Cancun: Record cold Global-Warming summit

Irony alert: The unusually chilly global-warming summit
December 9, 2010

Cancun is hosting the U.N. conference on man-made climate change — amid record cold temperatures

Best Opinion: Wall St. Pit, Independent

The irony: As negotiators from nearly 200 countries met in Cancun to strategize ways to keep the planet from getting hotter, the temperature in the seaside Mexican city plunged to a 100-year record low of 54° F. Climate-change skeptics are gleefully calling Cancun’s weather the latest example of the “Gore Effect” — a plunge in temperature they say occurs wherever former Vice President Al Gore, now a Nobel Prize-winning environmental activist, makes a speech about the climate. Although Gore is not scheduled to speak in Cancun, “it could be that the Gore Effect has announced his secret arrival,” jokes former NASA scientist Roy W. Spencer.

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One Response to “Cancun: Record cold Global-Warming summit”

  1. Earl

    People need to pay attention, every time they have one of these summits, they encounter extreme drops in temperature or wintery conditions. could it be that mother nature, or a higher power, is trying to tell them something?

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