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Now it's CowGate: expert report says claims of livestock causing global warming are false
Telegraph (UK) ^ | March 25th, 2010 | Gerald Warner

Posted on 03/26/2010 11:59:25 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach

It is becoming difficult to keep pace with the speed at which the global warming scam is now unravelling. The latest reversal of scientific “consensus” is on livestock and the meat trade as a major cause of global warming – one-fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to eco-vegetarian cranks. Now a scientific report delivered to the American Chemical Society says it is nonsense. The Washington Times has called it “Cowgate”.

The cow-burp hysteria reached a crescendo in 2006 when a United Nations report ominously entitled “Livestock’s Long Shadow” claimed: “The livestock sector is a major player, responsible for 18 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions measured in CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalents). This is a higher share than transport.” This led to demands in America for a “cow tax” and a campaign in Europe at the time of the Copenhagen car crash last December called Less Meat=Less Heat.

Now a report to the American Chemical Society by Frank Mitloehner, an air quality expert at the University of California at Davis, has denounced such scare-mongering as “scientifically inaccurate”. He reveals that the UN report lumped together digestive emissions from livestock, gases produced by growing animal feed and meat and milk processing, to get the highest possible result, whereas the traffic comparison only covered fossil fuel emissions from cars. The true ratio, he concludes, is just 3 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions in America are attributable to rearing of cattle and pigs, compared with 26 per cent from transport.

Mitloehner also makes the deadly serious point: “Producing less meat and milk will only mean more hunger in poor countries.” Precisely. The demonising of cows and pigs is just another example of global warmists’ callous indifference to starvation ......

(Excerpt) Read more at blogs.telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: amazongate; carboncult; carbontrade; climatechange; climatechangedata; climategate; cowgate; czechgate; envirofascism; failure; foodsupply; glaciergate; globalwarming; globalwarminghoax; globalwarmingscandal; hoax; ipcc; lifehate; methane; pachauri; pachaurigate; peoplehate; scandinaviagate; socialism
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1 posted on 03/26/2010 11:59:26 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach
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2 posted on 03/26/2010 12:02:42 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach; rdl6989; Tunehead54; Clive; Little Bill; tubebender; marvlus; IrishCatholic; ..
 


Beam me to Planet Gore !

3 posted on 03/26/2010 12:03:46 PM PDT by steelyourfaith (Warmists as "traffic light" apocalyptics: "Greens too yellow to admit they're really Reds."-Monckton)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Bessie is going to be so relieved ....


4 posted on 03/26/2010 12:06:33 PM PDT by Hodar (Who needs laws .... when this "feels" so right?)
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To: steelyourfaith; SunkenCiv; Marine_Uncle; Fred Nerks; NormsRevenge; onyx; BOBTHENAILER; ...

Man you are quick....


5 posted on 03/26/2010 12:07:49 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
The Washington Times has called it “Cowgate”.

If Cowgate has to do with cows, what did Watergate have to do with?

6 posted on 03/26/2010 12:09:15 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

LOLOLOLOLOL.


7 posted on 03/26/2010 12:09:43 PM PDT by onyx (Facts don't matter. Proof not required. Anything goes! Racial slurs, death threats.....)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
The anti-meat alliance of vegans and warmists deals in lies, distortions and half-truths.

For instance, they tell us (over and over again) how many pounds of grain are required to produce a pound of meat. They don't mention how much more protein is in that meat. Nor do they mention that grazing produces more meat than grains.

8 posted on 03/26/2010 12:13:17 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Week by week the AGW collapse intensifies. Himalayan glaciers, polar bears, Arctic ice, Amazon rainforests, all discredited. Now it turns out the great cow-burp scare is bovine excrement too. The global warming scam is, to the majority of people, an object of derision.

Not to Lindsay Graham, GI John F'n Kerry (famous heavily decorated Viet Nam COMBAT vet) and my ol buddy Joe Lieberman.

9 posted on 03/26/2010 12:14:48 PM PDT by BOBTHENAILER ( EPA will rule your life)
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To: Repeat Offender

Communist-inspired prosecution of RMN.


