Everyone has an opinion...everyone blames SOMEONE for the devastating hurricane that hit our southern states...forget about natural catastrophes...this is the day and age of BLAME...
Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. - Teddy Kennedy's nephew - just HAD to say something about the blight...his comments?
As Hurricane Katrina dismantles Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, it’s worth recalling the central role that Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour played in derailing the Kyoto Protocol and kiboshing President Bush’s iron-clad campaign promise to regulate CO2....
this same idiot liberal with the Kennedy name went on to say:
Perhaps it was Barbour’s memo that caused Katrina, at the last moment, to spare New Orleans and save its worst flailings for the Mississippi coast....
Talk about conspiracy theory!
Talk about insanity!
The left has gone round the bend...and they don't even recognize it...
The Germans jumped right on the "blame Bush" bandwagon:
"The American president is closing his eyes to the economic and human costs his land and the world economy are suffering under natural catastrophes like Katrina and because of neglected environmental policies."
This is what the EXPERTS are saying:
The recent onslaught "is very much natural," said William M. Gray, a professor of atmospheric science at Colorado State University who issues forecasts for the hurricane season.
From 1970 to 1994, the Atlantic was relatively quiet, with no more than three major hurricanes in any year and none at all in three of those years. Cooler water in the North Atlantic strengthened wind shear, which tends to tear storms apart before they turn into hurricanes.
In 1995, hurricane patterns reverted to the active mode of the 1950's and 60's. From 1995 to 2003, 32 major hurricanes, with sustained winds of 111 miles per hour or greater, stormed across the Atlantic. It was chance, Dr. Gray said, that only three of them struck the United States at full strength.
Historically, the rate has been 1 in 3.
Then last year, three major hurricanes, half of the six that formed during the season, hit the United States. A fourth, Frances, weakened before striking Florida.
"We were very lucky in that eight-year period, and the luck just ran out," Dr. Gray said.
There is an organization called GlobalWarming.org who's self description reads: The Cooler Heads Coalition formed May 6, 1997 to dispel the myths of global warming by exposing flawed economic, scientific, and risk analysis. Coalition members will also follow the progress of the international Global Climate Change Treaty negotiations. (my emphasis)
They posted the following:
Dr. Christopher Landsea of the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Hurricane Research Division at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory, has withdrawn as an author of the Fourth Assessment Report under preparation by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change for release in 2007.
Landsea has written more than forty articles on hurricanes and other tropical storm systems for refereed scientific publications during the last twelve years (see www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/Landsea/landsea_bio.html for specific references). As an author, he contributed to the last two IPCC Assessments and had primary responsibility for sections describing the past, present and future behavior of tropical cyclones.
Dr. Landsea resigned from the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) because of, in his view, the part of the IPCC to which my expertise is relevant as having become politicized. In addition, when I have raised my concerns to the IPCC leadership, their response was simply to dismiss my concerns.
This expert was shunned for trying to tell the truth.
Moreover, the evidence is quite strong and supported by the most recent credible studies that any impact in the future from global warming upon hurricanes will likely be quite small.
Of course the left doesn't want to hear this...it will dismantle their carefully crafted scare project called "global warming"...and you can bet your bottom dollar that the MSM won't report on Dr. Landsea's findings...
The Kyoto Treaty was intended to punish the U.S., plain and simple...and I laud President Bush for refusing to subject the American people to it...
Shame on Robert F. Kennedy Jr. for his participation in this continuation of BLAME AMERICA FOR EVERYTHING...especially at a time when people are suffering...Americans are suffering and all Robert F. Kennedy Jr. can think about is an opportunity to get some ink...