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Climate crisis is biggest threat
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Posted By: NorthernDog, 1/16/2020 11:10:42 AM

The climate crisis is the biggest threat to global stability, the World Economic Forum (WEF) has warned. WEF on Wednesday published its annual global risk report, highlighting what its members see as the biggest threats to economic and political stability. For the first time in the report’s history, the top five longterm risks were all linked to the environment. “The planet is heating, the ice is melting, and we see that the library of species are on fire,” Borge Brende, president of WEF, said at a press conference in London to launch the report. “It’s really, really serious.” The biggest


Well la-ti-dah. The global elite have spoken.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JediJerry 1/16/2020 11:18:17 AM (No. 290138)
I suggest they study the Milankovitch Cycles.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: rockeysroomie 1/16/2020 11:19:06 AM (No. 290141)
That's what the Pope said too. It's gotta be right.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: farmwife 1/16/2020 11:22:42 AM (No. 290144)
First they told us it was serious. Then they told us it was really serious. Now they tell us it's really, really serious. Yet they change nothing in their behavior.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Muguy 1/16/2020 11:25:47 AM (No. 290148)
Let's talk about this topic INSTEAD of what is really important right now....
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Reply 5 - Posted by: hotcorner 1/16/2020 11:27:16 AM (No. 290149)
The climate hoax is about another way to tax and redistribute your money the communist democrats cannot raise any other way. It is also their religion as they reject GOD. It is also about keeping the Middle East relevant as the U.S. does not need their oil anymore. There are no facts supporting this movement and they have no interest in the environment.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino 1/16/2020 11:27:47 AM (No. 290150)
I learned many years ago - - and you should take it to heart today - - - - never mess with Borge Brende. You'll be very sorry if you do.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Mr. Know-It-All 1/16/2020 11:28:18 AM (No. 290153)
When these "elites" move to smaller houses, buy smaller cars or stop using public transit, and quit flying places on private jets, then MAYBE I will pay a small bit of attention to them.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: TLCary 1/16/2020 11:32:39 AM (No. 290159)
Life IS GOOD! When all the obvious, terrifying, population depleting threats are so very diminished that a demonstrably fiction based on proven wrong computer models TOPS THE LIST... LIFE IS GOOD!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Osprey21 1/16/2020 11:36:54 AM (No. 290161)
No, the "global elite" are the biggest threat to the planet. Prove me wrong.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: JimBob 1/16/2020 11:48:38 AM (No. 290167)
The SKY IS FALLING! The SKY IS FALLING! The SKY IS FALLING! The ONLY WAY to SAVE US ALL is for YOU LITTLE GUYS to pay MORE TAXES and GIVE UP MORE FREEDOMS! ....oh, and its Caviar, Prime Rib and Fois Gras for ME, and Barley Soup for YOU! Private Jets for ME, and a Bicycle for YOU! .....and don't forget..... PAY MORE TAXES! BEEEEE.....ESSSSSS!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: StrikingViking 1/16/2020 11:53:46 AM (No. 290169)
The sky is falling! The world is coming to an end! If the Left actually believed this, they would embrace nuclear power as the answer to carbon power's greenhouse effects. They shun nuclear power and tout windmills and solar panels, totally inadequate substitutes for carbon power. Draw your own conclusions, but I believe the Left is leveraging climate hysteria in order to expand government control over the entire energy economy.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: cold porridge 1/16/2020 12:03:36 PM (No. 290174)
These communists keep repeating their same lies, thinking the masses will finally believe them. It's the same with "Russia Russia Russia." It doesn't matter to them that both issues have proven to be false, they still keep it up. Fortunately, a lot of people are waking up to their lies.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: bgarrett 1/16/2020 12:05:18 PM (No. 290176)
They are kind of right, except its the coming Ice Age that is the problem and there is NOTHING that humans can do to change that
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Highlander 1/16/2020 12:09:50 PM (No. 290179)
Their fantasies and delusions are very, very serious. It can cause global economic upheaval, worse than any actual phenomenon of God's natural order.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: IdahoJoe 1/16/2020 12:09:53 PM (No. 290180)