10 posted on 03/26/2010 12:15:01 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Repeat Offender

Waterbeds


11 posted on 03/26/2010 12:15:55 PM PDT by BOBTHENAILER ( EPA will rule your life)
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To: BOBTHENAILER

LOL.


12 posted on 03/26/2010 12:17:01 PM PDT by Repeat Offender (While the wicked stand confounded, call me with Thy Saints surrounded)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Wonder who first postulated the bovine theory on global warming--perhaps Algore Hiss himself.

AGW = bovine excrement (i.e., B.S.)

13 posted on 03/26/2010 12:35:09 PM PDT by DallasDeb (USAFA '06 Mom)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

great, now I can believe this because now I have a SCIENTIST who says it’s false. NO FRIGGIN KIDDING. Didn’t need your confirmation, but glad to see you’ve decided to come over to the rest of us who’ve been here waiting awhile already.

(Hint at what I mean: common sense is all that is required to believe this was false, not some scientist.)

Just like we weren’t buying it when OTHER scientists were trying to make us believe global warming was caused by man and depending on what freak “scientist/propagandist” you talk to it may have already been to late to stop the oceans rising 30 ft the next 100 years. And the temperature rising a few degrees and making things (gasp) warmer.


14 posted on 03/26/2010 12:49:21 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

The enviro-morons don’t know what they’re talking about.


15 posted on 03/26/2010 1:07:18 PM PDT by popdonnelly (The Obama Administration program - The B F Deal)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Does this mean Bessie can still roam&romp on the range and not have to live in a giant plastic ecobubble? moo.. uhh.. whew.


16 posted on 03/26/2010 1:35:31 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Chuck DeVore - CA Senator. Believe.)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Another plane of consensus crashes and burns in the mountains of reality.


17 posted on 03/26/2010 2:16:50 PM PDT by TigersEye (FReeper Star Traveler is a liar who makes false accusations.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Oh I remember those ridiculous arrangements...that would have been anti-human...or would that be anti-bovine....LOL!


18 posted on 03/26/2010 2:25:29 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: onyx

I liked that Graphic....has a message as to how ridiculous all of this is,,,or was.,...anyway...whatever.


19 posted on 03/26/2010 2:27:13 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: DallasDeb

Hmm...good question.


20 posted on 03/26/2010 2:28:03 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

LOL. It’s a good one.


21 posted on 03/26/2010 2:29:46 PM PDT by onyx (Facts don't matter. Proof not required. Anything goes! Racial slurs, death threats.....)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Your picture of the cow look so similar to what we see Al Gore depicted at climate depot. Is it possible Al Gore is really a cow?


22 posted on 03/26/2010 7:33:07 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
CO2
23 posted on 03/26/2010 7:35:32 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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ROFL!


24 posted on 03/26/2010 8:21:09 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Marine_Uncle
I still like that graphical of Al Gore with the laughing Polar Bears on the Weekly Standard cover for the Exposed article on all the followons to climategate.
25 posted on 03/26/2010 8:23:47 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
Yes. It was a rather clever pic. Now will those polar bears decide to gobble up this son of a well established commie yet remains to be seen. I have vivid images of how Al used to stare at BJClinton during the State of the Union Addresses.
Beady eyes. Piercing. Gore is a dye in the wool commie. I have no alternative way of evaluating him. A commie that prices greatly the concept of capitalism in order to gain personal wealth yet deny the masses of a similar blessing.
26 posted on 03/26/2010 9:14:33 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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To: Marine_Uncle; Ernest_at_the_Beach; potlatch; devolve; ntnychik

Per Edward Jay Epstein Dossier: Secret Life of Armand Hammer this patron of the senators Gore father and son was himself son of Julian co-founder of CPUSA upon whose death the job of bagman to Lenin, Stalin, Khruschev, Brezhnev devolved to. . .Armand, which name is actually Gore's middle, per Farah.

Gore-Chernomyrdin. Bush accused Chernomyrdin of being party to money laundering by the billions. Chernomyrdin threatened suit. Bush said bring it. Crickets.

Now Hussein gives the KGB colonel from East Germany a third of our nuclear warheads, having scrapped our missile defense.

The gooks are in the wire. Now back to American Idol.


