Alarmist overdrive from The Age
War, hunger, poverty and sickness will stalk humanity if the world fails to tackle climate change, a 12-day UN conference on global warming heard.
A volley of grim warnings sounded out at the start of the marathon talks, a step to a new worldwide treaty to reduce greenhouse gases and help countries exposed to the wrath of an altered climate.
"Further expansion in the same style will generate global threats of really great intensity - huge droughts and floods, cyclones with increasingly more destructive power, pandemics of tropical disease, dramatic decline of biodiversity, increasing ocean levels," said [Polish environment minister Maciej] Nowicki.
All of which overblown claims have little basis in reality, but which are good at grabbing headlines in moonbat papers all over the world, like The Age. And then this absolute gem:
Nowicki's warning was underscored by Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Nobel-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which provides neutral scientific opinion on global warming and its impacts.
"Neutral scientific opinion" my foot. Propagating religious dogma with a ferocity approximating the Medieval Catholic Church, perhaps...
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