Wednesday, October 10, 2007

If you have a boat

National Review's Iain Murray, complaining about Al Gore as a likely Nobel Peace Prize recipient --

Moreover, a movie whose upshot is that the poor in Calcutta and West Africa should be denied access to the energy that can lift them out of poverty?

He couldn't have picked a worse example than Calcutta. As a city on the Bay of Bengal and in that strip of India/Bangladesh squeezed between the Bay and the mountains, it will suffer the worst from global warming as sea levels rise and snow melts become more frequent.

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