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Wed Aug 28, 2013, 11:58 AM

Push to name hurricanes after climate change deniers

http://mobile.abc.net.au/news/2013-08-28/push-to-name-hurricanes-after-climate-change-deniers/4917206

Awesome! Snips:
"The WMO usually attributes first names to the storms in alphabetical order from the beginning of the season, and alternates between male and female names each year.

But the campaigners have drawn up a list of American politicians they say deny climate change and obstruct climate policy.

They want the destructive storms to be named after them instead.

Names on the list include Texas governor Rick Perry and speaker of the House of Representatives John Boehner."


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Reply Push to name hurricanes after climate change deniers (Original post)
riqster Aug 2013 OP
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LearningCurve Aug 2013 #2
madville Aug 2013 #3
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Response to riqster (Original post)

Wed Aug 28, 2013, 12:17 PM

1. Oh, that would be awesome!

As much as I'd hate hearing about "Hurricane Rick Perry" and "Hurricane John Boehner" in the news, it would still make me laugh.

Although knowing those idiots, they would love the publicity and added name recognition.

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Wed Aug 28, 2013, 12:24 PM

2. Here's a fun video on the topic

 

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Wed Aug 28, 2013, 12:25 PM

3. They might have to wait awhile

The years since Katrina have seen quite a decrease in activity. Last I read we are at a 40 year low.

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Response to riqster (Original post)

Wed Aug 28, 2013, 12:28 PM

4. Hurricane Perry

Comes out of the south. Starts strong then falls apart before landfall.

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