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Record cold kills cattle and rice in Vietnam ( global warming )
The Earth Times ^ | 13 Feb 2008

Posted on 02/20/2008 7:27:47 PM PST by george76

Record-setting cold weather has killed more than 8,000 cattle and 100,000 hectares of paddy rice in northern Vietnam since mid-January, officials said Tuesday. Most of the cattle have died in northern mountainous provinces, where temperatures during the month-long cold spell have sometimes dropped to below zero Celsius, a rarity in Vietnam.

"We fear that the number of cattle killed by coldness and shortage of food in northern provinces will keep rising in the coming days," ...

The cold spell, which the National Hydrometeorology Forecast Center says is the longest ever in Vietnam, has also killed up to 100,000 hectares of the winter-spring crop of paddy rice throughout the northern provinces.

(Excerpt) Read more at earthtimes.org ...


TOPICS: Extended News; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: agw; asia; globalcooling; globalwarming; hanoi; inconvenienttruth; tothecontrary; vietnam
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1 posted on 02/20/2008 7:27:49 PM PST by george76
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To: george76

Longest ever cold snap in Vietnam? Wonder if that includes the last ice age?


2 posted on 02/20/2008 7:29:26 PM PST by milwguy (........)
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To: BIGLOOK; xcamel; SunkenCiv

3 posted on 02/20/2008 7:30:14 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: steelyourfaith; rlmorel; river rat
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Brrrr... Longest Ever Cold Spell Kills Cattle & Rice in Vietnam

4 posted on 02/20/2008 7:32:43 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76
Why do they never ask for comments from the Climate Nazis on stories like this? Some warm weather record happens and they are knocking each other over to get a quote in the story.
5 posted on 02/20/2008 7:33:44 PM PST by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: milwguy

The wise old Goracle has been proved correct once again. Who could question the wisdom of the man who invented the internet?


6 posted on 02/20/2008 7:35:18 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: george76

It should be abundantly clear this winter that global cooling is a greater threat to humanity than global warming. Seeds do not sprout and crops do not grow in cooler than normal temperatures. These freezing temperatures could very well lead to severe famines in Viet Nam and China this year. I haven’t heard a peep out of Fat Algore this winter. He must be hibernating until the Dem convention.


7 posted on 02/20/2008 7:39:22 PM PST by kittymyrib
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To: george76

How many years of this will we have to put up with before they tell us to burn our leaves and our garbage?


8 posted on 02/20/2008 7:44:14 PM PST by westmichman ( God said: "They cry 'peace! peace!' but there is no peace. Jeremiah 6:14)
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To: george76

I guess this proves that Hell can freeze over.


9 posted on 02/20/2008 7:45:31 PM PST by vetvetdoug (Just when one thinks life is strange, it gets stranger.)
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To: george76

0 C isn’t cold enough to harm cattle. Crop failure can result from prolonged cold, and cause starvation, but the cattle would most likely have become burgers and steaks long before that.


10 posted on 02/20/2008 7:46:21 PM PST by wrench
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To: BallyBill

Good point.


11 posted on 02/20/2008 7:46:33 PM PST by Inyo-Mono (If you don't want people to get your goat, don't tell them where it's tied.)
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To: george76; Rembrandt; ThanhPhero
Lanh....lanh qua...



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12 posted on 02/20/2008 7:47:00 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul politicians. The Ship of State needs a good scrubbing!)
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To: vetvetdoug

Bush’s fault!


13 posted on 02/20/2008 7:49:38 PM PST by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (Mike Huckabee: If Gomer Pyle and Hugo Chavez had a love child this is who it would be.)
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To: wrench
By February 17, the spell had killed a total of 59,962 cattle in the region, including 7,349 in Ha Giang province, 6,400 in Lao Cai and 5,571 in Bac Can province...

the ongoing spell has lasted for 35 days...

14 posted on 02/20/2008 7:51:19 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: BIGLOOK

Did you every see snow there ?


15 posted on 02/20/2008 7:53:27 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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ever...y
16 posted on 02/20/2008 7:55:27 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: kittymyrib

He’s too busy indulging in his own glory. His Nobel Peace Prize is starting to look embarrassing at this point.


17 posted on 02/20/2008 7:57:01 PM PST by chpmass
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To: george76

bump


18 posted on 02/20/2008 8:08:10 PM PST by VOA
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To: george76
I was in Da Nang on a coastal plain.. Just north was the DMZ across highlands that naturally separated tne north from the south. During the winter months it got pretty chilly, especially since we didn’t have blankets and our poncho liners always seemed to ‘disappear’. On cold nights when not on a flight, we’d sleep in utilities, covered by Nomex and a mosquito net. Never saw snow, no skim ice either. Requisitioned blankets but never got one in two years.

The area in the article is farther west and north, Tai and Meo and Man country; the Montagnards. The region is wilderness.
19 posted on 02/20/2008 8:26:56 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul politicians. The Ship of State needs a good scrubbing!)
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To: BIGLOOK

Thank you.


