“Greenhouse gas time bomb”? “Defuse”? Such hysterical language suggests The Age has lost its head completely to the global warming scare:
Australia’s rush to acquire airconditioners and fridges is creating a greenhouse gas time bomb, which the Greens and environmental groups say existing regulations, including the carbon tax, are ill equipped to defuse.
Reader Mull spots a business opportunity following this warning from former admiral Chris Barrie, a warming alarmist:
There’s a one in two chance that by 2100 there’ll be no human beings left on this planet. The planet will exist, but it’s just that my granddaughter won’t be part of it. And I think that’s a pretty alarming statistic, probability, one in two chance if we don’t correct out behaviours.
Andrew, all my life I have been missing out on investment opportunities because I have been too slow to respond to market demands. But this time I am getting in at the ground floor.
According to our latest Global Warming guru, it’s a [50-50 chance] that no humans will be alive on the planet by 2100—just 87 years away. So I have decided that now is the time for me to start up a funeral business. There are going to over seven billion funerals in the next 87 years.
I tried doing a cost-benefit analysis, but my desk-top calculator doesn’t do billions. Anyhow, who needs a cost-benefit analysis nowadays—that’s so last century. So when you see an old bloke slowly driving his 15-year-old Hilux ute down your street, ringing an old school bell, and crying out, “Bring out your dead! Bring out your dead!” that will be me.
Andrew Bolt’s columns appear in Melbourne’s Herald Sun, Sydney’s Daily Telegraph and Adelaide’s Advertiser. He runs the most-read political blog in Australia and hosts Channel 10’s The Bolt Report each Sunday at 10am. He is also heard from Monday to Friday at 8am on the breakfast show of radio station MTR 1377, and his book Still Not Sorry remains very widely read.