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Started by ccdfreak, 08/15/2016 06:50PM
Posted 08/15/2016 06:50PM | Edited 08/15/2016 06:50PM Opening Post

Posted 08/25/2016 09:08PM #1
John Love said:

That article sure does warn of the impending doom with some really absurd claims.

If one was to take their hysterics to heart, we'd plan for the end of the world as we know it by 2018.

Sounds somewhat like the complete hysterics which we heard from Al Gore and the rest of the so-called experts who made the same crazy predictions back 20 years ago.

For a rational alternative to the histrionics of the author of that article, maybe we can offer some soothing sanity to counter the crazy predictions, or better yet perhaps just examine what we were told 20 years ago, as to what was going to be occurring right now on the planet:

Predictions made back then (taken from the article above):

In 2005, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) warned that imminent sea-level rises, increased hurricanes, and desertification caused by “man-made global warming” would lead to massive population disruptions

The reality: The 2005 UNEP predictions claimed that, by 2010, some 50 million “climate refugees” would be frantically fleeing from those regions of the globe. However, not only did the areas in question fail to produce a single “climate refugee,” by 2010, population levels for those regions were actually still soaring. In many cases, the areas that were supposed to be producing waves of “climate refugees” and becoming uninhabitable turned out to be some of the fastest-growing places on Earth.

In the Bahamas, for example, according to the 2010 census, there was a major increase in population, going from around 300,000 in 2000 to more than 350,000 by 2010. The population of St. Lucia, meanwhile, grew by five percent during the same period. The Seychelles grew by about 10 percent. The Solomon Islands also witnessed a major population boom during that time frame, gaining another 100,000 people, or an increase of about 25 percent.

In fact it was claimed that in Syria, there would be massive fleeing of individuals from that nation due to the Climate Change Drought.

The Reality: People are fleeing the region because Assad has been murdering them by the bushel. That fact of course didn't deter Time Magazine from lying about the reasons migrants in Syria were fleeing. The spin is astounding:

Talk about complete crap. The driving force behind the mass migration out of Syria has nothing to do with Climate Change, but this is the Headline of the Article:
How Climate Change is Behind the Surge of Migrants to Europe

They should be ashamed, but they are Time Magazine and they have no shame. Neither do they have any honesty. In fact, they just make it up out of whole cloth.

More predictions from the linked article:
For well over a decade now, climate alarmists have been claiming that snow would soon become a thing of the past. In March 2000, for example, “senior research scientist” David Viner, working at the time for the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia, told the U.K. Independent that within “a few years,” snowfall would become “a very rare and exciting event” in Britain. “Children just aren’t going to know what snow is,” he was quoted as claiming in the article, headlined “Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past.”

That prediction was made in the year 2000.

The Reality:
In 2010, this was the headline:

They endured the heaviest snowfall in 50 Years in Great Britain. Ok, so 10 years later, the UK had the exact opposite happen as was predicted by the Climate Hysterics promoters in 2000.

Coincidence? I think not. My guess is that this Earth will still be around in the next 50 years, and we won't have 25 foot sea rises along the coasts of the United States, and I doubt that New Orleans will be a soup bowl from here on out...