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Battling Climate Change from
the Back Seat of an S.U.V.

New York Times, by Jim Dwyer

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Posted By:MissMolly, 1/14/2018 5:05:27 AM

Purring in the mild winter day, a small armada of S.U.V.s was parked Thursday morning along 42nd Street outside the New York Public Library. Inside was Mayor Bill de Blasio, at an interfaith prayer breakfast that went on for quite a while. By divine right of mayoralty, or someone, 13 vehicles waited at the curb in a no-standing zone, among them four black S.U.V.s (three Chevy Suburbans and one Yukon XL) an ambulance, a huge E.M.S. vehicle and a police school safety van. The engines on those big boys were running while the mayor was inside, for about two hours. At least

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Globalwarmer, 1/14/2018 6:47:12 AM     (No. 11509776)

How is this behavior any different than that of the Ruling Class in the Soviet Union? It´s the same thing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: hershey, 1/14/2018 8:02:19 AM     (No. 11509828)

Doesn´t surprise me one bit...climate change is for thee, but not for me...sodding wankers...elect an avowed communist and this is what you get, along with a soda tax and people fleeing the city...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pixelero, 1/14/2018 8:12:06 AM     (No. 11509833)

“Battling,” climate change?

Reading this in the context of even, say, 10, 20 years ago, it just sounds insane.

How does one go about, “battling,” “climate”?

Every single study, bar none, indicates that whatever efforts at remediation are undertaken, the results are going to be a tiny hundredth, or thousandth of a percentage of carbon dioxide remediation. Nowhere near worth the economic sacrifice made.

Results have not even fully demonstrated carbon dioxide is the problem, Far more likely that it’s solar activity.

Delusional. Anti-logic.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: flybynight, 1/14/2018 8:18:09 AM     (No. 11509836)

Didn’t Saint Al of Gore do the same thing? Take his own many-black-SUV motorcade one blistering hot day, to give a lecture to lesser beings, and leave all those SUVs spewing hydrocarbons while he gave his speech and schmoozed for more than two hours? Oh, it’s good to be king, or former vice-king, or something.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Pixelero, 1/14/2018 8:18:50 AM     (No. 11509837)

“Battling,” climate change?

Reading this in the context of even, say, 10, 20 years ago, it just sounds insane.

How does one go about, “battling,” “climate”?

Every single study, bar none, indicates that whatever efforts at remediation are undertaken, the results are going to be a tiny hundredth, or thousandth of a percentage of carbon dioxide remediation. Nowhere near worth the economic sacrifice made.

Results have not even fully demonstrated carbon dioxide is the problem. Far more likely that it’s solar activity.

Delusional. Anti-logic.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tommyr, 1/14/2018 8:57:43 AM     (No. 11509871)

Surprising article from the nyt. However, the reporter should have reported on exactly who rode in the Suburbans etc. Schumer, Cuomo, etc??

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Reply 7 - Posted by: M2, 1/14/2018 10:04:11 AM     (No. 11509957)

No fan of NY politicians here, so what if they´ve got a bunch of SUVs idling? What could make the s-hole air of NYC worse than it is?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: strike3, 1/14/2018 10:18:15 AM     (No. 11509980)

Obama´s vacations and golf outings using two 747s, Pelosi´s jet, Lurch´s yacht, Hillary´s jet, Gore´s 25K monthly electric bill. It´s all the same. It´s the reason that we don´t believe what these hypocrites say and never will.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: droopydog, 1/14/2018 10:31:45 AM     (No. 11510009)

A Yukon XL? Oh yeah, that´s a big one--Xtra big.

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