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Climate at five minutes to midnight: IPCC head
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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.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


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Well that's it folks, it's over........
1 posted on 09/02/2013 5:10:44 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
In the news this week:
Coldest August recorded in central Alaska
First snow in 30 years in the Atacama dessert
Artic sea ice closes NW passage

2 posted on 09/02/2013 5:13:47 PM PDT by AU72
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To: Sub-Driver

In guess Obama won’t need to bomb Syria now.

I think I will go get a chocolate eclair and eat the whole thing.


3 posted on 09/02/2013 5:13:53 PM PDT by dforest
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To: Sub-Driver
I was going to write that they will be embarrassed by the coldest winter in 20 years and a blizzard for the Super Bowl, but no. Nothing embarrasses these statists. They just lie.
4 posted on 09/02/2013 5:14:03 PM PDT by henkster (If the Feds create an unlimited demand for bastard children, you get an unlimited supply of them.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Last one out turn off the lights!


5 posted on 09/02/2013 5:14:43 PM PDT by bramps (Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth)
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To: Sub-Driver

It’s five minutes to midnight on a cold winter night.


6 posted on 09/02/2013 5:14:58 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: Sub-Driver

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?


7 posted on 09/02/2013 5:15:14 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: Sub-Driver

I believe IPCC said if something weren’t done by December 2010, it would be too late.


8 posted on 09/02/2013 5:15:55 PM PDT by cydcharisse (`)
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To: Sub-Driver
Dang.

Now I'll never know if Florida State wins tonight.

9 posted on 09/02/2013 5:16:08 PM PDT by Flycatcher (God speaks to us, through the supernal lightness of birds, in a special type of poetry.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Rajendra Pachauri,
Seriously, I think he's an engineer...a RAILROAD engineer---as ON A TRAIN!
10 posted on 09/02/2013 5:16:12 PM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: cydcharisse

I wish these morons would just go away already!


11 posted on 09/02/2013 5:18:45 PM PDT by Jean2
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To: Jean2
I wish these morons would just go away already!

They're about to.

12 posted on 09/02/2013 5:24:54 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: Sub-Driver
Wikipedia:
Pachauri was born in Nainital, India. He was educated at La Martiniere College in Lucknow[4] and at the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering in Jamalpur, Bihar. He belongs to the Special Class Railway Apprentices, 1958 Batch, an elite scheme which heralded the beginning of mechanical engineering education in India.[5] He began his career with the Indian Railways at the Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi.
13 posted on 09/02/2013 5:25:08 PM PDT by lewislynn (What does the global warming movement and the Fairtax movement have in common? Disinformation)
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To: Sub-Driver

Low information fools gulp this crapola down.


14 posted on 09/02/2013 5:26:12 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Sub-Driver

No serious person still believes their climate change hoax.


15 posted on 09/02/2013 5:28:39 PM PDT by SUSSA
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s fine. Who knows how long a minute is to God.


16 posted on 09/02/2013 5:29:08 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (".....Barrack, and the horse Mohammed rode in on.")
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To: Sub-Driver
Not to worry....Obama is on this "like a lazer"

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.

17 posted on 09/02/2013 5:31:35 PM PDT by spokeshave (While Zero plays silly card games like Spades - Putin plays for keeps.)
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To: Sub-Driver
The IPCC is made up of several hundred communist pseudo scientists worldwide.

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.

18 posted on 09/02/2013 5:32:28 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Sub-Driver
...whose organisation will this month release the first volume of a new assessment of global warming and its impacts.

I'll wait for the movie.

19 posted on 09/02/2013 5:32:29 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Somebody needs to tell this jerk that his clock stopped twenty years ago when Fat Algore sat on it.
20 posted on 09/02/2013 5:32:52 PM PDT by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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To: spokeshave

GE is in the seed biz?


21 posted on 09/02/2013 5:34:43 PM PDT by nascarnation (Democrats control the Presidency, Senate, and Media. It's an uphill climb....)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
It's so simple with these simpletons.....if the weather isn't just what “they want” today or this week.....IT'S SOMEBODYS FAULT!

(probably Bush's fault!)

22 posted on 09/02/2013 5:34:58 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: Sub-Driver

IPPC head at 23:59:59 and counting...

E X P L O D E S !

Aw, too bad.


23 posted on 09/02/2013 5:37:17 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (This post coming to you today from behind the Camelskin Curtain. Not the Iron or Bamboo Curtain...)
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To: immadashell

Are you suggesting that the Nobel prize a few years back was due to a Fat Al attraction?


