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Burping of the lambs blows roast off menu
timesonline ^ | May 24, 2009 | Jonathan Leake, Environment Editor

Posted on 07/07/2009 8:25:56 PM PDT by Gordon Greene

GIVE up lamb roasts and save the planet. Government advisers are developing menus to combat climate change by cutting out “high carbon” food such as meat from sheep, whose burping poses a serious threat to the environment.

Out will go kebabs, greenhouse tomatoes and alcohol. Instead, diners will be encouraged to consume more potatoes and seasonal vegetables, as well as pork and chicken, which generate fewer carbon emissions.

“Changing our lifestyles, including our diets, is going to be one of the crucial elements in cutting carbon emissions,” said David Kennedy, chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change....

....The problem is because sheep burp so much methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Cows are only slightly better behaved....

(Excerpt) Read more at timesonline.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: agw; flatulence; globalwarming; hoax; junkscience
Every time I write a bit of satire, I find something like this that proves once again you can't trump reality.

SHEESH!!!

1 posted on 07/07/2009 8:25:56 PM PDT by Gordon Greene
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To: Gordon Greene

Grill baby, grill.

2 posted on 07/07/2009 8:32:01 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( Don't mess with the mockingbird! /\/\ http://tiny.cc/freepthis)
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To: Gordon Greene

“Changing our lifestyles, including our diets, is going to be one of the crucial elements in cutting carbon emissions,” said David Kennedy, chief executive of the Committee on Climate Change....

Just means the ruling party eats what it wants and the masses will get rationed bread.


3 posted on 07/07/2009 8:32:03 PM PDT by Redcitizen (December 21, 2012; there's change for ya!)
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To: Gordon Greene

"I burp in your general direction!"

4 posted on 07/07/2009 8:34:22 PM PDT by T Minus Four (Matthew 15:8 - 9)
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To: Gordon Greene

These people must be totally out of their minds.


5 posted on 07/07/2009 8:34:23 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Gordon Greene

PPPHHHHHHHppppppppppppp! Darn Refired Beans I had for Dinner. Climate dorks take that whiff!


6 posted on 07/07/2009 8:35:00 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Gordon Greene

Sounds like a “self preparation” problem to me.


7 posted on 07/07/2009 8:35:06 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: Gordon Greene

If I don’t eat lamb, then the lamb will still burp.


8 posted on 07/07/2009 8:36:07 PM PDT by HungarianGypsy
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To: Gordon Greene

Either I break down the starches or the lamb does it on my behalf.

From my cold dead greasy hands!


9 posted on 07/07/2009 8:37:59 PM PDT by posterchild (Endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable rights.)
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To: SandRat

Beans, beans, the musical fruit...

10 posted on 07/07/2009 8:39:24 PM PDT by T Minus Four (Matthew 15:8 - 9)
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To: T Minus Four

The more I eat the more I Toot!


11 posted on 07/07/2009 8:41:18 PM PDT by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Gordon Greene

Mmmmmm. Lamb Vindaloo.


12 posted on 07/07/2009 8:41:43 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Gordon Greene

I believe that the solution to excessive C02 emissions involves getting all of the environazis to stop exhaling. The easiest way for them to do that is to stop inhaling as well. Most of them are just a waste of skin anyways.


13 posted on 07/07/2009 8:42:01 PM PDT by 43north (11.04.08: the day America committed voluntary suicide)
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To: Redcitizen

“Just means the ruling party eats what it wants and the masses will get rationed bread.”

Precisely


14 posted on 07/07/2009 8:42:56 PM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: tet68

Love a good vindaloo and am a sucker for just about any entree with lamb in it.


15 posted on 07/07/2009 8:45:34 PM PDT by posterchild (Endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable rights.)
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To: Gordon Greene

I laughed so hard when I saw this one!!!!!!!!

16 posted on 07/07/2009 8:48:51 PM PDT by T Minus Four (Matthew 15:8 - 9)
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To: Gordon Greene

As the famous philosopher Bugs Bunny would say: “what a maroon”


17 posted on 07/07/2009 8:50:28 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (I agree with Rick..)
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To: T Minus Four

***I laughed so hard when I saw this one!!!!!!!! ***

Especially since the flame should be coming out just under the base of tail, not lower!

Still funny though!


18 posted on 07/07/2009 8:53:24 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (A modern liberal is someone who doesn't care what you do so long as it is compulsory.)
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To: T Minus Four

Pinto beans are good for the heart,
the more you eat, the more you *art!
The more you *art,the better you feel,
eat those pintos every meal!!


