56 results for 'global warming'
...the penetration of mega-markets in nations from China to Mexico with supply and distribution chains that gird the globe — like Wal-Mart, Carrefour and Tesco — has accelerated the trend.But the movable feast comes at a cost: pollution — especially carbon dioxide, the main global warming gas — from transporting the food.Under longstanding trade agreements, fuel for international freight carried by sea and air is not taxed. Now, many economists, environmental advocates and politicians say it is time to make shippers and shoppers pay for the pollution, through taxes or... (more)
...can shout from the mountains-"I told you so, this is why I didn't vote for him." Personally, I see this as the coward way out of taking responsibility for the wrong in the world and in our Country. "I didn't vote for this president so I'm not responsible for war, aids, homeless people, global warming, etc." is all I hear when they say stuff like "don't look at me, I voted for Nader." You have to be realistic and realize whether you voted for a certain politician or not that you are responsible for his/her actions in office the same way our history books say the German public were... (more)
...the reputation it’s unfairly gotten as a terrible movie. It’s actually pretty good for what it is.
Sometime in the future the Earth is almost completely covered by water due to the polar ice caps melting. We’re never told why but we can assume that global warming is the culprit. Never mind that in order to so completely cover the entire planet with water would take more meting of ice that currently exists. Mankind lives on the water, in boats or on artificial islands called atolls. The Mariner (Kevin Costner) is a Trader, roaming the vast seas on ... (more)
...Supreme Court, the return to back alley abortions, the re-enactment of the Scopes Monkey Trial on evolution, the possible end of family planning, and untold other retro “reforms.” Not to mention continued tax cuts for the rich and a rejection of all scientific evidence of global warming. Voters will expect a Vice-President that could handle an international crisis, should anything happen to the President. That requires not only knowledge and experience, but also positive people skills.
The Fox “News” Channel is now repeatedly airing a puffy... (more)
... I'm here to warm up the crowd for Joe Biden. But soon you will see that he doesn't need from me. I love Joe Biden and soon America will too." Clinton continued to try his hand a humor saying that the campaign between his wife Hillary and Barack Obama generated so much heat it contributed to global warming." Then he took a jab at Obama and the rest of the Democrats saying, "My candidate didn't win."
Thursday came the appearance of "The Anointed One" -- Barack Hussein "Apollo" Obama. Before a crowd of almost 80,000 people packed into Mile High Stadium, Obama stood on a Greek... (more)
...preacher stereotype." In the magazine's May 22, 2004edition, staffers identified Land as "One of 113 Americans who will help the policymakers in Washington plot the country's course in 10 critical areas: intelligence reform; workforce quality; Social Security; China; same-sex "marriage"; global warming; drug pricing; weapons threat; church and state; and bioengineering." What I want to know is how Richard Land influenced President Bush's decision in regards to the RFID verichip legislation since his familarity with biblicalprophecy could help strike fear into the masses.
...on April 22nd, join the Earth Day Network, which is spearheading one of the largest Earth Day Campaigns in US history, with its Call for Climate. You are ask to be one of nearly a million people who will phone Capitol Hill on Earth Day to call for immediate and equitable national action on global warming. Capitol Switchboard telephone number (202) 224-3121-Call for Climate: tell your representative that you want: A moratorium on new coal burning plants, renewable energy, carbon neutral buildings and protection for the poor & middle class in the new green economy.
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...at least 30 years old and can’t really keep up with demand. But the fools we’ve had in Congress since 1978 have screwed up letting thumb-sucking, nitwit environmental terrorists badger them into making laws prohibiting the construction of refineries in America, and now with the Al Gore Global Warming Liar’s Club perpetuating the global warming hoax, there isn’t a snowball’s chance in hell refineries will get built.
If John McCain wants to salvage the economy, here are eleven ways to do it. All of them are practical and possible. They just need bureaucrats and stupid... (more)
...earth hour hot air balloon, could be seen floating above Sydney Harbour, reminding people, to switch off for the environment.
Earth Hour organisers anticipate, millions of people around Australia will turn off their lights for an hour on March 29 to raise awareness about global warming.
The 32-metre high balloon, shaped like an environmentally-friendly light-bulb, floated over Garden Island at 7.30am to help raise awareness about energy efficient lighting.
This year, Earth Hour will go international, with cities in the US, Thailand, Fiji, Canada... (more)
... has been proven again and again to hurt economies in the long term. I don’t care. I don’t pay taxes so I don’t have a relative in that hunt. I also don’t care if the US medical system gets socialized and the courts are stacked with liberal judges. All I care about is global warming. God forbid this porch should get any hotter! Mr. Obama has promised to fight global warming so there you go. No more automated calls, please.
Whether Mr. Obama can make good on his promises is anybody’s guess. It’s true that he has yet to accomplish anything noteworthy... (more)