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Big DC March Snowstorm Set to Greet 'Largest public protest of global warming ever in U.S.!'
Doug Ross Journal ^ | March 1, 2009 | Marc Morano

Posted on 03/01/2009 5:58:22 AM PST by EPW Comm Team

[Note: The ‘Gore Effect’ Strikes again – this time it impacts NASA’s James Hansen! See also: GORE HEARING ON WARMING MAY BE PUT ON ICE – Jan. 26, 2009 ]

BREAKING: Not again! Big DC March Snowstorm Set to Greet 'Largest public protest of global warming ever in U.S.!' – 1 Foot of Snow Possible, Bitter Cold, Blowing and drifting snow!

DC under Winter Storm Warning: DC faces up to 1 foot of snow, bitter cold, blowing and drifting snow http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Washington&state=DC&site=LWX&textField1=38.895&textField2=-77.0373&e=1

'Largest public protest of global warming ever in U.S.' set for Monday March 2, 2009 at U.S. Capitol w/ NASA’s James Hansen – Fox News – Feb. 27, 2009

Excerpt: NASA's chief climate scientist is in hot water with colleagues and at least one lawmaker after calling on citizens to engage in civil disobedience at what is being billed as the largest public protest of global warming ever in the United States. In a video on capitolclimateaction.org, Dr. James Hansen is seen urging Americans to "take a stand on global warming" during the March 2 protest at the Capitol Power Plant in Southeast Washington, D.C. "We need to send a message to Congress and the president that we want them to take the actions that are needed to preserve climate for young people and future generations and all life on the planet," says Hansen, who has likened coal-fired power plants to "factories of death" and claims he was muzzled by the Bush administration when he warned of drastic climate changes. […] But critics say Hansen's latest call to action blurs the line between astronomer and activist and may violate the Hatch Act, which prohibits federal employees from participating in partisan political activity. "Oh my goodness," one of Hansen's former supervisors, Dr. John Theon, told FOXNews.com when informed of the video. "I'm not surprised ... The fact that Jim Hansen has gone off the deep end here is sad because he's a good fellow." “Why he has not been fired I do not understand," Theon said.

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,501064,00.html

Tracking 'The Gore Effect' – Politico November , 2008

[Note: The “Gore Effect” has a long and storied history. What follows is a sampling of how Mother Nature enjoys mocking global warming fear promoters.

1) First October snow since 1922 blankets London as global warming bill debated – October 2008 #

2) Global Warming Vote on Snowy Day in Washington - Senate committee debates expensive climate change bill snow blanket D.C. – December 2007 #

3) HOUSE HEARING ON 'WARMING OF THE PLANET' CANCELED AFTER SNOW/ICE STORM – February 2007 #

4) NOT AGAIN! DC 'Snow Advisory' Issued on Day of Congressional Global Warming Hearing – March 2007 #

5) Gore decries 'global warming' in bitterly cold NYC – December 2006 #

6) Gore delivers environmental message at Harvard - ...with near 125-year record breaking low temps – October 2008 #

7) Global warming activists urged to focus on Earth Day rallies and ignore snow as it 'piles up outside our windows' – April 17, 2007 #

8) No Joke! Cyclists 'braved freezing cold temps' to promote global warming awareness in New York - October 22, 2008 #

9) Global warming protest in Maryland frosted with snow – January 2008 #

10) Global warming rally in the snow – April 2007 #

11) Snow won't dampen global-warming rallies – April 2007 #

12) Brrr. - Obama to global warming demonstrators: 'This is probably not the weather to hold up those signs...it's a little chilly today' - October 28, 2008 #

13) Global Warming Awareness Walk Braves Snow Storm – March 2007 #

14) The Gore Effect, Cont. - Gore speaks in Italy during 'rare' cold and snow #

15) Tracking 'The Gore Effect’ – Politico November 26,6, 2008 #

16) Climate protest cancelled 'due to rain and cold' – Nov. 23, 2008 ]

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TOPICS: Politics; Science
KEYWORDS: climatechange; comicrelief; freepun; globalwarming; photoshop

1 posted on 03/01/2009 5:58:22 AM PST by EPW Comm Team
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To: EPW Comm Team

Some people are incapable of learning.


2 posted on 03/01/2009 6:00:38 AM PST by popdonnelly (Olbermann and Matthews remind one of zoo monkeys throwing excrement)
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To: EPW Comm Team

Also posted here:

http://co2sceptics.com/attachments/database/Snowstorm%20to%20Greet%20Largest%20public%20protest%20of%20global%20warming%20ever%20in%20US__0__0__1235903439.pdf


3 posted on 03/01/2009 6:01:48 AM PST by EPW Comm Team
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To: EPW Comm Team

Not to worry. Everyone will get Monday off, with pay.


