Laughter always perks me up more than coffee.
Drudge headline this morning: Bin Laden blasts US for climate change.
Al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden has called in a new audiotape for the world to boycott American goods and the U.S. dollar, blaming the United States and other industrialized countries for global warming.
In the tape, aired in part on Al-Jazeera television Friday, bin Laden warns of the dangers of climate change and says that the way to stop it is to bring “the wheels of the American economy” to a halt.
Funny: Osama bin Laden understands better than liberals (let on) that the sole reason for AGW BS is to destroy the US economy. So we can all live in caves, too, apparently.
Also in the global-warming-is-a-sham category this week: a “scientist” admits the data sets were false but that it was used to “encourage” governments into “concrete action.”
The scientist behind the bogus claim in a Nobel Prize-winning UN report that Himalayan glaciers will have melted by 2035 last night admitted it was included purely to put political pressure on world leaders.
Dr Murari Lal also said he was well aware the statement, in the 2007 report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), did not rest on peer-reviewed scientific research.
In an interview with The Mail on Sunday, Dr Lal, the co-ordinating lead author of the report’s chapter on Asia, said: ‘It related to several countries in this region and their water sources. We thought that if we can highlight it, it will impact policy-makers and politicians and encourage them to take some concrete action.
‘It had importance for the region, so we thought we should put it in.’
More on the Himalayan glacial farce here.
Brings new meaning to the term SHAM-WOW, doesn’t it?
UPDATE: Linked from Pundette. (Thanks!) (And a Recommended Read!)