27 posted on 03/26/2010 9:24:29 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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Roger that PD. My initial how should I say education as to how the world has operated on the grand scale after roughly the First World War, onward came from a book titled Non Dare Call It Conspiracy. The book outlined in some detail the likes of Armand Hammer. As you may be aware. He financed the first major dam projects for the Soviets during I believe it was the late 50s.
A dye in the wool socialist with so many connections to the many elements of the Communist Party within the Soviet frame work it would be unwise to claim somehow his ties to the commies was just some coincidence.
28 posted on 03/26/2010 9:50:32 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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See how NRO compares Paulson to Hammer in Bears a Close Watch: China knows our next Treasury secretary well.

And it was Paulson presiding when Soros fired his torpedo September 18, 2008.

29 posted on 03/26/2010 11:05:40 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Kenya)
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To: PhilDragoo

Will check out. Thanks.


30 posted on 03/27/2010 4:18:45 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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Hammer and Paulson are birds of the same feather.


31 posted on 03/27/2010 4:33:00 PM PDT by Marine_Uncle (Honor must be earned....)
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To: PhilDragoo

It’s a Jungle of Nool– or Fuzzy Dunkel, or something....


32 posted on 03/27/2010 5:21:31 PM PDT by potlatch (~~"Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. "~~)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

"Vindication smells sweet!"

33 posted on 03/27/2010 5:25:23 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: potlatch

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Just a lot of BS!


34 posted on 03/27/2010 5:31:15 PM PDT by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . play the music . . . . . . .)
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To: devolve

I don’t care for certain kinds of graphics.
Just deleted an old gif of Hillary’s head on a cow the other day.


35 posted on 03/27/2010 5:35:11 PM PDT by potlatch (~~"Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. "~~)
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To: potlatch

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algore’s head on a steer would be in good taste - and accurate too!


36 posted on 03/27/2010 5:53:26 PM PDT by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . play the music . . . . . . .)
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To: devolve

I’ll fool with that end, but not with the other, heh.


37 posted on 03/27/2010 6:02:56 PM PDT by potlatch (~~"Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. "~~)
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What?

No animation?


38 posted on 03/27/2010 7:10:38 PM PDT by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . play the music . . . . . . .)
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To: devolve

I don’t like ‘crude’, in words or picts. Just me.


39 posted on 03/27/2010 7:17:41 PM PDT by potlatch (~~"Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. "~~)
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I know


40 posted on 03/27/2010 7:32:50 PM PDT by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . play the music . . . . . . .)
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To: devolve

Eye no u know.


41 posted on 03/27/2010 7:41:12 PM PDT by potlatch (~~"Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. "~~)
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You Betcha!




42 posted on 03/27/2010 7:44:01 PM PDT by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . play the music . . . . . . .)
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To: devolve; Ernest_at_the_Beach
This could go on till the cows come home, but Ernest might object!


43 posted on 03/27/2010 7:50:11 PM PDT by potlatch (~~"Where secrecy or mystery begins, vice or roguery is not far off. "~~)
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OK

Next thread


44 posted on 03/27/2010 8:21:22 PM PDT by devolve ( . . . . . . . . . play the music . . . . . . .)
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To: Yaelle

Now that is an intelligent cow....I’ve known a few,...most don’t look that good.


45 posted on 03/27/2010 8:40:54 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: potlatch; devolve
It's the weekend,...I'm relaxing....

We must be getting close to beating this Climate gate to it's final end...

I think I saw one more thing....or thug ..we should talk about....Pachiri got blessed with an article.

46 posted on 03/27/2010 8:44:23 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: potlatch

Sorry about the blow torch graphic....but it does raise the B**S*** theme to another level!


47 posted on 03/27/2010 8:46:14 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: BOBTHENAILER; potlatch; Marine_Uncle
Reading the comments at the Telegraph turns up some decent ones....

It had to reach the Cowgate stage – let’s face it AGW is synonymous with BS!

48 posted on 03/27/2010 8:49:22 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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There are some true warmists believers commenting ....not believing the article at all.


49 posted on 03/27/2010 8:54:05 PM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach ( Support Geert Wilders)
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach

Cows can be kind of cute — look at all the Swiss cows, brushed every day, wearing those flowered bell collars.


50 posted on 03/27/2010 10:20:46 PM PDT by Yaelle
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