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Sep
2005

Cheerleading the Climate Criminals

(Part I)
by Media Lens

Earlier this month, New Scientist reported the astonishing news that the world's largest frozen peat bog, comprising an area the size of France and Germany combined, was melting. According to researchers who have been studying the permafrost of western Serbia, the bog could unleash billions of tons of methane, a greenhouse gas twenty times as potent as carbon dioxide, into the atmosphere. If this were to happen, the consequences for the climate system, and for humanity, would be appalling. (Fred Pearce, “Climate warning as Siberia melts,” New Scientist, August 13, 2005) One of the researchers involved warned of an “irreversible ecological landslide.” Another concerned scientist said: “When you start messing around with these natural systems, you can end up in situations where it's unstoppable. There are no brakes you can apply.” (Ian Sample, “Warming hits ‘tipping point’,” The Guardian, August 11, 2005) In response, Tony Juniper, director of Friends of the Earth, said: “If we don't take action very soon, we could unleash runaway global warming that will be beyond our control and it will lead to social, economic and environmental devastation worldwide.” (Sample, ibid.) But within just a couple of days, a surreal silence had descended. Where were the declarations by governments of radical action on energy, trade, transport and food production? Where were the impassioned newspaper editorials? Where were the urgent television and radio debates? Nowhere. One can only conclude that our society is, quite literally, insane....

//www.dissidentvoice.org/Sept05/MediaLens0901.htm
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