24 posted on 09/02/2013 5:41:36 PM PDT by DeaconBenjamin (A trillion here, a trillion there, soon you're NOT talking real money)
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To: Sub-Driver
Well, I guess we're doomed. The climate is (sob!) gonna CHANGE!

Well, so sayeth the choo-choo driver. Thousands of choo-choo drivers agree. We have a SCIENTIFIC CONSENSUS, people!

25 posted on 09/02/2013 5:41:38 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Sub-Driver

Twenty years ago this article would be a basis to make a pretty good Monty Python skit.


26 posted on 09/02/2013 5:44:34 PM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe if you are busy reading the clock in your colon.


27 posted on 09/02/2013 5:45:12 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Sub-Driver

The warming loons are in total panic mode. Climate science has failed them miserably, turning on them like a change in the weather, and decades of working a scam are scattering in cold winds.


28 posted on 09/02/2013 5:46:31 PM PDT by pallis
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To: Sub-Driver

The only solution is to redistribute wealth on a massive global scale.


29 posted on 09/02/2013 5:47:57 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Sub-Driver

30 posted on 09/02/2013 5:50:37 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Sub-Driver

Sorry, Raj, only the most hard-core, die-hard faithful believe any of your garbage any more. WAY too many FACTS to the contrary right now. You know. Little things. Things like no warming for 15 years. The oceans are not rising. Polar bears are increasing in numbers. Glaciers haven’t melted. Big increase in Antarctic ice pack over the past few years. Northwest passage just froze and trapped a bunch of yachts. And yet all this occurred while CO2 concentrations are at the highest levels since the Pliocene era. Yeah, I know, ya’ll have recently been rewriting the models because they failed to predict the lack of recent warming because, you say, you forgot to put in those big watery things that cover 2/3 of the planet but now are adding them because you want to pretend like that’s where the “heat” MUST be going, but then again, that kind of hindcasting is always 100% accurate, isn’t it?


31 posted on 09/02/2013 5:51:16 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Is that daylight savings time or eastern standard?


32 posted on 09/02/2013 5:55:25 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: catnipman

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 our climates.

3. The earth is a rock.

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?


33 posted on 09/02/2013 5:57:45 PM PDT by abclily
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"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.

The alchemists are THIS close to changing lead into gold! The assessments of that bunch are constantly being changed, but they lack scientific credibility.

The only people and "scientists" who believe in man-made global warming are those with a vested interest, like Al Gore and his minions. And, of course, Democrats and other Socialists who never pass up an opportunity to raise taxes.

34 posted on 09/02/2013 5:59:51 PM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: Sub-Driver

This idiot can eat me!


35 posted on 09/02/2013 6:06:53 PM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Sub-Driver

Well that’s it folks, it’s over.....”

Good. Guess I’ll just send this article to IRS instead of my next quarterly tax payment.


36 posted on 09/02/2013 6:10:52 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Sub-Driver
If this is not a great reason to shut down the UN and all of its tentacles, what is it?
37 posted on 09/02/2013 6:36:53 PM PDT by BatGuano (You don't think I'd go into combat with loose change in my pocket, do ya?)
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To: AU72

It was just announced on the Weather Channel (FWIW) that it was the coolest August in Georgia since they’ve been keeping records.


38 posted on 09/02/2013 6:42:36 PM PDT by Traveler59 ( Truth is a journey, not a destination.)
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To: Traveler59

Same with Alabama - coldest summer in history !

I miss the sound of multiple air conditions running.


39 posted on 09/02/2013 7:06:03 PM PDT by imemyself
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To: Sub-Driver

The 50 to 1 Project ^

(Ten minute video)

Go to 50to1.net for some solid data against the climate Alarmists.
40 posted on 09/02/2013 8:29:54 PM PDT by brityank (The more I learn about the Constitution, the more I realise this Government is UNconstitutional !!)
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To: Sub-Driver
Let's see, there's been no "global warming" for the last 17 years, but it's now "five minutes to midnight" according to Mr. Pachauri.

So was it "five minutes to midnight" 17 years ago? If not, why? If so, doesn't that tell him something?

41 posted on 09/02/2013 9:32:45 PM PDT by vrwc1
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To: immadashell

lol


42 posted on 09/02/2013 10:06:56 PM PDT by immadashell (The inmates are running the asylum.)
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