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CNN Sucks: Climategate Never Happened
Posted By admin On November 23, 2009 @ 1:23 pm In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled
The American Spectator 
Monday, November 23, 2009
The last place cable news network  is following the same tack it took on the ACORN scandal, which is, ignore the story that is not only overturning the cart and its apples, but is also crushing them into a pulp fit for a Mott’s jar . Climategate  was absent from CNN Sucks ‘ weekend discussions (at least as far as the transcripts  identify), and now this morning on its home page the network highlights a report  on catastrophic sea level rise predictions from children of the same discredited bunch!
London, England (CNN) — A possible rise in sea levels by 0.5 meters by 2050 could put at risk more than $28 trillion worth of assets in the world’s largest coastal cities, according to a report compiled for the insurance industry. (!!!)…
The report, released on Monday by WWF and financial services Allianz, concludes that the world’s diverse regions and ecosystems are close to temperature thresholds — or “tipping points.”
According to the report, carried out by the UK-based Tyndall Centre , the impacts of passing “Tipping Points” on the livelihoods of people and economic assets have been underestimated.
Global temperatures have already risen by at least 0.7 degrees Celsius and the report says a further rise by 2-3 degrees in the second half of the century is likely unless deep cuts in emissions are put in place before 2015.
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Incredibly the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit, from where this scandal has erupted, accounts for 11 of the 28 researchers listed as “founders”  of the Tyndall Centre. So what is it? A collaborative effort  of:
scientists, economists, engineers and social scientists, who together are working to develop sustainable responses to climate change through trans-disciplinary research and dialogue on both a national and international level – not just within the research community, but also with business leaders, policy advisors, the media and the public in general.
Also, UEA is the headquarters  for the Tyndall Centre, but at the same time (at least based on some Climategate emails) it appears they are both competitors  and collaborators for research projects and funding. The report for WWF  was authored by UEA’s Anthony Footitt  and Tim Lenton , who are not listed as part of the CRU staff .
I could go off on so many tangents, but back to CNN Sucks. As with the New York Times  and reporter Andrew Revkin , clearly the network has their own revenue-producing projects  they need to protect (as does parent corporation  Time-Warner). Expect them to continue to act as though nothing has been discredited, because then they would have to admit being discredited themselves.
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URLs in this post:
 The American Spectator: http://spectator.org/blog/2009/11/23/cnn-sucks-climategate-never-ha
 last place cable news network: http://www.ajc.com/business/cnn-falls-to-last-175077.html
 Mott’s jar: http://www.dealseekingmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/motts_classic_apple_sauce.jpg
 Climategate: http://www.climatedepot.com/a/3943/Read-All-About-it-Climate-Depot-Exclusive--Continuously-Updated-ClimateGate-News-Round-Up
 CNN Sucks: http://spectator.org/archives/2009/04/20/yes-it-does
 transcripts: http://edition.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/
 a report: http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/science/11/23/climate.report.wwf.allianz/index.html
 WWF: http://www.globalwarming.org/2009/10/23/wwf-extends-dire-consequences-deadline/
 “tipping points”: http://www.climatedepot.com/a/3826/Not-again-Another-10year-climate-tipping-point-warning-issued--Despite-fact-that-UN-began-10Year-Climate-Tipping-Point-in-1989
 Tyndall Centre: http://www.tyndall.ac.uk/Homepage
 Image: http://www.efoodsdirect.com/holidaySpecial.html?aid=14&adid=14
 listed as “founders”: http://www.tyndall.ac.uk/About/Structure/Tyndall-Centre-Founders
 effort: http://www.tyndall.ac.uk/About
 headquarters: http://www.tyndall.ac.uk/communication/news-archive/2009/situations-vacant-three-lecturers-climate-change-tyndall-uea
 they are both competitors: http://www.anelegantchaos.org/cru/emails.php?eid=923&filename=1223915581.txt
 report for WWF: http://www.worldwildlife.org/who/media/press/2009/WWFPresitem14356.html
 Anthony Footitt: http://www.tyndall.ac.uk/users/anthony-footitt
 Tim Lenton: http://www.uea.ac.uk/env/people/facstaff/lentont
 CRU staff: http://www.cru.uea.ac.uk/cru/people/
 New York Times: http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/science/topics/globalwarming/index.html
 Andrew Revkin: http://spectator.org/blog/2009/11/21/presto-alarmist-emails-not-suc
 revenue-producing projects: http://edition.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2009/planet.in.peril/
 does parent corporation: http://www.time.com/time/2002/greencentury/enopener.html
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