Skip to comments.Climate at five minutes to midnight: IPCC head
Posted on 09/02/2013 5:10:44 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
Climate at five minutes to midnight: IPCC head
AFP 54 minutes ago Nature
Humanity has pushed the world's climate system to the brink, leaving itself only scant time to act, the head of the UN's group of climate scientists said on Monday.
"We have five minutes before midnight," warned Rajendra Pachauri, whose organisation will this month release the first volume of a new assessment of global warming and its impacts.
"We may utilise the gifts of nature just as we choose, but in our books the debits are always equal to the credits," Pachauri told a conference marking the 20th anniversary of the environmental organisation Green Cross International, quoting fellow Indian Mahatma Gandhi.
"May I submit that humanity has completely ignored, disregarded and been totally indifferent to the debits?
"Today we have the knowledge to be able to map out the debits and to understand what we have done to the condition of this planet," Pachauri said.
The IPCC is made up of several hundred scientists worldwide.
It is due to release the first volume of its long-awaited Fifth Assessment Report on September 27.
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In guess Obama won’t need to bomb Syria now.
I think I will go get a chocolate eclair and eat the whole thing.
Last one out turn off the lights!
It’s five minutes to midnight on a cold winter night.
You got to love it.
Obama is ready to bomb Syria.
Syria is ready to bomb Israel.
Israel is ready to bomb Iran.
Russia is ready to bomb Saudi Arabia.
Iran is almost ready to bomb everyone.
And these guys are worried the world will end in
a hundred or a thousand years?
I believe IPCC said if something weren’t done by December 2010, it would be too late.
Now I'll never know if Florida State wins tonight.
Rajendra Pachauri,Seriously, I think he's an engineer...a RAILROAD engineer---as ON A TRAIN!
I wish these morons would just go away already!
They're about to.
Low information fools gulp this crapola down.
No serious person still believes their climate change hoax.
That’s fine. Who knows how long a minute is to God.
Welcome King Barack "Canute" Obama the Great.....
...Obama issues an Executive Order to the Sun...
....to increase it's magnetic field....
and make a good crop of sunspots before elections in 2016....
(PhysOrg.com) -- Sunspot formation is triggered by a magnetic field, which scientists say is steadily declining. They predict that by 2016 there may be no remaining sunspots, and the sun may stay spotless for several decades.
The last time the sunspots disappeared altogether was in the 17th and 18th century, and coincided with a lengthy cool period on the planet known as the Little Ice Age....and lasted 400 years.
Good luck surviving with no electricity and GE modified seeds.
Fixed that. This press release is a Hail Mary Pass by the commie wackos.
Years ago I pointed out to a true believer the obvious math:
Considering the very small percentage of the atmosphere that is CO2 and the very small percentage of that which can be attributable to human activity, *if* CO2 is indeed the driving force behind a planetary warming (the existence of which simply can't be demonstrated empirically), then wiping out mankind would have no demonstrable impression on anything. Mathematically impossible. Very simple math. My conclusion? If you believe in AGW then party on dude, because you are doomed.
My accurate assessment was not well received. Damned facts screw up everything.
I'll wait for the movie.
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