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Old 01-24-2008, 02:27 PM   #1
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Gore: Global Warming Significantly Worse than Feared

ok people, now it's really, really, REALLY, serious!


http://www.breitbart.com/article.php...show_article=1

Climate change 'significantly worse' than feared: Al Gore

Climate change is occurring far more rapidly than even the worst predictions of the UN's Nobel Prize-winning scientific panel on climate change, Al Gore said on Thursday.
Recent evidence shows "the climate crisis is significantly worse and unfolding more rapidly than those on the pessimistic side of the IPCC projections had warned us," climate campaigner and former US vice-president Gore said.

There are now forecasts that the North Pole ice caps may disappear entirely during summer months within five years, he told a gathering at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

In 2007, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a massive report the size of three phone books on the reality and risks of climate change, its 4th assessment in 18 years.

Global warming is a key theme at this year's meeting of the world's business and political elite in Davos.
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Thanks for posting that.
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Old 01-24-2008, 04:39 PM   #3
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Bono confesses sins to 'father' Al Gore

Having climate campaigner Al Gore round to your house is to open yourself to a self-flagellating guilt trip, Irish rock star Bono confessed Thursday.
Sharing a stage with the former US vice president at the annual gathering of world movers and shakers in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, the U2 frontman joked that their friendship was a source of pressure on the domestic front.

"He's been round my house and it's like... here's the recycler Al, you know... I've got a posh car, but it runs on ethanol Al," Bono said.

Acknowledging that a career in rock music was not always conducive to a green lifestyle, Bono compared a conversation with Gore to an act of religious contrition.

"It's like being with an Irish priest. You start to confess your sins," he said. "Father Al, I am not just a noise polluter, I am a noise-polluting, diesel-soaking, gulfstream-flying rock star.

"I'm going to kick the habit. I'm trying father Al, but oil has been very good for me -- those convoys of articulated lorries, petrochemical products, hair gel."

Bono and Gore were in Davos to push their respective campaigns for poverty alleviation and reducing carbon emissions.
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"ok people, now it's really, really, REALLY, serious!"


silly

My 2-cents

I'm going out Saturday and cut some more firewood.
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Keep cutting in the name of irresponsibility

Maybe you can write a song about how selfish we can be...
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Old 01-25-2008, 12:57 AM   #6
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Why was Bono hanging around the Pentagon? Doesn't he understand that the old bulletes vs bread argument?
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Keep cutting in the name of irresponsibility

Maybe you can write a song about how selfish we can be...
I take it you consume no resources.
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better energy production > reduced energy consumption
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"ok people, now it's really, really, REALLY, serious!"


silly

My 2-cents

I'm going out Saturday and cut some more firewood.
I guess my sarcasm was lost on you.
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Thanks for posting that.
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I take it you consume no resources.
I take it you don't understand context
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Bono confesses sins to 'father' Al Gore

Having climate campaigner Al Gore round to your house is to open yourself to a self-flagellating guilt trip, Irish rock star Bono confessed Thursday.
Sharing a stage with the former US vice president at the annual gathering of world movers and shakers in the Swiss ski resort of Davos, the U2 frontman joked that their friendship was a source of pressure on the domestic front.

"He's been round my house and it's like... here's the recycler Al, you know... I've got a posh car, but it runs on ethanol Al," Bono said.

Acknowledging that a career in rock music was not always conducive to a green lifestyle, Bono compared a conversation with Gore to an act of religious contrition.

"It's like being with an Irish priest. You start to confess your sins," he said. "Father Al, I am not just a noise polluter, I am a noise-polluting, diesel-soaking, gulfstream-flying rock star.

"I'm going to kick the habit. I'm trying father Al, but oil has been very good for me -- those convoys of articulated lorries, petrochemical products, hair gel."

Bono and Gore were in Davos to push their respective campaigns for poverty alleviation and reducing carbon emissions.

Maxfisher

No, I did not miss your post. Just a little slow in a reply.

And what Bono says is.....

rebelliious


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Bono Confesses Sins to Father Al (Gore)

http://www.breitbart.com/article.php...show_article=1
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What exactly is it you wanted to discuss?
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http://forum.interference.com/t183555.html

You even responded to this.
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