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White House: Global Warming Out, 'Global Climate Disruption' In
Fox News ^ | 9/16/10

Posted on 09/16/2010 2:26:01 PM PDT by Libloather

White House: Global Warming Out, 'Global Climate Disruption' In
Published September 16, 2010

From the administration that brought you "man-caused disaster" and "overseas contingency operation," another terminology change is in the pipeline.

The White House wants the public to start using the term "global climate disruption" in place of "global warming" -- fearing the latter term oversimplifies the problem and makes it sound less dangerous than it really is.

White House science adviser John Holdren urged people to start using the phrase during a speech last week in Oslo, echoing a plea he made three years earlier. Holdren said global warming is a "dangerous misnomer" for a problem far more complicated than a rise in temperature.

The call comes as Congress prepares to adjourn for the season without completing work on a stalled climate bill. The term global warming has long been criticized as inaccurate, and the new push could be an attempt to re-shape climate messaging for next year's legislative session.

"They're trying to come up with more politically palatable ways to sell some of this stuff," said Republican pollster Adam Geller, noting that Democrats also rolled out a new logo and now refer to the Bush tax cuts as "middle-class tax cuts."

He said the climate change change-up likely derives from flagging public support for their bill to regulate emissions. He said the term "global warming" makes the cause easy to ridicule whenever there's a snowstorm.

"Every time we're digging our cars out -- what global warming?" he said. "(Global climate disruption is) more of a sort of generic blanket term, I guess, that can apply in all weather conditions."

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KEYWORDS: climate; disruption; global; globalwarming; holdren; johnholdren; warming
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From the Maha -

RUSH: Talking about losing the language. Now we're losing the language that they gave us! The director of the White House Office of Science, John Holdren, says global warming, is "a dangerous misnomer." We need to replace it with "global climate disruption." That means global warming ain't selling anymore.

http://www.rushlimbaugh.com/home/daily/site_091610/content/01125104.guest.html

1 posted on 09/16/2010 2:26:05 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

I think the correct term is “ManBearPig”.


2 posted on 09/16/2010 2:29:23 PM PDT by WinOne4TheGipper (Truman: The buck stops here. Obama: Buck? What buck? Did I tell you how it's all Bush's fault?)
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To: Libloather

Let’s just call it Global Leftist fear mongering.


3 posted on 09/16/2010 2:30:04 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: steelyourfaith

“global climate disruption” ping


4 posted on 09/16/2010 2:31:10 PM PDT by reaganaut1
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To: Libloather

GCD?

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!


5 posted on 09/16/2010 2:31:40 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Libloather
disruption to me sounds like nothing.
6 posted on 09/16/2010 2:31:53 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (If Obama was the answer---that must have been one stupid question!)
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To: Libloather
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7 posted on 09/16/2010 2:31:59 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: Libloather

Oh, there’s a disruption coming alright, this November, and it’s not gonna be the climate.


8 posted on 09/16/2010 2:32:04 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Libloather
Memo this please: Changing the wording does not change the national and global scam.
9 posted on 09/16/2010 2:32:08 PM PDT by cranked
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To: Libloather

I say to the White House...global warming, global warming, global warming, global warming..........

Still a lie, whatever you call it, you Buffoon!


10 posted on 09/16/2010 2:32:16 PM PDT by LUV W (DIMs?......start packin'--you're fired!....I can see November from my house! *Never forget 9-11!!*)
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To: Paladin2

GLFM?

NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!


11 posted on 09/16/2010 2:32:42 PM PDT by mowowie
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To: Libloather
I thought they already had “climate change” to cover their lies?!

I suppose they have rejected “gnome induced temperature modification” and “unicorn hot-making cold-making?”

A bottle filled with puke still contains the same thing no matter if they change the label.

12 posted on 09/16/2010 2:33:10 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: Libloather
The White House wants the public to start using the term "global climate disruption" in place of "global warming"

This way, whichever way it goes, we're covered.

The thing of it is, there are trillions to be made unto perpetuity if they can drive this carbon offset gig home. They aren't going to let all that money be hostage to the weather. Hotter? Colder? Who knows? But there are always "disruptions", they come every year, its the one thing you can always depend on.

If you can convince people you are the solution to the weather, the possibilities are endless. Just keep inventing new boogy-men and keep selling those offsets as fast as your laser-printer can churn them out. Keep plenty of ink on hand so you never run out.

13 posted on 09/16/2010 2:33:30 PM PDT by marron
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To: Huskrrrr
Brilliant!

The dog pulled the curtain away and the extremely ignorant still believe their Great and Powerful Gore.

14 posted on 09/16/2010 2:34:37 PM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (Language, Borders, Culture, Full employment for those here legally)
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To: Libloather

We are at war with Eurasia, err scratch that, We are at war with Eastasia, we have always been at war against Eastasia.


15 posted on 09/16/2010 2:37:10 PM PDT by dfwgator (Rangers Magic Number - 8)
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To: mowowie

I don’t think there’d be any trouble proving there’s a consensus on that position.


16 posted on 09/16/2010 2:37:11 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Libloather

Disruption sounds too weak. We need something manly.


17 posted on 09/16/2010 2:38:15 PM PDT by Raycpa
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To: Libloather
A “disruption” isn't a strong enough word. A rain storm is a disruption if you are playing some kind of sports, a light mist is a disruption if you are having a garden party.

A strong wind is a disruption if you are doing anything other than flying kites.

Good grief, they are in trouble, where is albore when you need him.

18 posted on 09/16/2010 2:39:07 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Libloather
Disruption Yup!
19 posted on 09/16/2010 2:42:40 PM PDT by ColdOne (November and Beyond! Do not vote for Obama Republicans! Rove who?)
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To: marron

If you can convince people you are the solution to the weather, the possibilities are endless.

I think this is the basis for shamanism and magic, from long ago. The chief might have civil control, but I have magical control. If you wish to have good crops here is what you must do..and if you don’t this is what will happen.......Global Climate Disruption!

Rain, no rain, drought, flood, sea level rise/fall, cometary impact...


20 posted on 09/16/2010 2:42:54 PM PDT by Ender Wiggin
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