Skip to comments.Bin Laden deplores climate change ["Global Warming" insanity meets Islamic terrorism]
Posted on 01/29/2010 2:05:32 AM PST by free1977free
Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader, has condemned the US and other industrial economies, holding them responsible for the phenomenon of climate change.
In an audio tape obtained by Al Jazeera, bin Laden criticised George Bush, the former US president, for rejecting the Kyoto pact and condemned global corporations.
"This is a message to the whole world about those responsible for climate change and its repercussions - whether intentionally or unintentionally - and about the action we must take," bin Laden said.
"Speaking about climate change is not a matter of intellectual luxury - the phenomenon is an actual fact."
The tape follows one released earlier this week in which the al-Qaeda leader praised a Nigerian man accused of a failed attempt to blow up an airliner heading for Detroit on Christmas Day.
In the new recording, bin Laden says "all the industrial states" are to blame for climate change, "yet the majority of those states have signed the Kyoto Protocol and agreed to curb the emission of harmful gases".
He continued: "However, George Bush junior, preceded by [the US] congress, dismissed the agreement to placate giant corporations. And they are themselves standing behind speculation, monopoly and soaring living costs.
"They are also behind 'globalisation and its tragic implications'. And whenever the perpetrators are found guilty, the heads of state rush to rescue them using public money."
The Kyoto Protocol, a UN treaty aimed at combating global warming, was adopted in December 1997 and has since been ratified by 187 states, but not by the US congress.
Although a signatory to the agreement, the US under Bush refused to ratify the treaty, saying that it should contain binding goals for developing countries to reduce emissions as well as those for industrialised nations.
Targeting US dollar
In the new recording, bin Laden said: "Noam Chomsky [the US academic and political commentator] was correct when he compared the US policies to those of the Mafia. They are the true terrorists and therefore we should refrain from dealing in the US dollar and should try to get rid of this currency as early as possible.
"I am certain that such actions will have grave repercussions and huge impact."
While continuing to attack America, bin Laden's comments mark a shift from his earlier, more regionally focused commentary.
In his previous tape, bin Laden warned that there would be further attacks on the US unless Barack Obama, the current US president, took steps to resolve the Palestinian conflict.
The Obama administration dismissed bin Laden's comments on the earlier tape and said intelligence analysts had not confirmed that the voice was that of bin Laden.
Damn Soros money corrupts everyone.
The Islamofascists learned militancy and terrorism from those who had some of the most powerful influence over them: the Bolsheviks.
Must be getting warm in his cave in Afghanistan.
Bin Laden is not only dead - he’s stupid.
This is satire, right?
Just what we need. A brainwashed terrorist!
If I wasn’t convinced that OBL has been dead for years, this would have done it. what will he scold us for next, failing to appove gay marriage?
At one time I was not convinced Bin Laden was real. This BS is putting me back in that mindset.
The main thing liberals and terrorists have in common is they hate America for the same reason: envy. America-haters don't want America, they want to destroy America. The global warming scam got some traction so all the America-haters got on board.
Add it to the growing list of things Obama and Osama have in common.
This is great—another example of the way a person’s narcissism works for his enemies. Bin Laden deludes himself into believing he can rescue the global warming thing before it completely crashes.
Reminiscent of 2004 when he lost the election for Kerry—he’s now providing confirmation to the American people that global warming is a complete fraud.
But as for Muslims actually believing in a coming apocalypse, of any kind, if it ain't in the Koran it ain't gonna happen. And if it does, Muslims will be spared.
Spend a few minutes here http://ahmadladhani.wordpress.com/ to see how deeply invested in the green revolution the very wealthy descendant of Mohammed is.
Bin Laden has been dead for years.
Bin Laddie falling for that B S too?