Romm Ups The China BS Ante

Now he’s claiming that the drought in China is the worst in 200 years. Yesterday the claim was 6o years., despite the fact that the Beijing Climate Center shows 0% of the country in extreme drought.

Same story in the press, over and over again.

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http://news.google.com/newspapers

“The primary cause of famine almost invariably has been the failure of food crops. This failure has often resulted from a variety of natural causes – long-continued drought, blasting hot winds, insect armies, earthquakes, severe and untimely frosts, and destructive inundation


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5 Responses to Romm Ups The China BS Ante

  1. Dave N says:

    Since he’s parrotting Masters rather than using real data, it’s no surprise.

  2. Baghdad Romm, Barney Fife of the left, chaperon de crap.

  3. Ivan says:

    Don’t forget these ones:

    DEC 1877 (through 1878)
    THE DROUGHT AND FAMINE IN NORTH CHINA
    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/5920323?
    AUGUST 1878
    It is officially announced that 7,000,000 persons have died of “famine in China.”
    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/2979891?

    JULY 1893
    A TERRIBLE FAMINE. DREADFUL REPORTS FROM CHINA: PARENTS SELLING THEIR CHILDREN. DEAD BODIES DEVOURED
    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/3563623?

    JUNE 1896
    FAMINE IN TONQUIN. PEOPLE DYING IN THOUSANDS.
    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/9328939?

    NOV 1927
    Nine million Inhabitants of the Shantung province are starving owing to a drought, visitation of locusts, civil war, and banditry.
    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/24197857?

    Worst in 100 years? Measured by WHAT?

  4. Andy Weiss says:

    If there wasn’t a drought somewhere in a country the size of China, that would be newsworthy!

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