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June 18, 2008 7:05 PM   Subscribe

Today marks the official 8-language launch of 350.org and the start of global action against climate change. But what does this 350 number even mean? As author Bill McKibben and a chorus of scientific voices suggest, it means everything to the planet. If we want an earth at all, we'll need an Earth at 350.
posted by dead_ (6 comments total) 5 users marked this as a favorite

 
Hey, I read Mallard Fillmore for all my political opinions, and he says the same thing is happening on Jupiter, so you're all just a bunch of loony liberals. Who are drawn funny.
posted by yhbc at 7:29 PM on June 18, 2008 [1 favorite]


via Boing Boing: Complete guide to debunking climate change denial. People obsessed with climate change not being real seem to come up with the same tired talking points over and over again - here's a refutation to all of them.
posted by Jimbob at 8:05 PM on June 18, 2008 [4 favorites]


here's a refutation to all of them.

I wish. You'd be surprised the convoluted positions people can twist themselves into. The number of denial arguments is immense, they can be mixed and mashed to the point of near infinity.
posted by stbalbach at 9:36 PM on June 18, 2008


Shouldn't one of the languages be Hindu?
posted by smackfu at 10:10 PM on June 18, 2008


People obsessed with climate change not being real seem to come up with the same tired talking points over and over again .

Strangely, the same people have a similar list of talking points on denying evolution. It's like they each have a copy of the same two sided laminated card in their wallet.
posted by rokusan at 12:58 AM on June 19, 2008 [2 favorites]


Possibly Hindi should be one of the languages.
posted by eritain at 1:48 PM on June 19, 2008


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