19 posted on 07/07/2009 8:54:15 PM PDT by mrsalty
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To: T Minus Four

"I'll have a chili dog, extra onions, and a diet coke"

20 posted on 07/07/2009 8:54:35 PM PDT by T Minus Four (Matthew 15:8 - 9)
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To: HungarianGypsy
If I don’t eat lamb, then the lamb will still burp.

That's what I was thinking. How does my refraining from eating lamb stop the lambs from burping? Seems like the opposite would be true. If they're on my plate, they ain't burping. I might be after I eat them, but at least I can take a Tums or Gas-X. lol

21 posted on 07/07/2009 8:55:27 PM PDT by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Well, we can’t all be cow-rectum-ologists :-)


22 posted on 07/07/2009 8:56:32 PM PDT by T Minus Four (Matthew 15:8 - 9)
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To: smokingfrog

We had that for dinner tonite!!!!A boneless leg of lamb with roasted vidalia onions....yummo!!!


23 posted on 07/07/2009 8:56:34 PM PDT by MadelineZapeezda (Have you girded your loins today??????)
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To: T Minus Four

OK, enough silliness for me tonight. Thanks all, I needed a good laugh!


24 posted on 07/07/2009 8:58:38 PM PDT by T Minus Four (Matthew 15:8 - 9)
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To: RepublitarianRoger2; HungarianGypsy

“How does my refraining from eating lamb stop the lambs from burping?”

Seems a bit rudimentary, but I believe the thought is if there ain’t nobody eatin’ ‘em, then there won’t be nobody breedin’ ‘em.

Of course then you get 20 years down the road and sheep show up on the endangered species list so we produce a billion flatulating sheep nobody can eat.


25 posted on 07/07/2009 8:59:35 PM PDT by Gordon Greene (www.fracturedrepublic.com - Jesus said, "I am THE way, THE truth and THE life." Any questions?)
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To: T Minus Four

What about this...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2287786/posts


26 posted on 07/07/2009 9:00:53 PM PDT by Gordon Greene (www.fracturedrepublic.com - Jesus said, "I am THE way, THE truth and THE life." Any questions?)
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To: Gordon Greene
i’ll counter them since I do my beat to make my carbon footprint as large as possible!!!
27 posted on 07/07/2009 9:01:12 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: Gordon Greene

I will eat everyone that they don’t eat, I love Lamb!

I bet they will help with the price a little.


28 posted on 07/07/2009 9:03:24 PM PDT by dila813
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To: Gordon Greene

As if animals haven’t been farting for thousands of years.


29 posted on 07/07/2009 9:34:12 PM PDT by beethovenfan (If Islam is the solution, the "problem" must be freedom.)
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To: posterchild

How about the simplest? Lamb chop + garlic salt + pepper + grill + fire?


30 posted on 07/07/2009 9:41:49 PM PDT by Still Thinking (If ignorance is bliss, liberals must be ecstatic!)
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To: Gordon Greene

These people are out of their minds bat sh!t crazy. I am stunned at how incredibly easy it is for people to be bamboozled by these hucksters.


31 posted on 07/07/2009 9:56:19 PM PDT by Jim from C-Town (The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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To: Gordon Greene

My only wish in life is to be able to call these idiots out when it is obvious they’ve been had by the “global warming” hoax.

God let me last at least that long.


32 posted on 07/07/2009 10:30:09 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (ABC-AP-MSNBC-All Obama, All the time.)
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To: HungarianGypsy

Can you hear it Clarice? Can you?

Can you hear the Silence of the Lambs?


33 posted on 07/07/2009 11:40:21 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: Gordon Greene; rdl6989; Little Bill; IrishCatholic; Normandy; According2RecentPollsAirIsGood; ...
 




Beam me to Planet Gore !

34 posted on 07/08/2009 3:50:29 AM PDT by steelyourfaith ("The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money" - Lady Thatcher)
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To: Gordon Greene

Won’t there always be sheep regardless of whether they’re bred for food or not?


35 posted on 07/08/2009 4:34:55 AM PDT by RepublitarianRoger2
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To: Still Thinking

Sometimes it’s just Lamb (ribs,chop,shoulder or leg slice) + grill + fire.


36 posted on 07/08/2009 5:52:57 AM PDT by posterchild (Endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable rights.)
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Mars Warming
37 posted on 07/08/2009 9:37:35 AM PDT by GraceG
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