Skip to comments.Secretary of State Kerry lashes out at climate change skeptics
Posted on 02/16/2014 6:04:46 PM PST by RoosterRedux
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday called climate change perhaps the world's "most fearsome" destructive weapon and mocked those who deny its existence or question its causes, comparing them to people who insist the Earth is flat.
In a speech to Indonesian students, civic leaders and government officials, Kerry tore into climate change skeptics. He accused them of using shoddy science and scientists to delay steps needed to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases at the risk of imperiling the planet.
A day earlier, the U.S. and China announced an agreement to cooperate more closely on combating climate change. American officials hope that will help encourage others, including developing countries like Indonesia and India, to follow suit.
China and the United States are the biggest sources of emissions of carbon dioxide and other gases that cause the atmosphere to trap solar heat and alter the climate. Scientists say such changes are leading to drought, wildfires, rising sea levels, melting polar ice, plant and animal extinctions and other extreme conditions.
Also in the Jakarta speech, Kerry said everyone and every country must take responsibility for the problem and act immediately.
"We simply don't have time to let a few loud interest groups hijack the climate conversation," he said, referring to what he called "big companies" that "don't want to change and spend a lot of money" to act to reduce the risks.
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OK!! Everybody pay attention!
Lesson for today:
1. The sun is 1,300,000 times as big as the earth.
2. The sun is a ball of fire that controls the climates of all its planets.
3. The earth is one of the suns planets.
4. The earth is a speck in comparison to the size of the sun.
5. Inhabitants of the earth are less than specks.
Study Question: How do less-than-specks in congress plan to control the sun?
John Kerry couldn’t lash himself out of a noodle
factory. I’ve seen new bearings that had more
lash than John Kerry.
Proof is easy to provide. If Kerry has proof...provide it.
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!
The only thing Kerry knows for sure is he and his pals have a lot of money riding on this scam.
Remember, John Kerry has been to Vietnam. He learned so much there. I am sure the hot weather there taught him all he needed to know about how climate change effects the earth....
what a freaking moron!!
I’m convinced that the whole “climate change” meme is of Satan. It has all of his fingerprints on it.
Accuser! Shoddy science! Imperiling he planet! Kettle, meet pot. There is ample evidence of shoddy "science" by global warming adherents. If anyone skews the stats, it's them.
When John Kerry talks, Rome listens.
There is no way around it, the US is now the laughing stock of the world.
Kind of reminds me of the time he shot himself in the @$$ with an M-79 grenade launcher. The boy ain’t right in the head.
John Kerry-Heinz, a total putz, that makes Slow Joe look like a genius when they are in the same room,
Remember when he ‘lashed out’ at his Purple Heart skeptics?
He looks really weird now that he’s been “enhanced” by plastic surgery. At least his natural horse-face was what he was born with, so it somehow looked better.
I would consider it an honor to be mocked by someone so inept and morally vacant as John Kerry.
I’va always said that anybony who thinks that man can change the weather represents either the heighth of arrogance or the depth of ignorance.
John Kerry is the poster child for both
Taxing us for the act of breathing upon the moment of birth because we exhale? It's a double winner for liberal democrats - it's a means of encouraging abortions.
President Obamas infamous wordssaying electricity rates will necessarily skyrocket under his cap-and-trade program that would impose a costly energy tax on American consumersare set to come true. Just ask the market.
Although cap and trade is not law, the Environmental Protection Agencys (EPA) backdoor train wreck of energy regulations is forcing utilities to file for significant rate hikes in years to come because of the upgrades they will have to make or the complete shutdown of older plants.
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