Scientists Giving Lectures on “Warming” Get a Big Surprise – by Calvin Freiburger
Irony is a beautiful thing.
The Daily Caller reports that Mother Nature just threw a wrench into the messaging of a global warming display at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, a mock Arctic camp meant to “convey that long-term negative changes in the Arctic pose serious socio-economic risks to the rest of the world.”
“Scientific evidence on Arctic change is unequivocal and it is sending us a warning cry that has profound consequences and global risks,” the scientists behind the project have written. “Yet the risks from Arctic change remain invisible to the world’s most powerful decision-makers. We wanted to change that.”
The Daily Caller’s Michael Bastasch notes that in previous years, the mock camp has been a popular stop for climate-conscious political and cultural elites, including former Vice President Al Gore and fashion designer Stella McCartney.
Unfortunately, it’s kind of hard to convince people that human activity is dangerously heating the planet and melting the polar ice caps when the town hosting your visual aid gets pummeled with six feet of snow:
There was so much snow, authorities evacuated some neighborhoods due to avalanche concerns, CNBC reported. Global elites headed to the conference had to force their way through heavy snow drifts.
CNBC reported that “heavy snow had already blocked the rail line through the Alps from Zurich, and…