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Greens Blame Global Warming For Riots In Egypt: Mubarak’s A Hero

by | 1st, February 2011

EGYPT In Chaos: We waited and we waited. and then in came: the troubles in Egypt can be blamed on global warming.   Cameron Scott knows that Mr Mubarak is not blame:

Most major political shifts are caused at least in part by economic pressures. Food prices are now at an all-time high. Those prices have, according to a wide range of analysts, contributed to the political revolts first in Tunisia and now in Egypt… But here’s the kicker: Food prices aren’t just some arbitrary economic statistic. They measure (inversely) the planet’s success at sustaining its human population. And right now, it’s not doing so well. The reason? Erratic weather spurred by climate change.

Only, there are bumper crops –  cereal production would be the third-highest on record . Global commodity prices do rise and fall. But there is no direct link in that fluctuation to climate change.

And in Egypt the

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