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Global Warming: Al Gore, The Apocalyptic Visions And Tim Flannery’s Sulphur

by | 20th, May 2008

global-warming.gif SUMMER’S here and the Al Goreans are making easy predictions:

“Last year,” he said , “a catastrophic storm hit Bangladesh. The year before, the strongest cyclone in more than 50 years hit China We’re seeing the consequences that scientists have long predicted might be associated with continual global warming .”

Says Robert  Robert Skidelsky :

Apocalyptic beliefs have always been part of the Christian tradition. They express the yearning for heaven on earth, when evil is destroyed and the good are saved…

The danger is that we become so infected with the apocalyptic virus that we end up creating a real catastrophe – the meltdown of our economies and lifestyles – in order to avoid an imaginary one.

The skys turn red. There cometh the stench of sulphur .

Former Australian of the Year and climate change activist Tim Flannery has come up with a novel solution to climate change, which he says could change the colour of the sky.

Professor Flannery…suggested a plan

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