20 posted on 02/20/2008 8:36:05 PM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: kittymyrib

Famine would be just peachy to he likes of Algore- reduces human population, don’cha know... and it would be blamed on GW all the same. Bit by bit, though, Global Warming is morphing into Climate Change and human activity is blamed for all weather and climate. And good weather is more ominous than hurricanes. There is no joy in Liberalland. Ever.There is always a Disaster around the corner and it is always due to Sin, though they don’t call it “sin.” There is no transcendent God thus We are God and Liberals(the left generally) are God’s Mind.


21 posted on 02/20/2008 8:55:36 PM PST by ThanhPhero (di hanh huong den La Vang)
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To: milwguy

There was no Viet Nam in the last Ice Age. The Vietnamese were all down in the Islands drinking beer and eating barbecue on the sand back then.


22 posted on 02/20/2008 9:00:57 PM PST by ThanhPhero (di hanh huong den La Vang)
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23 posted on 02/20/2008 9:02:17 PM PST by ThanhPhero (di hanh huong den La Vang)
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24 posted on 02/20/2008 9:20:43 PM PST by steelyourfaith
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To: BIGLOOK

There’s a legend that it snowed there once in 580 AD.


25 posted on 02/20/2008 9:33:06 PM PST by sinanju
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To: ThanhPhero
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26 posted on 02/20/2008 9:34:29 PM PST by 1COUNTER-MORTER-68 (THROWING ANOTHER BULLET-RIDDLED TV IN THE PILE OUT BACK~~~~~)
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To: BIGLOOK

I wonder how cold it got during the Year of the Volcano (Tambora—1816).


27 posted on 02/20/2008 9:35:04 PM PST by sinanju
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To: george76

Al Gore will be deeply disappointed.

Note to Algore: You can come out now - global warming is over, baby!!!!

Not to worry, it will not be the first or last time that liberals deny reality.


28 posted on 02/20/2008 9:35:34 PM PST by DennisR (Look around - God gives countless clues that He does, indeed, exist.)
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To: george76

Record cold in Fargo this morning: Minus 31 degrees.

Just a record for the date. We’ve had colder.


29 posted on 02/20/2008 9:36:22 PM PST by Uncle Miltie (New York Times Endorsed!!!)
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To: ThanhPhero
There is no joy in Liberalland. Ever.There is always a Disaster around the corner and it is always due to Sin, though they don’t call it “sin.” There is no transcendent God thus We are God and Liberals(the left generally) are God’s Mind.

Well put.

30 posted on 02/20/2008 9:39:32 PM PST by Yardstick
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To: BIGLOOK

I remember when it got down to 70 where I was and with the wind coming off the ocean it was field jacket time.


31 posted on 02/20/2008 10:16:04 PM PST by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: sinanju
We'll never know. Perhaps some tree ring evidence might shed some light but even that is unlikely since most of the flora in SE Asia wouldn't survive the three hundred year time span. Nor does any record exist of the prevailing wind patterns exist. It's effects were believed global and noted as 'The Year without Summer' but did that also include the Southern Hemisphere? The April 1815 eruption would have occurred during the Southern Hemisphere's autumnal season.

There are no records of tax increases in the American colonies to allay or offset the effects of the global climate change either.
32 posted on 02/20/2008 10:24:43 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul politicians. The Ship of State needs a good scrubbing!)
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To: lewislynn
Wind chill counts.....and so does a twenty to thirty degree temperature change from day to night.


33 posted on 02/20/2008 10:31:34 PM PST by BIGLOOK (Keelhaul politicians. The Ship of State needs a good scrubbing!)
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To: george76

Brrr. Of course, it won’t be that cold there next week, when the temperature here may reach as high as freezing. :’)


34 posted on 02/20/2008 11:01:17 PM PST by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/___________________Profile updated Tuesday, February 19, 2008)
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To: george76
Someone tell Juan McCrazy that his old jail cell is now an ice-skating rink.


35 posted on 02/20/2008 11:19:16 PM PST by The KG9 Kid
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To: george76

BTTT


36 posted on 02/20/2008 11:21:56 PM PST by Fiddlstix (Warning! This Is A Subliminal Tagline! Read it at your own risk!(Presented by TagLines R US))
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To: george76

I was just going to post that the record cold winter across southern Asia also hit North Korea hard, but the weather/temperature maps shows North Korea escaped with mostly normal temps this winter (dang).


37 posted on 02/21/2008 4:30:43 AM PST by JustDoItAlways
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To: DennisR
They'd say this is the "warm-up" for global warming.

They can never be wrong, or apologetic, on or for anything.

