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What’s to Blame for the Crisis in Egypt? You Guess it: Global Warming

By Doug Powers  •  January 31, 2011 11:11 AM

**Written by Doug Powers

What in the world caused wars, upheavals, strife, poverty, starvation and inflation before global warming? I can’t remember, but in any case, we’ve got another symptom of global warming to add to a list that has grown faster in the past ten years than Al Gore’s waistline.

From Noel Sheppard at Newsbusters:

On Friday, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews blamed the crisis in Egypt on George W. Bush and the Iraq war.

Two days later, climate alarmist extraodinaire Joe Romm blamed it on – wait for it! – global warming:

This summer’s extreme global weather raised fears of a “Coming Food Crisis,” as CAP’s John D. Podesta and Jake Caldwell warned in Foreign Policy: “Global food security is stretched to the breaking point, and Russia’s fires and Pakistan’s floods are making a bad situation worse.” Earlier this month I discussed how, in fact, “Extreme weather events helped drive food prices to record highs.” Back then, experts were worried about food riots. Now they are happening.

The Washington Post reported on the connection between food prices and Tunisian violence in mid-January, in a piece headlined, “Spike in global food prices contributes to Tunisian violence.” […]

Robin Niblett, director of the Chatham House, was interviewed at Davos (click here) and said the Egyptian riots “were driven partly of course by the rise of food prices.”

NPR had a long story on the subject today, “Rising Food Prices Can Topple Governments, Too.”

After quoting various liberal media sources such as the Post and NPR, Romm reached this hysterical conclusion:

Energy insecurity and climate instability have now become key factors in food insecurity, which in turn has become a key factor in toppling governments. […]

Those who think that the serious impacts of climate change — and our inane energy policies — on the world economy and U.S. national security are decades away are simply not paying attention.

Watching the alarmists present the “evidence” for why everything is caused by global warming reminds me of the way Monty Python proved a woman was a witch — except not as logically sound.

Closing thought: I don’t want to hear anything more about rising food prices or shortages from the same sham artists who have been telling us it’s a good idea to power our vehicles with tonight’s dinner.

**Written by Doug Powers

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