Skip to comments.As Donald Trump Denies Climate Change, These Kids Die of It
Posted on 01/09/2017 2:04:32 PM PST by PROCON
TSIHOMBE, Madagascar She is just a frightened mom, worrying if her son will survive, and certainly not fretting about American politics for she has never heard of either President Obama or Donald Trump.
What about America itself? Ranomasy, who lives in an isolated village on this island of Madagascar off southern Africa, shakes her head. It doesnt ring any bells.
Yet we Americans may be inadvertently killing her infant son. Climate change, disproportionately caused by carbon emissions from America, seems to be behind a severe drought that has led crops to wilt across seven countries in southern Africa. The result is acute malnutrition for 1.3 million children in the region, the United Nations says.
Trump has repeatedly mocked climate change, once even calling it a hoax fabricated by China. But climate change here is as tangible as its victims. Trump should come and feel these childrens ribs and watch them struggle for life. Its true that the links between our carbon emissions and any particular drought are convoluted, but over all, climate change is as palpable as a wizened, glassy-eyed child dying of starvation. Like Ranomasys 18-month-old son, Tsapasoa.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
Whoa, Trump isn't even President yet and he's already causing drought in seven African countries......It's SCIENCE!
Looking forward to many more of these shrieking liberal OP-EDS over the next 4-8 years.
Does the NYT publish anything but Fake News after Nov 9?
The author of that article belongs in a mental hospital.
No one denies climate change. The climate changes all the time.
People deny that man is the direct primary cause and that taxing man will prevent or make climate change better. You can not predict next weeks weather accurately so don’t tell us you can predict the weather 100 years from now!
Thanks for reminding me to buy some more Eli Lilly stock. Prozac and Seroquel sales for nut cases such as Khristoph are surely off the charts.
We know this because droughts have never happened before./s
This is beyond insanity.
More idiotic fake news from a fake news website.
“Climate change, disproportionately caused by carbon emissions from America, SEEMS to be behind a severe drought that has led crops to wilt across seven countries in southern Africa.”
SEEMS to be - UTTER BULLSHIT passing for scientific finding
No. And they were exclusively purveyors of the finest in fake news before November 9.
When I want to be sure the news is fake, I always reach for the Kristoff.
Climate change and man made climate change are not the same thing.
Very few would claim that the Earth’s climate does not change.
The debate is does the action of MAN have any effect.
Well, I think on a small regional area, things humans do could effect the climate of that area. However, can the action of humans change earth’s climate? I doubt it.
In the early 1800s a volcano in the Pacific erupted putting enough pollution in the air to actually change the earths climate for a year but it was not permanent.
The whole man made climate change is nothing more than a way for the left to push their socialist views on to the world.
It is fake science.
So where is Madagascadaddy? Why ain't he paying some bills?
Or was that kid somehow the result of Divine intervention?
Damn, it must be Karl Rove's racist weather machine, deliberately targeting poor countries with those satanic emissions.
Apparently malnutrition was never a problem in Africa before the invention of the automobile.
Yeah, right...there were never any severe droughts until capitalism...
This worthless paper has been lies since 1851.
Stop! You guys are killin' me.
<looking out window> There was a star in the East last time this happened...Did I miss it?
Seems, may, might, could cause, will probably, experts agree, scientists believe.....Yeah SCIENCE!
The government of Madagascar has more than do with this child and mother’s suffering than “climate change”, but of course you can’t expect an idiot reporter from the Slimes to tell you that. All government entities are more compassionate than the three evils in this world according to liberals: Trump, Russians, and climate change.
Someone ought to tell them that the big polluters are Communist China and India.
There were never any droughts anywhere before America’s carbon emissions that are somehow worse than China and India’s greater emissions. All bad weather in the world is magically America’s fault. Who knew?
Jesus, these people are completely unhinged.
They make me rethink my gun control position.
We need to keep guns away from them.
Wow. The NYT parodies itself. “Trump Denies Climate Change. Women, Children and Minorities Hit Hardest”
and the answer is- of course- America should be overcome with suicidal guilt, turn off all factories, stop driving and flying and return to the Dark Ages. Coincidentally- that’s what Islam demands too....hmmmm.
The frustrating thing is that 62,000,000+ Americans believe this manufactured hoax.
“Climate change, disproportionately caused by carbon emissions from America, “
Kristof, you nor anyone else can prove that to the preponderance of evidence standard.
"Total human greenhouse gas contributions add up to about 0.28% of the greenhouse effect."
“Climate change, disproportionately caused by carbon emissions from America, seems to be behind a severe drought that has led crops to wilt across seven countries in southern Africa”
What Completely & TOTAL BS!!!!! China is the worlds leader in emissions and even all of this total emissions are still not behind any severe drought.
You can have your misplaced ideas, however we must all use the same FACTS!!! (Not CNN BS talking points)
Beat me too it! Never heard of droughts in Africa before? Cue the 1980s.
NYT has really outdone themselves.
They’re leasing out their floor space, it won’t be long till they’re gone.
And my liberal friends cannot rationally respond to those statements.
You have GOT to be kidding me.
This one takes the cake of every irresponsible, hyperbolic, hysterical BULL FECES GARBAGE I’ve read on the faux subject of “climate change.”
“Yet we Americans may be inadvertently killing her infant son.”
“Yet we Americans may be inadvertently killing her infant son. Climate change, disproportionately caused by carbon emissions from America, seems to be behind a severe drought that has led crops to wilt across seven countries in southern Africa....”
Inadvertently? No way, it was on purpose!
SEEMS TO BE? C’mon man, you KNOW we are responsible.
Trump is responsible because of some deal he made to make millions while killing kids! /s
CO2 always rises when Hollywood flies in special guests, each person in his own private plane.
Media has stooped this low? Damn...
Those people are dying because they live in a nation that would have to come up a long way from where they are to be a third world hellhole, with corrupt, incompetent rulers and hampered by UN rules from making any money off of their rich and unique natural resources.
Trump could probably quadruple the GNP of Madagascar and keep the little kids from starving within a year of taking over, if they elected him to be president down there.
unfortunately fruitcakes will lap it up as a fact.
last time I looked all the hurricanes formed off the west coast of Africa and the winds moved then westward to the US; that being so How does carbon emission from the US reach Madagascar
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