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Archive for the 'Global Warming' Category

No Climate Treaty At Copenhagen

by @ Monday, November 16th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Foreign Affairs, Global Warming, Politics, Weather

Given the news we’ve been hearing lately, this doesn’t come as much of a surprise:
President Obama and other world leaders have decided to put off the difficult task of reaching a climate change agreement at a global climate conference scheduled for next month, agreeing instead to make it the mission of the Copenhagen conference to [...]

Save The Earth, Eat Fluffy !

by @ Thursday, October 22nd, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Global Warming

Two environmentalists from New Zealand want to blame global warming on your puppy:
The eco-pawprint of a pet dog is twice that of a 4.6-litre Land Cruiser driven 10,000 kilometres a year, researchers have found.
Victoria University professors Brenda and Robert Vale, architects who specialise in sustainable living, say pet owners should swap cats and dogs for [...]

Global Warming Panic: Olympic Edition

by @ Thursday, October 1st, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Global Warming, Sports, Weather

The Governor of Tokyo says that the Olympics themselves are threatened by global warming:
COPENHAGEN, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Tokyo governor Shintaro Ishihara warned on Wednesday the 2016 Olympics could be the last Games, with global warming an immediate threat to mankind.
Tokyo is bidding to host the 2016 summer Olympics with Chicago, Rio de Janeiro and [...]

Greenpeace Leader Admits They Lied About Arctic Ice Melt

by @ Thursday, August 20th, 2009. Filed under Global Warming, Politics

Back on July 15th, Greenpeace issued an alarming press release about the state of the Arctic ice pack:
Petermann Glacier, Greenland — Arctic ice is melting at an unprecedented rate. As scientists on board the Arctic Sunrise gather more data showing the urgency of the situation, world leaders stay inactive.
For the past two weeks, scientists and [...]

Al Gore And The Reductio ad Hitlerum

by @ Tuesday, July 7th, 2009. Filed under Al Gore, Dumbasses, Global Warming, Politics, Weather

It was bound to happen at some point, Al Gore has fulfilled Godwin’s Law:
Al Gore invoked the spirit of Winston Churchill today by encouraging political leaders to follow the example of Britain’s wartime leader and unite their nations to fight climate change.
The former US vice-president accused politicians around the world of exploiting ignorance about the [...]

Returning To The Stone Age: The Only Way To Stop Global Warming

by @ Monday, March 10th, 2008. Filed under Global Warming, Weather

That, apparently, is the only conclusion that can be drawn from a report in today’s Washington Post:
The task of cutting greenhouse gas emissions enough to avert a dangerous rise in global temperatures may be far more difficult than previous research suggested, say scientists who have just published studies indicating that it would require the world [...]

Global Warming: Blame Canada !

by @ Friday, November 30th, 2007. Filed under Global Warming, Humor, In The News

Apparently, those darn Canadian beer drinkers are ruining the planet:
Scientists have found a new threat to the planet: Canadian beer drinkers.
The government-commissioned study says the old, inefficient “beer fridges” that one in three Canadian households use to store their Molson and Labatt’s contribute significantly to global warming by guzzling gas- and coal-fired electricity.
Heh.

The Silver Lining To Global Warming

by @ Saturday, November 17th, 2007. Filed under Global Warming, Weather

The Canadians are starting to see one:
TORONTO — Predicted climate change might not be bad for everyone.
Canada would be a net economic winner, according to an April U.N. report cited by a number of authorities during interviews in recent days. The paper predicted that milder temperatures would expand agriculture while boosting the economy with lower [...]

The Greatest Scam In History

by @ Saturday, November 10th, 2007. Filed under Global Warming, Weather

That’s what John Campbell, the founder of the Weather Channel and a meteorologist, calls global warming:
It is the greatest scam in history. I am amazed, appalled and highly offended by it. Global Warming; It is a SCAM. Some dastardly scientists with environmental and political motives manipulated long term scientific data to create an illusion of [...]

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