4 posted on 03/01/2009 6:02:01 AM PST by Carley (President Obama ~ Leaving No Tax Cheat Behind)
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To: EPW Comm Team; Defendingliberty; WL-law; Genesis defender; proud_yank; FrPR; enough_idiocy; ...
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !
Déjà vu all over again. Delicious irony indeed:
(Links may expire over time.)

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GORE HEARING ON WARMING MAY BE PUT ON ICE

Mon Jan 26 2009 17:59:26 ET

Al Gore is scheduled before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Wednesday morning to once again testify on the 'urgent need' to combat global warming.

But Mother Nature seems ready to freeze the proceedings.

A 'Winter Storm Watch' has been posted for the nation's capitol and there is a potential for significant snow... sleet... or ice accumulations.

"I can't imagine the Democrats would want to showcase Mr. Gore and his new findings on global warming as a winter storm rages outside," a Republican lawmaker emailed the DRUDGE REPORT. "And if the ice really piles up, it will not be safe to travel."

A spokesman for Sen. John Kerry, who chairs the committee, was not immediately available to comment on contingency plans.

Global warming advocates have suggested this year's wild winter spells are proof of climate change.

Developing...

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February 13, 2007 --- HEARING ON 'WARMING OF THE PLANET' CANCELED AFTER ICE STORM (Drudge Report )

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March 1, 2007 --- Minnesota Public Radio's "Global Warming: The Home Front" scheduled for March 1 was cancelled due to insufficient global warming ("based on current travel advisories ").

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March 7, 2007 --- A Congressional subcommittee meeting on Energy and Air Quality Hearing on "Climate Change: Are Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Human Activities Contributing to a Warming of the Planet?" was cancelled due to a snow advisory. "A SNOW ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING."

Recall that greenhouse hypothesis maintains that warming due to increases in the greenhouse effect is anticipated to be greatest in the winter.

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Frostbite, equipment damage end latest Bancroft-Arnesen trek

PATRICK CONDON
Associated Press
March 12, 2007

MINNEAPOLIS - A North Pole expedition meant to bring attention to global warming was called off after one of the explorers got frostbite.

5 posted on 03/01/2009 6:02:19 AM PST by steelyourfaith (How many face lifts were required before the Speaker began speaking from her anal orifice?)
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To: EPW Comm Team

The power company should turn off the electricity to DC for the day to demonstrate to the populace what would result from strong solidarity with the enviro-wackos.


6 posted on 03/01/2009 6:06:37 AM PST by Paladin2 (No, pundits strongly believe that the proper solution is more dilution.)
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7 posted on 03/01/2009 6:10:23 AM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Barack Obama: in your guts, you know he's nuts!)
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To: EPW Comm Team
“Why he has not been fired I do not understand," Theon said.

A question that many are asking.

8 posted on 03/01/2009 6:12:00 AM PST by angkor
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To: SeraphimApprentice; zot; Interesting Times

Yea!!!!! Hansen to speak on global warming while DC forecast to get 4-9 inches of SNOW

Maybe they’ll close the government down for the day?


9 posted on 03/01/2009 6:16:41 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead (3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87))
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To: EPW Comm Team

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CST THIS MORNING


Urgent - Winter Weather Message National Weather Service
Jackson Mississippi 804 AM CST Sun Mar 1 2009

Neshoba-Newton-Lauderdale-Jasper-Clarke- Including The Cities Of, Philadelphia, Pearl River, Newton, Union, Decatur, Conehatta, Meridian, Bay Springs, Heidelberg, Quitman, Stonewall, Shubuta

Winter Weather Advisory In Effect Until 10 AM CST This Morning, The National Weather Service In Jackson Has Issued A Winter Weather Advisory, Which Is In Effect Until 10 AM CST This Morning.

Periods Of Light Snow Will Continue Over East Central Mississippi. Snow Accumulations From A Half Inch To An Inch Remain Possible. Blustery Conditions Will Also Continue. Gusty Northwest Winds From 15 To 20 Mph With Gusts Up To 30 Mph Can Be Expected.

A Winter Weather Advisory Means That Periods Of Snow Or Sleet Will Cause Travel Difficulties. Be Prepared For Slippery Roads And Limited Visibilities. Use Caution While Driving This Morning.
Issue Time:3/1/2009 8:04:00 AM
Valid Until:3/1/2009 10:00:00 AM

10 posted on 03/01/2009 6:19:41 AM PST by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: EPW Comm Team

Do regular people even go to SE DC these days? Even in good weather?


11 posted on 03/01/2009 6:19:44 AM PST by basil ( It's time to eliminate all "Gun Free Zones")
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To: EPW Comm Team
They should hold all their global warming rallies in the middle of winter, when you wouldn't notice the bad weather anyway.


