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Re: Re: OT-CHAT: Spring Commeth

NPR is National Public Radio and has little to do with MO. I was just trying to toss out a gentle reminder that global warming is more of a political issue than it is a scientific issue. With NPR's decidedly liberal slant, they generally embrace those advancing that theory (with or without scientific evidence), but there are also many scientists who believe the evidence is insufficient or even contraindicating.

From our local view, we see wild swings in weather that appear as climate changes, but our experiences are too limited in time and location to make any general assumptions about something on a global scale. I've seen some amazing variations in my locale over the last 26 years of observations, but patterns are probably illusory.

Since I'm from the Show-Me State, I have to conclude that the jury is still out on global warming. That's all.. :-)

Bill Wells (in southern MO where my little part of the globe was definitely warming today!!! Sheesh!)

Autmirislvr@aol.com wrote:

In a message dated 7/2/2006 3:49:53 P.M. Central Standard Time, wells@train.missouri.org writes:

<<in southern MO, which is still the Show-Me State and where NPR is considered interesting, but perhaps not exactly "fair and balanced") ;-)>>
As a former MO resident . . . let me ask . . . what is NPR? I can remember a lot of springs . . . some in AR, some in MO, and some in KY. Even a decade or two . . . and spring hasn't changed that much in my memory. Although it was really off track this year. But for some reason I'm getting the early summer rebloom season that is typical of our friends in more northern states! Among others, I have bloom on Immortality, Pink Attraction, Pure As Gold, Renown, & now a stalk on October Sky. Again & Again and Lunar Whitewash are about to open blooms. Lots of seedlings.

If you don't cross them, you can't plant them! Betty W. in South-central KY Zone 6 ---
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