Unusually cold weather hits Durban UN global warming summit, is Al Gore in town?

Raining on COP17 parade

November 25 2011

THE WEATHER gods seem to be making a statement on the issue of climate change, with the east coast gripped by rainy and unusually cold weather for much of this week.

This comes as Durban puts the finishing touches to preparations for the 17th Conference of the Parties of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP17) starting next week.

More than 20 000 delegates – government, business and UN leaders, and environment activists, celebrities and media – are expected to descend on the city.

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5 Responses to “Unusually cold weather hits Durban UN global warming summit, is Al Gore in town?”

  1. sepepper

    It would seem more logical if the event were titled “CON-17″……..

  2. Ralph

    You mean their giant taxpayer / contributor funded party might be spoiled ! I feel so bad for them.

    Maybe next year they should teleconference.

  3. TEXinDFW

    “The weather gods might be sending us a message here,” joked Salwa Dallalah, the UN’s head organiser for the conference.

    “Delegates may find themselves having to carry umbrellas, but we can’t do anything about the weather.”

    That about sums it up, doesn’t it? Even the dishonest ugly blind liar scum can accidentally slither over the truth from time to time.

  4. Brian H

    Gaian speaks.

  5. Brian H

    Jeez, two words and I manage a typo!!
    “Gaia speaks” is wot I shuda spoke.

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