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Irony Downpour At Copenhangen Climate Summit: Obama Heads To Hawaii For Heat

by | 19th, December 2009

FROZEN-faced US politico Pelosi flies into Copenhagen – aka Hopenheagen. Barack Obama zooms out. Gordon Brown is trapped. And the heating world is covered in…snow:

Here’s the climate news:

...a Washington snowstorm is forcing Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, to make an early departure from a global warming summit here in Denmark.

Obamas look for heat:

Will Sasha and Malia – and maybe mom Michelle Obama – get to try out that new toboggan on the South Lawn on Christmas Day? No, they won’t, because they are going to be spending the holidays in Hawaii.

Gordon Brown might have to swim home:

Gatwick, Luton and London City Airports were all forced to close for hours this morning as snow made it impossible for aeroplanes to land or take off. By lunchtime the airports had reopened but flights remained disrupted.

And those globes intended to show the world leaders how much the world was heating up? They’re covered in snow…

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Danish policemen and environmental activists in fancy dresses oppose each other at the UN World Climate Conference near the Bella Convention Center in Copenhagen, Denmark. The police prevented the activists from getting into the building. Some 250 activists were arrested.




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