12 posted on 03/01/2009 6:25:58 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: EPW Comm Team
Snow showers approaching the Florida / Alabama state line! Un-friggin' believable!



I want my Global Warming and I want it NOW!

13 posted on 03/01/2009 6:28:22 AM PST by Islander7 (If you want to anger conservatives, lie to them. If you want to anger liberals, tell them the truth.)
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To: GreyFriar

If we get the predicted 7 to 10 inches between now and tomorrow (Monday morning AM rush hour) it’ll be an optional snow day for the feds.


14 posted on 03/01/2009 6:32:21 AM PST by angkor
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To: EPW Comm Team

bizarre. Reminiscent of the beginning of “the Day After Tomorrow”


15 posted on 03/01/2009 6:49:57 AM PST by wiggen
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To: EPW Comm Team

God is good—and He has a sense of humor!


16 posted on 03/01/2009 6:58:00 AM PST by browniexyz
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To: EPW Comm Team

First day of March and we are going down to zero again tomorrow night in Detroit. I’m SO SICK OF GLOBAL WARMING!!!


17 posted on 03/01/2009 7:11:05 AM PST by LiberConservative
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To: Islander7

The snow just let up here in Meridian. Looked nice falling and only may be a half an inch. It will be melted and gone in an hour except in some shaded areas.


18 posted on 03/01/2009 7:22:15 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: EPW Comm Team
. . let it snow, let it snow, let it snoooooow . .


19 posted on 03/01/2009 7:27:36 AM PST by tomkat ( fubo)
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To: EPW Comm Team
Bad Press to cancel because of Snow......Hope we get Pictures of someone holding a Global warming sign standing in a Foot of Snow.
20 posted on 03/01/2009 7:28:34 AM PST by 4Speed
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To: EPW Comm Team

Somehow I don’t think this one will get much video play on CNN.


21 posted on 03/01/2009 7:31:05 AM PST by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: 4Speed

22 posted on 03/01/2009 7:32:21 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: andy58-in-nh
Priceless PIC...GW'ers in the Snow...More to come on Monday ? Winter Storm watch has been Cancelled for DC....Winter Storm WARNING is now in Effect until 2pm Monday.
23 posted on 03/01/2009 7:44:24 AM PST by 4Speed
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To: EPW Comm Team

You would think that Al Gore (didn’t he go to -and flunk out of- Divinity school?) would understand by now what a sense of humor God has.

Every time he goes to one of these global warming gigs it snows.


24 posted on 03/01/2009 7:58:37 AM PST by Mr. K (physically unable to proofreed (<---oops))
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To: EPW Comm Team

My new slogan is “It’s the sun stupid!” I’ve read where the Martian polar ice caps are receding at a higher rate than the Earth’s. What’s causing that on Mars? Car and industrial pollution going into space? It’s the sun, NOT human activity.


25 posted on 03/01/2009 8:00:47 AM PST by chippewaman
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To: EPW Comm Team

“also posted here”

No it’s not.


26 posted on 03/01/2009 8:05:31 AM PST by toomuchcoffee ( Yeah, I'll help you buy some real estate)
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To: EPW Comm Team

Hansen’s becoming unhinged in his public and official statements to the point where, no matter the wide latitude he’s been previously allowed, he’s bound to become an embarrassment.

He sounds like Sisyphus must feel at dawn.


27 posted on 03/01/2009 8:13:03 AM PST by Old Professer (The critic writes with rapier pen, dips it twice, then writes again.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Excellent choice of graphics!

But remember, it's no longer "global warming" but a "climate crisis."

Yeah, protesting in 4~9 inches of snow... they'll have their own crisis. Ha HA!

28 posted on 03/01/2009 8:21:37 AM PST by DTogo (Time to bring back the Sons of Liberty.)
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To: chippewaman
The sun has some effect, but not the same here and on Mars. There was a slight increase in solar radiation (0.2%) over the last century which caused a 0.05% increase in temperature (Stefan-Boltzmann law) on both planets which is about 0.15C on earth (0.05% of 288K average temperature). To that you would add feedback just the way the global warming alarmists do for CO2.

More likely the natural variations on earth are due to magnetic effects from the sun. According to that theory, the high solar activity in the 2nd half of the 20th century led to fewer cosmic rays hitting the earth (cosmic rays from the rest of the galaxy). With the quiet sun there are now more cosmic rays and (again according to the theory) more low clouds which are generally cooling. The lack of low clouds last century led to warming.

The important point about all that is that effect doesn't happen on Mars because there is no water vapor to form any clouds.

29 posted on 03/01/2009 8:42:45 AM PST by palmer (Cooperating with Obama = helping him extend the depression and implement socialism.)
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To: palmer

Wow now - there most certainly is water vapor on mars.


