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By Oz_Media ·
"From melting glaciers to warmer oceans, we are close to the point of no return."

"If you've ever been troubled by the grim global-warming scenarios that have been bubbling at the margins of serious public attention all these years, there's good news: you don't have to wait any longer to see whether or not there's really anything to it all."

"The Canadian winter that just ended was the warmest on record. Last year in Greenland, where the summers are now milder than they've been in 100,000 years, glaciers shed an amount of water into arctic seas more than twice the annual flow of th eNile River, tripling the yearly loss of Greenlands glaciers from 10 years ago. There are robins on Baffin island now, and the people of Pangunirtung are seeing thunder for the first time and walruses, on melting ice floes, are starving to death.

If you drive from Vancouver to Williams Lake, you will have the privilege of travelling to the epicentre of a thing no human being has ever witnessed. It's North America's largest insect infestation in the history of North Anerica's great forests. Briotish Columbia's mountain pine beetles, without cold winters to stop them, have devoured their way across a landscape roughly the size of the United Kingdom."

"You will find yourself following the Frqaser River, where millions of salmon are now routinely dying on their homeward migrations in lethally warm water. In 6 of the past 15 years, the waters have surpassed the fatal 18 degree threshhold. Two years ago tributaries such as the Nicola and the Clearwater rivers, summer temperatures were already exceeding 25 degrees."

"Everything is different now, everywhere. Oru winters are now 4 degrees warmer than they were a century ago, and up and down the BC coast, cedars are literally dying of thirst."

Since 1921, the pacific ocean has been warming at a rate of 1 degree a year, which doesn't sound lik emuch but 10 degrees in the other direction separates us from the deep freeze of the ice age.

"18 months ago, Canada surpassed Saudi Arabia to become the primary supplier of fossil fuels to the United States. Around the same time, the administration of President G.W. Bush, himself an oil man, aqdopted a strict policy of censorship to see to it that no federal official, not even James Hanson, head of the Goddard Institute for Space Studies, would candidly and honestly explain all those grim global-warming stories."

It had been Hansen's habit to be very clear that the shrinking of Greenland's glaciers and the increased atmospheric loading of carbon dioxide, as well as the growing acidity of the world's oceans, are all part of a story that begins with the burning of fossil fuels. Hasen had begun to warn that without a reduction in "greenhouse gas" emissions, the planet would soon pass a 'tipping point'of sorts, where there will be no turning back. Of course, he was quickly silenced by G.W.Bush.

..."What the Bush administration has been especially adamant in censoring is teh research U.S. federal scientists have been doing in teh area of 'impacts and response strategies'. Mainly the strange events unfolding in British Columbia."

In order to have a real understanding of how the Earth has been effected in real examples, you would need to address the federal agency known as the Canadian Climate Inpacts and Adaptation and Research Network (C-CAIRN), which concentrates on the impacts and response strategies the White House doesn't want to hear about."

And if you were to ask such questions of Robin Sydneysmith, C-Cairn's B.C.coordinator, as I did teh other day, this is the answer you would get: "I'm not supposed to talk about it."

Why would G.W.Bush or the Bush administration censor facts from reaching the mainstream American Public?

Why wouldn't G.W.Bush and his administration attempt to educate Americans and improve on the wasteful burning of fossil fuels?

Why would they not be interested in acting in America's best interests?

Because it is not in their own best interests, so they censor what Americans are allowed to know and that keeps the peace and discounts the global warming threats. They focus on the more radical 'Chicken little's' of the world that make extreme claims, it's easy to discount those guys.

But with the war, and other issues regarding global relations, you were all well informed of course. Methinks American should start turning to international news and reading international papers, your own news is slanted and controlled in so many ways it's not funny.

