Skip to comments.Global warming will Force Santa Into Waterwings: WWF (Shameless Eviro-weenies Alert)
Posted on 12/15/2005 8:17:06 PM PST by anymouse
Santa Claus may have to swap his sleigh for waterwings sooner than expected as global warming melts his Arctic home, environmental group WWF said on Friday.
A new study for the organization formerly known as the Worldwide Fund for Nature predicts that the earth could warm by two degrees centigrade above pre-industrial levels as early as 2026 -- and by triple that amount in the Arctic.
"This ... could result in Santa's home changing forever," said the report by Mark New of Oxford University.
And Rudolph and his fellow reindeer are not the only creatures under threat -- polar bears, ice-dwelling seals and several forms of Arctic vegetation are also at risk.
"We are already seeing signs of significant change in the Arctic with mountain glaciers retreating, snow cover disappearing, the Greenland ice sheet thinning and Arctic sea ice cover declining," said WWF climate campaigner Andrew Lee.
"All these changes tell us there is no time to lose -- we need to take drastic action now to combat climate change."
Maybe Santa will give them a lesson in irony by leaving a lump of coal in their Birkinstockings. :)
Just hope the starving polar bears don't get him. ;-)
So a bunch of atheists (on the heels of predicting a new ice age for Europe) is now using religion to get out it's message?
It's just unbelievable how juvenile leftists can be.
Not to worry; everybody knows all that fresh water will mess up the north Atlantic and immediately re-freeze the northern hemisphere, only worse.
Does anyone know why a frozen place like Greenland is called, uh, green? Maybe something in it's past?
Whew. For a while there I thought we were going to run out of water and we would all die of thirst. No sweat now. Problem solved.
Leave it to Liberals and EnviroWackos.
I have it on good authority that Santa's workshop is at the North MAGNETIC Pole. It appears on maps as a DEW line radar station, and is surrounded by unlimited-height restricted military airspace.
Who in the hell takes professional wrestlers seriously anyway?
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