So did you run out of vata tea again? You probably need some pitta tea/churna too given the summer in Phoenix.
shempmcgurk wrote: >Tuesday, June 20, 2006 1:39 p.m. EDT >Gore Slams Global Warming Critics >newsmax.com > > > In twin appearances last night former Vice President Al Gore >dismissed critics of his global warming theory as a small minority >not credible in their opposition. > >In an unprecedented, uninterrupted eight-minute monologue on Keith >Olbermann's "Countdown," Gore characterized those scientists who >dispute the reality of global warming as part of a lunatic fringe. > >Later, on Charlie Rose's show, Gore went further. Asked by Rose "Do >you know any credible scientist who says `wait a minute – this >hasn't been proven,' is there still a debate?" Gore replied, "The >debate's over. The people who dispute the international consensus on >global warming are in the same category now with the people who >think the moon landing was staged on a movie lot in Arizona." > >This flies in the face of such challengers as professor Bob Carter >of the Marine Geophysical Laboratory at James Cook University, in >Australia who said: "Gore's circumstantial arguments are so weak >that they are pathetic. It is simply incredible that they, and his >film, are commanding public attention." > > >Famed climatologist and internationally renowned hurricane expert >Dr. William Gray of the atmospheric-science department at Colorado >State University went even further, calling the >scientific "consensus" on global warming "one of the greatest hoaxes >ever perpetrated on the American people." For speaking the truth he >has seen most of his government research funding dry up, according >to the Washington Post. > > >Story Continues Below > > >Neither Gray nor Dr. Carter believe that the moon landing was staged >on a movie set in Arizona. > >Nor does famed Oxford professor David Bellamy who sniffs that Gore's >theory is "Poppycock!" > > >Writing in Britain's Daily Mail last July 9, Dr. Bellamy charged >that "the world's politicians and policy makers ... have an >unshakeable faith in what has, unfortunately, become one of the >central credo of the environmental movement. Humans burn fossil >fuels, which release increased levels of carbon dioxide – the >principal so-called greenhouse gas – into the atmosphere, causing >the atmosphere to heat up. > > > >"They say this is global warming: I say this is poppycock. >Unfortunately, for the time being, it is their view that prevails. > > >"As a result of their ignorance, the world's economy may be about to >divert billions, nay trillions of pounds, dollars and rubles into >solving a problem that actually doesn't exist. The waste of economic >resources is incalculable and tragic." > >Wrote Dr. Bellamy "It has been estimated that the cost of cutting >fossil fuel emissions in line with the Kyoto Protocol would be [$1.3 >trillion]. Little wonder, then, that world leaders are worried. So >should we all be. > > >"If we signed up to these scaremongers, we could be about to waste a >gargantuan amount of money on a problem that doesn't exist – money >that could be used in umpteen better ways: Fighting world hunger, >providing clean water, developing alternative energy sources, >improving our environment, creating jobs. > > >"The link between the burning of fossil fuels and global warming is >a myth. It is time the world's leaders, their scientific advisers >and many environmental pressure groups woke up to the fact." > >In agreement with Dr. Bellamy were a host of other respected >climatologists including the 19,000 who have signed a declaration >that rejects Gore's accusation that the rise of greenhouse gasses is >caused by mankind's use of fossil fuels. As has been pointed out, >previous ice ages have been preceded by a rise on CO2 levels long >before there were humans or fossil fuels or backyard barbecues. > > > > > > > > > > ------------------------ Yahoo! Groups Sponsor --------------------~--> Great things are happening at Yahoo! Groups. See the new email design. http://us.click.yahoo.com/iDk17A/hOaOAA/i1hLAA/UlWolB/TM --------------------------------------------------------------------~-> To subscribe, send a message to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Or go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ and click 'Join This Group!' Yahoo! Groups Links <*> To visit your group on the web, go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/FairfieldLife/ <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to: http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/