker...WI's Christie moment - John Nichols, The Nation Magazine / Plus, Geeky Science - How your plastic water bottle could be killing you

Hour Three: Obama's fast track push - Lori Wallach, Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch / Plus, time for white Americans to wake the hell up - Jason Roberts, Simple Misfits

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Sullivan 8 years 24 weeks ago
#1

Is what's happening with the polar vortex the same thing scientists talked about 10 yrs ago and the Gulf Stream Conveyor belt and shutting it down because of too much regular water mixing with salt water and stopping the Conveyor belt?

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mathboy 8 years 24 weeks ago
#2

I'm not sure, since your question runs on a bit. However, I read that Al Roker felt it necessary to point out that the term "polar vortex" had been in use for at least 50 years, and therefore is not a propaganda term invented by climate scientists to scare people. The polar vortex by itself is not a shutdown of the Gulf Stream, nor would it cause such a shutdown so far as I know. It might even delay it, by cooling Greenland.

Hurricanes, typhoons and polar vortices are all just types of cyclones. Hurricanes occur in the north Atlantic, typhoons in the north Pacific and polar vortices are centered in the Arctic.

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