If we don’t elect socialists and pray to Greta all the ice will melt by 2020 /sarcasm off
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Reply 16 - Posted by: LadyHen 1/16/2020 12:18:56 PM (No. 290190)
fta: "WEF released the global risk report ahead of its annual meeting of members in Switzerland next week. The event, more commonly known as Davos, attracts top politicians and business leaders from around the world. " And I am sure all these elites will forgo their usual private jets and armored suvs and will arrive having kayaked and bicycled all the way there. When the global elites start living like the climate is indeed in crisis and start reducing their own consumption, then I will give a flip what they say. Until then, my relatively tiny footprint is not budging and they can pound sand.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rather Read 1/16/2020 12:19:35 PM (No. 290192)
To quote Quentin Tarantino, "I reject your hypothesis". When they begin to act like it's a crisis, then I might consider it, but people who own multiple homes, cars and jets have nothing to say to me about climate.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: DVC 1/16/2020 12:24:13 PM (No. 290194)
Mule manure. The "global elite" are the primary threat to the planet.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: VAPMAN 1/16/2020 12:27:04 PM (No. 290196)
I’ve been reading a book about medieval life “AD 1077 This year was the dry summer; and wild fire came upon many shires, and burned many towns.” Other years brought heavy rains and excess lightning and thunder. You get the point: There was global warming nearly a thousand years ago based on modern day criteria. It’s called weather and is based primarily on the activity of the sun and our orbital relationship to it.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 1/16/2020 12:30:04 PM (No. 290198)
Steyer has been spouting this in ads for a while. He's at 2%. People's Most Important Problem poll in Gallup puts this at about 5% of people rating this as a top concern but this also includes the environment and pollution as well. I might see global handling of pollution as a big problem but don't think climate change is a real threat. Beating it out are the top 3 of Government/Poor leadership, all economic issues combined, immigration, and race relations, poverty/hunger, and healthcare. The "experts" have zeroed in on this because it is the one issue that could give them massive amounts of money and power. People have weighed in on this and it is not grabbing their concern or belief no matter how many "experts" scream about it. Their "science" is fraudulent and faulty. Maybe they should just go play hockey.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 1/16/2020 12:43:50 PM (No. 290211)
The biggest threat to the planet and its inhabitants are leftists and leftist policies. That includes Climate Change.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Rumblehog 1/16/2020 12:45:32 PM (No. 290215)
These people are either dangerously delusional, or they're con artists of the worst kind. One volcano could spew enough ash into the atmosphere lower global temperature by 2 degrees, such as what happened when Krakatoa erupted in the 19th century.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: bobn.t 1/16/2020 12:49:17 PM (No. 290218)
The sky’s is falling and we’re all gonna die. Someday...
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Deety 1/16/2020 12:50:03 PM (No. 290220)
But back in the real world, the DPCS* is the most serious threat. * = Democrat Party Crime Syndicate
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Reply 25 - Posted by: bobn.t 1/16/2020 1:09:55 PM (No. 290244)
#1 - thanks for the post. Never heard of the Milankovitch cycles. Just read most of it. Outstanding. Thanks again. All you climate change fools need to read about the cycles and remember the greatest influence on our weather is that great big ball of light in the sky.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/16/2020 1:15:41 PM (No. 290251)
I hear the hair-on-fire alarm bells clanging. There is also a certain smell in the air. Maybe they should put all that manure on the roses.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: kono 1/16/2020 1:21:51 PM (No. 290258)
“It’s really, really serious.” It's really, really bogus, actually.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: padiva 1/16/2020 1:34:02 PM (No. 290275)
Are they looking for a solution or a way to maintain the problem? To solve the problem, the earth's orbit needs to be altered dynamically to suit the best needs for the climate. Who has the power to alter the earth's orbit? Who shall decide what is the optimal climate for the earth?