While on the subject of ranting, Canadians were shown the return of a Canadian soldier killed in Kandahar, where Canada is now engaging in major battle as they work to keep it secure, they showed his wife crying as his casket was marched to the hearse by military personells and we all had a momnent to realize the reality of what is really happening in the Middle East. It's too bad America censors this type of news also and makes you believe it is not appropriate to show citizens what they are going through in the Middle East. The wife of the soldier was interviewed and said she thought it was great that her husband received a hero's welcome when he returned, and was not just part of a quiet stats count.

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You're right

by TonytheTiger In reply to Your right our

Our press would never tell us some thing that is not true! They would never try to stop images of things that might help the way the people view or change our idea of what is going on. They would neve slant the way they tell something to guide the public in the direction of their slant. They would never deliberately not report something because of the way it might make the public feel. That never happens, does it?

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He's talking about "Hot Air And Free Speech" (TomPaine.com)

by Absolutely In reply to What are you talking abou ...

http://www.tompaine.com/articles/2006/04/18/hot_air_and_free_speech.php

Hmm, the title reminds me of Maxwell Edison and Oz_Media, respectively.

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STILL looking for a 1st Edition of "Earth in the Balance"

by Too Old For IT In reply to What are you talking abou ...

... where Al Gore went on for a couple hundred pages about global cooling ...

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Here's the whole story

by Oz_Media In reply to Bush accused of censorshi ...

If i had known it was posted I could have saved myself typing all that crap out!!!

http://www.straight.com/content.cfm?id=17132

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It's easier than

by Jaqui In reply to Bush accused of censorshi ...

that for locals to see the effects.
Vancouver is a rainforest climate, yet we are having water restrictions placed on us due to a lack of water?

That alone should be a clear indication that there is something wrong with the climate.

There have been recent studies that show another source of Global Warming, and this one is a natural cause. Every indicator that geologists can find says that the Earth's magnetic poles are starting a reversal, this means that for a few hundred years there will be no magnetic field around the earth, protecting us from solar radiation, causing incredible amounts of heat to be generated, droughts and firestorms. exactly how severe they can't yet predict, but we have to start doing something to reverse the effects our technology has had or it may sterilise the earth's surface.

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reversal?

by jdclyde In reply to It's easier than

Dang it, now I have to go out and read something again! X-( You could at least have linked to a readers digest version or something.....


By the way, that avitar is no NOT you!

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reversal

by Jaqui In reply to reversal?

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/magnetic/reversals.html

a video and nova story on it.

TV show called magnetic storm is what this is from.

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Thanks, Jaqui

by oneamazingwriter In reply to reversal

Graphics help. I've watched the changes for years. It's good to have affirmation, even if I don't like what it affirms.

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We shut down our own watersheds ot appease California

by Oz_Media In reply to It's easier than

remember the water restriction last year? We had two completely full watersheds at Capilano, but they were 'being saved' to provide Hydro to California as promised.

Now look at it, in order to provide the system California wants us to have (to reduce their droughts) we are tearing up the North Shore to join the Seymour and Capilano watersheds together.

So far, two slides, 6 homes lost, 4 lives.
Forget DAMN Yankees, it's more like
" 'kin Californians!"

Sorry but I am on a pissed of at America bit for a while, I have ot go south again (just Seattle and Olympia) this weekend nd I 'kin HATE going there these days.

Bunch of backwards, hicktown, ****-ants in that make me glad to be foreign! Some of teh people are okay, but the law enforcement and border security are a force to be laughed at.

Speaking of security, when I was off to Montreal a couple of weeks ago, I had a small keychain Swiss Army knife on me. Airport security said I could take it into the US (international flight) but not on a domestic flight?!

So while Americans are saying Canada has lax security, they will allow me to enter with a knife? But they (Americans) have the most paranoid and completely retarded border security.

I can go hack Yankees but I can't carve a frog? I can live with that I guess. :)

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Just you wait

by TonytheTiger In reply to It's easier than

When you see that glacier coming and it knocks down all of those trees, your water problems will be over :)

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