30 posted on 03/01/2009 8:56:51 AM PST by patton (America is born in Iceland, and dies in California)
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To: EPW Comm Team

God sure has a great sense of fun. :)


31 posted on 03/01/2009 8:58:28 AM PST by Allegra
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To: EPW Comm Team
"In a video on capitolclimateaction.org, Dr. James Hansen is seen urging Americans to "take a stand on global warming" during the March 2 protest at the Capitol Power Plant in Southeast Washington, D.C."

That's tomorrow. Wow, technology is really something these days.

32 posted on 03/01/2009 9:11:39 AM PST by BfloGuy (It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect . . .)
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To: patton

A teeny bit but not enough to condense into clouds like on earth.


33 posted on 03/01/2009 9:26:06 AM PST by palmer (Cooperating with Obama = helping him extend the depression and implement socialism.)
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To: wiggen

I was thinking it was more like “Two days before the day after tomorrow”


34 posted on 03/01/2009 9:28:23 AM PST by I got the rope
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To: palmer

Concur - I just wanted to note that it does exist, as has been empirically shown.


35 posted on 03/01/2009 9:31:46 AM PST by patton (America is born in Iceland, and dies in California)
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To: EPW Comm Team

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Dr. James Hansen needs to get better at predicting short term weather.

Of course, like a typical liberal, when the cooling trend continues as it has since 2007, he will take full credit (in spite of CO2 levels increasing over the same period.) Its almost embarassing except that these AGW buffoons actually have the ability to screw up everyone with their misguided policies.


36 posted on 03/01/2009 9:46:56 AM PST by UglyinLA
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To: GreyFriar

This is one of the very few times I’ve ever looked forward to a snowstorm. It is much better than raining on their parade.


37 posted on 03/01/2009 12:37:29 PM PST by zot
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To: andy58-in-nh

Just got off the phone with the Grand kiddies in Alabama, made snow Angles and a Snowman, happy as clams.


38 posted on 03/01/2009 12:53:20 PM PST by Little Bill (Just a Poor White Person , clinging to God, Guns, and the Constitution)
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To: Little Bill
That's a pretty special event down that way. I spend a great deal of time in North Carolina, and they're due to get about half a foot and businesses are already making contingency plans for tomorrow! Pretty amusing for those of us who are used to just plowing on through the white stuff, 4-wheel-drive style.

Hope you're doing well, Bill. It must be pretty nice having grandkids to call and visit. Me, I'm pretty down today because my dad died 14 years ago this day and he never got to see his grandkids. So... I'm drinkin' a little whiskey and listening to my favorite country songs, especially the ones he loved.

I'm thinking too about the awful direction of this country and trying to figure out the best way to get and stay involved. Our company's travel budget is pretty much non-existent this year, so unlike last year, I'll be spending a lot more time in New Hampshire. Maybe we can get together and strategize over a beer or two one of these days.

Regards,

Andy

39 posted on 03/01/2009 1:10:05 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: UglyinLA

Email the psycho at:

James.E.Hansen “at” nasa “dot” gov


40 posted on 03/01/2009 1:44:52 PM PST by FUBO
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To: andy58-in-nh; Past Your Eyes
Prayers for your Father, My Grandfather and political educator died 50 years ago March 9th. Looked like Past Your Eyes without the sense of humor, a little taller though.

My opinion is never give up, never surrender, always fight back.

41 posted on 03/01/2009 2:08:33 PM PST by Little Bill (Just a Poor White Person , clinging to God, Guns, and the Constitution)
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To: Little Bill; Past Your Eyes

Thanks, Bill. Much appreciated. There’s no surrender possible from this quarter, ever. Bought myself an AK this week, if that tells you anything...


42 posted on 03/01/2009 2:22:14 PM PST by andy58-in-nh (You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.)
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To: EPW Comm Team

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43 posted on 03/01/2009 6:39:16 PM PST by OneManOneVote
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To: steelyourfaith; Paladin2; Little Bill; Past Your Eyes; 11B40; A Balrog of Morgoth; A message; ...

8:30 am March 2nd. 5 inches of snow on the ground here 12 miles southeast of Capitol Hill and the coal fired power plant. Forecast is for another 5 hours of snow, meaning 2-3 more inches. Federal governmet is on “unscheduled leave” while the traffic folks are reporting that the higway crews are closing ramps to the beltway and interstate 95.


44 posted on 03/02/2009 5:44:06 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead (3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87))
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To: EPW Comm Team
after calling on citizens to engage in civil disobedience

Snowball fights!

45 posted on 03/02/2009 5:46:08 AM PST by Hot Tabasco (Welcome to Detroit, the Renaissance city......)
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