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Is the Earth in better shape now than on April 22, 1970, the date of the first Earth Day celebration?

Yes, mankind has helped improve the environment 48% 114 votes
No, global warming is a big issue and the environment overall has suffered 51% 119 votes
Total Votes: 233

Note: This is not a scientific poll.


April 18, 2012
11:27 a.m.

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airedale1950 ( airedale1950 ) says...

Enough with the global warming hysteria already.
So little is known of the natural cyclical changes in earth's climate, that a truly informed and accurate determination is impossible.
The people actually endorsing global warming either have money or other personal ideological gain as motivation.
Follow the money and the potential for individual enrichment and you will see the true motivation for the subjective phenomenon called 'global warming'.

April 18, 2012
11:50 a.m.

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hodgkinst ( hodgkinst ) says...

The Earth's population was only 3.7 billion in 1970, now it is 7 billion, and consumption of natural resources has been increasing at an increasing rate. The human built world is growing rapidly at the expense of the natural world. Global warming is only one symptom of a troubled planet.

April 18, 2012
3:49 p.m.

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Woodrow ( Woodrow ) says...

There is a festering ignorance about global warming. There is indeed a years-long warming trend in great parts of the earth, but there is much misinformation tossed about today that says the warming trends are man-made, and that they can be, therefore, corrected by man's actions.

What did the warming alarmists say about the record cold temperatures and snowfall in 2010-2011? As can be expected, some of them said the prolonged cold and precipitation were caused guessed warming: man-made, of course.

April 19, 2012
11:33 a.m.

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J.D. ( J.D. ) says...

Our population is not increasing, most developed countries are below adequate replacement levels. The reason our population is higher is due to a large senior population w/ better health care.

April 20, 2012
10:18 a.m.

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ed186 ( ed186 ) says...

I agree with AIRDALE 1950 and WOODROW 100% stop all this hysteria! I agree with recycling, and the way we can reuse trash and other things like better insulation of homes though.

April 21, 2012
2:50 p.m.

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Sparkys_Dad ( Sparkys_Dad ) says...

Yeah, we're doin' just ducky!
What's up with all dem airplanes, anyways?

Some say the govmint's run by 3 guys behind closed doors, right?
So, what if the Three Stooges were those 3 guys? That would explain a lot!


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