“The fact is that climate is changing faster than our efforts to address it. That, ladies and gentleman, must change. We are not acting fast enough.”
“Unless the world acts more aggressively and more quickly, “entire nations will find themselves under severe, severe problems: More drought. More floods. Rising sea levels. Greater migration. More refugees. More scarcity. More conflict.”
“If we do nothing, Alaskan temperatures are projected to rise between six and twelve degrees by the end of the century ”
After several days of propagating some of the most hysterical global warming warnings ever made, Obama was roundly rebuffed, as several Superpowers Refused To Sign Arctic Climate Agreement.
The US-led GLACIER environmental conference in Anchorage ended with a joint declaration calling for more international action to tackle climate change. But Russia (the world’s leading oil and gas producer), China (the world largest producer of goods), and India with its huge emerging economy opted not to sign the document, however nonbinding it might appear. For China and India reducing emissions entails huge expenditure and loss of economic effectiveness, and for Russia the upcoming environmental deal brings additional costs to the oil and gas extraction industries. Moscow is boosting Russia’s presence in the Arctic, including militarily, for at least two reasons: future hydrocarbons extraction and the Northern Sea Route, a much shorter way from Asia to Europe, which could soon be operable year-around because of less ice in the Arctic Ocean.
But President O-ManBearPig has managed to finally replace Al Gore as the nation’s most hysterical and ridiculous alarmist.