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So that's the climate f****d then

Discussion in 'off topic' started by avole, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. avole

    avole The wise never post on Internet forums

    See any channel or news website at the moment.
     
  2. Tony L

    Tony L Administrator

    Many of us did point out electing a total moron heading a truly repugnant far-right fundamentalist religious party to power would not end well. The idiocy of the man and his electorate is simply staggering. This American government must now be considered anti-science, anti-evidence, anti-logic. The enemy of all thinking people the world over.
     
  3. PsB

    PsB Citizen of Nowhere™

    The mandarins in the Chinese Communist Party and those much-loved bureaucrats in Brussels are made of sterner stuff, fortunately.
     
  4. rbrown

    rbrown I think therefore I think I am

    Fortunately so are many states within the US who are going their own way.
     
  5. TPA

    TPA Trade: Tiger Paw

    Is he just trying to renegotiate the deal, or is he an actual climate change denier like Corbyn's brother?
     
  6. Dan43

    Dan43 pfm Member

    Seen the front page of the Berliner Kurier, blimey never seen that on a front page of a paper before well can't recall it anyway... basically says

    Erde an Trump : F**k Y** (sorry for the language/squeamish)
     
  7. Dan43

    Dan43 pfm Member

    France, Italy and others joint statement, no negotiation ..... oopsy.
     
  8. GWM

    GWM Lost in the 70's

    Apparently it's going to take up to 4 years for them to completely withdraw can't see him lasting that long.
     
  9. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    Didn't Trump appear on "Deal or No Deal" once and just tell people to take the cash?

    Prophetic?

    Can someone please tell him it would be a really good idea to go to Dallas with Ivana and ride in an open top Lincoln so his fans can show their adulation?
     
  10. JensenHealey

    JensenHealey pfm Member

    Of course, a complete prat. BUT he will only be around a short while - 4 years max, possibly less. So new incoming can re-ratify?

    And in the intervening time period, individual states may do their own thing. And there could be all sorts of federal judicial challenges. And the actual climate damage as a result? probably not too bad.
     
  11. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    He's (on the face of it) a denier.

    What will Mother Theresa have to say about it?

    No doubt she will cling to the special relationship and they'll do lots of coke together.
     
  12. Paul R

    Paul R pfm Member

    The Paris Accord has no impact on the climate*, it's a political thing. So you need to worry about the reduction in international cooperation but not about any change to temperatures consequent to the US actions.

    Paul

    *It would be useful if some politicians could grasp what they are waffling about, but low expectations are usually met.
     
  13. rbrown

    rbrown I think therefore I think I am

    Ah the voice of reason.
     
  14. misterdog

    misterdog Not the canine kind

  15. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    :D

    Paul's actually relatively intelligent.

    He's just a berk when it comes to important matters.
     
  16. Jonathan Ribee

    Jonathan Ribee Unavailable at present

    A Handmaid's Tale has appeared again. Those pinko gay Hollywood jews trying to undermine the values of the rightful government that Trump paid Putin to elect. Or something.
     
  17. merlin

    merlin Avatar changed - Town names deemed offensive.

    From an Englishman's POV, what concerns me is that we appear to be nailing our colours to the mast/k of Trumpism and this can only lead to global isolationism and exclusion (I can put up with the ensuing ridicule.)

    The UK needs Corbyn now more than at any point in its history IMHO. Never before has an environmentally astute, anti war left wing human rights activist been more needed at the helm of HMS Britannia.
     
  18. gassor

    gassor There may be more posts after this.

    What is it with you guys, the leader of ye merry olde England is a total irrelevance in the world.
     
  19. Joe P

    Joe P certified Buffologist / mod

    Paul's wrong, as usual.

    Joe
     
  20. gassor

    gassor There may be more posts after this.

    Hawkins said we have 100 years to find a new planet to live on as Earth becomes world wide sauna. Make that 50 now.
     

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