Saturday, December 13, 2008

The Day the Earth Stood Still Yawned While Hollywood Preached
"Daft, pointless, and thankfully brief", "preachy and dull", "collection of cliches."

But you already knew that.

The "global warming action film" is in wide release today. Normally I'd be excited about a film wherein an alien destroys great chunks of humanity. But I have no desire to be lectured about the evils perpetrated upon poor, innocent Mother Earth. I can turn on Discovery, National Geographic, or CNN for that.
Blue Crab Boulevard » Skating On The Thames
No, the Thames River has not frozen over - yet - but British bookies are now taking bets on whether it will. It seems that Britain has been shivering through the coldest winter in more than twice the fourteen years Rod Stewart sang about - and it isn’t even officially winter yet.
It was hot air all along
The global warming issue touches on so many points of Bible prophecy that one column is nowhere nearly enough.
Gore to U.N.: 350 or bust | Gristmill: The environmental news blog | Grist
In a speech at the U.N. climate summit in Poland today, Al Gore argued that older targets for reducing global-warming pollution are out of date, and that world leaders should aim to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to 350 parts per million.

"Even a goal of 450 parts per million, which seems so difficult today, is inadequate," said Gore.

The 350 goal was put forward by NASA climate scientist James Hansen in a paper earlier this year.

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