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Reply 29 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 1/16/2020 1:48:30 PM (No. 290289)
When the gvt's of the world start to take it seriously then we will. Obama just bought a sprawling estate in Martha's Vineyard on the water-is he worried about going underwater? The Maldives just completed building 5(!) new airports to handle increased tourist traffic. The country is like 1 foot above sea level! Are they worried? If they're not, why should we be?
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Reply 30 - Posted by: JHHolliday 1/16/2020 1:49:46 PM (No. 290291)
The globalists' warnings would carry more weight if even one of their previous alarms had come true. A slight increase in temperature is beneficial, unlike a severe drop which would be catastrophic. The Pacific 'Ring of Fire' seems to be getting more and more active. A huge volcanic eruption like Mt. Tambora in 1815 could cause a temperature drop. 1816 Was known as "The Year Without a Summer". It caused massive crop failures and starvation worldwide. That's the only 'climate change' that causes me any concern.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Clinger 1/16/2020 2:03:23 PM (No. 290301)
Now let me take the dunce hat off for a second and see if I can fire up a brain cell or two. Last I checked the world record holder in the human tragedy Olympics is communism. For Global Climate Warming Change Crisis to stand above the commies on the podium, it would have to be both real and not communism itself. After going to the freeze frame photo finish tape darned if it isn't both a complete utter falsehood, it is also the communists having another go at setting a new personal record for death and destruction. I'll take a pass.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Right Time 1/16/2020 3:03:05 PM (No. 290342)
The "Climate Crisis" and Manmade Global Warming is a fake and a fraud. The anonymous release to the internet of the emails of climatology 'experts' at East Anglia University, discussing how to fake the data, suppress the truth (i.e., "Hide the Decline"), and conspire to perpetrate this enormous Fraud. Those emails include conversations with the world's leading "warmists", including Michael Mann, all of whom are pushing this Global Warming Nonsense.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: snowoutlaw 1/16/2020 3:23:24 PM (No. 290360)
Got to love this, "increasing frequency of natural disasters like earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions."
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Reply 34 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/16/2020 3:31:19 PM (No. 290364)
If we don't bow to their great knowledge, change our ways and give them all of our money, next year it will be really, really, really serious
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Reply 35 - Posted by: XCenturion 1/16/2020 3:36:48 PM (No. 290368)
I disagree. Socialist Democrats are the biggest threat to our nation, and our planet!
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Reply 36 - Posted by: DVC 1/16/2020 4:34:11 PM (No. 290411)
Yep, #33, there is a proven, direct link 🙄 between filling up a Chevy Suburban and earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanic eruptions. /s off LOL. They are so SERIOUS when they tell these whoppers. 🤡
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Reply 37 - Posted by: red1066 1/16/2020 5:25:55 PM (No. 290450)
Anything that includes the statement, "warns the global elite" is pure BS.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: hershey 1/16/2020 8:17:47 PM (No. 290523)
Did they come up with this at a meeting they attended by flying there in their personal jets?????
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Reply 39 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 1/16/2020 8:33:54 PM (No. 290527)
For those who believe the Bible: I've read the book and I know the ending. "They were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage" doesn't sound like the world came to an end. Things are going to be normal life when Jesus returns without warning.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Mike22 1/16/2020 8:49:27 PM (No. 290530)
I notice the search engines are increasingly "disappearing" sites that challenge CAGW (catastrophic anthropogenic global warming). Folks commenting on the latest chicken little pronouncements from the CAGW fanatics may want to include their favorite denier sites in their comments.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: JimBob 1/17/2020 12:54:25 AM (No. 290624)
Mike-Two-Two, the website has a usually lively discussion of climate science, debunking the rumors and searching for the truth. It is run by Anthony Watts, a longtime meteorologist who 'walks the walk' to minimize his energy use, but also fiercely debunks the 'AlGore' type scare tactics. Bottom line on the site is a search for TRUTH.
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