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Drought! Famine! Global…Cooling?

cthirty-three Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 4:29 PM
You need to be careful here. The speed at any point on the blade is equal to how fast the blade rotates (angular velocity) times the distance from the hub. So a large blade can be rotating slowly but the speed at the tip can be quite large.
rightmostofthetime Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 4:48 PM
Of course, that doesn't negate gungy's point. Just that even relatively slow rotating blades can still be quite dangerous to birds.
rightmostofthetime Wrote: Oct 16, 2012 4:33 PM
Wow, someone here who knows physics. Refreshing.

Climate experts from United Kingdom’s National Weather Service told the world that while is was not unusual for pauses in global warming that last for a decade to occur once every eighty years or so, there was no way that one could last for 15 years or more according to their climate model.

Oops. Their mistake, I guess.

Maybe that’s why when the United Kingdom’s National Weather Service updated their data and it showed that global warming has been paused for the last 16 years, they remained mum.

“The world stopped getting warmer almost 16 years ago, according to new...