38 posted on 02/21/2008 7:05:20 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Grampa Dave

cold here too


39 posted on 02/21/2008 10:09:19 AM PST by george76 (Ward Churchill : Fake Indian, Fake Scholarship, and Fake Art)
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To: george76

A friend, whose liberal do good sister, cut her trip to Nam short due to the cold. The only warm clothes she had were what she wore to LAX, and those weren’t warm enough.


40 posted on 02/21/2008 10:17:42 AM PST by Grampa Dave ("Ron Paul and his flaming antiwar spam monkeys can Kiss my Ass!!"- Jim Robinson, Sept, 30, 2007)
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To: george76

LOL ... my dad was in Vietnam for 2 years (Infantry) (God rest his soul). He would have gotten one hell of a laugh from seeing this.


41 posted on 02/21/2008 10:17:49 AM PST by Centurion2000 (su - | chown -740 us ./base | kill -9 | cd / | rm -r)
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To: Grampa Dave

The more liberals who are impacted and who have personal experiences that do not support AGW, the better. Narcissists always put more stock in whatever they personally experience.


42 posted on 02/21/2008 10:59:34 AM PST by reformedliberal
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To: reformedliberal

“The more liberals who are impacted and who have personal experiences that do not support AGW, the better. Narcissists always put more stock in whatever they personally experience.”

I don’t know about some liberals. Monday I had my quarterly tooth cleaning and told the Dental Hygeniest about how cold it was in Mexico.

She had me tell the office liberal about the record cold temps in Mexico. The office liberal tried to blame it on global warming and try to end the conversation. Her peers just laughed at her, and she wasn’t laughing nor changed from her Green Nazism.


43 posted on 02/21/2008 11:15:43 AM PST by Grampa Dave ("Ron Paul and his flaming antiwar spam monkeys can Kiss my Ass!!"- Jim Robinson, Sept, 30, 2007)
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To: vetvetdoug

Roger That! In the central highlands we thought of “cold” as temperatures in the low 70’s F.

The area of freezing weather is farther north, but still the whole idea of any part of Vietnam having freezing weather sounds unbelievable.


44 posted on 02/21/2008 11:40:59 AM PST by reasonmclucus (solving problems requires precise knowledge of the cause and nature of the problem.)
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To: george76

What short memories you all have. Don’t you remember that when John Kerrey crossed over into Cambodia from Vietnam in his swift boat on Christmas Day, it was snowing!

Well, that’s what he said...


45 posted on 02/21/2008 12:08:42 PM PST by Flycatcher (Strong copy for a strong America)
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To: Grampa Dave

Perhaps not just yet.

From my time on the left, I can tell you that nothing will silence a Progressive like ridicule and embarrasment, especially from their cohorts.

Give it time. A couple of years ago, I had an old friend who now believes wholly in AGW tell me how he was planting live oaks and various nut trees (in Western Wisconsin, where, besides the temperatures and some virulent nut tree diseases, we get pretty constant drying winds from the Plains) because of Climate Change. I just listened and even asked him for recommendations on what to plant. All of this was in front of several other people, some of them quietly skeptical. Recently, I asked someone about Roger’s trees. They just laughed and said he had lost a bunch last winter. He’ll have lost more this year. I will bet that by next Spring, if 2008-09 is cold, he will be back to oak and spruce. Same guy was predicting the end of maple syrup, but it looks like this is going to be a banner year for that.

Sure, some Greenies will continue to parrot the party line, but eventually, they will change the subject and AGW will fall down the memory hole. Even now, whenever I have asked over this winter where my global warming went, I have received glares and silence from the devotees. It is fun and laughing keeps me warm. ;) It is only going to get more difficult for them to keep on with the big scares. A lot hinges on this summer. If it is freaking hot, which I doubt (we didn’t even put in our bedroom a/c last summer and I had to heat the pool almost all the way through July and August), they will be vindicated in their own minds. If it is mild, they will become even quieter.


46 posted on 02/21/2008 12:14:08 PM PST by reformedliberal
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To: zot

global warming ping


47 posted on 02/21/2008 12:18:40 PM PST by GreyFriar ( 3rd Armored Division - Spearhead)
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To: reformedliberal

You may be right about some of them.

MTBE has faded down the memory hole of most of the libs out here in Cali land. They have never admitted that they had a carcenigen put into our gasoline. They just forget about it.


48 posted on 02/21/2008 1:28:46 PM PST by Grampa Dave ("Ron Paul and his flaming antiwar spam monkeys can Kiss my Ass!!"- Jim Robinson, Sept, 30, 2007)
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49 posted on 02/21/2008 2:42:02 PM PST by xcamel (Two-hand-voting now in play - One on lever, other holding nose.)
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To: BIGLOOK

www.vps.com but it won’t work on FR. It is unicode and easy to use. I have turned on friends in VN to it but had to stop because of the anti-Communist stuff on the site. I used to like to read it but they hardly ever update.


50 posted on 02/21/2008 5:40:51 PM PST by ThanhPhero (di hanh huong den La Vang)
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