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August 29, 2008

As Temperatures Cool, Global Warming Hype Gets Ever More Hysterical

Even as temperatures continue to cool, global warming hoaxers get ever hotter under the collar at the way their proclamations of imminent doom are ignored. A particularly hysterical diatribe in WaPo declares that we have only 7 years to forsake our comfortable lifestyle and submit to a government-imposed economic depression, or:

The Earth is on a trajectory to warm more than 4.5 degrees Fahrenheit by around mid-century. Exceeding that threshold could trigger a series of phenomena: Arable land will turn into desert, higher sea levels will flood coastal areas, and changes in the convection of the oceans will alter currents, such as the Gulf Stream, that determine regional weather patterns.
Manhattan and Florida would be under water, while Nevada would have no water at all. Some Russians quip that they would welcome a more temperate climate, but they would probably be sorry to lose St. Petersburg. Countries such as Bangladesh and Mali do not have the resources to mitigate or even to adapt to the impact of climate change; millions would flee coastal flooding and the desertification of farmlands, creating instant "climate refugees."

To avoid this horrific fate, we must "consent to sacrifices and changes in lifestyle," in order to reap "the ultimate reward — survival."

It's hard to believe the mainstream media doesn't try to salvage some credibility by laying off with the increasingly stale Chicken Little act. If you know anyone who still takes it seriously, please let them know I have carbon credits for sale.

On a tip from mega.

Posted by Van Helsing at August 29, 2008 11:32 AM

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>>Manhattan and Florida would be under water...>>

I don't know about New York, but we Florida Crackers have had MERMAIDS for decades, so we're not worried!

Posted by: KHarn at August 29, 2008 11:49 AM

Since it will be getting hotter does that mean out next Vice President - Mrs. Hottie Palin will be attending press conferences in a bikini? Much hotter than Dick Cheney and since she is an NRA member probably more handy with shotgun since she hasnt shot anyone.

http://kodiakkonfidential.blogspot.com/2007/12/sarah-in-vogue.html

Way to spice up a boring election Mr. McCain - Kudos !!! Excellent choice.

Posted by: Anonymous at August 29, 2008 12:05 PM

Is it even worthwhile to debunk guys like this?

"Global Warming!"

"Ja, und?"

"Scary!!!!" (Notice use of multiple exlamation points.)
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Pascual? Professional bureaucrat. Knows how to organize forms. Knows which forms are mandatory, and which can be waived. This is an important type of knowledge, that can only be gained living at the top of a bureaucratic feeding chain.

And now, after years of adminstrative experience, he has become a Decider.

Now, where are the appropriate forms?
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Posted by: OregonGuy at August 29, 2008 1:47 PM

I read the article on WaPo; interestingly, comments were turned off. Apparently for AGW hysteria, dissent is forbidden.

Posted by: Mr Evilwrench at August 29, 2008 2:30 PM

They can see it slipping through their fingers. Due to fortuitous stupidity on their part the watermellons caused the fuel price spike and food shortage/price spike. That actually woke up some of the mental defectives out there that watch too much American Idol. I do believe the AGW parade has jumped the shark. HOORAY!

Don't worry though, the 'season' is not over yet. We'll hear a lot more from self serving morons like Hansen and company. I do love watching them get burned off the wall by real scientists.

Posted by: chuck in st paul at August 29, 2008 2:42 PM

First thing you'll notice whether its WaPo or YouTube, when it's a lib, the comments are always turned off. They will not abide any heresy from another point of view.

The left is certainly consistent in that they find a theme and stick to it. Over. And over. And over. And over. Doom. Gloom. End of the world. Planet in crisis.

Funny how the solution is always the same: Americans, give up your money, economy, jobs, lifestyle, comfort and security. Somehow, that fixes everything.

Note to Climate Crisis fanatics: Aside from everything else, you cannot turn off a system like the global climate if something has in fact been put into motion. If we are THAT close to such a huge change, then even if we stopped EVERYthing we're doing, it could take decades, even CENTURIES before that change would be affected...and even THEN there is no telling what would follow.

The climate is always in flux. There have been many many ice-age/warm periods in the last several million years...before man had any industrial impact, in case you didn't know.

Now shut the hell up and stop using this BS as an excuse to foist socialism on the U.S.

Posted by: matt at August 29, 2008 2:46 PM

In the Middle ages, which aren't quite so dark as we have been led to believe, the climate was a little warmer than it is today, so much so that England was known for its fine wines. A little before that , Libya was known as the Bread Basket of the Roman Empire. Its the cooler periods that lead to trouble, like the one that came just before the Black plague.


However, If the climate is in flux, shouldn't we be at our best to save the world yet again?

Posted by: James McEnanly at August 29, 2008 3:47 PM

Yes, James...we should be at our best. And better warmer than colder! People forget that in the not-too-distant past there was an ice sheet more than a mile thick over most of N. America. Now wouldn't THAT make AlGore feel wonderful...and send shivers up Chris Matthews leg!

Posted by: matt at August 29, 2008 8:15 PM

KHarn, I thought you support global warming from earlier posts. I could be wrong though asshole.

Posted by: Parker at August 29, 2008 9:17 PM

I support global warming. In the warmer eras of our history humanity had more food, more prosperity, less war and less disease. I could get behind something like that 100%. Turn up the heat!

Posted by: Archonix at August 30, 2008 2:07 AM

However, If the climate is in flux, shouldn't we be at our best to save the world yet again?

Considering man has no control over the weather (no, emissions do not cause shifts in weather), how do you propose we do that?

Posted by: Anonymous at August 30, 2008 8:40 AM

Predictions are for a colder than normal winter - hopefully the hurricane wont damage the refineries or people could be freezing because they wont be able to afford to heat their homes to anything above 60 F.

Of course Im sure Al Bore and his ilk will be blaming Gorebull Warming for it.

Posted by: Anonymous at August 30, 2008 9:20 AM

So tired of Oh My God, we're all going to die! To the point of "whatever"

Posted by: Frankie at August 30, 2008 7:09 PM

"Parker at August 29, 2008 9:17 PM"

Yes Parker, you're an asshole. Or do you mean that I "support 'global warming'" by ENCOURAGING it?
But if you're so smart, then explain how CO2 "causes" the rise in tempature when it's been proven that CO2 levels rise LONG AFTER the tempature rises. That's the whole basis for the 'global warming' hoax, so please try to justify it. But if you DON'T support the 'global warming' theory, then feel free to join us in mocking AlGore's religion.

Posted by: KHarn at August 30, 2008 7:54 PM

KHarn you either supported man made global warming as a problem or child porn. I know this was brought up BY YOU in a previous post. I could be wrong I guess.

Posted by: Parker at August 30, 2008 8:23 PM

Parker... wtf, man?

Posted by: nobody at August 30, 2008 8:58 PM

Because global warming and kiddy porn are so easy to mistake for one another...

Posted by: Archonix at August 31, 2008 4:10 AM

It's confirmed; Parker is an asshole.

As for the child porn accusation, what have we told you Liberals about PROJECTION?

Posted by: KHarn at August 31, 2008 6:02 AM

Dogs and cats, living together.
Fire and brimstone.
Real wrath of God stuff.

Posted by: gordon at September 1, 2008 10:46 PM