Skip to comments.Bloomberg Compares Threat of Global Warming to Terrorism
Posted on 02/12/2008 1:13:28 PM PST by squidly
Mayor Compares Threat of Global Warming to Terrorism By BENNY AVNI Staff Reporter of the Sun February 12, 2008 UNITED NATIONS While he acknowledged that scientists are unable to predict its consequences, Mayor Bloomberg yesterday compared the scourge of global warming to the threat of terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. Although it is a "long-term" fight, he said, reducing gas emissions may save the life of "everybody" on the planet, the same way that fighting terrorism and its proliferation saves lives in shorter terms.
Addressing a U.N. climate change conference, the mayor also announced a new plan to reduce the use of tropical hardwoods by New York City and told delegates that the city plans to host a meeting in June of leaders from 20 major world cities to discuss ways for the largest municipalities to reduce global warming. Other participants in the conference called for a "war" against climate change, in which the United Nations would serve as a front-line combatant.
Mr. Bloomberg renewed his call, made first late last year, for taxing countries such as America that emit large amounts of carbons, which are believed to cause changes in the planet's climate. "So long as there's no penalty or cost involved in producing greenhouse gases, there will be no incentive" to meet targets set by international institutions, the mayor told the General Assembly. "For that reason, I believe the U.S. should enact a tax on carbon emissions.
"Terrorists kill people. Weapons of mass destruction have the potential to kill an enormous amount of people," Mr. Bloomberg told reporters after addressing the U.N. General Assembly, but "global warming in the long term has the potential to kill everybody."
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sorry, forgot the barf alert
Exporting douchebags could relieve our trade deficit.
More stupidity about global warming.
Hey, sounds like John McCain’s found a running mate!
If terrorists are as beneficial as global warming has been, and continues to be, we should stop killing them immediately!!!!!
The threat of climate change is as bad as terrorism...but that doesn’t mean that the appropriate solution is the cutting of greenhouse-gas emissions. Perhaps the solution is a space elevator and sun screens...but crippling our economy isn’t the way to manage our response to what might very well be a natural phenomenon.
Soon, 98% of all humans will believe this tripe. :^(
New!!: Dr. John Ray's
Ping me if you find one I've missed.
I guess he’ll now advocate rebuilding the Shoreham Nuclear Power Plant < /s>
Where’s he been? It’s CLIMATE CHANGE.
Bloombutt, Hitlary, McSoros, Obamamania....all on the Globalist Whoring mantra.
This is getting totally nutty
The scariest thing is that some of these wackaloons actually subscribe to this belief. But me, I think that what actually is happening is that we're avoiding the ice age that was predicted in the 1960's, and if there's any mass death, well, that'll counter the world-wide overpopulation problem that was going to kill us all.
But since the giant asteroid is going to smash into us and kill everyone on the planet, I say let's just knock off this craziness and just have a good party. BBQ anyone?
"What a maroon"
uh, did anyone mention to old bloomers that it was -40 in MN today?
I predict that by the year 2125, 100% of the humans living today or born in the next 5 years will be dead.......
On TV I’ve seen people leaping out of New York skyscrapers because of global warming. And think of the charred aftermath. The dead firemen. We need to unite to stop the threat of global warming, people!
Perfect presidential candidate.
That just proves
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