Bad News on the Global Warming Front

From Moonbattery.com
September 24, 2009

Bad News on the Global Warming Front

AP bears grim tidings: according to the UN, plunging millions into poverty by deliberately crippling the economy is a necessary gesture, but it will not be enough to prevent global warming from laying waste to the earth:

Earth’s temperature is likely to jump nearly 6 degrees between now and the end of the century even if every country cuts greenhouse gas emissions as proposed, according to a United Nations update.

Scientists looked at emission plans from 192 nations and calculated what would happen to global warming. The projections take into account 80 percent pollution cuts from the U.S. and Europe by 2050, which are not sure things.

The U.S. figure is based on a bill that passed the House of Representatives but is running into resistance in the Senate, where debate has been delayed by health care reform efforts.

That is, even if the Senate slits America’s throat by passing Tax & Charade and presenting it for Comrade Obama to eagerly sign, Gaia’s rage will destroy everything anyway.

The nexus of this horror is the arctic, where the polar bears suffer for man’s iniquitous industrial ways:

Global warming is speeding up, especially in the Arctic, and that means that some top-level science projections from 2007 are already out of date and overly optimistic. [Global warmist Robert] Corell, who headed an assessment of warming in the Arctic, said global warming “is accelerating in ways that we are not anticipating.”

Because Greenland and West Antarctic ice sheets are melting far faster than thought, it looks like the seas will rise twice as fast as projected just three years ago, Corell said. He said seas should rise about a foot every 20 to 25 years.

Fortunately, when moonbat reality gets too scary, you can just switch it off and return to the real world, where arctic sea ice has been expanding as a result of cooler temperatures:

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