Skip to comments.Kerry: Climate science 'screaming at us'
Posted on 01/17/2015 12:53:39 PM PST by Libloather
Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday called for "ambitious, concrete action" to combat climate change after a government agency released new data about global temperatures.
"Whats surprising is that anyone is surprised that 2014 was the hottest year on record. The science has been screaming at us for a long, long time," Kerry said Friday in a statement released by the State Department.
Kerry said historic temperatures, greenhouse gas emissions and extreme weathers events like torrential rain and droughts "are having devastating economic, security and health impacts across the planet."
His comments were in response to a new report released by the National Climate Data Center that said, in part, that 2014 was the warmest year globally since temperatures on land and ocean surfaces were first recorded in 1880.
Kerry's statement came during the tail end of a two-day visit to Paris, which he scheduled after the Obama administration came under fire for not sending any high-level U.S. officials to the city's anti-terror unity rally over the weekend. At least 40 world leaders and more than a million people attended.
While the White House admitted early this week that it erred in not sending a higher-profile U.S. representative than the ambassador to Sunday's rally, which came after last week's deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper, no top U.S. officials have apologized for their absence.
"I think we certainly got the substance right, but it would have been great to participate in the parade and we're delighted Secretary Kerry is there now," Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Obama, said Thursday morning on CNN.
Kerry, who has helped coordinate the Obama administration's response to challenges such as Ebola and the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), has repeatedly issued strong warnings on climate change, saying in September the three issues should be handled with the same "immediacy."
Kerry said the report is "just another sound in a steady drumbeat that is growing increasingly more urgent."
"The question is when and how the world will respond," Kerry said.
Exactly they are all hypocritical P.O.S.
They never practice what they preach
Maybe James Taylor can sing a song about it.
Looks like Lurch is heading out to another stop on the U.S. Apology Tour.
LOL! And I’m screaming at john f’n kohn-heinz-kerry “STFU you IPOS!!!” “And sit down.” “Answer the following mr. brilliant.”
1. Define the correct temperature range for the planet.
2. Define the correct humidity range for the planet.
3. Define the correct mean sea level for the planet
4. Define the correct amount of precipitation for the planet.
5. Define the correct makeup of the atmosphere.
6. Define the correct amount of sea ice at the N/S poles.
7. Define/explain past glaciation and subsequent warming without any input from humans.
You obviously can’t answer the above without some help from algore.
“Leavin’ on a jet plane. Don’t know when I’ll be back again.”
They do not really believe it. They are paid liars.
No, Lurch, YOU are the one screaming at us. Secretary SFB (B stands for brains)
In government, as in Vegas, the casinos just want more money flowing through their machines, since they skim by the percentage. Lurch is happy to work with the huge tax increases the Left has in mind for us.
The dims lie about everything...including "global warming"
Just consider why....
Because millions will die when the next ice age kicks in
Obama's buddy Bill Ayres said about 23 million need to be killed off.
You obviously cant answer the above without some help from algore.
By employing algorithms, no doubt!
It would have looked more sincere if they showed more bang for the buck, or packed more people in that plane to minimize the per capita jet fuel exhaust emissions /sarc ;)
gorisms are like potato chips. You need more than one. What an embarrassment these clowns are.
If it’s designed to place further strictures on the Liberty of American citizens, it’s “settled science”.
John Kerry: That screaming sound you hear is the last sane, functioning brain cell in your skull screaming to be let out.
Unless it’s screaming at the Chinese, it’s wasting it’s breath.
that’s not the climate, Jacques. It’s your drunken wife.
That voice in Lurch’s head is Karl Marx.
That certainly didn't work for Midas or anyone since.
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