Skip to comments.Ted Turner: Climate Change ‘Most Serious ... Problem Humanity Has Ever Faced’ (This Is Hugh!)
Posted on 06/25/2011 8:32:29 PM PDT by PROCON
CNSNews.com) Media mogul Ted Turner says climate change is probably the most serious--and, in all fairness, the most complex--problem that humanity has ever faced.
He added: It is really easy to understand how some people dont get it, because its so complex and complicated.
Turner took part in a telephone news conference on Thursday, held by his United Nations Foundation on the island of Svalbard, one of the northernmost regions of Norway.
His comments came in response to a question posed by reporter Sunny Lewis of the Environment News Service about how to change the minds of climate change skeptics.
A few climate skeptics and deniers seem to be holding up action to curb climate change, Lewis said. What can be done to convince and persuade these holdouts as to actually realize what so many scientists know and are telling us in urgent terms?
Turner applauded the question.
Thats a very good question," he said, "and if we knew the answer to it, wed already have an energy policy in the United States. You know, my good friend Boone Piockens points out, and absolutely correctly, that the United States, in its history, has never had an energy policy including during the Arab oil shocks of the 70s, and we still dont have (one), and we need to.
The only thing I can think of, is we just have to keep working, just like we are doing now, and get as much publicity as we possible can for the issue, and increase the amount of the debate, and persuade people with both the evidence, which is overwhelmingly in favor of climate change being a serious problem, probably the most serious--and in all fairness--the most complex problem that humanity has ever faced, Turner said.
Referring to climate change skeptics, Turner added: It's really easy to understand how some people dont get it because its so complex and complicated. But that doesnt mean we have to do, all of us, do what we can to try to convince people to do the right thing and then motivate them to take the action.
Turner is the founder and chairman of the United Nations Foundation, and presided over the organizations semi-annual meeting, which took place June 19-25 in Oslo.
Yeah Ted, you're the genius here...Moron!
It’s called INSOLATION, Ted. INcoming SOLar radiATION.
Celeb Eco-nut Ping.
is he still alive?
Ted probably doesn’t believe his shite doesn’t stink also.
check me on this one, but didnt humanity survive the ice age, the plague, and anderson cooper on CNN?
more serious than that?
Ted Turner is right up there on the list when it comes to serious problems.
How many aircraft, cars, and trucks do you own, Teddy?
Yo, TED ...Alzheimers ... might want to check it OUT!!
Actually, humanity’s most serious problem is the fact that Western leftists and Islamofascists are bedfellows, both intent on destroying America and liberty.
No, the price of wheat and flour in the Mideast is likely gonna be the “most serious” problem in the next year or so. The Arab Spring is more about bread and debt than liberty.
Corn shortages due to ethanol subsidies will bring down Africa. Heckuva job, Lefties!
No, no, I still can't survive Anderson Cooper 180!
Turner was so smart, he lost $8 Billion in the Time Warner AOL merger.
His religion, not ours.
His religion, not ours.
Who's to say it's a problem? Maybe the climate is getting better. One man's problem is another man's improvement.
Ted was dumb enough to marry Jane. Need I say more!
Dude the biggest problem facing humanity is Godlessness and liberalism.
How do you change the minds of people you ask? Well, you can’t.
But it couldn’t hurt to NOT to have Al Gore, Ted Turner, the UN and the rest of the leftist lunatic fringe lecturing & preaching to us about it. Not saying that it would help but it’s a start.